First look: Wednesdays Espresso Bar
Having established his hospitality career aged 17 at Kokako’s flagship Grey Lynn café, Kells’ loyalty to the ethical coffee brand comes through in the familiar white butcher tiles and LED strip light, and the fondness with which he describes his three years there. A white La Marzocco espresso machine and shiny beer tap (for Kokako’s nitro cold-brew coffee) are the focus of the store’s offerings, alongside a selection of Bread and Butter Bakery cabinet goods that will soon feature sandwiches made on site. Named after so-called hump day and located at the foot of a literal hill, Wednesdays is an easy, everyday local that’ll put pep in your step for the road/day ahead.
Wednesdays Espresso Bar
17 Wellesley St West
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