Step into Cafe Lacuna, A Food Lover’s Paradise in Wavell Heights

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Cafe Lacuna has become a beloved local haunt in Wavell Heights. With its diverse offerings, the cafe effortlessly transitions from a cosy breakfast spot to an Asian fusion dinner destination on weekends, capturing the hearts and palates of its patrons.


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For the early risers and breakfast enthusiasts, Cafe Lacuna offers a mouthwatering array of options that are sure to satisfy even the most discerning palates. 

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The eggs benedict, with its perfectly poached eggs smothered in rich hollandaise sauce, is a perennial favourite among the regulars. If you’re in the mood for something heartier, the Big Lacuna provides a delightful combination of crispy bacon, fluffy eggs, baby spinach, sausage, potato, feta pancake, and tomato relish.

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For those seeking a lighter start to the day, the sweet corn fritters, served with chipotle cream, avocado and a poached egg, offer a wholesome treat.

Yet the culinary delights of Cafe Lacuna don’t end with breakfast. On Fridays and Saturdays, the cafe undergoes a transformation, preparing to serve a mouth-watering Asian fusion dinner menu.

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Start your culinary journey with the chicken and chive dumplings, delicate parcels of flavour that burst with every bite. The prawn and crab toast is a must-try, featuring a tempting combination of seafood and crispy bread, perfectly balanced with tangy sauces. 

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For those craving something more substantial, the Banh Mi Skewers, with their tender meat and vibrant Vietnamese flavours, are sure to satisfy. If you want something rich and indulgent, the rendang lamb cutlets offer a melt-in-your-mouth experience.

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To complement the flavours of the meal, Cafe Lacuna boasts a well-stocked bar with a selection of beers and other beverages. As a licensed venue, it ensures that guests can sip on their favourite brews or indulge in a refreshing drink whilst enjoying their dining experience.

The popularity of Cafe Lacuna is evident from its nomination as the Best Cafe in Brisbane’s Small Business Awards in 2022. This recognition speaks volumes about the quality of the food and the exceptional service provided by the cafe’s dedicated team.

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Cafe Lacuna is also an ideal venue for private functions, offering a charming space that can accommodate up to 35 standing or 22 seated guests. 


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It’s important to note that bookings are essential for dinner at Cafe Lacuna. For breakfast and lunch, visit them at 2/264 Rode Rd, Wavell Heights. They are open daily, except on Tuesdays. Follow them on Instagram @cafelacunawavellheights for updates.

Published 19-May-2023