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“A hidden gem behind the shed door” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Elixir Coffee

Elixir Coffee
Ranked #5 of 334 Coffee & Tea in Brisbane
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $4 - $12
Cuisines: Cafe, Australian, Grill, Contemporary
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget, Large groups, Kids
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Elixir Coffee is a family run business, born out of a simple love and devotion to the art of coffee roasting. Coffee is more than just a drink, it is a way of life - our way of life. We take great pride in our craft as Coffee Roasters, nurturing the richest possible flavour from each coffee bean to ensure the end result is always a perfect cup of coffee! Enjoy an extensive breakfast, lunch and sweets menu to compliment our wide variety of coffee roasted on site!
Victoria Australia
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564 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 167 helpful votes
“A hidden gem behind the shed door”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 26, 2012

On a recent trip to Brisbane one Saturday morning, a friend who lives in Chermside wanted to show me the latest and greatest place to have breaky/brunch/lunch with a decent cup of coffee (yep, I am from Melbourne and sometimes it it hard to get good coffee in Brisbane). Tucked in amongst factories is this large shed and as we turned the corner people were literally spilling out of this place, standing in line, waiting to get a table, inside or out.

It was a humid day and my friend had booked so we had a table inside the shed where people were all munching, chatting and laughing amongst the delightful smell of coffee. The staff greeted us and promptly took our order and before we knew it I had my strong skinny cap up to my lips. Yep, good coffee. Next the Museli and fruit came along and it was delicious, as was the fruit toast.

There is definitely a vibe at this hang out for locals, although if you sit outside you can stare at other factories including an Irish Shop. It is obviously much needed in the area and at the weekend it seems to have made a name for itself. So - you are not fussed about the view and would like a great coffee with your brekky. Try this one. Its fresh, friendly and value for money.

  • Visited March 2012
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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English first
Brisbane
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“Great coffee yummy food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 19, 2012

Great spot to get a quick coffee or to sit and eat. Only draw back is the parking situation. It is very hard to get a park close by.

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Thank Lara C
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loganlea
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“great cafe to eat”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2011

1.great coffee
2.great food
3.great coffee to take home
4.great services

5,friendly staff
6.great things to buy for your coffee machine

  • Visited November 2011
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank jmathes5000
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“omg to die for”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2011

If you havent been to elixir yet well your really missing out big time! The staff are amazing, the saying "walk in as strangers leave as friends".........is exactly what happens at this cafe.
I havent even begun to tell you how good the coffee is yet............its fantastic...........basically im addicted to it!

  • Visited August 2011
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank cortez48
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“Yummo..”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2011

Everytime I have been to this 'hidden gem', it has been perfect. The staff are so friendly and informative about the food and coffee. We usually have coffee and cake at the tables out the front, but have had lunch there this week. Our trio all had something different and all said how great it looked and tasted.

As for the coffee, well it is just ....'bean perfect'.

  • Visited July 2011
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank nek88
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