Five Best-rated Cafes in Clayfield

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Staying top-of-mind among your customers is a difficult task, especially when competition is hard. We have rounded up five of the best-rated cafes in Clayfield that are adored by patrons not only for their selection of great tasting food and coffee but also for their clever and well-thought-out concept that leaves you coming back for more.

Let Minnow Cafe

Pun intended. The cafe’s name and all the “fishy” puns incorporated in their menu and everywhere else in the venue all pay homage to the old Clayfield Aquarium that once stood there. The witty humour, airy ambience, and the unforgettable food pretty much sums up why this quirky place stands out among other coffee shops in Clayfield.

Apart from sardines, tuna, and seasonal fish, they also provide other options on the menu. Breakfast options include baked leg ham, smashed avocado and toasted multigrain sourdough, and wholemeal waffle. Lunch selections include a range of sandwiches, burgers, tacos, and more.

They also have selections for the kids and options like gluten-free, vegetarian, and vegan. Let Minnow supports local producers with its fresh ingredients coming from suppliers such as Food Connect, Nat’s Coffee, West End Tea Co., Buderim Ginger Beers and Devondale Milk.

Let Minnow Cafe | 57 Park Ave, Clayfield QLD 4011, Australia


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My Mistress

At My Mistress, dining need not always be “serious business” as it adds a cheeky, amusing twist to serving delicious food. Located at Sandgate Road, the venue brews coffee and serves breakfast all day.

How about some Eggs Marilyn (caramelised onion, caraway rye, fried eggs, smoked ham, wilted spinach topped with a creamy hollandaise sauce), or Eggs Monica (scrambled eggs, corn, halloumi, and zucchini fritters, and avocado smash), or Morning Glory (smoked bacon, Swiss cheese, tomato relish, fried free-range egg, toasted bagel)?

Whilst the novelty of its menu headline may slowly wear off each time one visits this classy venue, it definitely has not stopped patrons from coming back for more of their deliciously satisfying food. My Mistress is owned by the same team behind She Bangs Coffee in Albion.

My Mistress | 515 Sandgate Rd, Clayfield QLD 4011, Australia

Queen of Pops

Queen of Pops redefines coffee experience in a tasty and delightful way with its “Hot meets Cold” concept. Clayfield’s pops royalty is the brainchild of Peter and Penny Wolff, the couple behind Dandelion and Driftwood Cafe and Wolff Coffee Roasters.

Queen of Pops serves flavourful coffee in frozen form. Their signature delights, Crown Jewels, are frozen caffeinated treats on a stick with familiar flavours Caffe Latte, Hot Mocha, Hot Chocolate, and Cappuccino as well as Long Black (double ristretto of single origin espresso coffee), and Chai Latte (a blend of traditional tea and spices). For the kids, old school lollies inspired Candy Store Poppets are definite stand-outs with flavours like Strawberries and Cream, Milk Bottles, Caramels, and Bananas.

This cool royalty won’t stop at just satisfying your caffeine cravings, however, as she serves her guests with sweets and bagels as well. How about a taste King Bagel (bacon, free-range eggs, cheddar cheese, tomato relish and rocket)? Or a Prince Ring (blueberry bagel, raspberry cream cheese) maybe? Or perhaps, Queen Bee (diced smoked chicken, cream cheese, spring onion, and rocket) is the dish that will keep your tastebuds a-buzzing.

Don’t want your coffee cold? Just ask and you shall receive your cup of coffee served hot and fresh.

Queen of Pops | 4/680 Sandgate Rd, Clayfield QLD 4011, Australia

Greens & Grains

Originating from Graceville, Greens & Grains Clayfield caters to busy folks who have little or no time to prepare meals. Like its sibling, it is a haven for salad and pastry lovers alike. The store offers a great selection of tasty pre-prepared meals such as slowly-cooked pulled pork, soups, chicken pies, and quiches along with juices and cold drinks.

There’s a large salad bar with a variety of seasonal offerings such as the Waldorf Salad (celery, grapes, walnuts, green apple, yogurt dressing), Rainbow Salad (shredded beetroot, shredded carrot, sliced apple with mint and apple cider vinegar), and Panzanella Salad ( cherry tomatoes, grilled corn, shallots and sourdough croutons with olive oil, and balsamic dressing). There is also a bread and pastry counter with goodies delivered daily from Crust & Co Artisan Baking, and an alfresco-style dining set up for those who want to eat at the shop.

What distinguishes the Clayfield venue from its counterpart, however, is the availability of freshly-brewed Allpress coffee. Nothing beats the smell of freshly brewed coffee to perk you up before you head out to work.

Also, you would be glad to know that Greens & Grains offers catering service with menus tailored to your preferences. Greens & Grains Clayfield is open to serve you daily starting at 7:30 A.M.

Greens & Grains | 1/731 Sandgate Road, Clayfield


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S Bar Cafe

This garden-style cafe serves an all-day menu to satisfy your hunger breakfast, lunch, and dinner. You have got to try their Smoked Salmon (served with avocado, baby spinach, sour cream, and potato cake), Eggs Benny on Sourdough (sourdough toasted with baby spinach and homemade hollandaise), and Acai Bowl (fresh seasonal fruit topped with Gluten-free Muesli).

For lunch and dinner, choose from their hearty selection of food such as Chia and Burrito Wraps, Crumbed Fish and Chips, Hamburgers, and Pulled Pork Slider served with coleslaw and chips. A counter for those craving for sweets is also available at the store. And if that isn’t enough, they also serve perfect coffee and cold drinks including Iced Coffee, Banana or Berry smoothies, and milkshakes.

After you have had your fill, you may want to browse through a great selection of homewares and gifts at the attached shop—Finders Keepers Gifts.

S Bar Cafe | 742 Sandgate Rd, Clayfield QLD 4011, Australia