Lazy lunching in the burbs one weekend at The Deli, a cafe turned bar at night with live music situated in Thebarton on a tiny strip of shop fronts and adjacent The Wheatsheaf Hotel.
We gave the caffeinated beverages a miss on this occasion and chose something more fresh and made to order, a smoothie for me and a juice for him.
Banana, honey, yoghurt & cinnamon smoothie; $7.50
Apple, carrot, beetroot & ginger juice; $7.50
Drinks were okay although the smoothie could have gotten an extra kick of cinnamon and the juice, a smidgen less of the ginger.
Gypsy eggs: free range eggs baked in a spicy tomato sauce with chorizo, prosciutto and peas served with toast; $15.00
I tend to find baked eggs to be a bit ‘rubbery’ so this wasn’t a standout for myself. The spicy tomato sauce and chorizo was a welcomed distraction from the texture and flavour of said eggs.
The Deli breakfast: free range eggs, bacon, Italian sausage, spinach, creamy mushrooms, homemade baked beans, hash brown and toast; $19.00
The poached eggs weren’t drained well enough so unfortunately for me, my toast was a little soggy from the excess water – not that appetising I tells ya! The homemade baked beans were good and flavourful with a spicy kick and the Italian sausage was super meaty bordering on a little dry. I didn’t think much of the hash brown or creamy mushrooms and the flavourless spinach and bacon was left untouched.
Interesting little hipster spot that seems to be a hit with locals and returning loyalists, I’ve also heard that their coffee and pizzas were good (don’t know why I didn’t order them *face palm*) but hey, maybe you’d like to give them a visit and let me know what you think.
54A George Street
Thebarton SA 5031
P 08 8354 4878