About Us

Brewing Joy, Savouring Community

We’re not just another café; we’re a community brought together by our shared love for great coffee. Our commitment to excellence begins with our choice of beans – only the finest “The Wood Roaster” coffee beans. Sourced with care, these beans undergo a meticulous roasting process, ensuring a rich, full-bodied flavour in every cup. Established with a passion for serving the community, il Espresso Café has been a cornerstone of delightful coffee experiences since 2014. Nestled in the heart of Darlinghurst, our warm and inviting space is designed for you to savour the simple joys of life.

Open 7 days a week, il Espresso Café is your go-to destination for a cosy brunch, solo mornings of reflection, or cherished family moments. At il Espresso Café, we extend our hospitality beyond our walls. Enjoy the convenience of ordering for delivery or pickup, whether for an intimate gathering or a larger event. Our culinary creations are a fusion of heart and soul, crafted with the finest local ingredients.

As we pour passion into each cup, we also prioritise exceptional service. Our friendly and compassionate team is here to make your visit memorable. Discover a haven at il Espresso Café, where quality coffee, warm connections, and genuine community love await.


Our Menu

Cafe Coffee Menu






Espresso | Macchiato -- $3.80


Piccolo | Ristretto-- $3.80


Flat white | Latte | Cappuccino -- $4.00


Hot chocolate | Long black -- $4.00


Chai Latte -- $4.20


Iced Latte | Iced Long Black -- $6.00


Decaf | Bonsoy | Extra shot of coffee -- $0.50


Syrup (vanilla/caramel/hazelnut) -- $0.50


Lactose free milk -- $0.50

Avocado on soy and linseed sourdough -- $10

w/ lemon, salt and pepper

Avocado Smash -- $12

w/ chopped tomato, balsamic and fetta

BLT on white bread -- $11

w/ bacon, lettuce and tomato

Ham and cheese croissant -- $9.50

Turkish press -- $10

w/ ham, tomato and cheese or w/ salami, tomato and cheese

Scrambled or Fried eggs on sourdough--$11

Habib-- $11

w/ haloumi, avocado, tomato and cheese

Vegetarian scrambled egg wrap -- $12

w/ grilled spinach, avocado and cheese

Bacon and egg roll -- $12

Oven Roasted Chicken on Turkish -- $13

w/ lettuce, spanish onion, tomato, avocado, rocket and cheese

Classic club sandwich -- $12

w/ roasted chicken, bacon, lettuce, tomato and mayonnaise

Prosciutto on soy and linseed -- $13

w/ mixed leaves, tomato, truffle brie and aioli

Chorizo on soy linseed -- $13

w/ lettuce, tomato, cheese, tomato relish and aioli

Pesto chicken wrap-- $13

w/ mixed leaves, sundried tomato, fetta, pesto and aioli

Mexican chicken wrap -- $13

w/ lettuce, cheese, salsa and guacamole

English breakfast -- $3.80

Earl Grey -- $3.80

Lemongrass Ginger -- $3.80

100% Orange or Green apple -- $6.50

XLarge | 7.5

Green Monster -- $6.50

Xlarge | 7.5 w/ apple, cucumber, kale, celery, ginger and lemon

Energise -- $6.50

Xlarge | 7.5 w/ orange, pineapple, carrot and ginger

Mixed Berries-- $6.50

XLarge | 7.5

Banana-- $6.50

XLarge | 7.5

Mango-- $6.50

XLarge | 7.5

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Our Customer Words

Jayanth Gummadi

I get my daily dose of caffeine from here. Great coffee and bf options, I especially love the apple/walnut bread – yummy!!


Krunal Thakor

I recently visited this cafe and was thoroughly impressed. The atmosphere was warm and inviting, creating a comfortable space for patrons. The new management team was exceptionally friendly, which added a personal touch to the experience. The food was outstanding; each dish was prepared with care and boasted delightful flavors. From the aromatic coffee to the delectable pastries, every item exceeded expectations.