The Kelsey Cafe
The Kelsey Cafe is a welcome addition to Coorparoo's popular Martha Street dining precinct, perched on the corner of Kelsey Street and Newman Avenue.
Housed in an old Queenslander with a wrap-around veranda, the charming cottage cafe with indoor and outdoor dining, offers all day breakfast as well as lunch (available after 11:30am).
Customers can tuck into breakfast faves like avocado on toast with Persian feta, corn fritters, huevos rancheros (Mexican-style eggs) and the highly-recommended berry croffle - a cross between a buttery croissant and a waffle, topped with mixed berry compote, seasonal fruit and ice-cream.
Otherwise, there's delicious house-smoked salmon served with port reduction, asparagus, shallot mousse, citrus salsa and sous vide egg on sourdough, or pulled pork benedict - slow-cooked pulled pork with apple, cabbage, red onion, sous vide egg and hollandaise sauce on a crispy croffle.
Lunch options include grilled salmon with wasabi potatoes and chilli citrus salsa, sirloin steak with smoked chat potatoes and soy onion marmalade sauce, and wholesome fare such as a grilled chicken salad with tomato, cucumber, red onion, strawberries, mixed greens and tahini mayo.
The Kelsey is kid friendly with a children's menu consisting of bacon and eggs, French toast with ice-cream, grilled chicken with sourdough, or chicken nuggets with potato chips.
Coffee on pour is by Brisbane-based Bellissimo Coffee, served along with loose leaf teas, cold pressed juices, smoothies and sparkling soda water.
By Deb Lidster
Some menu items may have changed since our visit.
The Kelsey Cafe
1 Kelsey St