A Melbourne Food & Wine Special Event

Address:
24 Crossley Street, Melbourne

Opening Hours:
Friday 4 March to Monday 16 March
Daily 7am- 6pm

Coffee: Seven Seeds, 5 Senses, Deadman Espresso, Market Lane, The Premises and Proud Mary

Mr LB:
“Coffee is fabulous. It is such a fabulous beverage that we have and we will continue to emphasis this point. Now, imagine a cafe that on each day there are different baristas and different blends of roasted coffee to choose from. Each day would be a totally different experience to the next and for some, this would be considered coffee bliss. Luckily enough, Broadsheet, in conjunction with the Melbourne Food & Wine Festival has opened a pop-up cafe in the city. For the next two weeks Melbournians will be able to have a different coffee experience each day. Coffee ordering will no longer just be about what type of coffee, but what blend you would like!

Broadsheet schedule

The outfit itself is bare and almost spacious. Located on the top end of Spring and Bourke Street, this pop up cafe is essentially a long corridor with high ceilings. There are communal tables with plenty of reading material including the extremely insightful Broadsheet paper. At the end of room is the Barista station. They not only provide good coffee, but also have an assortment of baguettes from Earl Canteen and other sweet goodies.

We went on Saturday the 5th, when 5 Senses – a roasting company, was running the show. With this in mind and already having had one coffee for the day, I decided on the Ethiopian Nekisse Micro Selection 2010 [$4] as I craved something fruity after the Middle Eastern Bakery Tour. Being a pop-up cafe, coffee is only going to be served in paper cups because of the lack of equipment. This doesn’t give the coffee blend any justice. With that said, the coffee was exceptionally smooth and fruity. The aftertaste left a lingering blueberry flavour which was exciting to drink. Opening the lid, a floral aromas was present but I believe it would have been more prominent if it had been in an appropriate cup. Overall, the coffee was a fantastic hit and Five Senses deserves to be in the Broadsheet coffee line up.

Broadsheet Coffee - 5 Senses

If you are working or passing by the city and ordering your usual cup of coffee – STOP – and go to the Broadsheet cafe. Order a foreign coffee which you would never normally consider drinking and ravish in the new-found flavours which change daily.”

Miss SL:
“It must have been a coffee day, as Mr LB and I had already had an early morning coffee at Brother Baba Budan. We’d already spent the day roaming around Brunswick on the Middle Eastern Bakery Tour as part of the Melbourne Food & Wine Festival and, despite our heavy stomachs, decided to pop down to Broadsheet pop-up Cafe, which showcases some of Melbourne’s finest coffee roasting talent.

We entered to find a swarm of trendy Melbournians hanging around the front and a gigantic chalkboard giving an introduction to the cafe, the schedule and other tid-bits of information. It was a fairly narrow space with a communal table and bench seating near the barista station.

On the day we went, Five Senses coffee were showcasing three different coffee blends of the day. Mr LB picked me up a Ethiopian Nekisse Micro Selection 2010 blend in a Soy Latte [$4], which was smooth but not nearly as nerve-jolting as my cup of coffee from Seven Seeds the week before. There was a fruity flavour that came through in the undertones of the coffee which I could only guess was the berries that were in the coffee ‘prologue’.

Near the counter sat some baguettes, which looked extremely tempting, if it weren’t for my belly giving me warnings that if I tried to give it anything else to process it might just explode. Maybe next time…

Baguettes by Earl's Canteen

The Broadsheet pop-up Cafe is cute and a great place to pop-in for a guaranteed good cup on your way to work or on your lunch break. It has a friendly atmosphere and there was definitely no pressure to purchase in hurry, get out, or go anywhere at all.”

Final thought: “Showcases Melbourne’s top coffee talent”

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