A coffee shop in a do-it-yourself wearhouse isn’t my normal kind of destination.
It wasn’t the quality of the food or it’s amazing atmosphere that drew us in. What Mitre 10 have done is build a small indoor playground.
The playground is for kids up to 8 and for a small space, it has a good range of climbing, slide and also small things. Spinning, wheels, drum and piano machines for example. So it’s not designed for the littlest ones but our 2 year old had a good time anyway. It was really great to see her again in confidence and climb up to the top.
The cafe does have a menu of breakfast items but also a range of stuff on display. It’s all cold but cooked and brought to the table. For the kids I got them a bacon and egg bap to share, which also come with spinach and a vegetarian stuffed backed potato. The gap went down well, but the healthy potato less so even thought I liked it.
I had a smoked chicken panini which thankfully wasn’t squashed flat like they can be. Also had veggies and caramelised onions meaning it had a sweet flavour.
My wife had the sausage roll which doesn’t sound like anything special but it was sausage meat spiced with sage and apple so not a straight sausage with pastry round it. Tasted really good and was the best item we ordered.
Add in a flat white, hot chocolate and two kids fluffies and it came to just NDZ 38.60, that’s a really good deal but let’s be honest it is inside a DIY wearhouse so that explains the good deal.
We will definitely be going back as you could spend nearly that to just get entry into some indoor playgrounds.
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hello there, just found your blog via tags on wordpress. interesting reading, given the fact Im an expat in the country as well. Cheers!
Thanks for the feedback and if you have any suggestions on places to go they will be greatly received.
Sweet as, i will. Chees!