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Auchenflower Cafe

The first fresh morning of the weekend – such a feeling of bliss. After a good boxing session, I had to make a brief stop at Hellene Food Brokers, who stock good quality nuts, dried fruit, olives and feta at a bargain price. And a trip to West End means a bottle of my favourite Blackstar Iced Coffee. Now, time for brunch with the girls.

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Pooch, Bunny, Stiletto and I gathered at the snug and local Auchenflower Cafe. A cosy, yet bright atmosphere, and the steady stream of customers was a good sign. The menu was simple and short, but despite the variety, the girls all ordered the Avocado Sourdough Toast with Feta and Sumac. Birds of a feather, flock together. Though, Pooch did substitute Haloumi for Feta without any issues.

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For me, the House Granola with Poached Apples and Pear, Topped with Vanilla Yoghurt. I loved the toasted pecans, almonds and coconut, the tart cranberries and well poached autumn fruits. A smaller portion of grains in this granola which worked well. The only criticism would be the icing sugar, as the granola itself was sweet enough.

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Brunch soon become afternoon tea as one conversation lead to another. We eventually departed from this neat little suburban cafe and continued onto our afternoon travels. Overall, a nice retreat from the traffic and crowds, for a simple, heartfelt breakfast.

Auchenflower Cafe | 97 Haig St, Auchenflower QLD 4066 |

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