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Central Business District
0.3 km from Collins Street
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Reviewed 7 February 2020

Super friendly and quick service, pretty decent cup of coffee and great selection of coffee-making paraphernalia. Happy to have found this spot!

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed 26 April 2019

I came unexpectedly into Melbourne and stumbled across Quist by accident. It was coffee time and today wanted to try it with soy milk due to a little reaction to cows milk recently. The coffee was great and couldn't sit and drink as this place...has not seating - totally takeaway. You can actually buy your coffee beans from them as well which is nice if you enjoy what they have on offer. The look of the place is fun and interesting, something from a century ago. There is also a small retail part to this place where you can pick up an eclectic tea / coffee item for that someone special. Staff are very helpful and seem to know many of their regulars by name. Wheelchair friendly. Kid friendly. Pram/stroller accessible. Reasonable parking. Dietaries catered for. Takeaway food available.More

Date of visit: April 2019
Doris N, Owner at Quists Coffee, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2019

Thanks for your visit and taking the time to leave such an extensive review. We look forward to seeing you again next time you are in Melbourne.

Reviewed 22 November 2018 via mobile

Excellent coffee. Soy milk available. Friendly service. No seating, takeaway only. Even got a free biscuit thrown in. Fantastic. My new go-to in Melbourne CBD.

Date of visit: November 2018
Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

We visited for 6 days and tried various coffees, generally the ones rated 4 and above on Google reviews. We were beginning to think they all tasted similar, even if they were all good. Then we had this on our last day and this stood...out above the rest - great coffee by experts!More

Date of visit: September 2018
Doris N, Owner at Quists Coffee, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2018

Thanks so much for taking the time to leave your wonderful review. We are so happy you enjoyed our coffee.

Reviewed 30 June 2018

I always enjoy visiting this historic coffee shop each time I come to Melbourne for great coffee, great service and to pick up some of the best ground beans I've ever tasted. One of the original coffee shops in Melbourne, truly well worth a visit.

Date of visit: March 2018
Doris N, Owner at Quists Coffee, responded to this reviewResponded 2 July 2018

Thanks so much for the great review.

Reviewed 12 June 2018

Expert baristas serving very good coffee. No seating or food available, just good coffee. Thanks for the vote if you found this review helpful.

Date of visit: June 2018
Doris N, Owner at Quists Coffee, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2018

Thanks for taking the time to leave a review. Happy you enjoyed the coffee

Reviewed 12 April 2018

I knew this place would do great coffee based on the queue alone and I wasn't disappointed. Possibly the best coffee I had. Ever!

Date of visit: April 2018
Doris N, Owner at Quists Coffee, responded to this reviewResponded 14 April 2018

Wow! Glad you enjoyed the coffee. Thanks for taking the time to leave such a great review. Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 8 February 2018

I went to Quists for a coffee yesterday. It was the best ever. Also, my husband is a real coffee snob & he raved about it. You don't drink your cuppa here as it is a tiny shop. It is full of different coffee items...& of course the many different types of coffees in bean form or ground. Oldest coffee cafe in Melbourne & best kept secret, as many people have no idea what a little gem they have in their midst.More

Date of visit: February 2018
Doris N, Owner at Quists Coffee, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2018

Thanks for taking the time to eave such a great review Julia. We are pleased you enjoyed our coffee and hope to see your again.

Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Quists roast beans for lots of other outlets and have been doing so since the Victorian government brought the original Mr Quist from Denmark in 1938. Needless to say, it’s great coffee at exactly the right temperature.More

Date of visit: October 2017
Doris N, Owner at Quists Coffee, responded to this reviewResponded 14 October 2017

Hi Phillip Thanks for taking the time to write such a positive review for Quists Coffee. We have been roasting coffee since 1938 and roast and supply our coffee to many outlets as you said. We strive to maintain excellence by continually updating our knowledge...More

Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

Good quality coffee tucked away on Little Collins St. Tiny shop but fairly quick service. Reasonably priced. Also sell a range of tea/coffee products.

Date of visit: May 2017
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Yes, Quists Coffee offers takeaway services.

Quists Coffee is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5