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To celebrate International Coffee Day, we asked for your favourite local café spots within the City of Marion. Thanks to all the great suggestions we have created this list, so that everyone can discover great coffee within their local area. Ranging from funky, quiet and quirky, many of these businesses support local produce and other Australian businesses.
Whether it be a long black, chai latte or macchiato, these hidden gems will fulfill your caffeine needs.
104a Sturt Road, Warradale
Banks and Brown is a cosy plant jungle offering a unique and quirky experience that reconnects you with nature as you enjoy a delicious coffee. This café supplies good vibes and house-plant wisdom, with indoor and outdoor spots surrounded by their lush greenery.
1a Heron Way, Hallett Cove
What better way to end a nice walk at the Hallett Cove Conservation Park than with a warm coffee and bites from the Boatshed? Offering a takeaway kiosk and a café, listen to the waves and enjoy the view and this tranquil space located on Heron Way at Hallett Cove.
28b Finniss Street, Marion
Café Finniss is located in the heart of Marion’s historical precinct. Take the walking tour of the Marion Historic Village and explore historical sites such as the Original Marion Inn and the Historic Village Museum, finishing your walk with food and coffee at Café Finniss.
808 Marion Road, Marion
D.OSE transports you to a time you thought you had forgotten. This old school café tickles your nostalgia, showcasing classic cars and retro hip-hop tunes. Based in a car park, the funky café has a relaxed atmosphere and fulfills your coffee and snack needs.
Shop 8/20 Heysen Drive
Whether you're after a warm big breakfast or a cool sweet treat, Cafe Desto is the place for you. Start your day with a generous sized meal and a coffee or pop in on rainy days for a tasty hot chocolate to warm your soul. You can even grab a pupaccino for dog.
297 Diagonal Road (Westfield Marion, upstairs food court)
Are you after food and coffee that's a bit more sophisticated than the fast food takeaway offered at the food court? Ecco Ciocco'Lata has got you covered! Whether you're there for lunch or doing some late night shopping, Ecco Ciocco'Lata will serve you coffee, sweets, and lunch foods.
1139b/297 Diagonal Road, Marion
Ground level | Westfield Shopping Centre
Located on the bottom level of Westfield, stands a bright, vibrant cafe with a big personality. Ergo offers an extensive brunch menu and barista-brewed coffee supplied by Adelaide-based coffee roasting legends BLK MRKT Coffee Roasters. Hot tip, Ergo recently added fluffy pancakes to their menu served with berries and vanilla bean ice cream - also available in a kid's serve. The perfect shopping pit-stop for you and your little ones!
513 Marion Road, South Plympton
The Front Page Café offers locally roasted coffee, wood-oven pizzas, and loyalty rewards. Satisfy your caffeine cravings from this small family business who are passionate about all things breakfast, lunch and dinner. Check out the daily specials and discounts on the Front Page Coffee app.
46 Towers Terrace, Edwardstown
Located opposite Trott Memorial Reserve, It Takes a Village offers specialty coffee and delicious treats. Pick up some locally baked bread, pastries and treats or purchase a mug made by Louise herself. Did we mention dogs are also welcome?
18 Byre Avenue
Do you need to catch up on your work but need a chill place away from your everyday distractions? Come to Lampshade Coffee Lounge for a coffee and a toastie to help you focus on the important (or not so important) work.
Shop 1/121 The Cove Road, Hallett Cove
The Local Coffee Shop not only offers a welcoming dine-in experience with friendly staff, but features tasty treats and yummy coffees. Whether you're after a latte, juice or toasted sandwich, this café is a local hotspot. You can also pick up delicious and environmentally friendly coffee pods and beans in store.
93 Railway Terrace, Ascot Park
Are you looking for a comfy and artsy breakky location? Look no further than Omnivore Café in Ascot Park. Relish in some scrambled eggs or a turmeric latte, and be tempted by their function grazing boards. This colourful location offers something for everybody (and that includes free biscuits for your furry friends!).
560B Marion Road, Plympton Park
Once and Again is not your typical coffee shop. Inspired by the beautiful cafes of Europe…where conversation blooms and friends connect, this quaint little book cafe is full of pre-loved and new books, as well as a gorgeous selection of gifts. Infamous for supporting local, you'll find the cafe full of local talent whether that's artworks, photography or even a local musician. Good vibes are guaranteed at this little peach-coloured pit stop.
59A Bray Street
Sublime Coffee Roasters know all about good coffee. Not only do they serve coffee to the public, but they offer cafe training and coffee bean supplies to other cafes and restaurants. Sublime know the ins and outs of what makes a coffee, well, Sublime.