After calling upon Nature's Providore on Duthy Street Malvern, my immediate thought was whether this café could have a more fitting name. It seems perfectly suited, as the premise behind their trade genuinely is to provide food to the people in its most natural form possible. I was searching for great coffee came away with so much more.
The café is large and spacious, appearing wonderfully uncomplicated. It's open spaces and communal tables create a relaxed and homely atmosphere where the word pretentious doesn't exist. A particular demographic of customer isn't appealed to; rather it's a modern café marketed for whole rather than a niche.
The owners John and Kate created the cafe two years ago after they developed frustration at not being able to find providers of natural and wholesome food in the area. As John explains it,
"Our aim is to create food that is clean and natural, that not only supports your nutrition but also your wellbeing".
Today Dan my barista brings my skim cappuccino within five minutes and presents it to me with beautiful latte art, creating a little bit of happiness in my day. I find that often the pride a barista takes in their coffee presentation directly relates to taste, as you can assume they have treated the whole coffee making experience with dedication. It arrives nice and warm and smelling pleasantly of coffee. The taste was positively divine; it came across as strong but not bitter and definitely not weak or boring. The most noticeable thing about this coffee is the beautiful aftertaste that lingered on my palate a long-time after consuming and thus a problem was created. The experience was over way too quickly that I was left wanting more.
The price of my coffee was $3.70, which is just the standard for good coffee here in Adelaide. To be even more correct, you would usually expect $3.80 so win win! They also have a variety of milks on offer, which as a healthy foodie myself, warms my little heart.
Nature's Providore is definitely a hidden gem in relation to coffee; however, their menu had such a wonderful creation of dishes with fresh and organic ingredients that it has enticed me to go back to try. Also, when you add together the wonderful atmosphere that was present in the air and the beautiful idea behind the food at Nature's Providore, you can't help but feel like the whole experience is perfect and quite nourishing for the soul.