Republica coffee. Normally I would have walked right past this food-court styled café in the new “top floor” of the broadway shopping centre, but it comes recommended. Their point of difference? All the blends they sell are both organic and fair trade.
They’re out of decaf on the day I call in, so instead, a piccolo latte is brought out in a bright red demitasse cup. It’s smooth, hot milkwork. The coffee is subtle, a little sweet, with some woody notes about it.
For writing? This place has a high ceiling, and it’s in the middle of a mall, so it would be hard to concentrate, I fear.