Only a few minutes walk separates Toronto’s cafes and the shores of Lake Macquarie. From the outdoor seating area of Doubletake Cafe, the lake and it’s well-manicured shoreline beckon, promising a chance to walk off sweet indulgences. By the time I arrive at the cafe (lunchtime), the scones have already sold out, even though they are on the menu. Luckily, the kind kitchen staff whips up a couple just to keep us customers happy, and we settle in to the lake view. The scones, fresh out of the oven, have a delicate creamy taste that pairs exceptionally well with the rich berry preserve and double thick cream. Overall, this combination is a winner – now for that walk!
Tea: A basic range of loose-leaf teas and a few specialty teas served in a small pot.
Overall: Alfresco dining with friendly service.
Location: 4 The Boulevarde, Toronto NSW 2283 Ph: 02 4959 9888
Reviewed in April, 2017