Enjoy a delicious blend of coffee, comprised of Nicaraguan and Peruvian beans, at Tom Wilson cafe.

There’s nothing better than taking the time to visit a local cafe and enjoy a leisurely coffee, made by an expert barista.

Church Street in Brighton offers a vibrant cafe scene, with plenty of family-friendly options as well as some quieter, tucked away spots.

Whether you’re after your regular latte on a weekday or a more relaxed visit, where you can savour the taste of freshly roasted coffee while flicking through the weekend papers, you’ll find a place to suit in Brighton.

To make it easy for you, we’ve put together a list of five great cafes in the Church Street shopping precinct:

Brighton Schoolhouse

You won’t be surprised to learn that this particular Church Street cafe is located in an old school building which dates back to the mid-1800s. The coffee at Brighton Schoolhouse has a rich, creamy taste and is the perfect way to start your weekend mornings. The grounds outside the cafe building have a playground which makes it a perfect option for those with children.

Cafe Florentine

Decorated in warm, natural tones that echo the flavour of their excellent coffee, Cafe Florentine is a fully fledged restaurant where you can enjoy a hearty breakfast, tasty dinner, or just a cup of expertly brewed coffee whenever you happen to be in the area.

Track Three Espresso

In the words of the owners, Track Three Espresso is a cafe, tapas bar and brunch restaurant all rolled into one. In the evenings, you can enjoy authentic Spanish cuisine and live music while in the mornings, you can savour the flavour of a fresh latte, cappuccino, or Americano in relaxing surroundings.

Mylk Cafe

A typical Italian cafe, with a focus on personalised service and great coffee, Mylk Cafe is one of Church Street’s hidden gems. Whether you share the owner’s Italian heritage or you just want to pretend you are sipping coffee in the heart of Rome for an hour or two, this is the place to be.

Tom Wilson

Tom Wilson offers patrons an opportunity to get away from the hustle and bustle of Church Street to enjoy a meal or coffee in peace. The light and airy cafe is a great spot to enjoy the serenity of suburbia while indulging in a modern menu. White walls, plenty of natural light and potted plants make for a tranquil setting you will love.