This place is an institution. No, seriously. It has not been here for that long (a couple of years) but it has changed this area. Rejuvenated it. And what a change from the kind of eatery you would expect to find in an industrial park environment. The business men (and women too of course, but this really is a bit of a lads club, given the location and all) have been treated to a top class cafe with industrial designer interiors, fantastic coffee and amazing food. Owner Greg, a bricky and a man's man (this guy is great - he is a bricky and he looks like a bricky and he runs this awesome place - kudos!) is also as it turns out a self taught designer. He has worked on the interiors bit by bit with significant changes over the Christmas period. The latest edition is Tuck Shop, a tiny attached space with a separate entrance selling take-away sandwiches (etc) and coffee.
Recently a Pilates studio has opened behind the cafe and a traditional men's barbers shop is under construction next door. Like I say This cafe has rejuvenated the area.
I think it is time to let the pictures do the talking.
|The tyre swing and kitchen garden add a little homeliness to this industrial park.|
|Love those steel framed windows.|
|Meet Tuck Shop. This wee fellow is only days old. Aw, cute.|
|The moulded metal counter reminds me of a groovy retro 50's caravan.|
|Greg put in the brick pizza oven.|
|Steps to the office double up as shelving. Love the porthole windows cut from the brickwork The brick 'plugs' now make ideal garden seating, outside.|
SALFORDS LADS CLUB + TUCK SHOP
1 fennell st (cnr bridge st)