Bucket Cafe is my go-to cafe when I’m craving quiche during the working week (lunch review here). I’ve had Bucket Cafe’s coffee a couple of times and it’s a bit stronger than my liking. It’s been awhile since I had Bucket’s coffee so I thought what better opportunity than 24 days of coffee to give it another go.
Bucket Café is tucked away in Arcade 800 on Hay Street. Today the rain made it a bit tough to order my coffee which I desperately needed. The cashier was facing Wolf Lane which meant I had to go out the arcade and back through the back door to get in line to order. Once I got in line, ordering was quick and easy with EFTPOS and paypass facilities available. Although a bit uncomfortable as it was a tight ordering space and it was hard to work out who was in line; it also didn’t help that the ladies behind me were super keen to get inside / away from the rain. The muffins, macarons and fruit salad on offer looked like great breakfast options but I had a yoghurt waiting for me back at the office.
I ordered a regular latte and a flat white to take-away for $4.20 each. While I was waiting I noticed the coffee board indicated that their small have a single shot, regular (which looks like a large when compared to other Perth CBD coffee stops) has two shots and the large $5.50 has triple shots. Coffee to dine in was $3.70 which I thought was good value. There were two coffee bean options on offer – The Bucket Blend and Threshold which was the special bean of the month. I didn’t jot it down but from memory this special blend was an extra $0.70.
About 7 minutes to the minute as quoted to another customer, my name was called. It caught me by surprise as I hadn’t given my name – the staff serving me had taken note of the name on my credit card 🙂 impressed.
I didn’t notice until I got back to the office that my take-away latte cup had a mini hole down the bottom – good thing I had my latte stacked on top of the flat white as this stopped it from dripping the whole way back to the office.
My coffee was stronger than I would like and as I had expected. I prefer a smoother milkier coffee so I may try the small size with a single shot next time.
Finishing note…how cool is Bucket’s tip bucket?
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