Left of Field, Rhodes

posted in: Cafes & Restaurants, Life | 12

by Jacqui Owens

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I recently visited Left of Field in Rhodes. I’d been hearing about it since it opened and wondered what impact that would have on my “whelm-factor” aka expectations vs reality! As I walked in I was greeted by practically every staff member, all of whom had lovely big smiles. Good start. Next I saw a huge tray of scrolls, cronuts and other trendy pastries. Be still my beating heart.

We were seated quickly at an inside table and I admired the light, bright room and minimalist decor. As per the name, their all-day menu is rather left of field… side of crispy pigs ear fries anyone? How about some yuzu foam or a fried duck egg? For the conservative, traditional types (e.g. everyone at my table…!) they do have good old eggs on toast cooked your way with side options a plenty. I ordered the house-made smokey baked beans. There were a few options for the kiddies but we just ended up sharing our huge meals with them. Only AFTER ordering, of course, did I realise that I apparently missed the memo on the most Instagram-worthy hotcakes I’ve ever seen! Drool.

Coffee was good and strong thank goodness, the meals came out quickly and were a good size (and included 2 slices of sourdough – don’t you hate when they only give you one slice?) and the bill was very reasonable. Thumbs up.

Overall, a very enjoyable breakfast and I will be back to try those hotcakes!!

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12 Responses

  1. Elisa Cessario

    I really want to try their specialty pancakes I have heard so much about!

  2. Natalie

    We just welcomed our second child so would love to celebrate with a nice brunch!

  3. Svava Magnusson

    I just love to try new places and Left of the Field sounds like it could become a favourite

  4. Davina Seeto

    I heard they have a drool worthy, melt in your mouth dish of pork belly!!!
    Mmmm, i love my pork belly 😀

  5. Kate

    I missed the hotcakes when I went there as I was too entranced by the wonderful eggs – so I need to go back and eat all the food!

  6. amanda Sahagian

    Being a full time mother, it is very rare that I go out and enjoy the simplest things in life, like wining and dining, so would absolutely love this opportunity to go and enjoy a lovely night with the hubby.

  7. Gab

    If I’m going to be experiencing a roller coaster of emotions and end up eating my feelings I’d like it to be at a place that produces some seriously delicious looking concoctions. This ticks all the boxes ?

  8. Jemma

    I would love to win a $50 voucher as since having the little one and living on a single income, it would be a lovely treat for the hubby myself and our baby boy

  9. Cindy Tso

    I’d love to try LOF as I’ve heard so many good things bout it. I’m sure if given the chance I’d say it will be a hit.

  10. Lynley webb

    Next saturday my 21 year old step daughter will be meeting her 14 month old baby sister for the first time. It would be great to celebrate this occasion as a family over a nice meal and friendly non threatening atmosphere xx