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Dukes Coffee Roasters

One of the CBD's best spots to grab a coffee.
By Libby Curran
July 01, 2023
By Libby Curran
July 01, 2023

From its cosy flagship space on Flinders Lane, Dukes Coffee Roasters is championing specialty coffee with a conscience, focused on environmental and social sustainability as much as on the final drink.

The team is firm on its commitment to ethically traded and sourced coffee, with each lot of beans traceable back to the farm it came from. The Dukes blends are crafted from mostly organic beans sourced from across Africa, Asia, and Central and South America. And they're showcased through a whole swag of methods, from classic espresso to filter to French press.

Nestled on the ground floor of Ross House, the small space has a clean Chris Connell-designed fit-out of natural timber and signature green trim. Though charming and comfy, the space only has a few seats and is better suited to quick drop-ins and takeaways than long, lazy visits.

Perch at the counter at Dukes Coffee Roasters and watch the coffee-making magic unfold, and order a Costa Rica pour-over and afternoon pastry.

Appears in:
Where to Find the Best Coffee in Melbourne
The Best Coffee Shops in Melbourne's CBD

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