I love it when a new operator sets up business in Fitzroy and knows what they’re doing. No fumbling. No excuses. Stagger Lee’s seems to have achieved this rare status based on my breakfast there last week. Fabulous coffee. Brisk staff who look like they know what they’re doing. And delicious food, in this case soft truffled polenta with poached yolk, pine mushrooms and toast, which was sublime.
Stagger Lee’s appears to have no online presence of its own, but its owners have evidently pushed all the correct PR buttons for its arrival to be widely written about. Unfortunately this means I cannot refer to their menu to ensure I describe my meal accurately. De-brief me and Melbourne patron describe a variety of other items from the menu with relish. The old Endis space has been transformed into something new and very desirable. Welcome to Fitzroy.