Sugar Café, Bondi Junction

Sugar café, bondi junction Grinders coffee. Light green inside and outside, with the background music just too soft to drown out the conversation, the general vibe of this converted house is relaxed. Staff are immaculately dressed, and focussed, perhaps, rather than friendly. Opposite the nelson hotel, i’m sitting inside on a wooden table, overlooking a […]

Café la vita, McMahons Point

Café la vita, mcmahons point Grinders coffee. Right on blues point road, there’s a choice of outside and inside tables. Comfortable seats, water is provided without asking. Coffee is the Giancarlo blend of Grinders, and it’s a while in being brought out. Typical Grinders fare; well made, good temperature; the whole experience was just a […]

Citicafe, Victoria Galleries, Sydney

Citicafe, victoria galleries, sydney Grinders coffee. 500 George St, Sydney. This little outpost adjoins the entrance to the Citigroup centre, and is buzzing with upbeat music and activity. This is another old haunt of mine, although the coffee has changed since then. Lots of staff, mostly takeaway customers, although there’s seating to be had in […]

Ground Bar café lounge, Canberra Airport

Ground bar café lounge, canberra airport Grinders coffee. As you’d expect from an airport, the prices are high: $3.90 for a large takeaway coffee. The café overlooks the carpark at the airport, with just enough trees visible in the background to let you know you’re in the nation’s capital. They’re heating milk in a 2L […]