With years of experience in hospitality under his belt, Brodie Shaw and business partner Ben Evans embarked on an impressive journey to bring about Shawty’s Espresso – a hop, s(k)ip and a jump away from the Park Road train station in Woolloongabba.
Chancing upon a fixer-upper with great bones, the brave boys worked tirelessly to transform the space into a bright and inviting coffee haven. Partnering with local creatives, Shawty’s Espresso features a vibrant facade by graffiti legend Treazy, and a svelte fit-out designed by Carly Coghill of Design Tailor.
A contemporary, open-plan kitchen with subtle white pressed metal counter
Proudly brewing Coffee Supreme as their house staple, Shawty’s Espresso also carries various artisanal beans, allowing you to sample the the crèma de la crèma (pun intended) of coffees from the best roasters across Australia.
A little trade secret – Shawty’s Espresso uses a reverse osmosis filtration system, removing any debris, microbes, natural and synthetic toxins. Their water is then re-mineralised with beneficial minerals, producing the high-quality, delicious base for their teas and coffees!
Inspired by the clean lines and modern aesthetics of the cafe, our team provided elegant seating options without obstructing the flow of light to the layout, whilst complimenting the timber and metal finishings. See the range here!
Our Alana Bar Chairs resting against the gorgeous two toned wall
The Alana Bar chairs in black and walnut offers casual and comfortable seats with a handy footrest – the simple silhouette of design highlights the natural beauty of the wood grain.
Happy customers enjoying their coffees on our Mika stools
Our industrial Mika stools in black and white/natural oak perfectly accompanies the hairpin table legs, with sleek geometric forms to add points of interest to the minimalistic space. The combination of galvanised metal and wood speaks to floating steel shelves in the kitchen area, uniting the space together as a whole.
Nosh on their simple and wholesome menu of granola, home made treats and toasties – the smashed avo, fetta on toast is an all-time fav amongst customers. Tea drinkers fret not! Shawty’s Espresso has a range of exquisite teas from The Steepery Tea Co – currently not available in any other cafes in Brisbane.
Combat this epic summer heat with a cold brew – Shawty’s got your back!
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26 Elliott St, Woolloongabba, Brisbane, QLD 4102