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Little League

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Photograph: Anna Kucera

Take a break from perusing the Queen Victoria Markets and caffeinate on a sweet cappuccino at Little League.

Two shipping containers and some AstroTurf don’t automatically make you think café, but come now: this is Melbourne. Brunswick roasters and coffee educators Padre carved out this oasis from the bustle of the Queen Victoria Markets and recently sold it to coffee pals League of Honest Coffee. Little League still uses Padre’s high quality beans. A coffee is $4, there’s only one size and they sell KeepCups if you’re worried about waste. Of course, there’s a range of filter, pour over and cold drip options, but there’s nothing like a strong milk coffee to perk you up before bargaining with noisy grocers, elbowing your way through the meat hall and perusing the artists’ stalls. Ask the staff what beans they think will go best with your drink of choice, and you’ll end up with a cappuccino full of full sweet, milk chocolate flavours from the mix of Colombian and Indian beans. Add a raspberry dark chocolate muffin, pull up a bright blue stool and savour the peace before you dive back into the shopping chaos.

By: Matilda Knowles


Venue name: Little League
Address: 513
Queen Victoria Sq
Opening hours: Tue-Thu 7am-2pm; Fri-Sun 7am-4pm.
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