Food – St Rose

St Rose
19 Rose Street
Essendon 3040 Vic


Earlier this week I was having one of those days, you know the ones I’m talking about, when you have a grumpy and clingy teething baby that screams the house down if you dare put him down for two minutes . In the mean time your washing and housework is pilling up, and the very sight of it is driving you insane. I desperately needed something, someone to save me. So I put bubs is the car, drove to Essendon, and it was there that I found my savour, it was St Rose.

This amazing café, situated on busy Rose Street opposite Essendon Station, provided the perfect environment for this tired mum to get some relief from what had been a crazy and frustrating day.  I arrived at 1.30pm on a Tuesday and the place was packed full of people enjoying lunch. Not wanting to annoy them with the cranky child, I managed to score a table in the back corner, so that in the event that he cracked it, he wouldn’t bother too many people. Fortunately he was on his best behaviour and I got to enjoy a great meal.

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