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Top 6 Funky Coffee Spots

In Brisbane's Cbd

Veer off the beaten track in Brisbane's CBD to find some hidden gems serving top coffee in a unique non-corporate setting. From secret laneway coffee bars to subtropical Asian courtyards, here are 6 of the funkiest places in the city to get your caffeine fix:

Coffee Iconic

Offering their 'iconic' blend as well as popular Single Origin grind, Coffee Iconic is a little piece of paradise in Brisbane's bustling CBD. Wander down to their expansive courtyard, decked out with twinkling fairy lights, plenty of greenery and graffiti works...more

Frisky Goat Espresso

Serving up 10 different single origins, this coffee nook in a heritage-listed ex-bank is the place to go for a takeaway coffee on your morning commute. Decked out with Brisbane's latest cultural event posters, you won't miss a beat by grabbing your daily grind from this inner-city coffee bar...more

Brew Café Bar

Down Lower Burnett Lane, this cool hideaway hangout is the ultimate spot for a laidback coffee break in the bustling CBD. Laden with astro-turf and billowing fairy lights outside, and ambient, relaxed seating inside; it's the coolest café by day and a happening wine bar by night...more

Anytime Coffee

It may be small and a little bit hard to find but Anytime Coffee, located under a stairwell in a gritty Brisbane CBD laneway off Mary St provides the perfect pit stop to re-caffeinate... more

Frankie & George

Settle in for a boutique brew in the rear brick courtyard of this unassuming cafe on George St. Enjoy breaky with your freshly roasted coffee for a meal of wholesome, gourmet goodness...more

John Mills Himself

Down this Elizabeth Street laneway, hidden behind what looks like a standard inner-city car park lies the charming John Mills Himself café bar. With quality blends on rotation such as Cup Coffee and Uncle Joe's, you can always find a decent brew at this brick-walled hangout...more

By Zoe Kirby

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