A deliciously fresh and friendly espresso bar in Mayfield West
To find Zaaki Espresso you'll need to drive along Mayfield's Maitland Rd, all the way through the main drag, past the pubs, servos and shopping centres, and there, on your left, in the last block of shops, just before the speed camera, sits this delicious little espresso bar.
Penny and Anis are the duo behind this cutesy little café, with Penny taking care of the Campos Coffee beans and Anis is more than happy to look after all the kitchen duties.
Beautifully laid out, Zaaki Espresso has made the most of the tiny space. Crisp white tiles and pendulum lights border the retro La Marzocco coffee machine. So far, the Zaaki Espresso menu cleverly combines a collection of sandwiches and focaccias, handmade chocolates and cakes together with a sprinkling of authentic and freshly made Greek treats.
What's most to love about Zaaki Espresso is what's to come. First Anis talks us through the planned outside seating and signage before swearing us to secrecy. Whilst my lips are sealed, what I can say is that the menu is about to take a sharp turn and head somewhere to the Middle East. Thanks to Penny's Greek heritage and Anis's Jordanian roots these two tasty cultures are planned to combine deliciously. The traditional and authentic flavours this couple plans to inject into the kitchen are sure to make your mouth water and lure you to Mayfield West.