August 12, 2013
Cherry Bean Cafe, Eastwood
Eastwood is home to a plethora of different cafes and bakeries, and I LOVE IT. So one morning, before doing the groceries, a leisurely brunch seemed to be in order.
This quaint little cafe has an adorable decor, with wood grain tracing all over the walls of the cafe. It had a great ambience to kick back and have a chat with friends.
The big breakfast was a little pricey - it was about $15 - but the fare was decent. Everything that was meant to be hot, was hot, and everything that was meant to be crispy, was crispy.
We also had the Eggs Benedict.
This wasn't the best breakfast by a long shot. I had asked for the eggs to be underdone, and the eggs were clearly overdone. The ham and muffin wasn't actually toasted, and was left cold, and the wilted spinach was stringy and not silky like I expected. The hollandaise sauce was thick and creamy, but not actually buttery like it should be.
In all, the food was average, although a bit pricey, and the service was very dicey. A few of the staff members were quite friendly, but the person that was actually standing behind the counter was disinterested, dismissive, and looked like he really didn't want to be there.
I wouldn't mind taking away a coffee there again at some point, but I'm not that inspired to have another meal there any time soon.
We ate at:
Caffe Cherry Beans, Eastwood
Eastside Shopping Centre
Shop 201, 62-80 Rowe St.
Eastwood NSW 2122
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