fleetwood macchiato, erskineville

Golden Cobra coffee. 43 Erskineville Rd, Erskineville. Don’t let this photo fool you – Erskineville Rd, when you’re not visiting on a quiet public holiday Monday, is a busy street. This cafe has a fairly intimate space at the front, with a much larger back room (you’ll find out if you head to the bathroom …

at all and sundry, Woonona

Golden Cobra Coffee (including the Timothy Dalton decaf). 7/383-387 Princes Hwy, Woonona (down an alley, look for the yellow ramp). I had a conversation with someone I met at a party and found they were opening a cafe south of Sydney, north of Wollongong. A week after their grand opening, and I’m impressed enough to trek …

runcible spoon, camperdown

Golden Cobra Coffee. 27 Barr St, Camperdown. Hiding around the corner from Deus Ex Machina is this fun place with a straightforward menu and seating for about 30 between indoor and outdoor. It’s order and pay at the counter, and there’s eftpos. We arrive too late in the day to see the full menu offering …

temple, cronulla

Golden Cobra Coffee.¬†6a/2-6 Cronulla Street,¬†Cronulla. Just up the hill from the grave of the original Grind cafe (now a convenience store) is this place. I’ve often walked past, wondering what the coffee is like, but with a toddler in tow, it never seemed like the right moment. Imagine my surprise, when I finally walk in, …