With its large street-facing open front, it has a welcoming feel to it, even on wet miserable days.
Oh, and not forgetting the staff – themselves warm and friendly, greeting you like a long-lost friend.
All of this is complemented by the modern interior décor, of large mirrors, and bare-lighting, finished off with classy wood touches making for an altogether laid-back feeling – a haven in which to take a seat and contemplate life’s deeper meanings.
Or simply sip on a coffee, and enjoy some great food.
Feeling a little under the weather, I opted for a long black.
The beans are supplied by Sydney-based roasters, Two Seasons, who specialise in single-origin beans from Sumatra.
Focusing on a single area makes for a “consistent taste, all year round,” explains barista, Paul Duthie.
Topping off the coffee, I also tried their banana bread, nice and warm, fresh from the toaster, making easy work of melting the butter I had smothered on top of it.