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Lunch at Tiger Mottle, Paddington

This is not the first time I have visited this delicious cafe, Tiger Mottle which can be found on Glenmore Road in Five Ways, Paddington.

I was catching up with a dear friend, M for lunch and considering neither of us had our cars that day, thought we would go somewhere that was relatively close. We had such a good breakfast here, that we thought we would come back and try their lunch.

The coffee was as good as I remembered, skim flat white – strong and very aromatic.

It was a steamy day and I opted for something relatively healthy for lunch – smoked ocean trout salad with bocconcini, green beans, avocado, tomato, crispy capers and racquet ($16.50). It was a relatively large serving, big chunks of ocean trout, bocconcini and avocado. The ocean trout was served warm and incredibly succulent. I loved the combination of bocconcini and avocado, soft and creamy, and the crispy capers were just the perfect complement. It was rather filling and unfortunately, didn’t manage to finish everything but it was definitely delightful.

M, opted for the Grilled Chicken Salad with avocado, baked ricotta, tomato, caramelized onions and walnuts. It was also a large serving – big cuts of chicken breast on a bed of rocket and spinach mixed together with baked ricotta and topped with caramelized onions. From memory, she didn’t eat any of the caramelized onions as she is not a fan, but managed to finish everything else. The chicken I thought was a little dry but she seemed to have enjoyed it.

It was wonderful catching up with M, and I have certainly taking a liking to Tiger Mottle. The breakfast was excellent, the service was a little sketchy that day, but the coffee and food definitely made up for it!

GA’s ratings: 7.5 / 10

Tiger Mottle

248 Glenmore Road

Five Ways, Paddington, 2010

Ph: +61 402 520 517

Tiger Mottle on Urbanspoon

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  1. February 6, 2011 at 5:32 am

    I like the name Tiger Mottle for a cafe. The Tiger Mottle salad sounds nice!

    • February 7, 2011 at 4:29 am

      think thats what attracted me to the cafe at first – the name! its a pretty cool cafe.

  2. February 6, 2011 at 4:12 pm

    aw man i could totally go for a salad right now! crazy hot weather means all i want to eat is salad. or ice cream 😀

    • February 7, 2011 at 4:29 am

      i think i ate about a litre of ice cream on the weekend – it was hot! but well worth it 🙂

  3. February 6, 2011 at 4:59 pm

    The ocean trout salad sounds delicious. I love how it’s so cooling – and bocconcini and avocado make everything taste better!

    • February 7, 2011 at 4:28 am

      oh i love bocconcini and avocado – i thik i can eat it all day! the ocean trout was divine. perfect for a hot summery day.

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