Allpress Espresso is brewing Melbourne’s favourite specialty coffee in the inner-city suburb of East Brisbane.
The café and wholesale store is located on the corner of Wellington Road, with a small coffee symbol out the front to distinguish it from surrounding warehouses. The expansive café is modern and industrial featuring wooden finishes, green fiddle fig plants and cast iron furniture.
There is a wholesale store to the right and a training room to the left – where Allpress train their customers on how to brew their famous blends.
Naturally, being a coffee roaster, Allpress’ menu is all about the coffee. Featuring four different blends as well as a specialty blend which changes frequently with the season’s best beans and brews. These are available to purchase as beans or ground for your machine. Allpress serves espresso, batch brew and cold brew in their café.
Food wise, Allpress has a short and sweet menu that has been tailored to ensure it complements their coffee. Choose from a few pastries, toast, brioche, buckwheat granola or their favourite and most popular dish, the Allpress mixed plate. The mixed plate is generously sized and surprisingly for it’s cheap price – could easily be shared between two. The deconstructed dish can be eaten how you choose, providing toast, a boiled egg, avocado, tomato, your choice of provolone or goats curd with prosciutto or smoked salmon.
Need to know – On street parking is available nearby.
Nice to know – Allpress uses hot air roasting to brew their coffee, creating a smooth, full of flavour taste.
*Opening hours correct at time of visiting in Nov 2017.
By Zoe Kirby