Best Coffee in the Inner West of Sydney

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Our picks for the best coffee spots in Sydney’s Inner West

It’s not always easy waking up for work at the crack of dawn. In fact we don’t know if we’d be able to do it every morning without a good caffeine hit.

Thankfully for our team of lawn mowing and gardening experts in the Inner West, you can find a great cup of coffee on nearly every second street corner.

So when it comes to where to get the best coffee in the Inner West we decided to narrow the list down and pressed (no pun intended) our gardeners for their favourite place to grab a coffee in the area.

Cornersmith Café, Marrickville

First up is Cornersmith Café in Marrickville. This was a difficult decision, with the suburb being known for having some of the best cafes in Sydney. But according to our team of green thumbs, Cornersmith Café is the top dog. This popular local café is located only a short walk from Marrickville station, on the corner of Petersham and Illawarra Road. Serving up great coffee partnered with an ethical food menu, Cornersmith is our recommendation for a great coffee in Marrickville.

Address: 314 Illawarra Road, Marrickville NSW 2204

 

The Hub House Diner, Dulwich Hill

It’s also a difficult decision in nearby Dulwich Hill, but our vote goes to The Hub House Diner on New Canterbury Road. Perhaps known more for its lunch and dinner menu, this place makes a great flat white to kick start your day. Partnered with a delicious bacon and egg roll, we can’t think of many better ways to kick off the day!

Address: 410-412 New Canterbury Road, Dulwich Hill NSW 2203

 

Excelsior Jones, Ashfield

When we’re maintaining our clients lawns in Canterbury, Ashbury and Ashfield there’s only one place we stop for a coffee, Excelsior Jones. Located on the residential Queen Street in Ashfield this place has developed quite a reputation. Serving awesome coffee and a tasty food menu to match, Excelsior Jones is our clear winner in this neck of the woods.

Address: 139A Queen Street, Ashfield NSW 2131

 

Goblin Kitchen & Bar, Summer Hill

Goblin Kitchen & Bar is our pick for the best café in beautiful Summer Hill. Just a short walk from Summer Hill station, this Sloane Street café makes a mean flat white. If you’ve got time grab a table in the cafes back garden and order a bite to eat from their delicious menu. You won’t be disappointed!

Address: 6 Sloane Street, Summer Hill NSW 2130

 

Papercup, Stanmore

Last but not least is Stanmore’s Papercup. Situated on Cambridge Street, Papercup is a great local coffee shop, with friendly staff, a small but quality menu and of course most importantly a great cup of Joe. Check them out if you’re in the area.

Address: 157/161 Cambridge Street, Stanmore NSW 2048

 

If you’re looking for a great cup of coffee in the Inner West of Sydney, this list is a great starting point. And if you happen to see a member of the Ready Mowing crew at one of these cafés don’t’ be afraid to say hello!

If you’re looking for a lawn care or gardening service around the Inner West book online today or contact us on 1300 439 022 to speak to a member of our friendly customer service team.

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Best Swimming Pools in the Inner West

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The Best Swimming Pools in Sydney’s Inner West

After a hard summer’s day of gardening and lawn mowing in the Inner West, there’s nothing better than having a swim and cooling off in the water. And no matter what your job is, we know you’ll agree.

So with the weather heating up and summer fast approaching, here’s a list of our favourite swimming spots in Sydney’s Inner West.

Leichhardt Park Aquatic Centre

With a total of 6 pools, Leichhardt Park Aquatic Centre (LPAC) is a great place to cool down and go swimming in the warmer months. With both indoor and outdoor swimming options, gym facilities and a range of classes available for members and guests, LPAC at Lilyfield really does have something for everybody.

Address: Mary Street, Lilyfield NSW 2040

Phone: (02) 9555 8344

Opening hours:

Monday          5:30am – 8:00pm

Tuesday         5:30am – 8:00pm

Wednesday    5:30am – 8:00pm

Thursday       5:30am – 8:00pm

Friday             5:30am – 8:00pm

Saturday        5:30am – 8.00pm

Sunday           5:30am – 8.00pm

Annette Kellerman Aquatic Centre

Annette Kellerman Aquatic Centre is a modern and sustainable complex located in Marrickville. Set in the picturesque Enmore Park, the aquatic centre features a number of pools including a heated indoor Olympic sized pool. The facility also hosts a range of other programs aimed at increasing the health and wellbeing of the local community.

Address: Enmore Park, Black Street, Marrickville NSW 2204

Phone: (02) 9565 1906

Opening hours:

Monday          6:00am – 9:00pm

Tuesday         6:00am – 9:00pm

Wednesday    6:00am – 9:00pm

Thursday       6:00am – 9:00pm

Friday             6:00am – 7:00pm

Saturday        6:00am – 7:00pm

Sunday           8:00am – 7:00pm

Fanny Durack Aquatic Centre (FDAC)

Named after champion Australian swimmer Fanny Durack, the newly redeveloped Fanny Durack Aquatic Centre (sometimes known as Petersham Pool) is located in the tranquil Petersham Park. The venue is a great place to have a dip, swim some laps, or enjoy a day out in the water and sun with your family and friends. Other facilities at FDAC include a lap pool, toddler’s pool and BBQ area for guests to enjoy.

Address: Petersham Park, West Street & Brighton Street, Petersham NSW 2049

Phone: (02) 9550 9145

Opening hours:

Monday          7:00am – 7:00pm

Tuesday         7:00am – 7:00pm

Wednesday    7:00am – 7:00pm

Thursday       7:00am – 7:00pm

Friday             7:00am – 7:00pm

Saturday        7:00am – 7:00pm

Sunday           8:00am – 6:00pm

Ashfield Aquatic Centre

Ashfield Aquatic Centre is centrally located a short distance from Ashfield and Croydon train stations on the Inner West line. The well maintained venue has a heated Olympic pool, along with a 25 metre heated indoor pool making it a great place to take a swim if you’re a local or passing through the area.

Address: Corner Frederick and Elizabeth Streets, Ashfield NSW 2131

Phone: (02) 9797 8420

Opening hours:

Monday          6:00am – 7:45pm

Tuesday         6:00am – 7:45pm

Wednesday    6:00am – 7:45pm

Thursday       6:00am – 7:45pm

Friday             6:00am – 7:45pm

Saturday        6:00am – 5:45pm

Sunday           6:00am – 5:45pm

Dawn Fraser Baths

Built in the 1880’s, Dawn Fraser Baths in Balmain is the oldest pool in both Sydney and Australia. Unlike the other pools on the list, the baths rely on the tidal flow of water from the harbour. Whilst this can affect swimming at times, it also means kids can build sandcastles and play on the beach during low tide. The baths are only open during the summer months, so it’s highly recommended that you make the trip to Balmain this summer and take a dip in this historic pool.

Address: Elkington Park, Fitzroy Ave, Balmain NSW 2041

Phone: (02) 9555 1903

Opening hours:
October – November            7:15am – 6:30pm
December – February          6:45am – 7:00pm

As you can see, when it comes to community swimming pools in the Inner West, you’re spoilt for choice.

So if you live in the Inner West of Sydney, why not leave your lawn care and gardening to Ready Mowing and relax at one of these great local pools this summer!

Please note: opening hours and contact information was accurate at the time of publishing. Please enquire with venues for more information.

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