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Local Folk

A local Kensington corner cafe serving up coffee, wine and breakfast gnocchi.
By Libby Curran
July 24, 2019
By Libby Curran
July 24, 2019

For the gnocchi obsession that transcends conventional dining hours, head on down to Local Folk. This cheery Kensington cafe is putting a breakfast spin on the much-loved Italian classic — and it's well worth jumping out of bed for. Rather than your usual potato recipe, the house-made breakfast gnocchi is crafted from pumpkin and chives, elevated with an AM-friendly assembly of mushroom, bacon, haloumi and sour cream, and crowned with a fried egg. Sure, it's far from traditional, but it promises to knock that gnocchi craving right on its head.

Team it — or one of the other breakfast staples, like buttermilk pancakes or eggs benedict — with a Toby's Estate coffee or a cheeky lunchtime shiraz for full effect. With space inside and lots of streetside seating, dogs and kids are welcome.

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