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January 19, 2016

Little Clive

Brisbane doesn’t quite have the reputation for awesome cafes that its southern neighbours of Sydney and Melbourne are renown for, but a decent café culture is certainly developing with new and interesting places opening both in the city and nearby suburbs.
I was recommended one recently called Little Clive, in Clive Street, Annerley and after such high praise, thought I should check it out.
Their simple but eye catching signage stands out from across nearby Ipswich Road, as does their great covered outdoor deck, which is filled with soft muted coloured timber tables and comfy chairs, to enjoy Brisbane’s amazing spring weather.
We arrived around 11am and even through it was between the traditional morning rush and the lunch time crowd, there were still lots of tables full, which may have been the result of Little Clive’s serving their breakfasts all day and their lunch menu from 10.30am.
The menu was interesting and included in their breakfast offering was an Avocado and Feta Plate, with coriander, chilli, lime and macadamia dukkah, Smoked Salmon on Turkish with beetroot crème, poached eggs, pickled onions and soft herbs, while their lunch time menu included some amazing looking burgers served with sweet potato fries and delicious salads including Grilled Bugs with mint, feta and black olive salsa and watermelon vodka gazpacho, which the owner said was definitely a favorite with the customers.
They also have a changing blackboard menu, which included an Eggs Benedict with Pulled Pork today, which looked amazing, as did their window display with all cakes, muffins and pastries all cooked on the premises, by their resident chef.
The coffee they are using is Venezio Blend from Vivo Coffee, a Brisbane based company, which is being prepared by a very capable and friendly barista. My piccolo latte was smooth and had great body.
This café has only been opened for 4 months, but through social media like Instagram and Facebook, has already gained quite a following. On weekends for breakfast, you will probably need to queue for a table but I promise it will be worth the wait.
We were joined by one of the owners Shannon Lancini, who introduced himself and happily chatted about their cafe. He explained that this was their first venture into hospitality for himself and co-owner Claire Laaja, which was surprising as they certainly seem to be on a winning combination of great ambiance, great food, great coffee and very friendly service.

Off street parking available
Open 7 days from 7am to 3pm

Little Clive
Shop 8, Cnr of Clive St and Ipswich Road, Annerley, QLD
P. 07 3162 0260

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