Sunday, 28 August 2011

Café Morso, Pyrmont

With a baby now only weeks away in the Ladybird household, I increasingly find myself contemplating my soon-to-be life as a mother. I find myself thinking about activities and favourite past times that will soon be a little more difficult to fit in whilst juggling life with a newborn bundle of joy.. One of these things would have to be the pleasure found in spontaneously going out for brunch on weekends after a lovely sleep-in. Of course, I am immensely looking forward to the changes my life will soon bring, and I simply cannot wait to meet our little one.. But as my belly grows and my due date comes closer and closer, I am keen to enjoy squeeze in as much of these simple pleasures as I can!

With this in mind, Mr Ladybird recently took me out for a lovely surprise breakfast at Café Morso in Pyrmont. The cafe is located at the beautiful Jones Bay Wharf overlooking the harbour, close by to iconic Sydney restaurants such as The Flying Fish and Doltone House. Cafe Morso also happens to be quite the high achiever, with swagful of awards to its name, including Best Breakfast Restaurant in 2009 and 2010.

And when you see the menu, you start to get an idea of what the fuss is about.. I am tempted by the french toast with pear compote, mascarpone and chocolate ganache, but with baby's nutrition in mind I opt for the sautéed wild mushrooms with truffled scrambled eggs and Sonoma sourdough ($16) and an orange juice ($5).

My Ladybird opts for the beautiful soft scrambled eggs with gruyere cheese, semi dried cherry tomatoes, fresh herbs on Sonoma sourdough  ($16), a side of baked beans with onion jam and relish ($2.50) and a latte ($3.80).

A great spot for breakfast, particularly with the weather warming up. Worth checking out!

Cafe Morso
Lower deck (west side), Jones Bay Wharf
Pirrama Rd, Pyrmont NSW
Ph: (02) 9692 0111

Monday - Friday 7am - 4pm, Saturday & Sunday 8am - 2pm

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  1. What a lovley looking breakfast, and lovely looking venue too. Enjoy all the sleep-ins and lazy days you can before the big event :)

  2. Haha, there was this kids TV program where the main character is doll named Morso.... He's really scary, I had nightmares xDD
    This is Morso :DD

  3. went to a friends wedding here and was really nice. have wanted to return to try the breakfast menu. the soft scrambled eggs with gruyere cheese, semi dried cherry tomatoes, fresh herbs on Sonoma sourdough looks great although was that toast a little burnt?

  4. Hi InTolerant Chef - I will, thank you!

    Hi Nilkki - That's so weird! haha :D

    Hi Simon - No the toast was fine, it was chargrilled so a little darker in some parts than others, that's all...

  5. i cannot wait till your arrival of your little one!

  6. those mushrooms look divine, and I hardly ever like mushrooms!

  7. I love the area around here, it's such a nice spot for brekky!


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