Last year, your favourite Coolangatta coffee haunt ventured north in search of greener pastures and just a few short weeks ago, found themselves a new home in Currumbin’s industrial district.
That was a roundabout way of saying The Black Sheep Espresso Baa has opened a second venue for your daytime dining pleasure. Boasting the same relaxed feel the Coolangatta crew have come to know and love, Black Sheep 2.0 is a welcome addition to the increasingly cool Currumbin foodie scene.
Found next to Zipang Japanese at Traders Corner on Currumbin Creek Road, the little space allows for outdoor dining in the plant-filled breezeway or out of sight in a hidden garden paradise. If time isn’t on your side, you can of course simply grab a takeaway coffee and go about your day.
As is the case with the Cooly kid, the menu offers all your breaky faves with a few unique twists and nothing but the tastiest of flavour combinations.
The Crab Omelet is a must-try with Blue Swimmer Crab, asparagus and artichoke rolled into a cheesy, eggy extravaganza and topped with sour cream and chilli jam. It’s the perfect balance of flavours and definitely not too crabby for your first meal of the day.
The Michael is a Coast-wide favourite and was interestingly invented by a bloke called Michael (surprising hey) who came in one day and ordered all the sides on one plate for his breaky. The dish quickly became a hit and thus, the menewe was altered forever.
It’s got all the best things (thanks Michael) including bacon, avocado, poached egg, feta, lemon and chilli jam. You can also get it with mushrooms instead of bacon if vegetarian is your thing.
The gang at Black Sheep are passionate about coffee and use a blend created especially for them by Yatala crew Open House. They also have single origin cold brew which is the love of our lives.
Why the move? Owner Dinesh and his flock of followers plan to take over the world, so why not start with another C suburb that could do with a few more black sheep in its midst.
Be right baaa-ck, eating.
LOCATION: 27-31 Currumbin Creek Rd, Currumbin Waters
HOURS: Weekdays from 5am to 2pm and Saturdays from 7am to 11am
Words and photos by Kirra Smith