CAFE || LITTLE BOURKE STREET (OPPOSITE SPENCER OUTLET CENTRE)
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There are 2 types of cafe in Melbourne: The one which serves "hipster food" and coffee, and the one who only focus on specialty coffee. Higher Ground Cafe belongs to the first category.
ESPRESSO MACHINE: La Marzocco
GRINDER: Victoria Arduino Mythos One, Mahlkonig EK43
GOOD FOR: Milk/espresso-based coffee
Just opened its door in July this year, Higher Ground is located at the western-end of Little Bourke Street (part of the street is Chinatown Melbourne) opposite Spencer Outlet Centre. If you are travelling to Melbourne, just remember these landmarks. Tips: take any tram to Southern Cross or Spencer Outlet and walk across the road, or just ride on a Uber!
This hip-looking cafe has high ceiling, probably 3 or 4 storeys (see picture below) and fitted with many potted plants -- including a tree inside the cafe!
Monday - Wednesday: 7AM - 4PM
Thursday - Friday: 7AM - 11PM
Saturday: 8AM - 11PM
Sunday: 8AM - 4PM
650 Little Bourke Street, Melbourne