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Where to Find the Best Coffee in Darwin

Not long ago, the flat whites served in Darwin were a little too flat. The city hadn’t yet been swept up in the coffee craze that’s taken Darwin’s cosmopolitan cousins by storm. But the beards, bikes, and baristas have arrived, and with them local roasters, single-origin beans, filtered pour overs, and cold brews—a godsend in the sweaty summer. From a garden oasis to a cafe serious about sweets, here's where travelers can find the best coffee in Darwin.
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8 Parap Pl, Parap NT 0820, Australia
Cyclone Cafe is one of very few Darwin coffee shops that sources its own beans from around the world and roasts them on-site. So you can expect a solid flat white, long black, and cold drip here as well as some fun additions like a triple-strength...
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Gardens Rd, The Gardens NT 0820, Australia
Housed in the heritage-listed Wesleyan Church building—an architectural feat that has withstood World War II, cyclones, neglect and abuse—Eva's Cafe is an inviting hideaway that features tropical decor that mirrors its Botanic Gardens locale. The...
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14/69 Mitchell St, Darwin City NT 0800, Australia
Twenty-five housemade pastries, 12 organic sourdough breads that can sandwich 10 different combinations of fillings...These are just a few of the impressive stats behind this stellar cafe and patisserie hidden off Darwin's main drag. The Campos...
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2/32 Smith St, Darwin City NT 0800, Australia
The laid-back vibe reflected in low stools and coffee tables (oh that's what they're for) not to mention a black cat that ventures in every once in a while is just one reason Darwinites love Four Birds. The other is the coffee, creamy and...
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39 Smith St, Darwin City NT 0800, Australia
This place doesn't top the charts for ambience or prices, but if it's coffee you're after you won't be disappointed. The Milk Bar is the sister cafe to Four Birds, and milk and espresso is what it does best. Order a takeaway coffee and a sweet...
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4/1 Vickers St, Parap NT 0820, Australia
A favorite brew stop in the trendy Parap neighborhood, Laneway Specialty Coffee burst on to the scene in 2014 with a mission to enhance the flat coffee culture in Darwin. It seems the owners have been successful; the airy cafe draws a crowd every...