Food – The Vertue of The Coffee Drink

8 Raffa Place
Carlton Vic 3053


You can find restaurants housed just about anywhere in Melbourne. If there is a vacant property, often the more obscure the better, the space is guaranteed to be utilised as a funky eatery. The Vertue of the Coffee drink is no exception. This micro roaster and café is housed in an L shaped warehouse, situated at the end of a non descript laneway in Carlton. Had it not been for a ‘coffee here’ sign I would have aimlessly wondered around the streets of Carlton trying to find it.

Upon entering the unassuming site, you’ll be nicely surprised by the smart fit out which utilises the light from the high ceilings to open up the space and creates a real freshness through the use of plants and timber fittings. Being a micro roaster, a coffee roaster is used as part of the décor and is somewhat of a focal point in the small space. Continue reading