They say brekkie is the most important meal of the day… and who are we to argue with that?! Here, we profile six South Bank cafes who champion breakfast.
Open: Monday to Saturday from 6:00am to 8:00pm
Specialties: Blackstar coffee and sandwiches made on Turkish bread, freshly baked each day in house.
Open: Monday to Friday from 7am and weekends from 10am
Specialties: Brekkie with a Lebanese twist. Their saj bread filled with bacon and eggs does not disappoint!
Open: Monday to Sunday from 6:15am til late
Specialities: Waffles, glorious waffles! Denims’s are served with melted marshmallows, chocolate fudge and buttery jam biscuit crumble. Clean-eaters will love their house-made cold pressed juices and Israeli cous cous salad.
Open: Monday to Sunday from 6am
Specialties: Di Manfredi coffee, avocado + tomato relish on toasted Turkish and eggs sunny side up!
Open: Monday to Sunday from 8am
Specialties: Each morning, protein balls and muffins are freshly made on the premises. Keep your fluids up with a freshly-squeezed juice, smoothie or Di Bella coffee.
The Charming Squire
Open: The Brewer’s Pantry at The Charming Squire is open weekdays from 7am and weekends from 8am to 11am
Specialties: An inventive new weekend special is available each Friday, Saturday and Sunday morning. Here for a good time, not a long time.
Bonus Tip: Burn off your brekkie thanks to South Bank Parkrun: a free, timed 5km run open to runners and walkers of all fitness levels. Held every Saturday morning at 7am.