Xpresso Bar

222 City Walk, Canberra ACT 2601, Australia
Average: 3.0 / 5 stars, based on 2 reviews.
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Downstairs at the Canberra Centre.

Yup, service is vague - young people who are doing this while they’re at uni, perhaps. Ona beans are good. A lot of theatre when pouring and the results aren’t really worth the carry-on.

They can’t do a soy latte to save their lives - turns out like pond scum. However, in this instance I’m prepared to mostly blame the coffee. The dark Ona roast does not play nice with soy (tried it at home). However, given the baristas’ fondness for the pouring theatrics - which *naturally* implies the depth of their coffee knowledge - I would have expected them to select an alternate blend for soy if they knew their usual blend didn’t work with it.

However, a decent selection of cakes. And CRONUTS.

Ona coffee so they can’t go too wrong. Espresso a decent pull and the decaf skim latte good strength and body. Pre-prepared pastry. Service is disorganised.

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