Best Coffee in Brisbane

Melbourne may claim to be the Coffee Capital of Australia, but Brisbane’sbaristas are also fast gaining a following. The city and the suburbs alike are dotted with cafes to explore. If you’re a caffeine lover, try these Brisbane coffee spots:

Dandelion & Driftwood

This quirky café in Hendra seeks to educate and delight its patrons with its artisanal coffee and tea selections. Dandelion & Driftwood offers both an espresso bar and brew bar, with a wide variety of coffee making methods to choose from so you can compare and contrast. Each cup of coffee comes with cupping notes so you can learn the origin, varietal, altitude, region and processes of the coffee as you enjoy its aroma and taste.

The Frisky Goat Espresso

Right in the heart of the city on George St you will find this coffee obsessed barista haven. A ‘Caffeine Shepherd’ is on hand to guide you through their collection of house blends. The relaxed and trendy vibe of this inner city café provides a welcome respite from the hustle and bustle of the streets, and you will see many local office dwellers stopping in for a pick-me-up.

Bunker Coffee

True to its name, Bunker Coffee is actually a converted bomb shelter. But don’t let that put you off – with the walks covered in greenery and the scent of coffee and chocolate wafting in the air, you’ll be glad you came. They have a great range of cold brews as well for when the weather warms up, with their quirky labels covered in hand-written tasting notes so you’ll know exactly what to expect.

Elixir Coffee

Elixir’s blends have gained a well-earned reputation for being some of the most robust and delicious around. One of the oldest coffee houses in Brisbane, their years of experience show in the variety and quality of coffee they offer.

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