Our Favourite Cafes On The North Shore

Our Favourite Cafes On The North Shore

We take our coffee pretty seriously. We are big foodies and for us, a good day only starts with an awesome cup of coffee. It could be at any of the impressive cafes from the north shore of Sydney to Hornsby.

There is hardly a cloudy day here to sullen your mood, and a good shot of coffee with a delicious plate of breakfast is all you need to get started to enjoy the beautiful day ahead. While the locals have their favourite breakfast destinations, the tourists might find themselves at a loss in finding the right place that serves them the best breakfast.

Well, don’t worry, we know which ones you are most likely to enjoy the most. So, here are the some of the best cafes on the North Shore as voted by our locksmiths. Enjoy!

The Roots

Location: Shop 7/2 Elizabeth Plaza 83 Mount Street, North Sydney
Opening Times: 07:00 AM to 04:00 PM (Monday to Friday) and 08:00 AM to 03:00 PM (Saturday)
The Verdict: The café is a little gem in the neighbourhood that has brought the best tasting coffee to the area. The coffee offered by the café is thoughtfully sourced and there is detailed information about the how the coffee bean reached your cup.

You are also offered a lot of options to eat. There is corned-beef hash, egg preparations, duck sausage, prosciutto, toasts, muffins, smoked pork belly, and some really delicious sandwiches to start the perfect day with. Everything is made from scratch and all of it simply tastes delicious.

The ambience at the Roots café is indeed well-thought out too. There is a concrete counter top, clean white tiles, and a cosy space to sit and spend some good time at. The sandwiches are also displayed neatly behind a glass case, nothing fancy or over the top.

It is undoubtedly a great place to start your mornings. It’s an absolute must visit.

The Source Espresso

Location: 6/914 Military Road, Mosman, Sydney, New South Wales
Opening Times: 06:00 AM to 02:30 PM (Monday to Friday) and 06:00 AM to 03:00 PM (Saturday & Sunday)
The Verdict: If you are a coffee lover, then this is a good place to spend some quality time with your first love. The café prides itself in presenting special coffee beans, sourced from different estates. Then the coffee beans are roasted in-house. The restaurant also flaunts a handmade Synesso espresso machine that gives out coffee that tastes heavenly. In fact, such is the love of coffee at this place that guests can enjoy a cup at a separate coffee tasting area in the café.

The café also serves breakfast all day with a variety of toasted breads, bacon and egg rolls, fritters, muesli with fresh fruits, smokes sandwiches, salads, and so much more.

Steam Tank

Location: Next to Hornsby Train Station, Hornsby, New South Wales
Opening Times: 05:00 AM to 03:00 PM (Monday to Friday) and 07:00 AM to 01:00 PM (Saturday)
The Verdict: If you are looking for a quick cup of high quality coffee, then Steam Tank in Hornsby is the place to be. They believe is swift service, which means that you can get a cup on your way to work. But, this is no ordinary fast food coffee.

All the coffee preparations here are made from ethically sourced beans. These include Kochere Natural, Dumerso, Alto Del Obispo (from Columbia), Ethiopian coffee beans, and more. All these coffee beans have typical tastes, be it syrupy, citrusy, jasmine, or other exotic flavours.

There are also a lot of baked goods that you can enjoy at this shop. Take our advice. Even if you go there for the coffee alone, you won’t be disappointed.

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What are some of your favourite cafes around Sydney? Let us know in the comments below.

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