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FREO IS THE CAPITAL OF GREAT LITTLE CAFES

Posted in cafe, city of fremantle, coffee, food, Uncategorized by freoview on May 21, 2018

 

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Photos I took this morning of two well-known Freo cafes. The shadows are at the Carriage cafe on the Esplanade and the arty entrance is of the Moore&Moore cafe in Henry Street.

Fremantle has a lot of hidden little gem cafes, so go out and explore!

Roel Loopers

VERY HOT COFFEE AT PORT CITY ROASTERS

Posted in cafe, city of fremantle, coffee, Uncategorized by freoview on March 20, 2018

 

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Customers of the Port City Roasters in South Fremantle can expect some potent strong coffee in the next few weeks.

The company roasted just a little bit too much this morning and set the chimney on fire. No major damage was done and it was trading as usual on the corner of South Terrace and Little Lefroy Road.

Roel Loopers

BIG GROWERS GREEN SUNDAY MARKET!

Posted in city of fremantle, coffee, community, food, growers green markets by freoview on March 3, 2018

 

 

It’s the first Sunday of the month so the lovely BIG Growers Green Farmers and Craft Market is on tomorrow at Fremantle College, Lefroy Road, Beaconsfield.

Between 8am and midday you can buy great fresh produce, breads, pastries, breakfast, lunch, yummy things, but also clothes, craft, jewellery, photography, art, etc.

The weather is going to be perfect so bring the kids, the grannies, the dogs, friends and neighbours and support this fantastic local community market.

Farmer Damian will be there with his animal touch farm for the kids and there will be face painting, and that beautiful man Ari Davis will be singing.

See you there!

Roel Loopers

 

 

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FREO EXPECTING THE BIRTH OF COS BABY

Posted in cafe, city of fremantle, coffee, food, Uncategorized by freoview on February 17, 2018

 

 

Some people will say that the Fremantle CBD needs new cafes like a hole in the head, but here the announcement of yet another caffeine provider to open on Monday.

COS BABY will open on the corner of Pakenham and Bannister streets and also has a parklet, which makes it the fourth parklet in Pakenham Street.

It looks nice and uncluttered inside, so check it out when you walk by.

Roel Loopers

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CHALKYS IS THE PLACE TO BE (SEEN)

Posted in cafe, city of fremantle, coffee, Uncategorized by freoview on January 10, 2018

 

 

After a well-deserved festive season break CHALKYS, one of my favourite cafes in Fremantle, re-opened today.

For those who have not discovered the little gem yet it is at No 1 High Street in the far West End of Fremantle and just 50 metres from the historic Roundhouse jail.

Roel Loopers

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CHRISTMAS COFFEE IN FREMANTLE

Posted in cafe, city of fremantle, coffee, Uncategorized by freoview on December 25, 2017

 

There are only very few cafes open in Fremantle today, so it was a nice surprise to discover that both Galogero and the Roasting Warehouse in South Fremantle are open.

The excellent double espresso, served with a glass of mineral water, at Galogero only cost me $ 3.50 so no surcharge.

South Beach was already packed full at 10 am with parking spots at a premium.

In Wray Avenue the new Mod cafe was the only one open and in the Cappuccino Strip Ali Baba. Just around the corner in Essext Street the Istanbul is open as well.

Enjoy your Christmas day and consume coffee in moderation. ; >)

 

Roel Loopers

 

FREO’S HOLE IN THE WALL CAFE

Posted in cafe, coffee, fremantle by freoview on March 26, 2017

 

An interesting tiny hole in the wall cafe has opened in Pakenham Street just down the road from Bread in Common.

The Ghetto Blaster is open seven days a week and is challenging the BLINK cafe in High Street for being the smallest cafe in Fremantle.

The owner told me he will be applying to build a parklet outside the cafe and that would be the third one in that street if the City permits it.

Try it out!

Roel Loopers

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FREMANTLE VOTES FOR COFFEE

Posted in cafe, coffee, election, fremantle by freoview on March 11, 2017

 

It’s quite clear what the people of Freo’s Chalkys cafe at the Roundhouse want you to vote for.

Roel Loopers

FREO WELCOMES GRUMPY BABY

Posted in cafe, coffee, food, fremantle by freoview on February 21, 2017

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The lovely Grumpy Sailor cafe in the Paddy Troy Mall have opened another outlet on the corner of Queen and Adelaide street at Kings Square.

Baby Grumpy Sailor is just over the road from Target and serves great coffee and yummy bagels.

Roel Loopers

 

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COSY BOTTEGA NEW FREO CAFE BAR

Posted in cafe, coffee, food, fremantle by freoview on December 14, 2016

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A lovely new cafe has opened in Fremantle’s Little Market Street below Freo’s best Italian restaurant La Sosta.

BOTTEGA is much more than just another cafe though as it also sells bread, take away meals, preserved chilli, peppers, coffee, etc. and it is fully licensed so it is also a new small bar in the centre of town.

It is a very cosy and comfortable place with huge wheels of cheese on display and large salamis hanging from the ceiling.

The food varies daily and is international from pasta dishes to slow cooked brisket with spicy Korean mayo and kimchi, or braised pork belly with rosti, spicy Thai chicken rolls, salads, field mushrooms with goat cheese, sage and pancetta, etc.

But there is more! The Sri Lankan pastry chef makes yummy-looking sweets in house, so there is something for everyone at Bottega.

I really like the ambience of the place and will most certainly pop in there for a coffee and catch up with friends. It’s open from 6.30 am to 6 pm.

La Sosta upstairs also caters for functions so if you are planning a wedding or corporate event, keep them in mind.

Roel Loopers

Disclaimer: This post is a community service for which I do not charge money or accept free meals for!

 

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