On the relatively quiet southern section of Smith St on the Collingwood side is a small cafe that makes a very good strong coffee. Espresso 24 has been there for some time but I visited for the first time only very recently, and wondered why I have not done so previously. For every fashionable, high profile cafe, like Proud Mary, several others exist in close proximity that receive far less attention, such as Hutch or the Social Studio. Sometimes it’s satisfying to try the coffee less sipped.

espresso242 coffee at Espresso 24, Smith St Collingwood

espresso241 coffee at Espresso 24, Smith St Collingwood

coffee at Espresso 24, Smith St Collingwood

3 thoughts on “coffee at Espresso 24, Smith St Collingwood

  • 21 October 2010 at 10:06 am

    What did you think of the coffee? I tried Espresso 24 once and it was ok but I found it a little bitter…

    It is good to get away from the crowds though!

    • 21 October 2010 at 11:29 am

      I thought the coffee was good – as good as Felice’s or Rosamond. Not the very best in the general area, but satisfactory.

  • 20 July 2011 at 9:55 pm

    Brilliant coffee. I love going in to get breakfast every now and again, but I’m a regular when it comes to their home made lunches.


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