A place to connect
At locally owned Cucina Espresso, we take pride in our Italian heritage.
For us, family is everything, and that includes our customers. When you come into our café, you will be greeted with a warm smile and treated like one of our own.
We believe that good food should be shared with friends and family, and that’s why we offer a warm and inviting atmosphere where people can gather and enjoy great conversation over a delicious meal.
Whether you’re stopping by for a quick cup of coffee on your way to work or staying for a leisurely lunch with friends, we want you to feel at home.
We can’t wait to welcome you into our family.
Head Chef, Carlo Calautti
For over 25 years, our head chef, Carlo Calautti, has been perfecting his craft in the culinary arts.
Carlo’s love of food comes from his family roots, deeply embedded in Calabria, the southern region of Italy, which is famous for its robust cuisine and focus on high-quality ingredients.
Having had the privilege to work with some of the finest chefs in Italy, Carlo draws inspiration from the richness of Calabria and his ancestors. His style of cooking aims to revive the traditional and authentic ways of Italian cooking methods and flavours.
Crafting innovative dishes that are both visually stunning and incredibly delicious
With a drive for constant learning and pushing the boundaries, Carlo takes no shortcuts which is evident in his constantly evolving menu.
Carlo’s philosophy is to deliver great food by sourcing the best and freshest ingredients whilst providing value for money to create food that is truly exceptional.