Surrounded by swaying leaves and vibrant tropical flowers, Eva’s Botanical Gardens Cafe is the perfect place for brunch.
We loved Eva’s gorgeous menus, rock painted table numbers and botanical prints that adorned the walls. It’s simplistic retro style captured perfectly the lush, tranquil gardens surrounding us.
Our morning began sitting amongst the trees with a much needed watermelon juice. We sat chatting away enjoying the breezy back-deck and the cafe’s relaxed tropical feel.
We both opted for the sourdough bruschetta. We ordered a serve of the avocado and tomato bruschetta, and the feta, basil and beetroot bruschetta. They were both incredibly delicious! The salt, pepper, olive oil, lemon juice and tomato made perfect contrasting company for the creamy, delicious avocado on the lightly toasted sourdough. The combination of basil, feta and beetroot made our taste buds sing. Each dish was bursting with freshness, colour and flavour.
After such an incredible meal we decided to stay little longer and share some cake. As soon as we saw the words fresh banana bread with praline butter we knew our decision had been made for us. We also couldn’t resist a delicious looking raspberry cupcake. Neither disappointed. The banana bread was warm, scrumptiously dense and the nuttiness from the praline butter and walnuts in the bread created the perfect balance. The cupcake was light, fluffy, fruity, with just the right sugar ratio.
As we were licking the last crumbs off the plate we got the most wonderful surprise. One of the lovely waiters appeared by our table and presented us with two incredibly delicious and beautiful coffees. We had paper and pens spread everywhere, and were taking photos of anything that was still long enough. So it can’t have been hard to deduce what we were up to. We had a quick chat, and he gave us the two barista-made coffees, on the house, for us to take photos of.
Once he’d left we turned to each other and squealed like small children in delight. Can I just point out how awesome the barista work is! Yes, they’re a bear and a fish! Made of 100% organic fair trade coffee beans, they were packed with flavour.
We loved Eva’s Botanical Garden cafe’s relaxed, friendly and tropical atmosphere. The food was deliciously fresh and their coffees to die for! It’s the prefect place to catch up with friends for brunch, lounge around outside sipping juice or drop in for a coffee after a bike ride. Eva’s is situated in a heritage building, so the café’s unable to have a commercial kitchen. The cakes cannot be made on-site, but they are homemade nonetheless.
We would 100% recommend a visit to Eva’s. Surrounded by the lush swaying gardens, Eva’s café is the place to be.