SIX must-visit coffee spots on the fleurieu peninsula
This one is for the coffee lovers! It’s no secret, the Fleurieu is well known for its rolling hills, beautiful coastlines and boutique wineries but it also has some funky cafes with absolutely delicious coffee that will seriously satisfy your tastebuds!
You can almost smell that deep, roasted aroma that you know is going to kick start your morning… We won't keep you waiting: here are six of the must-visit coffee spots on the Fleurieu Peninsula.
Goodness Coffee Co.
This rustic coffee roastery and espresso bar is uniquely located in a former blacksmiths workshop in the Old Aldinga township. The coffee beans are roasted, blended and weighed right on the Fleurieu Peninsula and you can even buy a bag to take home with you! Savour your coffee with one of their pastries such as a puffy croissant or sweet apple tea cake.
Goodness Coffee Co. Image courtesy of @goodness_coffeeco via Instagram.
Valley of Yore
We reckon you should have your next coffee at this funky Instagram hotspot! With a warm look and feel and welcoming staff, you will certainly have a blissful time. Right next to Myponga Reservoir it is perfectly located for a pre or post-walk coffee. The cafe also offers locally made food, slow fashion items and homewares. If you needed any more reasons to visit, it is also dog friendly. Bring the family and the doggo and make a day of it!
Valley of Yore Image courtesy of @valleyofyore and @tiffs.tribe via Instagram.
De Groot Coffee Co.
This hidden gem might be a little way off the beaten track but it sure is a popular coffee shop for locals and holiday goers. Tucked away in a creative hub in Port Elliot, De Groot Coffee Co. is located at Factory 9, a cluster of pop up and permanent shops. De Groot Coffee Co. was the first permanent shop at Factory 9 and has been providing single-origin coffee for five years. With three different single-origins to try and beans roasted on-site, you know you’ll be getting a quality cup of joe!
De Groot Coffee Co. Image courtesy of @degrootcoffeeco via Instagram.
Qahwa Espresso Bar and Coffee Roasters
Qahwa is a coastal café on the foreshore at Victor Harbor. The café is a fun space shared with the Fleurieu Beach Volleyball courts, providing players, match goers and the public (during non-game days) with food and drinks. It is a family-friendly environment where the kids can play while the parents can enjoy one of Victor Harbor’s finest coffees. Beans are roasted weekly on-site and their popular signature blend coffee has a delicious, full flavour that suits both black and milk coffees.
Qahwa Cafe. Image courtesy of @qahwacoffeeroasters via Instagram.
Dawn Patrol Coffee Roasters Cafe
Started out of a garden shed, Dawn Patrol provides passion for coffee in spades. Now located next to Watkins Family Winery, this roastery offers a cellar door approach to coffee. The scenic vineyards are the perfect location to sip away the day. Not only can you grab your usual, on Sunday's there is an in-depth tasting experience and coffee education. The quality of the coffee is exceptional and 100% traceable and so the beans are sourced ethically and sustainably. It truly is a no guilt cup of happiness!
Dawn Patrol Coffee. Image courtesy of @dawnpatrolcoffee via Instagram.
The Golden Fleece Cafe
If you are hunting for a cool café with a retro vibe, The Golden Fleece café is the place for you. This locally owned café features local produce with coffee and treats that are sure to tickle your tastebuds. Whether you’ve been to the Willunga markets, are out for a drive or just feel like getting out and about, it is the perfect stop. You will be pleased that the coffee is strong, the breakfast portions are generous (and affordable) and they have a deliciously naughty cake selection.
The Golden Fleece Cafe. Image courtesy of @thegoldenfleececafe via Instagram.