If you travel near Edinburgh Castle Road in Wavell Heights on the way to work, Retro Espresso is a great place to grab a long black. On Friday each week I drop in and grab a strong regular long black that can usually see me through until lunch time. Assuming I do not get bored and make another just to break up the morning. They use Segafredo beans and make a strong coffee.
On the weekends Retro espresso is a popular morning destination. The café attracts both people cluttering the side of the road with their cars, and a significant number of dog walkers. They do a decent breakfast even though they have no kitchen facilities, but they do well with their range of sandwiches and coffee.
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Why should you care?
If you live in Wavell Heights or you go through the area on the way to work, it is a great place to grab a takeaway coffee. Parking is easier than at the well known cafe spots, and you will be back on the way to your desk fast. If you are a local, for a weekend coffee in the morning, you will struggle to find somewhere as good locally too.
194 Edinburgh Castle Rd
3 thoughts on “Strong long black from Retro Espresso”
I just discovered this place about two weeks ago and on my second visit the barista there already knew my coffee type and how many sugars I have. I love this.
It is out of my way on my transit to work at Chermside, but I keep going back for the friendly service and their awesome lattes.
This is the best coffee in Brisbane…. i travel a all the way from wilston to get coffee at retro!
Great staff and friendly service.
These guys are awesome, only just discovered this place and I already note a very heavy regular following. Lovely to chat with randoms who appreciate a decent cup of coffee