All posts tagged: Cantina 663

Cantina 663: The Revisit

Cantina 663 is one of our favourite breakfast cafes (we’re particularly fond of their hotcakes) and every time we go they seem to have more delicious things to enjoy. Cantina always have great coffee, creamy and full of flavour. They’re one of the few places who’ve passed the two coffee test, a measure of consistency in coffee we use to separate the good from the very good. On this occasion it could only be faulted by its too hot temperature. Our first dish was a Bircher museli. It arrived heaped onto the plate, adorned with a light strawberry purée making it irresistible to the eye. The museli was fantastic, it was creamy and moist, filled with lots of different textures that crunch and pop in your mouth, like grated apple and puffs of wheat. It was a fantastic meal, so filling and so healthy, with something interesting and flavoursome in every bite. We also tried the roast beef cheek and hash, with home made barbecue sauce. The meat was to die for, it just melted …

Cantina 663

Cantina 663 is a European Cafe in Mount Lawley, located on Beaufort street near the Astor theatre and the old Planet Video corner. It serves a mix of organic, in season and local produce and the menu changes on a regular basis. We went for a savoury and sweet option, as well as coffees and some banana bread to share. The coffee arrived quickly and was smooth and tasty, no bitterness just lots of flavour. Though the level of foam was a little low for a latte, the overall coffee experience was overwhelmingly positive. The banana bread came with maple butter and nice and toasty. There was a crispness to the outside with a moist inside. Combined with the melting maple butter it was divine. They were such thick slices too and very filling. As I can’t resist Cantina hotcakes I tried the strawberry, hazelnut and ricotta hotcakes. They were beautiful, light and fluffy and soaked in strawberry sauce with poached strawberries, hazelnuts, and a hazelnut puree. The flavours were divine, the sweetness was balanced …