We decided to have afternoon tea in Camberwell and
thought we would try out The Hidden Cafe. This is not to be confused with the
Hidden Cafe in Chadstone that I reviewed some time ago, which I think has now
ceased to exist... However, this cafe is also delightfully hush-hush. The
Hidden Cafe resides behind St Mary's Anglican Church in Toorak Road in
what used to be the church hall. It has been transformed into a
gloriously light and inviting cafe that is also very child friendly with a children’s
play area and kids menu. If the kids need to burn off some energy from a sugar hit
at the cafe, there is a playground in the park next door...
I studied the menu for future reference and it displayed some
appealing options. The savoury muffin of the day was also quite tempting indeed.
We had just enjoyed a rather big lunch so we only ordered beverages this time.
I decided to have an iced chocolate ($5.00). The iced chocolate had the ideal ratio
of chocolate, milk, and ice-cream. Some cream on top and it would have been
perfect. The quality, orange striped straw was also a nice touch.
My dining companion ordered a latte ($3.60) made with
Gridlock Coffee. This was excellent and I am keen to try one myself next time I