Five of the best tiny cafes in Auckland

by Paperboy / 15 June, 2017

Sometimes, less is more. Here are five of the tiniest and cutest Auckland cafes with excellent coffee and food.

Greedy Guts

 

You’ll feel like a giant at Greedy Guts, which, like those Tiny House viral videos, features innovative storage solutions and small-scale furniture. The quality of the made-to-order sandwiches and homemade baking defy the kitchen’s one-square-metre size. 44 Wellesley St West, central city

Bones

Specialty coffee store Bones, rather unbelievably, used to be an ATM. Now it’s all about the bare bones of coffee, with Coffee Supreme Boxer blend espresso available alongside soft-brew methods. Try yours with ‘dirty milk’ – a blend of regular and condensed milk. 4 Vulcan Ln, central city

Camper Coffee

Tucked away down paved laneway Kent Street, Camper Coffee’s cult status among people who know a thing or two about coffee draws a crowd, which sometimes means squeezing in for expertly brewed Rocket Coffee. 2–8 Kent St, Newmarket

Crumb

Disguised among rows of colonial Grey Lynn villas is this easy-going cafe serving fresh juices, milkshakes and cabinet food. A few window seats comprise indoor dining, but come summer, morning sun-bathed bean bags come into their own and Crumb doubles in size. 37 Ariki St, Grey Lynn

Long + Short

Atomic Coffee’s Parnell outpost maximises a long and short space with a bright white, leafy fit-out that seats six. Serving a small selection of food from the coffee company’s Kingsland HQ and, of course, espresso, it’s a charming spot for an on-the-go treat. 211 Parnell Rd, Parnell

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