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Java Spice Cafe Emporium

1 Bennett/22 Mitchell Street NT HOUSE | Near Tourist Information Centre, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
0408 372 273
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Ranked #34 of 248 Restaurants in Darwin
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $3 - $12
Hours:
Sun 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Mon - Wed 6:30 am - 4:00 pm
Thu - Fri 6:30 am - 4:30 pm
Sat 7:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Good for: Romance
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Description: Tropical experience Cafe unique in Darwin! Old-fashioned comfort food including Homestyle ham off the bone, English Style corned beef & roasted chickens, Slow cooked belly pork & home made Gluten Free cakes and treats (decadent!) in addition to die for real fresh homemade cakes. Rustic Gourmet Tasty cafe food.ILLY premium coffee. OPENING TIMES MONDAY TO WEDNESDAY 6.30am to 4pm. THURSDAY AND FRIDAY 6.30AM UNTIL 4.30PM SATURDAYS from 7.00am until 4.30PM SUNDAYS from 8am until 4PM Roving acoustic music and Weekend Food for an amazing different start to the weekend. Relax and enjoy. Java Spice Cafe Emporium is a unique cafe with stunning interiors, artwork and has a gallery as well as unique gifts from the Spice Islands. A true Darwin Tropical Experience not be missed. SPECIALISING IN HIGH TEAS, BABY SHOWERS, BRIDAL SHOWERS AND GIRLIE CATCH UPS..
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  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Darwin, Australia
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

Dropped by for quick coffee and single slice of coconut toast to go. Clerk says, $12.95 please. I said, seems like too much. She says, how many slice you want? Just one please. She then repeats, $12.95. I ask, how much for coffee, she says, $4 something, I asked, how much for the toast, she says, $4 something. I said,... More 

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Mornington, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Is a regular haunt and really enjoy the atmosphere. Always friendly and quick service. Have tried a range of menu options and yet to find one that disappoints.

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Darwin, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

I went to Java Spice this morning with my Husband for morning tea, the coffee and carrot cake was good, my husband had a toasted sandwich which he enjoyed. I do feel that $13+ for a toasted sandwich is a little too much, but overall good experience:)

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Darwin, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

A great spot for breaky with good coffee! They do fantastic omlette's and nasi-goring which is as good as i had in thailand!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We visited Darwin for one day and although I had booked an SUV to go to Kakadu, my son said let's jus chill in Darwin. So we walked the main street and were attracted by Java Spice Cafe Emporium. This is a must visit in Darwin. Owners and people are super nice. Amazing food, even for vegetarians. Moya was so... More 

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Darwin, Australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

I first came to this cafe for a friends baby shower and was extremely impressed with the food and attention given to my friend on her special event. I then took my niece there for a high tea with out families in September for her 15th birthday and we were all in awe at the food (included homemade sausage rolls... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 via mobile

Loved the ambience, the set up and design great place for a coffee either on ur own or with friends. I worked in Darwin for two months and couldn't get enough of this place... make sure u try the cakes

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014 via mobile

Love Java Spice! I live in California. Our beach community is noted for it's excellent bakeries and Java Spice is just as great. I enjoyed it in 2013 and on a recent trip. It's a must when visiting Darwin. I try to go many times when I'm in town.

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Grand Turk
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34 reviews 34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Loved the cake, it was just sensational! Lots of interesting furnishings, and comfortable chairs to sit. Coffee was good too. Will go back again next time in town.

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Melbourne, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Java Spice does not assault the senses like so many places in Darwin, it soothes them. The juxtaposition with the Deck bar next door could not be more stark. From a loud music and excited voices at the Deck one can retreat to the soothing visual images of paintings in warm colours, tea candles, soft comfortable chairs, pleasantly spoken staff... More 

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Additional Information about Java Spice Cafe Emporium

Address: 1 Bennett/22 Mitchell Street NT HOUSE | Near Tourist Information Centre, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
Phone Number: 0408 372 273
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Northern Territory  >  Top End  >  Darwin
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Monday 6:30 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 6:30 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 6:30 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 6:30 am - 4:30 pm
Friday 6:30 am - 4:30 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 4:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 3 - 12

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