Comfort at My Table, 19-23 Cribb Street, Milton, QLD 4064, Ph: 0731628574Date of Review: 29 July 2012
This homely, cheerful cafe is decorated with cutesy floral patterns and Ikea furnishings - a bit like Sweden in a meadow. There are a few tables outside, but the majority are situated in one big open space. This means the acoustics are not great, so not an ideal place to bring anyone hard of hearing!
However not being able to concentrate fully on the conversation, allows you to concentrate almost solely on the food. And it is mouth-wateringly delicious. If the extensive menu is not sufficient to wet your appetite, there is also a specials board to tempt you further - making it difficult to decide! All dishes can be made gluten-free on request, except for of course the muesli. Plus on Sundays the breakkie menu runs all day till 2pm. I had to order the French toast with bacon, poached pear, riccota and maple roasted almonds. This is the first time I've been able to enjoy French toast since going gluten-free. The presentation of the dish was exquisite with a range of eye-catching colours. I can honestly say this is the best French toast I have tasted - just heavenly.
I'm unsure how long the cafe has been operating, but from an organisational point of view,, it would seem not long at all. After entering the cafe, we stood waiting to catch someone's attention to find out where we would be sitting. And it wasn't like they didn't know a mob of us were coming, I had booked well in advance and even checked earlier that morning on the booking. The waitresses were friendly, but unfortunately when it came time to pay, we were informed the total amount owing was unknown! There is a first time for everything!
Everything on the menu was reasonably priced - with my French toast costing just $12.50 and the quantities were huge.
The place was clean, although a couple of plates had noticeable chips on them.
TOTAL SCORE: 42/50 or 84%