Addington Coffee Co-op

www.misopeckish.comHaving just finished lunch at Shangxi Noodles,  we decided to take a walk around the area where we saw Addington Coffee Co-op.  We decided to pop in for a leisurely cup of coffee.

As you walk in, to the right is a small laundromat and on the left is a little store selling fair trade items.

Addington Coffee Co-op is housed in an old large shed, which was originally a mechanics workshop,  with exposed beams and ceiling, iron and timber, provides the cafe with a rustic, earthy feel.  There is a selection of seating ranging from tables, communial tables and conformatable second hand couches and chairs.

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The cafe offers both sweet and savoury counterfood and food off the menu.

And of course their own roasted coffee beans ‘Jail Breaker’ is also Fair Trade certified.

Long Black –   I was able to order a long black with a side of milk at no extra charge.   The coffee itself was good, right temperature, not too bitter nor too weak.

Flat White – Nice good coffee.   On the smoother side similar to Supreme coffee.

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Great humming cafe with a eclectic mix of suits, stay at home mums, students, grandparents, serving pretty good coffee. If I had not eaten so much at lunch I would have been tempted to order something off the counter.   Will definitely be back, as it is a great place to hang out without feeling that you have overstayed.   Just a word of warning during the time we were there, there was always a queue at the counter, so be prepared to wait for a short period of time for a table/seat to become available.

Location:  297 Lincoln Rd, Addington, Christchurch

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