Weekend Cafe Hot Spot: EQ Cafe Lounge, Deakin

Samara Gentle 19 April 2016

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Another week and another café to put under the microscope!

This week I headed to EQ Café Lounge in Deakin. Now while Deakin is mostly full of medical and private businesses there are a number of surrounding suburbs that could benefit from a weekend breakfast spot.

Firstly, EQ is open Mon-Sat so sorry for those who prefer a Sunday morning breakfast, you may need to switch to Saturday!

I visited EQ on a very busy Friday morning, it was packed with local professionals getting their morning coffee, but there was also a considerable amount of people dining in from tradies to seniors and a rather large mother’s group.

We took a seat outside (ample seating inside and outside but the sun was out so a good time to make the most of it!) and were served within minutes of sitting down.

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While perusing the menu there wasn’t really anything outstandingly different. They were all good breakfast menu items with nothing out of the ordinary. While that’s good, I also like when I see something on the menu that is different and out of the ordinary.

I decided to go for the omelet on toast while my dining partner ordered the eggs benedict with bacon.

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After seeing the extremely long line for coffee I was fairly skeptical that our coffees would arrive before I meals, but sure enough they did! Within 10 minutes of ordering they turned up with our meals only 5 minutes behind.

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The omelet was hot and filled with deliciousness and the eggs benedict looked pretty damn good too. This was easily a good, solid breakfast.

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If you’re keen to try it out yourself you’ll find them at 70 Kent Street, Deakin.

Website: http://www.eqcafe.com.au

Have you been to EQ? What did you think?


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