An Adelaide Guide To Finding The Best Almond Milk Coffee

An Adelaide Guide To Finding The Best Almond Milk Coffee

It’s not just a trend or a dietary option; people will travel a great distance for a good almond milk coffee these days. Here is our list of places making masterpieces.

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We’re sure that many coffee snobs in Adelaide remember when this city flirted with Caramel Lattes. There was also a time when Chai ruled the roost, then we realised there wasn’t really much of a difference between a flat white and a latte so both became acceptable. Some research suggested a correlation between black coffee and psychopaths; people swore by Nespresso, then swore by their stove coffee pot. Oh, and we had a Starbucks here once. What happened?

The ebbs and flows of coffee drinkers in our city have become more noticeable over the last few years as we’ve learned a lot more about the black stuff and how best to enjoy it. And something that’s come onto our radar  even more recently is almond milk.

Sure, for a while you couldn’t get an almond milk latte without the heated milk splitting and leaving a furry, bitter taste. But those who wrote it off at that early stage may need to give it another go, because there are now products like Almond Breeze Barista Blend on the market which has solved that problem for good. As far as milk options go, almond milk works well for baristas too, because it behaves quite similarly to cows milk as you heat it, with the optimal temperature being around 65 degrees. And with 30% less calories than skim milk, it’s not just about dietary requirements anymore.

Discerning drinkers are already traveling great distances to find the best almond milk coffee in the city, and there are already some locations starting to gain a reputation. We’ve compiled a list of those who we think are serving some of the finest almond milk coffees right now:

East Terrace Continental – 6 East Tce, Adelaide
Boatdeck Café – Shop 7A Mawson Lakes Boulevard, Mawson Lakes
Coffylosophy – 198A Hutt St, Adelaide
Gingers Coffee Studio – 109 Goodwood Rd, Goodwood
Long Lost Friend – 523 Magill Rd, Magill
Oak on Unley (OPA) – 235 Unley Rd, Unley
PAVE – 138 The Parade, Norwood
Pure Boutique Coffee Bar – 34 Jetty Rd, Glenelg
Society Espresso – 377 King William St, Adelaide
Kinetto Coffee & Kitchen – 70 Franklin St, Adelaide
Handsome and the Duchess – 16 McHenry St, Adelaide
Fred Eatery – 4/220 Mt Barker Rd, Aldgate
Stirling Hotel – 52 Mt Barker Rd, Stirling
Sean’s Kitchen – Station Rd, Adelaide
Madame Hanoi – North Tce, Adelaide
East End Providore – 24 Ebenezer Pl, Adelaide
Electra House – 131-139 King William Rd, Adelaide
2KW Bar & Restaurant – 2 King William Rd, Adelaide
Goodwood Bakehouse – 117 Goodwood Rd, Adelaide
Nutrition Republic – 1/100 King William Rd, Hyde Park
DEW: Drink Eat Work – 101 Hindley St, Adelaide

Consider this just the starting point. We need Adelaide’s help here; if we’ve missed somewhere, let us know about it. Thanks so much to our readers who have also suggested:

Red Door Bakery – 22 Elizabeth St, Croydon & 54A King William Rd, Hyde Park (also in the CBD, 19 Grenfell St)
Larry & Ladd – 36 Regent Arcade, Adelaide
Whistle & Flute – 136 Greenhill Rd, Unley
Public – 12 Franklin St, Adelaide
Bar 9 Cafe & Roastery, Outreach & Central – 96 Glen Osmond Rd, Parkside as well as 34 Whitmore Square & LG 15/100 Rundle Mall
The Organik Store City & Glenelg – 131 Pirie St and 37 Broadway, Glenelg
The Annex Cafe – 3 Waterloo St, Glenelg
Dutch Coffee Lab – Shop 5/255 St. Vincent St, Port Adelaide
Agatha’s Cafe – 1 Gawler St, Port Noarlunga
21 Junk St – 84A Main St, Yankalilla
From Humble Grounds – Kell St, Willunga
Cafe Troppo – 42 Whitmore Square, Adelaide
By BlackbirdShop 3, 44 King William Road, Goodwood

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