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Benchtop Espresso

114 Keen St, Lismore, New South Wales 2480, Australia
+61 2 6622 6575
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Overview
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (9 reviews)
“great coffee” (10 reviews)
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CUISINES
Cafe, Australian, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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LOCATION
114 Keen St, Lismore, New South Wales 2480, Australia
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Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

This is my favourite breakfast spot in Lismore. Excellent coffee every time and such friendly helpful staff. The ham, cheese & tomato croissant with pesto is amazing

Thank steveaslett
Reviewed 3 January 2018

Casual atmosphere. Great staff and good food. The choice of food is great, tasty, healthy all that you need

Thank branson6
Gera D, Owner at Benchtop Espresso, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2018

Thank you very much, glad you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

While visiting family I dropped in for a quick coffee and it was clearly a popular cafe. The coffee was great, as was the service! I wish I was hungry enough for food, it looked great! Such lovely staff, and great atmosphere, I’d definitely recommend!

Thank Sam W
Gera D, Owner at Benchtop Espresso, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2018

So happy you enjoyed your visit, please come again to try the food :)

Reviewed 7 December 2017

We had 3 great breakfasts here during our stay. Food was great, staff were exceptional but I was surprised to be served a latte in a cup. Super handy to the AZA Motel.More

Thank kameruka40
Gera D, Owner at Benchtop Espresso, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2018

thank you for your feedback and I am glad you enjoyed it. we do have reasons for the cups over glass which I am more than happy to share (it gets a bit geeky so I won't bore you with it - unless you'd like...More

Reviewed 17 August 2017

I visited for an early breakfast. This is a bustling little cafe with an extensive blackboard menu. I choose the Breakis Burger. What a surprise this was. The egg was cooked in the style of a Spanish Omelet and served with crispy bacon and green...More

Thank JimboGil
Gera D, Owner at Benchtop Espresso, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2017

Thank you very much for your kind words, so glad you enjoyed your visit :) please come again soon

Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

After exploring the graffiti lanes of Lismore head down to 114 Keen Street to Benchtop espresso for a great cup of coffee and a snack to unwind. The coffee menu is extensive from the local house blend to a rotating single origin selection if coffee...More

Thank Mark F
Gera D, Owner at Benchtop Espresso, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2017

Thank you very much :) glad you liked our little cafe

Reviewed 10 August 2017

Have been here a few times. Have had some nice coffees but sometimes lately coffee has been ordinary unfortunately. Food is nice with some interesting choices. Waitresses always very friendly. Lately a disappointment has been coming here on cold mornings, it can be freezing inside...More

Thank mmsydney2015
Gera D, Owner at Benchtop Espresso, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2017

I am very sorry to hear you had a bad experience at our cafe, I can only assure you our cafe is very much dedicated to improving every customers experience, I also would like to apologies for the miss understanding regarding our air conditioner which...More

Reviewed 19 July 2017

Benchtop appears to be a tiny space at the entrance to a non-descript arcade in Keen Street. You can even pick up your takeaway coffee order from the footpath via the service window and there is some seating on the street. But have a look...More

Thank Muriel K
Gera D, Owner at Benchtop Espresso, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2018

Thank you very much :)

Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

Can't ask for much more. Up for the day from Sydney. This is a real little gem. Open nice and early. Plenty of good food options. The staff and ambience are great. The barista knows what he's doing. I'd highly recommend it. You won't be...More

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

We dropped on for a quick coffee and a bite to eat. Friendly efficient service and very good coffee. The menu is good with an interesting variety.

Thank TestBed
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
6:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Tuesday
6:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday
6:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Thursday
6:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Friday
6:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday
6:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 114 Keen St, Lismore, New South Wales 2480, Australia (Formerly Cafe One One 4)
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Lismore
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6622 6575
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Description
Boutique cafe offering speciality coffees and tea, using Organic Barambah milk and Organic Locale beans. The cafe serve a range of middle eastern and meditirenian meals for brakefast and lunch.
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