The Vertue of the Coffee Drink

8 Raffa Pl, Carlton VIC 3053, Australia

Editor's Review

Follow the signs. In true Melbourne fashion, walking an oblivious laneway between a service station and some small houses, turn the corner and keep walking. One more corner and you see an outdoor rustic seat rested against a colourbond fence (don’t be discouraged, keep going, it’s worth it) and you’re not even sure how such a place could come to be.

Like you’ve discovered an underground location, a small (big) secret of the cultural and historic area. Walking through the backyard alley, a charming washed red door mantled by a street lamp opens to a high ceiling masterpiece, exquisite greenery and picturesque layout. Be sure to check it out from the room upstairs for a birds eye view. The boutique roaster showcases its pride and joy centre stage when you walk in, mantled in front of a polished wood backdrop ranging the floor to ceiling. 

The set up exposes the light flooding in from the skylights and windows as sounds of local conversation echo off the walls. An expansive retail selection for the home enthusiast, revolving around a pleasant array of options for both filter snd espresso. The food menu is quite interesting and creative with recommended beverage to partner with.
The novelty of discovery is very real.

Review by Nibs Bisso

Cafe Features

Outdoor Seating

Coffee + Drinks

Non-dairy Milk Options
Decaf Available
Iced Coffee
Filter Coffee
Coffee Machine
La Marzocco Strada
Coffee Grinder
2x Mythos 1, EK 43
House Roaster
Vertue Coffee
Guest Roaster
Vertue Coffee

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