Bondi Junction finally has a cool new café that does all-day breakfast, unique smoothies and amazing coffee.
holly. has just opened its doors and is the third joint venture between seasoned cafe owners Justin Stevenson and Laura Hayes following the success of Coop and Cart in Haymarket and Everyday Espresso in Redfern. The duo have once again teamed up with top chef and menu consultant, Tomislav Martinovic (Heston Blumenthal’s The Fat Duck and Masterchef guest) to ensure the food at holly. is world-class.
The venue has a great feel with its playful and elegant fusion of Palm Springs and Art Deco. And with an all-day breakfast menu, it will be perfect for those who like to start their day late. Some of the breakfast options include Holly Oats, Breaky Burger, Eggs Any Style, and Chilli Scram. But one we couldn’t go past is the absolutely scrumptious The Dark Side – an interesting mix of pumpkin hummus, broccolini, feta, kale, trio quinoa, and chilli fried eggs with noni’s charcoal gluten-free bread. The inclusion of ingredients like charcoal in the dishes certainly ensures an element of anticipation.
Other choices include Toast, Fritters For Life, Smoke The Salmon and the refreshing Not Smashed Avo. Featuring diced avocado, lime, tomatoes on the vine, salsa verde on rye, chia and mungbean toast, we smashed our teeth right into it with pure joy. Pair it with one of their amazing coffees and you’re all set. The guys actually take their coffee offering seriously with three special blends to be featured every month, plus holly.’s own coffee flavour: the Boulevard Brew. There are also four brewing methods available to the customer: batch brewed, chilled filter, manual pour over (ground to order), and rotating single origins.
With a whole range of smoothies to get into (including the spectacularly unique Charcoal Nut), juices, milkshakes and additional options after 11am such as Falafel, Poked Salmon, and some delicious burgers, there is plenty here for everyone to enjoy. The combination of all-day breakfast, great coffee, and a cutting edge menu makes holly. a winner in our books.
holly. Bondi Junction
6/241 Oxford Street, Bondi Junction (Entry via Hollywood Ave)
Open Monday to Saturday (6:30am – 3:30pm)