Owner Regina, moved here 2 years ago from her homeland, Melbourne
Australia. Once here, she realized there was a gap in the café market
offering high quality menu choices.
Originally, Regina opened a test kitchen on South Howard in Tampa
which was very successful. She began looking for a more permanent
place. It took a while but found this great location in Lutz and has been
thriving ever since. As a testament to her good food, great service and
wonderful personality, her customers have followed her. “We have been
very, very fortunate”.
other Australian restaurant anywhere. It has gained a following for their
it a challenge to educate their patrons. “Most don’t realize that Australia has a very strong
is an Irish dish, but that is not the case. With a very multi-cultural clientele that come through
their doors, they put their own touch on many other dishes to satisfy their patrons.
Their menu holds a variety of food items. Once you get past the “Australian” names, the
dishes are delightful. Banger and Mash, a “down under favorite” is Artisan sausage, whipped
(mashed) potatoes with brown onion gravy. The Adelaide is an Aussie take on a Cuban made
with smoked pork, roasted ham and baby swiss. Chook & Avo
sandwich is grilled chicken breast, avocado, sundried tomato
and swiss cheese. Try one of their authentic sausage rolls which
is a classic Aussie roll stuffed with pork, bread crumbs, Worces-
a pound cake dessert dipped in chocolate and rolled in coconut.
If you’re adventurous have an Aussie Burger, a kangaroo/emu
burger topped with beets, grilled onion, lettuce, tomato. If you
do, you get your picture on their wall of fame!
There are many more dishes to choose from along with the
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