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Published May 14th 2014
The Quintessential Corner Shop
Check out the refurbished College Park Deli
Nestled on a quiet corner in the Eastern suburbs, the College Park Deli has recently undergone a huge face lift and refurbishment. Gone are pokey shelves and mishmash of counters.
Sleek new Display
They have all been replaced by a clean, trendy and inviting atmosphere. The aroma of coffee draws you in to this updated version of the corner shop.
It has become quite the place to have that leisurely coffee while reading the Sunday paper or a great place to meet up with the girls for a chat. You can take a seat inside at the long bar height communal table or enjoy the weather outside in the al fresco area.
The coffee is magnificent, but wait until you check out the menu!
Ah the coffee!
There are of course the traditional deli fare of pies and pasties and you'll find a few gourmet options here. The delightful sandwich creations however, will make your mouth water.
Choices include Roast Beef & Swiss cheese on toasted Turkish bread or Ham, Sundried Tomato and cheese on a toasted Piadina (my personal favourite) and a range of pizzas to mention but a few.
Great Atmosphere inside
The all-day breakfast and sweet treats are to die for, including Macaroons by Nic and Rocco from My Kitchen Rules 2012. With the range of fresh and proudly local products, you are sure to find something on the menu to suffice.
While the College Park Deli has morphed into more of a café than a deli, you can still pick up that emergency litre of milk or loaf of bread.
You'll find it on the corner of Richmond Road and Torrens Street, just up the road from the Hackney Hotel. If you are bringing the kids there's the fabulous Twelftree Reserve across the road with great playground equipment to keep them occupied while you enjoy your take away cup of java!
There's Plenty to do at Twelftree Reserve
Some might say that the corner deli is a dying business, but the College Park Deli is bucking the trend. It is an absolute labour of love for the owner. So if you're in the area then you really should call in, you won't be disappointed.