Carpe Diem is a family-friendly café in Fairfield serving top-notch Toby’s Estate coffee along with classic breakfast fare and signature breakfast dishes.
Located in the recently renovated Fairfield Gardens shopping centre, locals can seize the day at this stylish café with plenty of seating including a cosy coffee nook where customers can pick a book to read and relax.
All-day breakfast fare includes traditional dishes like eggs benny served on sourdough with roasted tomato and feta and chive rosti, French toast with bananas and berries, ice cream, whipped cream and maple syrup, and brekkie wraps filled with scrambled eggs, bacon, spinach and cheese.
Stand-out dishes from the signature menu are avocado bruschetta, popcorn chicken waffles and huevos – a hearty, rustic breakfast of Spanish chorizo, cannellini beans, tomatoes, goat’s cheese and baked eggs.
A kid’s menu consists of bacon, eggs and toast, seasonal fruit salad and honey yoghurt, and pancakes with fresh fruit, ice-cream and maple syrup.
Besides coffee, there are scrumptious milkshakes and smoothies plus fresh juices made to order.
Nice to know – The lovely orchids and lush greenery on display in the café are all for sale.
By Deb Lidster
180 Fairfield Rd