Plum Tucker is a charming upstairs-downstairs café bistro with garden courtyard on the corner of the 1920s Terrace House building on Enoggera Tce.
Vintage ad-style and hanging plants adorn the the cool courtyard, while a character-filled upstairs dining room makes for a cosy retreat in what is the go-to dining hub for local residents.
For this is an all-day breakfast, child-friendly, casual weekend diner that ticks all the boxes and that is an asset to the quality line-up of businesses in the tiny historic precinct opposite the old skate centre.
Breakfast is an all-day affair every day at Plum Tucker, with delicious options including 3 varieties of avo on toast (think organic feta, pumpkin and haloumi or choc hazelnut spread with strawberries), Chilli Bean Scramble, Peanut Butter French toast sandwich or Plum Style Mince on Toast or a great build your own breakfast (a hit with kids) involving eggs 3 ways, choice of toast, roast vegies, griled haloumi orfre range bacon and sauces such as smoky tomato or beetroot relish.
Come lunch time tuck into delicious options like Chicken Congee, healthy Nourish Bowl, Beef Cheek Pot Pie or Croque Monsieur.
Service here is exemplary and well-brewed coffee comes in 2 ways: the Supreme Roasters (from Yatala) house blend or weekly single origin. Meanwhile, teas come standard, green, Turkish apple or specialty (Buddha’s Blossom Oriental Tea).
Otherwise choose from the smoothies (clean or classic), milkshakes, iced coffee, tea and chocolate, fair trade soft drinks, Kambucha, mineral water and fresh juices.
Need to know: Plum Tucker is also one of Brisbane’s best child-friendly cafes, with a dedicated healthy breakfast and lunch menu that features Cereal and Fruit, Avocado or Bacon and Egg on Toast, Toasties or Toad in the Hole and a special Lunch Pack with a variety of sandwiches, fruit and a marshmallow. To accompany there are kids size milkshakes or juices and babycinos.
There’s also a dog bowl out the front for pooches.
Nice to know: As well as off-street parking there’s free parking down the driveway and out back.
*Plum Tucker is open from 6 for coffee and breakfast from 7.