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Room 10, Potts Point

October 10th, 2010  |  Published in Uncategorized  |  4 Comments

Room 10, Kings Cross

My first introduction to Room 10 in Potts Point was via Twitpic. Last week, Good Living contributor Carli Ratcliff snapped an image, pitched it onto Twitter and talked up the new cafe’s “cracking brekky” and “sensational brews”.

Only three weeks old, this XS-sized joint is a new venture for Daniel Jackson, who you may recognise from the Clipper and Clover cafes.

Room 10, Kings Cross, breakfast, Sydney

Room 10 is a much tinier operation – the small-scale means that stools double as tables, with the menu just as compact. You can order toast with sides – I had Quinoa, Soy & Linseed Sourdough ($4), with ready-to-slather portions of Avocado ($3) and Tomato ($2). (You can also tip on some Prosciutto and Ricotta if that’s how you like to play the toast game.) To crowd the table/stool even more, I had Fresh-squeezed Blood Orange Juice and the Breakfast Rice ($10.50) – a nice pile-up of banana, stewed rhubarb and honey. (Confession: my not-so-sharp eyesight originally thought the menu said “Breakfast Pide”, something I would love to see on a table soon.)

You can find the cafe down the quiet end of Llankelly Place – look out for the small (what other size would it be?) Art Nouveau sign that simply says “10”.

Room 10, 10 Llankelly Place, Potts Point (no phone yet, but open every day)

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  1. south says:

    yes. i liked the old school tiles of “10” above the door.
    also liked a nice little rissa from the single origin they had.



  2. Love Love Love this cafe.
    there are so many half assed cafes in and around our area and this one just gets it. gets service, gets fresh produce, gets good coffee… and most importantly… is consistent! I am a tough cafe and coffee critic.
    better still they use mecca coffee from mecca on King.
    oh, and they are kid friendly….. great for when i am catching up with other mums or my little one just wants to run up and down the lane…. no roads!!


  3. HM says:

    Best coffee in the whole Potts Point/Cross area, so pleased when this place opened. The cafe itself has none of the awkward and sometimes rude pretense of the other cafes and of course the coffee… man, the coffee itself is to die for. Food is great too but for your coffee fix, look no further. Yumbo.

  4. sydneycool says:

    two years on and still delivering brilliant coffee – love the bran muffins at Room 10

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