There's more to the appeal of Zubi than their La Marzocco hardware and reputation for consistently quality coffee. It only takes a single visit to their Newport outpost to pick up on the community vibe. The walls are a rotating display of locals' artworks and there's a rear garden courtyard where you can enjoy countless Campos coffees in the company of your four-legged friend. On Sundays this courtyard plays host to musical talents from the northern beaches — a weekend ritual that certainly draws a crowd. If you can't find yourself a seat, Zubi's sister store is a couple of beaches along in Narrabeen. While coffee is Zubi's craft they also do a mean egg and prosciutto panini ($8.50) and a 'classic' chicken sambo that (thankfully) doesn't skimp on the mayo.
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