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Old Quarter Coffee Merchants
Ranked #3 of 22 Quick Bites in Ballina
Price range: US$4 - US$11
Description: A unique specialty coffee experience in a plant filled warehouse. Old Quarter Coffee Merchants import, roast and serve their own beans along with a simple, quick menu. Their coffee is 100% Direct Trade, sourced from ethnic minorities across Southeast Asia with the goal of improving farmer livelihoods and supporting sustainable agriculture in the coffee industry globally.
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Description: A unique specialty coffee experience in a plant filled warehouse. Old Quarter Coffee Merchants import, roast and serve their own beans along with a simple, quick menu. Their coffee is 100% Direct Trade, sourced from ethnic minorities across Southeast Asia with the goal of improving farmer livelihoods and supporting sustainable agriculture in the coffee industry globally.
Reviewed 5 March 2021

Great place. Easy parking. Cool staff. Love their English. Great assortment of gluten free dairy free options. Lovely table settings on the grass without any traffic noise

Date of visit: March 2021
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Amelia H, Owner at Old Quarter Coffee Merchants, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We’re so stoked that you enjoyed your time with us We might be in an industrial estate but we love trying to create a good vibe and offer a nice place to hang on the grass. Thanks so much for taking the time to review us. It is so lovely to receive nice feedback.

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Reviewed 20 February 2021

Short drive from motorway near Ballina exceptional coffee!
Easy to find!
In Industrial estate
No need to go to the hustle and bustle of town
Easy parking too !
Extraordinary friendly service !
Smooth delicious coffee
Yummy healthy food choices
I had avocado and dukkah on artisan sourdough my husband had a bacon and egg toasted wrap they were both extremely tasty
This is now our favourite stopover point when travelling up and down the coast
So glad we popped in

Date of visit: February 2021
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Amelia H, Owner at Old Quarter Coffee Merchants, responded to this reviewResponded 25 February 2021

Thanks for stopping in guys! Can't wait to see you on the next run past - see you soon :)

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Reviewed 31 January 2021 via mobile

Hands down the best coffee in Ballina. Yummy food options for all including a great range of vegan, vegetarian choices. They also sell local produce including groceries like garlic and sourdough.

Date of visit: December 2020
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Amelia H, Owner at Old Quarter Coffee Merchants, responded to this reviewResponded 25 February 2021

Thank you for just getting what we're about! Local, ethical and all with passion. You're the best Masiedaisy haha!

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Reviewed 27 January 2021

We visited as part of a little local vendors tour and were totally is awe of this little hidden gem. Amelia and Yose are beautiful souls and are passionate about their craft. the coffee was smooth and flavorful, it was Coffee with purpose as well - after hearing their story - you will change the way you think about your coffee for sure.

Date of visit: January 2021
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Amelia H, Owner at Old Quarter Coffee Merchants, responded to this reviewResponded 25 February 2021

Wow Todd! What an epic review! Please come back soon and thank you so much for taking the time to write this :)

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Reviewed 27 October 2020 via mobile

Amazing coffee - I keep coming back, these guys source and roast their own coffee. Best in town with some delicious local food available and staff so friendly and knowledgeable. It is a hidden gem in Ballina.

Date of visit: October 2020
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Amelia H, Owner at Old Quarter Coffee Merchants, responded to this reviewResponded 25 February 2021

Thank you Ali, for appreciating what we do. We love sharing our passion for coffee with people who care! Have the best day!

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