All posts tagged: Blake street

No4 Blake st Revisit

No4 Blake Street is a constant on the foodie scene, and the regular menu changes have meant we’ve been here a number of times now. This time was because they had a french toast on the menu, excited was an understatement. For a change and to escape the weather we decided to sit inside. The decor is quite modern and edgy, mix of black and pale wood and weirdly comfortable chairs. We started by ordering a couple of lattes and pondered over the new menu before settling on the french toast and duck hash. The coffee here tends to be quite decent, and it had a nice creaminess and temperature to it on this occasion. Our first dish was the duck hash with toast, walnuts and a tangy sauce. The tang of the sauce was perfect to cut through the richness of the hash, the hash by itself would be too rich for a breakfast dish. The poached eggs were great, they had that gooey yolk and perfect whites. The circular bread disk was another …

No 4 Blake Street

Tucked away in a quiet patch of suburbia, you guessed it – on Blake Street, this cafe boasts a sophisticated interior and equally sophisticated menu. We visited for breakfast after some excellent urbanspoon reviews and hearing about their chocolate garden. We were immediately greeted by an immaculately presented waiter and chose to sit outside to enjoy the sunshine. The other clientele were relaxed and well dressed, we felt a little out of place when a gorgeous statuesque woman a table over casually discussed her new Gucci bag, but if anything the fact we can co-exist in the same venue is a recommendation of itself for No 4 Blake Street. We ordered coffees while we perused the menu, and were served promptly. The coffees were a little hot and not particularly flavoursome, but then we weren’t expecting anything beyond the ordinary from their coffee. We also tried a juice, watermelon, apple and orange. It was light and fresh with a bit of a zing to it. The serving size was good though now I’m hooked on …