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9 Grams

In 4 Star, Newtown by Geelong Coffee

  Those of you who read my recent review of Southside in Newtown will know that it has become my highest rating cafe in the region. Today’s cafe is 9 Grams which is situated two doors north of Southside. If …

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Southside

In 4.75 Star, Newtown by Geelong Coffee

  Whenever a new cafe arrives in an area like Newtown’s coffee strip, it is very much a case of “only the strong will survive” and so it was with great interest that I visited Southside this morning. The cafe …

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Lola’s Kitchen

In 3.5 Star, Newtown by Geelong Coffee

  This is the second incarnation of the cafe at the Boom Gallery in the funky river-end precinct off Pakington Street. The previous cafe Dirty Rascal has been replaced by Lola’s Kitchen and on today’s effort, that’s a little disappointing. …

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Pakington Fare

In 3.5 Star, Newtown by Geelong Coffee

  Pakington Fare has only recently opened its doors in the location that used to house Soft’s Newtown cafe. The location had been closed with renovations taking place for a number of weeks and so I was a little surprised …

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Pakington Pantry

In 4 Star, Newtown by Geelong Coffee

  Pakington Pantry is one of three cafes quite close to each other – Winters Cafe and The Newtown Provedore being the others – that each provide a quite different coffee experience. The Pakington Pantry has probably the smallest floor …