Dancing Bean Roastery & Cafe

Ipswich

Dancing Bean Roastery & Café is Ipswich’s best kept secret – a funky roastery café occupying a rustic ex-workshop down a Top of the Town laneway.

The courtyard of the cafe is shared with German-themed bar eatery Heisenberg Haus and Nourish Café and makes a great hideaway to hang out and enjoy one of the city’s best coffees with a delicious bite to eat.

Dancing Bean Roastery & Café Ipswich

The award-winning coffee served here is freshly roasted onsite at Ipswich’s only coffee roastery and a range of single origin or house blend is available by the bag (beans or ground) to purchase and take home.

Dancing Bean Roastery & Café Ipswich

Each week there’s also a Cold Brew of the Week – the perfect way to get a caffeine fix on a hot Ipswich summer day.

Dancing Bean Roastery & Café Ipswich

Food-wise, the concise all-day menu offers a creative mix of breakfast style dishes such as Banana Bread with creamed cinnamon butter, Brie & Bacon Sandwich (with caramelized onion), Smashed Avo on Sourdough with crumbled fetta and coffee-infused balsamic or Homemade Beans with Toasted Sourdough and Spinach, or a Breakfast Burrito (filled with spinach, scrambled egg, bacon and BBQ sauce).

Dancing Bean Roastery & Café Ipswich

Lunch style dishes include a Deli Sandwich (ham, pastrami, bacon, cheese, onion, tapenade and rocket pesto), Reuben sandwich (NY style with homemade sauerkraut, pastrami, Swiss cheese, pickles & Russian dressing) or the recommended Pulled Lamb Burger (with feta, roasted beetroot, spinach and chilli jam).

Dancing Bean Roastery & Café Ipswich

Leave room for sweets as Dancing Bean has some delicious treats on offer – try the house-made Portuguese tarts, Plum and Frangipani tart – otherwise there’s the likes of fudge brownies, dark chocolate mousse, carrot cake, apple strudel or lemon ricotta cake.

Dancing Bean Roastery & Café Ipswich

As well as coffee, you’ll find pots of tea, Soda Press (including old-fashioned lemonade, pink grapefruit, blueberry and lime or ginger ale), Traditional Sodas (Sarsaparilla, Cloudy Apple and Giner Beer) or Soda Water (Iced, Steaming Hot or Spider).

Nice to know – There’s a corner stash of table games for customers to play.

Need to know – Follow the sign from the street down the laneway and to the left to find it. Dancing Bean is super child friendly, with a Kiddies  chalk board along one wall and some little chairs for kids to play ‘school’, plenty of room for prams, high chairs and a nearby parents/baby change room that is excellent.

Dogs are also welcome here, with a water bowl provided outside.

And, for more great things to see and do in Ipswich, visit Discover Ipswich HERE.

The menu may have changed since our visit.

Dancing Bean Roastery & Café

Tenancy K (down laneway)

164 Brisbane St

Ipswich

Opening hours

0413 000 979

 

Map

164 Brisbane St Ipswich

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