Eat & Drink

Door 34

Awesome coffee, chilled out vibes & a fresh, tasty menu in Cardiff

Judging by the large gathering of tradies, post-workout gym-bods and commuters at Door 34 on any given day at 5.30am, you instantly know that this place must do great coffee!

Owned and run by husband and wife team, Tony and Carolyn this hip and grungy café brings some much needed café cred to Cardiff, with awesome coffee, chilled out vibes and a fresh, tasty menu. Door 34 is hidden just off Main Road in Kelton Street, making it convenient for a quick coffee pit-stop en route to Sydney and also allows for al fresco seating in the sun.

Door 34 Cardiff Cafe

Pouring Silverskin Coffee Roasters, their coffee is smooth, consistent and bold, they also have a new Single Origin to try each week. Silverskin is a local roaster, on Macquarie Rd Cardiff you might have picked up some of their beans before from the Olive Tree or Newcastle Farmers Markets. Tony and Carolyn chose to go with Silverskin as they had been using their beans at home for years, so when they opened Door 34 there was no question which beans they would use.

Since opening in January 2015, Door 34 has grown its cult following amongst locals for great coffee.

Door 34 Cardiff Cafe


“We’re locals. We come from Cardiff…..and if we’re going to do it, we’ll do it here,” Carolyn explained.

Door 34 Cardiff Cafe

But it’s not just about the coffee, Door 34 have a select breakfast and lunch menu featuring healthy, fresh and seasonal options, along with daily specials, which today is a pulled pork sourdough roll. Everything on the menu is cooked on site, with the banana bread being the only exception. The best way to describe the menu is simple yet tasty and convenient.
Door 34 Cardiff Cafe

Carolyn describes the vibe at Door 34 as “pretty eclectic and pretty easy going”, they seem to know most regulars by name. Which gives this suburban café a real homely, community feel – its not all hustle and bustle at Door 34 it’s about taking time out of a busy day to say hello, grab a coffee and catch up with Carolyn and the crew.
So if you’re after a decent caffeine hit in Cardiff or after a fresh and simple Lunch or Brekkie then try Door 34. We think you’ll be pleasantly surprised.