Steam Train Espresso

Red Hill

Steam Train Espresso is on the fast track to becoming a favourite with Red Hill locals and passers-by. 

Steam Train Espresso, Smoothie and Juice Bar's cottage front in Red Hill

The old saying "good things come in small packages" definitely applies to this tiny suburban cafe. Although inside space is limited, the premises hve been very cleverly fitted out.

The front counter boasts recycled timber from a mansion in New Farm and a rustic breakfast bar nestles against a side wall, covered in wallpaper that imitates a lime-washed brick wall. Colourful seating completes this bright, airy and relaxed interior whilst outside, casual cane and timber settings - under the shade of an awning - beckon to those who like to watch the world go by.

Seating on the footpath in from o fSteam Train Espresso in Red Hill

Fonzie Abbott coffee (roasted locally at Albion) is served here and is proving to be very popular with those who know their beans. It is a beautiful smooth coffee that leaves no bitter aftertaste and should definitely be ordered by the "mugful".

A text ahead service is offered here, for the convenience of those on the run. Cold pressed coffee and Parker's organic juices (100% Australian owned) are stocked and delicious smoothies are made onsite. 

Seating inside Steam Train Espresso

A favourite at Steam Train Espresso is the healthy Chia Pod, whilst filled baguettes, wraps and fresh salads - all made onsite - are winners too. Breads, croissants, rolls and baguettes are sourced from Brewbakers and Banneton Bakery.

For those with a sweet tooth, gluten free brownies, banana bread, and muffins (raspberry, blueberry and apple and cinnamon) are amongst the tempting offerings. Future plans for Steam Train Espresso include adding hot meals to the menu as the weather turns a little cooler.

Steam Train Espresso, Smoothie and Juice Bar Red Hill

Service here is timely and friendly, even on a busy day. Street parking is easy on Arthur Terrace, although this area can get busy in peak hour.

Wondering about the name? Dane says, "Steam Train was my nickname as a kid. I was kind of crazy and unstoppable!" The name does seem appropriate for a business that is travelling full steam ahead.

Need to know - Steam Train Espresso makes a great and handy stop-off point for a coffee, smoothie or healthy treat for parents with children en route to nearby Woolcock Park.

By Sandy Ludinski

94 Arthur Terrace

Red Hill

Opening hours

0457 780 259

Map

94 Arthur Tce Red Hill

Top Things To Do In Brisbane This Week

Enjoy some joyful live entertainment in Queen Street Mall this silly season!
Brisbane's iconic City Hall is set to be swathed in a vibrant visual and audio display
Visitors can engage with artwork in this interactive exhibition
The much-loved Lord Mayor’s Christmas Carols return to Brisbane Riverstage
Jimeoin LIVE is the ultimate comedy show
Nothing heralds the majesty of Christmas like Carols & Brass
Join Brisbane's top entertainers and personalities for a Christmas music extravaganza
Experience the ultimate rom-com with live orchestra
Get into the festive spirit at City of Logan Christmas Carols
EDITOR'S PICK

Christmas in Brisbane

Get into the Christmas spirit this year with these 8 must-do festive events and activities for all ages across Brisbane City
Christmas in Brisbane
MUST DO

Christmas at South Bank

From big stage shows, roving performers and high-energy singalongs, to live music and festive films
Christmas at South Bank
THIS WEEKEND

Top Things to do Dec 2-4

From Christmas shows and markets and free art exhibitions to new wine and gin bars, some top things to do in Brisbane this weekend:
This Weekend Dec 2-4
COMING UP

What's on in December in & Around Brisbane

From concerts, Christmas shows and markets to festive dining and Christmas hampers, what's on in December 2022 in and around Brisbane
What's On in December 2022 around Brisbane
EDITOR'S PICK FOR KIDS

The Gruffalo's Child

The captivating sequel to much-loved children’s tale The Gruffalo, comes to life on stage in a magical, musical adaptation
The Gruffalo's Child
SUMMER GETAWAY

Sofitel Gold Coast Broadbeach

Take the break you truly need during this holiday season and enjoy summer in the heart of Broadbeach
Summer at Sofitel Gold Coast
CITY of LOGAN

Christmas Carols

The city’s biggest annual Christmas event, celebrating the magic and joy of the festive season
City of Logan Christmas Carols
MUST SEE

Government House Christmas Lights

Christmas Lights are back on at Government House with a spectacular display that is open to the public nightly for free
Government House Christmas Lights
SCHOOL HOLIDAYS

December Guide

Looking for fun things to do with the kids this December? From Christmas Putt Putt and pantomimes to fantastic kids shows & activities
December School Holiday Guide 2022
NEW YEAR'S EVE

Brisbane NYE 2022 Guide

The best parties, events, cruises, concerts in Brisbane to end 2022 with a bang
New Year's Eve 2022
Mary Poppins now playing at QPAC!
CONTENT RESUMES ON SCROLL
ADVERTISEMENT