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Costa269 @ Holland Avenue

~Invited Session~

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Costa Coffee has unveiled a brand new concept at Holland Village - Costa269, one with a hot kitchen and a spanking new All-Day Brunch menu. Plus, the café serves as a testbed for their innovations and that makes us first around the world to taste their creations.

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Who does not love all day brunch? Beats having to deal with Saturday crowds when I can have it anytime of the week.

The wholesome menu features a combination of British inspired flavours and classic breakfast favourites. Every order is made fresh-on-demand and designed to complement Costa’s range of handcrafted coffees – all you need for the perfect brunch experience.

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Their promise to consumers - made fresh, everyday.

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Enticing bites, if only I had an appetite so good for one of everything.

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Coffee merchandise lovers rejoice, Costa269 also has a range of collectibles and knick knacks too!

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Beef Goulash ($7.90)

A rare sight for a coffee joint cafe, this beef goulash dishes up a hearty meal with tender beef chunks in a bread bowl. These are made in small batches hence very limited in quantities - grab them while you can!

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The Hearty Eggs Ben ($17)

The difference between theirs and the mainstream ones lies in the beef patty. This would be a combination of a muffin and a burger in one, except it is served at breakfast.

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Avocado on Toast ($11)

This bestseller is certainly worth a try with a generous smear of creamed avocado and poached egg for that added oomph to start the day with.

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The Salmon and Scramble Bagel ($14)


Smoked salmon and scrambled eggs makes this toasted bagel tick, infact, what can go wrong with smoked salmon? And for that cherry on top of the icing - I usually shun rubbery scrambled eggs and this made me lap every bit up.

Now, for their croffle  items ­– a yummy croissant and waffle hybrid that is unique to the folks of Costa269.


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The hearty Great Croffle Fry-Up ($17) offers sautéed mushrooms, a beef sausage and a sunny-side up egg, paying tribute to their British heritage.

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Oh hi, morning glory. Egg porn begins with a jab.

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Those layers - looks like a waffle and tastes like a croissant. Intriguing combination though one cannot quite tell the difference with eyes closed.


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Dessert at breakfast is always a welcomed option for me, sugar rush versus caffeine rush and for the sugar tooth in me - sugar trumps. Very Berry Croffle ($11) is served with a choice of salted caramel, chocolate or vanilla ice cream and topped with sliced strawberries and blueberries dusted with icing sugar.


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The mandatory drizzle shot. I actually loved this more than the savoury option!


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How playful this flask of iced water, which ends brunch at dinner on a super quenching note. If coffees and juices aren't your thing - this novel jug would.

If you are craving breakfast at dinner, think of Costa269 - sans the crowds and innovative options!

Costa269
269 Holland Avenue

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