The most ‘Instagrammable' cafe in the world is Speedos at Bondi Beach, Sydney and it was judged by Big 7 Travel, not on location, but on cafe design and creative food.

By Ian Horswill


Posted on August 23, 2019

Speedos, a beachside cafe in Sydney, Australia, which has fed the likes of Kim Kardashian, Paris Hilton, Hugh Jackman and Joe Jonas, has been named the ‘Most Instagrammable Cafe in the World’.

Speedos Cafe, at North Bondi, has beaten top cafes from all over the world for Big 7 Travel‘s top spot, judged on design and creative food.

 

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Loving our morning views!😍 @thehughjackman waking us up like a good shot of caffeine!!

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Speedos is owned by Matthew and Suzy Dan, and Suzy’s sister Annie Karam, who bought it about 15 years ago. Their parents Morris and Georgette Halaby owned it for about 30 years before selling it around 2000. Suzy and Annie bought a few years later.

“You haven’t been able to wipe the smile off our faces since we heard a few days ago,” co-owner Suzy Dan told The Daily Telegraph. “The regulars are as excited as we are, there’s definitely a new buzz in the cafe now.”

“It was very different back in the day when Mum and Dad had it,” Dan said. “The menu was a lot more basic with bacon and eggs and full cream milk coffees the favourites.

“These days where everyone is a lot more concerned with how things look, we have to make the food aesthetically pleasing also. People eat with their eyes first so every dish that goes out has to look pretty.”

Judging from the pictures posted on Speedos Instagram page, the caramelised banana and chia vegan pancake stack is a favourite.

The top 10 Most Instagrammable Cafes, according to Big 7 Travel, are:

  1. Speedos, Sydney, Australia
  2. Bondi is one of the most iconic beaches in the world, so have such an incredible place as Speedos just a short stroll away from the water is a real treat. Speedos serves some of the most beautiful food you’ll ever see – all hues of the rainbow feature on the menu. An absolute explosion of colours and a scenic waterfront location make this the most Instagrammable cafe in the world, hands down.

  3. EL&N, London, England
  4. Beautiful flowers walls, marble tables and pink, pink, pink make this an ideal place to spend time relaxing and getting great photos. Not forgetting their pretty pastries and coffees, of course. No list of the world’s most Instagrammable cafes is complete without a shoutout for EL&N.

  5. Alfred Coffee, Los Angeles, USA
  6. Alfred Coffee has multiple locations but its coffee shop on Melrose Place is quintessentially Instagrammable. The floral wallpaper and ivy-covered walls are made for Instagram. Don’t forget to add its famous “But first, coffee” tagline to your post.

  7. Note Coffee, Hanoi, Vietnam
  8. One of the prettiest cafes you are ever likely to step foot inside. Covered with post-it notes from previous visitors, you can read strangers’ messages as well as adding your own. One of the most Instagrammable cafes you’ll ever come across.

     

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    Celebrating my birthday in Hanoi isn’t too bad 🍰

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  9. Mad Pops, Bali, Indonesia
  10. Not only is Bali one of the most Instagrammable places in the world, but its cafes are just as breathtaking. As soon as you step foot inside Mad Pops you will be blown away by its sweet treats and colourful ice creams. Neon signs will light up your shots!

     

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    Baby let’s have a good time 🌈🍦💘📸 @katherinenisha

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  11. Pietro Nolita, New York, USA
  12. The whole place is like an ode to the colour pink. Add in some lush greenery and you have a backdrop to your Instagram shots that you couldn’t make up even in your wildest dreams. Pietro Nolita is pure photogenic perfection.

  13. Tania’s Teahouse, Dubai, UAE
  14. This city has so much glitz and glamour as well as wonderful places to eat, but this small cafe really is a true hidden gem. You’ll fall in love the second you walk in the door. The rose-gold accents and minimalist marble coffee bar will make your Insta shots instantly bangin’.

  15. FIKA, Toronto, Canada
  16. FIKA is a stripped-back cafe with stunning design of old books covering an entire wall and hanging planters. The place looks beautiful, but is also welcoming and the sort of cafe you’d stay for a second brew.

     

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    Breakfast sandwich at Fika Cafe in Kensington Market. #fikatoronto

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  17. Kafe Utu, Singapore
  18. Kafe Utu is an Africa-themed cafe in the heart of Singapore that has wonderful interior design, with vivid food and drinks to match. An explosion of colour everywhere you look. The artwork here is particularly striking, making this one of the world’s most Instagrammable cafes.

  19. Blue Whale Cafe, Bangkok, Thailand
  20. Blue Whale Cafe has some of the most imaginative drinks in the world, coupled with an interior design inspired by whales and the ocean. There’s so much creativity here, from the decor to the drinks that you won’t know what to photograph first.

     

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    🐳. #bluewhalecafe #bluewhalecafebangkok #bluewhalemaharaj #bluewhalebkk #bluewhale🐳

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