Vanilla bean and lime café, Padstow.

Karmee coffee. Opposite the train station. Lots of green in the décor inside:a slight breeze drifts through the shaded outdoor area, and a couple of fans do their best to create some airflow inside. Seating for about 40 people overall.

Tomorrow’s classic rock music is piped in quite loudly, and the staff seem friendly enough, able to deal with special requests cheerfully.

Coffee is good. Not too hot, a pleasant texture, and neither too strong nor too weak.

Tea is brought out in a Bodum plunger, for the tea drinkers.

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  1. Dear Dave,

    You’ve done a really nice job of your blog – but do you have an over all ranking list for coffee in Sydney (in your opinion… obviously)


  2. Thanks! I don’t have an overall rating… when I started, I wasn’t really rating coffee, but rather trying to find good things to say (some places are harder than others).

    For coffee, I would definitely recommend having a look at: Grind, Cronulla, Campos, Newtown, Single Origin, Surry Hills.

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