Most places have the standard sized door, where patrons form long lines while they wait for a table. The great thing about Hobba is that they have these giant window shutters. Why is this good? People can spread out while they're waiting and if you're inside you get a lot of natural light, fresh air and a lovely view as well. Yes, it is one of those places where if there is more than 1 of you and it's a Saturday or Sunday you will have to wait at least 10 minutes.
Inside, Hobba is a large open brick warehouse with a communal table with a planter box in the middle which houses a tree. When I came here, there weren't many free tables, perhaps one or two spots for singles, but overall the whole place was pumping. Even though it was packed to the beams with people, coffee and food, no one was cramped or in an awkward spot.
It was time to see what coffee and kitchen treasures Hobba had in its kitchens of kitchens, its Synesso of Synessos.
Single Espresso. Bali Bagues Sekali. Single Origin This espresso had honey like viscosity with a clean, dark chocolate coating on my tongue - light honeycomb tones made an appearance on my palate too. The body is amazing and its personality is the kind I'd like to take out for dinner and walk home to her doorstep.