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Benchtop Espresso

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Cafe, Australian, Middle Eastern
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were disapoointed, went to lunch at 1pm, waited for one hour for meal to be delivered. The staff looked very disorganised. I had the fittartia which was dry ( I dont think it was fresh). Salad was ok, overall disappointed

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank branson6
Reviewed 25 September 2018

Got a takeaway coffee early Saturday morning. Great that they open at 6am and very handy as I was staying in the motel next door.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank David M
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

After sampling all that Lismore has to offer I keep coming back to bench top. Best coffee and delicious food.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank ToddAus81
Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

This is my favourite breakfast spot in Lismore. Excellent coffee every time and such friendly helpful staff. The ham, cheese & tomato croissant with pesto is amazing

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank steveaslett
Reviewed 3 January 2018

Casual atmosphere. Great staff and good food. The choice of food is great, tasty, healthy all that you need

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank branson6
Gera D, Owner at Benchtop Espresso, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2018

Thank you very much, glad you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

While visiting family I dropped in for a quick coffee and it was clearly a popular cafe. The coffee was great, as was the service! I wish I was hungry enough for food, it looked great! Such lovely staff, and great atmosphere, I’d definitely recommend!

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank motiveater
Gera D, Owner at Benchtop Espresso, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2018

So happy you enjoyed your visit, please come again to try the food :)

Reviewed 7 December 2017

We had 3 great breakfasts here during our stay. Food was great, staff were exceptional but I was surprised to be served a latte in a cup. Super handy to the AZA Motel.More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank kameruka40
Gera D, Owner at Benchtop Espresso, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2018

thank you for your feedback and I am glad you enjoyed it. we do have reasons for the cups over glass which I am more than happy to share (it gets a bit geeky so I won't bore you with it - unless you'd like...More

Reviewed 17 August 2017

I visited for an early breakfast. This is a bustling little cafe with an extensive blackboard menu. I choose the Breakis Burger. What a surprise this was. The egg was cooked in the style of a Spanish Omelet and served with crispy bacon and green...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank JimboGil
Gera D, Owner at Benchtop Espresso, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2017

Thank you very much for your kind words, so glad you enjoyed your visit :) please come again soon

Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

After exploring the graffiti lanes of Lismore head down to 114 Keen Street to Benchtop espresso for a great cup of coffee and a snack to unwind. The coffee menu is extensive from the local house blend to a rotating single origin selection if coffee...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank Mark F
Gera D, Owner at Benchtop Espresso, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2017

Thank you very much :) glad you liked our little cafe

Reviewed 10 August 2017

Have been here a few times. Have had some nice coffees but sometimes lately coffee has been ordinary unfortunately. Food is nice with some interesting choices. Waitresses always very friendly. Lately a disappointment has been coming here on cold mornings, it can be freezing inside...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank mmsydney2015
Gera D, Owner at Benchtop Espresso, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2017

I am very sorry to hear you had a bad experience at our cafe, I can only assure you our cafe is very much dedicated to improving every customers experience, I also would like to apologies for the miss understanding regarding our air conditioner which...More

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