Best Coffee In Melbourne: The Ultimate Guide

Elaine Gabales
December 2, 2022
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Melbourne is known for so much more than its coffee. From our famously sunny weather to the vibrant art scene, from our thriving arts and culture scene to our cuisine that brings together flavors from around the world, Melbourne's got a lot going on.

But when it comes to coffee, we've got something special: we're world-renowned for it. From our single-origin coffees to our blends, we've got something for everyone—and even if you don't drink coffee, you can still enjoy Melbourne's great restaurants and bars with a cup of our best in hand.

So if you're looking for a place to get your next cup of joe in Melbourne, look no further than these spots:

  • Bench Coffee Co.

We all know that Melbourne is a city of coffee. And we all know that Melbourne is a city of design.

Well, now, you can have the best of both worlds!

Introducing, Bench Coffee: a perfect space for coffee connoisseurs to hang out and enjoy their favorite drink. With polished concrete floors, gleaming glass tiles, and an impeccable mixture of polished concrete, glass tile and curved mirror that extends to the end of the store, Bench Coffee is like a dystopian designer store with an impeccable mixture of polished concrete, glass tiles and a curved mirror. The standing-room-only space is home to some of the best coffee in Melbourne with seasonal blend, single-origin espresso and filter options from around the globe. On the bar with meticulous execution, the Bench baristas churn out cup after cup of perfectly extracted coffee

  • Axil Coffee Roasters

If you're looking for the best coffee in Melbourne, you're probably not going to find it at your local cafe. You'll find it at Axil Coffee Roasters.

If you've never heard of them, that's because they're a small chain that has been spreading all over Melbourne like wildfire. They have locations all over the city, but their flagship store is located in Chadstone shopping center, where you can find yourself surrounded by people from all walks of life enjoying delicious cups of coffee.

They have a wide range of beans from all over the world—that's what makes them so special—and they roast their coffee onsite every day so they can ensure consistency across their stores and ensure quality brews every time. It's truly amazing how much passion these guys have put into their craft!

  • Industry Beans

If you’re looking for the best coffee in Fitzroy, you can’t go past Industry Beans. The roaster, cafe and coffee authority not only supplies a lot of Melbourne with their brew, but across the globe, too with espresso blends and single origins sourced from all the major coffee hot spots. Their recently revamped Fitzroy is a shining white beacon for good coffee with a light-filled interior of booth tables, or drop by their Collins Street locale seven days a week for a takeaway.

  • Puzzle Coffee

You know you're in for a treat when you walk into Puzzle. It's a coffee shop that can make almost anything, from your average drip coffee to lattes made with black sesame, or even Biscoff latte—and it's all made from scratch in-house.

They've got a plethora of options for all kinds of customers, whether you're looking for an espresso machine that makes their own blend or a filter brewer that lets you customize your drink.

But if the idea of making your own latte sounds like too much work, don't worry—they've got some pretty amazing single origin coffees available as well. And if you're more into flavored coffees (or simply want something different), they have a wide selection of flavored syrups that will take your taste buds on a world tour.

If you're new to the area, we recommend starting out at Puzzle because they offer free wifi and great customer service!

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