The Coffee Company
Charlotte Robert | On 18, Mar 2015
In the vibrant and eclectic area of Balaclava comes The Coffee Company, a smart cafe and roastery dedicated to offering a first-rate specialty coffee since 1969.
The Coffee Company roasts its coffee in store every day and offersÂ almost fifty single origin coffees, making theÂ place a favouriteÂ destination for coffee lovers.
Renovated last year, the cafe is built in a large, open warehouse withÂ industrial features. The colours are light and the furniture designed to create an urban chic atmosphere. There is also coffee machines along the wall – like a huge roasting plant – where you can be part of the coffee preparation.
The â€œcoffee factoryâ€ provides organic, ethical and eco-friendly green beans, from leading growers acrossÂ the world. Besides the high quality of their beans, the owners aim to produce daily roasting for freshness and excellence. â€œThere is no storage elsewhere or warehouse. We roast everything, every day here. So we constantly provide fresh coffeeâ€, says Marlon Dubs, co-owner of the store.
Here, you can find the traditional coffees served around Melbourne, but also where, every month, you can try out a different origin coffee, especially selected by the owner. A great initiative to be introduced to a different type of aroma. Plus, you can find some delicious sweet products, such as French jam and chocolates.
Not only providing great coffee, they also sell a selection ofÂ over 100Â loose leaf teas. Since introducing tea to the store in 2004, The Coffee CompanyÂ has created its own label,Â The Carlisle Tea.
Finally the retail shop is full all types of coffees machines to purchase, whetherÂ youâ€™re a French press person or an expresso one.
Owners, Marlon and Joel, alsoÂ provide postal services around Australia, if you aren’t in Melbourne, so you can enjoy their delicious product everywhere.
With a devoted passion for coffee, professional advices and aÂ friendly atmosphere, The Coffee CompanyÂ isÂ definitely your next coffee stop.
What: The Coffee Company & Carlisle Tea
Where: 260 Carlisle street, Balaclava, VIC
For more information: http://www.coffeecompany.com.au/
Images by Charlotte Robert