All posts tagged: leederville

Foam Leederville

When in the Leederville area and not keen for the wait at Sayers, we decided to give Foam a try. Oxford street is always bustling with activity and is a great place to go to watch the world go by. We had been to Foam previously a few years before and seemed to remember a good experience. The cafe itself showed signs of life and the wait staff were friendly when we walked through the door. The fit out was quirky and just what you’d expect from a cafe in Leederville. You order at the counter, and collect your own napkins, knives and forks and water if you so desire. We sat down at the side of the cafe with a massive window to watch the street outside. Our coffees arrived quickly, and it was delightful to have a tiny teddy to go with it. The coffee was a five senses dark horse blend. It was a consistently good flavour, and the micro foam was nice though the coffee arrived a little hot. I think …

Duende Leederville

On a quiet Sunday morning we headed over to Duende leederville for breakfast. This tapas restaurant is across the road from Sayers food and was noticeably less busy. The best part of my meal was what came before it, a beautiful home made strawberry and kiwi lemonade in a darling glass bottle. The flavours were fresh and while sweet, it wasn’t overwhelmingly so. Unfortunately the next part of my meal didn’t live up to the standard. I got the granola with fruit and buffalo yogurt, however the fruit appeared to have been dried or stewed, so much so that it was all a brown colour, with a chewy texture and sickly sweet. The different fruits became indistinguishable in flavour and because there were in large chunks it was too strong and the granola was lost. However the granola and yogurt was lovely, it had a nice crunch and good mix of flavour and texture. We also ordered the eggs Benedict, and though I didn’t taste it, I have been lead to believe that it was …