Depot – Jo & Willy’s

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I love this place. I can’t deny it, I will go back to this place day after day for good coffee, great food and fab owners and friendly staff. If only Depot had wifi, this would be the place I could sit for hours and hours…to be fair that’s probably the exact reason they don’t have it – otherwise the queues would be even more out the door and probably right down the hill to the beach.

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Proud Mary

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Voted #7 in Melbourne on Beanhunter and conveniently just around the corner from my 10:30am meeting, I was keen to try Proud Mary. The corner of an industrial building I was liking the vibe already. Inside open brickwork and a mix of large communal tables, smaller tables, as well as the option to sit at the bar, gave this place a great vibe. That too with the buzz and noise from the coffee drinking, breakfast eating customers. It was pretty noisy, the sound echoing about but just makes you feel this place is living up to it’s reputation as a popular hangout in Collingwood.

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About Life Cafe

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With the regular Thursday morning haunt closed for the Christmas break I had to branch out this morning and explore the never never for a caffeine hit (well, actually I just had to cross the road…). We look at this cafe every Thursday morning from our regular spot but have never had the chance to try the organic fair trade coffee…

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Ruby’s Diner

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Ruby’s Diner is located on Bronte Road, part way between Bronte and Bondi Junction (ok nearer to Bondi Junction). Having just expanded to double the size (that’s got to say something about the popularity) this place was buzzing and also one of the few places to still be open over the New Year period. ┬áThere was a definite hum about the place, and although it looked packed on the approach, there was still plenty of options to sit. Even sitting inside feels like outside with the whole front of the cafe being large windows that completely fold back. It’s very cool.

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