Category Archives: Marrickville

Vesbar Espresso, Marrickville

Following on from our fun brunch trip to Cornersmith in Marrickville last time, we headed back one Sunday to try another trendy cafe called Vesbar Espresso on the recommendation of my friend. It’s easy to find since its close to the train station, but is a bit cramped for bigger groups as the cafe only has some small tables inside. Luckily there are some bigger tables outside on the sidewalk where we decide to sit. In terms of decor, the walls of the cafe have colourful graffiti including a street art interpretation of the Colosseum in a nod to its Italian menu to give it some edginess.

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Cornersmith, Marrickville

It’s a relief that these days trendy cafes are no longer confined to Surry Hills and Darlinghurst etc. and that the thriving coffee culture in Sydney has spread to neighbourhoods such as Marrickville which is home to Cornersmith. As its name might suggest, this popular cafe is literally on the corner of the main strip in the suburb. I have never actually been to Marrickville before, but luckily we have a friend who is a local and ready to show us what it has to offer for brunch dining.

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