Ground espresso, North Sydney

Piazza d’oro coffee. 101 pacific highway, North Sydney. Named after the ground floor, this lobby cafe/restaurant is a haven for suits who are looking for a place to spend their lunch-hour. Not cheap, but still fairly priced for north Sydney. Staff are professionally distant, rather than friendly. A big range of lunch options. The decaf […]

Blend on george espresso and sandwich bar, Circular Quay

Blend on george espresso and sandwich bar, circular quay Piazza D’oro coffee. 200-210 George St, Circular Quay. Two shops next to each other share the same signage. Coffee orders are shouted across the open space, along with order numbers: not the most tranquil place in the world! When your order is ready, you put the […]

Café Bello, Burwood

Café bello, burwood Piazza d’oro coffee. 100 Burwood Rd, Burwood. A Burwood institution; fairly high prices, largely due to its Vurwood-road-but-in-Westfield location. Normally I’m scared away by a breakfast menu where the meals include chips, and indeed this is a reflection of the target demographic – the whole family, including the older generation. There are […]