The Fox & Rabbit Coffee Co. | The Gourmand & Gourmet

The Fox & Rabbit Coffee Co.

If you’ve ever had a hankering for scrambled eggs and baked beans on toast after dark but not the motivation to get off the couch and do something about it, Paddington’s new café, The Fox & Rabbit Coffee Co., could be your new evening haunt. They’ve even got a cozy armchair to feel at home in while you tuck into your bourbon-laced beans. Serving up all day breakfast (and we mean all day: 6am-8pm on weekdays!) and some of the best coffee in Brisbane, The Fox & Rabbit has made 139 Kennedy Terrace their den, away from the hustle and bustle of Paddington’s main strip. You don’t even have to open the door to see why the place is named for such an unlikely duo, foxes and rabbits adorn the tables, the flower pots and even the glass window to the cute café. Head inside and you’ll find retro furniture and even more cute animals sprinkled about the funky dining area. The all day menu is all about comforting feeds, with lighter meals like spinach and feta damper and scrambled eggs with melted vintage cheddar and heftier plates like the Fox’s midnight raid, an epic pile of off-the-bone ham, scrambled eggs, caramelized onion jam, chunks of vintage cheddar, baked beans, toast and pickled onions. Just like a midnight feed of whatever you can find in the fridge, only tastier! If breakfast isn’t quite what you’re after, tuck into a burger or a rabbity feast of pearl barley, raddish and greens salad. The coffee paired with their feeds is nothing short of smooth perfection, made with beans from Brisbane’s Coffee Roasters with different blends for black or milk-based coffees. If it’s a thicker liquid breakfast you’re after, banoffee or berry smoothies will go down well, especially if paired with a sweet treat from the counter. The shortbread cookies and Monte Carlos are so irresistible you’ll find yourself walking out with one even if you already have a food baby from a 7pm breakfast. The Fox & Rabbit Coffee Co. is serving up breakfast and coffee from 6am-8pm on weekdays and 7am-6pm on weekends at 139 Kennedy Place, Paddington. Words by Ranyhyn Akui