Espresso Workshop, Auckland

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We don’t remember if we came here on a barista’s recommendation or if we simply stumbled upon it (equally likely), but discovering Espresso Workshop was heavensent.

Admittedly the coffee bar in Auckland’s revived Britomart neighbourhood isn’t the original (that honour belongs to their Parnell Roastery and headquarters in Falcon Street) but that hardly matters when the coffee is exceptional.

How exceptional? Well, they’ve trained and produced Auckland’s top-ranked baristas annually since 2009. That’s a record that speaks for itself.

Founded in 2007 by Erica and Andrew Smart, Espresso Workshop offers more than its namesake; besides espresso-based beverages, single origin drip coffee is also available. Relax in the wood-and-steel café while baristas dance around behind the bar, joking and laughing, brewing good coffee, one cup after another.

It’s a joy to behold, and when your cuppa arrives, glorious from the sip to the last.

Espresso Workshop無疑是奧克蘭之行中的一大驚喜。
Espresso Workshop的總店和豆子烘焙坊在Falcon Street,
而我們到訪的是他們在Britomart 區的分店。
這家開業由Erica 和 Andrew Smart經營的咖啡館已經開業八年多,

雖然咖啡館取名為Espresso Workshop,

Espresso Workshop
11 Britomart Place, Auckland, New Zealand
Mon-Fri 6:30am-4:30pm / Sat-Sun 7:30am-4:30pm

Kenny is a writer. CK is a photographer. Together they café-hop around the world and have contributed to The Malay Mail Online, Time Out, and other cool publications. Read more of Kenny’s stories at Life for Beginners and check out CK’s photography at Devil's Tales 胡思亂想.

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