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The Drift Cafe - Corrimal NSW

The escarpment of the Illawarra is not far away on a new concept cafe along Princes Highway in Corrimal, ten minutes north of Wollongong CBD by car.
The Drift offers an innovative menu in breads, juices, rolls and fuller lunch and breakfast options.

Fried egg over bruschetta, with bacon, dipping sauce and fresh greens.

With shades of seaside cabins, little touches of colour and smiling family staff, the Drift has a space that is bright, inviting and buzzing.


Yummy - poached egg with mushrooms and rocket on a sourdough.

The Breakkie rush - with banana, yogurt, oats, honey, cinnamon and milk



One of the specials in its second week of business - black rye  encapsulating ham slices, tomato and a yummy bite.


One of my local cafes - The Drift is sited at 244 Princes Highway, Corrimal NSW 2518.  This si about 15 minutes drive north of Wollongong CBD. The cafe is open everyday except on Tuesdays for breakfast, brunch and lunch, closing between 3 and 4pm.






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