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Brisbane City’s new specialty coffee and salad outlet Only. delivers the essentials Brisbane City’s new specialty coffee and salad outlet Only. delivers the essentials Brisbane City’s new specialty coffee and salad outlet Only. delivers the essentials Brisbane City’s new specialty coffee and salad outlet Only. delivers the essentials Brisbane City’s new specialty coffee and salad outlet Only. delivers the essentials Brisbane City’s new specialty coffee and salad outlet Only. delivers the essentials Brisbane City’s new specialty coffee and salad outlet Only. delivers the essentials

Brisbane City’s new specialty coffee and salad outlet Only. delivers the essentials

Although flush with top-notch specialty coffee outposts, Brisbane City’s ever-growing demand for the good stuff means that there will always be room for more. The latest addition to The City’s heaving coffee scene is Only. – a minimalist outpost tucked into the Eagle Street-end of Queen Street. The team behind Only. has chosen to hone in on two perpetually in-demand items – specialty coffee and salad – for its new nook, and time-poor inner-city workers are already responding with rapturous enthusiasm.


Arthur Graczyk and Paul Crossland have worked across a spectrum of hospitality hotspots – enough to know what it takes to make a full-service cafe tick. For their new joint venture Only. Specialty Coffee the boys decided to take a different approach, cutting away excess while focusing only the essentials. They realised that if there’s anything busy workers need above all else, it’s a caffeine fix and nutritious fare, so Arthur and Paul locked in an offering of salads, snacks and specialty coffee to go. Only. has been constructed within a blank shell that housed a 7/11 two years ago, but has remained empty in the interim. Much like the food and coffee Arthur and Paul decided to keep things simple with the fit-out, settling on a minimal and clean aesthetic that promotes flow and foregrounds the pops of colour of the vibrant salads and spiffy branding.

Only. Specialty Coffee runs an espresso-based coffee service, leading with a house blend from Five Senses, as well as rotating single origins and feature roasters. A six-strong salad selection is made fresh with by plant-based cuisine whiz Adrienne Jory at The Whole Box Co, with new intolerance-friendly recipes added weekly. Croissants stuffed with provolone, prosciutto and onion jam round out the savoury selection, while canelés from Bella and Tortie and cakes from Alphabet Cafe offer a delightful selection of sweets to choose from.

If you need a coffee and salad fix, Only. Specialty Coffee is now open. Head to the Stumble Guide for more details.

The Stumble Guide is our comprehensive Brisbane dining guide with more than 2400 places to eat, drink, shop and play.



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