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1000 £ Bend

Intending to head over to Hardware Societie but unable to get a table even for a mid week brunch we headed back to 1000£ Bend, having passed it on Lt Lonsdale on the way over. We’d be lying if we said we weren’t secretly hoping we’d make it to platform 9 3/4 too though. The cafe is surprisingly large and there’s a back area that doubles as an art space and laptop lounge. We could see ourselves happily spending an afternoon writing, chilling or undertaking other creative pursuits here. We ordered lattes as usual but found the coffee to be a bit over extracted and too hot. There was a decent foam but with so many great coffees to be found around the Melbourne CBD, decent didn’t cut it for us. First up we tried a breakfast bagel. There was a nice blend of flavours, the dill was especially noticeable and the tangy relish had a great kick. Eating the bagel like a burger meant that everything fell out but it was messy and tasty …