Want to get a handle on what makes Melbourne tick? From the new to the very old, these sights offer a number of excellent places to kick off your city exploration.
Where to get your caffeine fix in Melbourne
Known as the coffee capital of Australia, Melbourne is home to some pretty great spots to treat even the most advanced coffee tasters to an above average cup of joe.
From hidden away laneways to the heart of the CBD, check out our list below of the best places for a caffeine fix during your next visit to Melbourne.
1. St Ali
Located in the back streets of South Melbourne, St Ali has become a favourite in Melbourne not only for its exceptional, on-site roasted coffee but for its cool warehouse aesthetic. One of Melbourne’s most renown coffee experts, Salvatore Malatesta purchase the business in 2008 and has since grown his empire with Sensory Lab, Auction Rooms and Clement offering sensational coffee right across Melbourne.
Find them at: 12-18 Yarra Pl, South Melbourne VIC 3205
Looking for a brunch spot where the coffee is as good as the menu? Look no further than Proud Mary. Located just east of Melbourne’s CBD, Proud Mary offers plenty of variety for your morning coffee and they make a terrific avo smash to go with it.
Find them at: 172 Oxford St, Collingwood VIC 3066, Australia
3. Market Lane
Heading to the Prahran Market or shopping on Chapel Street nearby? Then we suggest you stop in at Prahran’s best coffee spot, Market Lane. With the philosophy of making good coffee accessible, exciting, simple, and easy, you will be able to find the perfect cup of coffee to suit your taste with help from the highly knowledgeable staff.
Find them at: Shop 13, Prahran Market, 163 Commercial Rd, South Yarra VIC 3141, Australia
4. Industry Beans
Relatively new to the coffee scene, Industry Bean has already lefts its mark with exceptional coffee and a growing collection of cafes across Melbourne and Sydney. The flagship store can be found in the heart of Melbourne’s CBD on Little Collins St. There is something for every coffee lover here. From excellent cold brews to black espresso, you can’t go wrong when visiting Industry Bean.
Find them at: 345 Little Collins St, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia
5. Dukes Coffee Roasters
For more than a decade, Duke Coffee Roasters has been providing Melbournians great coffee right on Flinders Lane. It’s great for grabbing a coffee on the go while you explore the city. Or why not sit in and enjoying the inviting interior and warm ambiance of the Ross House building?
Find them at: 247 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Australia
6. Seven Seeds
From the same man who founded St Ali, Mark Dundon, there’s no doubt that Seven Seeds is worth the visit. Focused on providing lighter roasts, this is the perfect stop to find quality, strong and unique brewed blends of coffee. While the Seven Seeds isn’t too far from the CBD, you can find its smaller sibling operations, Brother Baba Budan and Travellers Coffee on Little Bourke Street and Crossley St, respectively.
Find them at: 114 Berkeley St, Carlton VIC 3053, Australia
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