Known for its coffee, Melbourne is set to celebrate what it loves best when International Coffee Day falls this Monday, 1st October. The lifeline drop can be sampled across the city, with specialty blends and sweet treats ready to honour the celebrated beverage from morning to night.

We’ve found some great destinations that will be celebrating the day in style! Check out the following.

401 Little Bourke St, Melbourne VIC 3000

Dulce de leche tiramisu, $16

La Cumparsita, $19
Celebrate International Coffee Day the Argentinian Way atPalermo, where Melburnians can indulge in their favourite bean in more ways than one. A playful Argentinian twist on a traditional Italian dessert, Palermo’sdulce de leche tiramisuwill satisfy all coffee and sweet tooth cravings. Pair this delicious dish with an espresso or milky blend, or go all out withLa Cumparsita– the South American espresso martini – a mix of spiced rum, dulce de leche, espresso and Pedro Ximenez, garnished with chocolate.

In celebration of International Coffee Day on Monday, 1 October,Park St Dining, Melbourne’s inner-north neighbourhoodcafe, will prolong the festivities and honour the beverage throughout the month of October. Marking the occasion, the caf will showcase two new blends, each with very individual flavour notes, handpicked by head roaster Tristan Gassick. A Kenyan blend that hints at tones of blackcurrant, lemon ice tea and sparkling acidityand a sweet and peachy Ethiopian blend. Each blend will be available to enjoy instore, as a takeaway or as beans to brew at home.

242 High Street, Windsor 3181

Caff del Nonno,$14

Available for the first week of October only,Tipicowill be offering their newest Italian coffee creation,Caff del Nonno, literally meaning ‘grandfathers coffee’. Made withfresh coffee cream and topped with hazelnut crumble,Caff del Nonnois amix between a tiramisu and an espresso martini. Coffee enthusiasts are encouraged to visit Tipico this International Coffee Day and the week ahead to indulge in its intense, aromatic flavour.


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