Set on the idyllic Woolloomooloo wharf – the mornings are a great time to visit Criniti’s.
Sweaty Betty and Criniti’s asked me to sample their breakfast menu and I gladly obliged.
With avocado, banana, chia seeds, honey and milk I thought the bacado smoothie was a blend of some nice ingredients. Unfortunately it was watery and the avocados not quite ripe resulting in lumps of it dispersed throughout.
There was hardly any malt in the malt milkshake and like the smoothie, was also watery. We sent it back requesting for more flavour and received a squirt of honey in the bottom of the glass.
By far the best of the drinks we ordered was the juice.
This classic breakfast/brunch hits the mark with runny yolk, creamy hollandaise sauce all stacked on Italian bread.
The big breakfast offers you eggs your way with bacon, Italian house sausage, wood fired tomato, porchetta, mushroom, baby spinach, smashed avocado with fetta cheese, toasted Italian bread and dips (phew!) If that isn’t enough food for you, a serve of chips are included just in case you’re still peckish. There must be an issue with the avocado supplier because the smashed avocado with fetta had hard lumps – aside from this everything else was consumed.
Another riff on the big breakfast is the Southern brekkie which includes poached eggs, smoked salmon, smashed avocado, fetta cheese, dressed tomato, Italian house sausage, criniti’s marinated olives, danish fetta and polenta chips served with toasted Italian bread.
I prefer pancakes with maple, icecream and bright coloured fruit but the Fragola with white chocolate caramelised strawberries and chantilly creme are just yum.
The drinks were an issue and the avocados were bad but the overall experience and food were pretty good.
MsBrulee dined as guests of Criniti’s. Opinions however are my own.