Urban Roast

34-42 Cohen St, Belconnen ACT 2617, Australia
Average: 2.0 / 5 stars, based on 7 reviews.
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Yep, still very ordinary coffee but not quite as bad as I remember. :( The food is also mildly horrible - somehow the guy mangled my raisin toast while spreading butter on it.

I wish it tasted as good as it looked. Also I really dislike cups with handles for midget fingers!

I’ve only tried them once on a weekend - my flat white was a bit bitter and made me wish I’d ordered full cream milk to even it out.

This used to be a great place when it was Hansel & Gretel and run by a lovely Asian couple. At that time it had the best coffee in Belco.

Now it looks more stylish, but it’s now become a typical bogan outlet in true belco style.

The ‘barista’, which I say loosely, had no idea what a double ristretto was, and was about to order me two coffees. When we finally got it figured out, the double shot cost me a whopping $4.20.

The quality didn’t match the price tag. Not very smooth and a bit watered down feeling.

Lucky I work in the city, pity I live in belco…

7am and the tradies are grabbing their bacon and egg rolls before the workday, and yuppies like me are finishing their workouts. My doppio was a little thin for my preferences, but the crema’s good, as is the presentation. They have a bunch of different beans available so worth experimenting. Bonus: old womens’ magazines (that’s old magazines, not magazines for old women) on the wall. Also seems to do a range of hearty breakfasts and lunches.

Rudest cafe. I usually get served by a girl named Rhi who i have a good report with, always serves me with a smile and has upstanding customer service. She had recommended that I should come for lunch there sometime.

When I did turn up for lunch time today I was told by what appeared to be a member of management to: “go elsewhere cos Rhi was busy.”

I have worked in hospitality and I still do work in the electronic retail industry so i know all about customer service. Honestly, how do you expect to run a cafe with such hostile attitudes towards customers? Further more if you are to treat a customer like that, I can not imagine how you would treat your staff. Absolutely disgraceful.

Would never recommend to anyone.

Second short black ever: and it is delicious!! Yum :)

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