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Bostons Espresso - Wollongong CBD










Anna had signalled to me how she and her other half and enjoyed this cafe on a weekend.  Tucked away on the ground floor of a modern building, it is spacious, has a few library shelf books and even alternative forms of seating for guests.   The staff are friendly.  Perhaps the menu and feel is Mediterranean in a modern Australian setting. I see feta, haloumi, yoghurt, aoili, dukkah, fennel, avocado and cheddar.  I see a range of customers, from the young to the elderly, not dominated by a set demographic.   Sited between the office crowds and a light industrial area, the cafe reaps the benefits.







My choice of pulled pork sandwich was rather wholesome and of a generous serve, especially in relation to the pricing.  I am looking forward to try the slow cooked lamb sandwich for AUD9.  There is another sandwich with smashed chat potatoes, cranberry sauce, egg and baby spinach. Down to earth, they also offer soups, salads and sides of grilled chicken or smoked salmon.

The coffee?  I only had a quick drop by and a rushed cuppa. It was good enough to want to come back at another opportune time.





The pulled pork roll for AUD 9 - July 2015.


The Bostons Espresso is located at the southern end of Wollongong CBD at 11-15 Aitchison Street, within walking distance from the main Wollongong Rail Station.
Telephone: 612 4227 5527
Opening hours:  Open every week day from 7am to 4pm and from 8am to 3pm on Saturdays.
Ambiance:  Relaxing, value pricing.





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