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Update 31st December 2012: BTW, if anyone’s curious, we settled this matter at VCAT in August 2012. In our favour.
Update 17th June 2012: New VCAT Orders – This proceeding is referred to a one day compulsory conference with a VCAT Member on 21 June 2012. The VCAT Tribunal is relisted for 8th August 2012.
Hemingway Cafe that was previously operating at 562 High Street, was closed during the Easter weekend in April 2012.
Update 28th February 2012: There other businesses now operating from 562 High Street, Thornbury. We have no connection with …
On Monday morning, 11 October 2011, Bill Bretherton of Human Powered Cycles took adversarial possession of our cafe business at 562 High Street, Thornbury & changed locks without prior communication.
This despite a prior mediation process and agreement at Department of Justice.
We request that all our friends & colleagues to remain calm until this situation is dealt with via legal means.
Over the next couple of weeks we’ll be holding a little celebration of the Tour de France – by giving away a free coffee/beverage of choice to the first customer of the day who mentions the previous nights Stage (”Étape”) winner.
Cafe opens at 8am, so get in early. For purists, ask nicely & we’ll pour your coffee into a bowl, ready to dip your rustic toast or croissant to start your cycling day.
There’s a few terms and conditions, 1. one prize per person per week (easy to work out why!) 2. HP …
We not only sell food, we also stock these fine cycling publications;
2011 Northside Ladies Bicycle Calendar – $20 – Sold out
The Northside Ladies Cycling Calendar 2011 is a celebration of feminine strength, beauty and expression across all cycling styles. This years calendar has been preforated to allow the date section to be removed each month. The photos are also able to be removed, allowing them to be framed, pinned on a wall or sent as a letter to a friend.
The Humble Vintage – Melbourne for Visitors & Casual Cyclists – $3
With a field …
For your perusal – here’s images showing our front of house and cafe lounge area.
Our cafe includes a large rear lounge area and gallery space, which is available for events, private functions & exhibitions.
As we’re a family-friendly cafe, it’s also quite handy if you have littlies in prams, as well as meeting your friends or even a group ride meeting point for those pre or post ride coffees.
Please feel free to contact us if you want to have a event, exhibition or private function at the cafe.
We’re created a humble “educational” Tour de France homage in the HP cafe, along with numerous images of Eddy Merckx, sunflowers, approx. 10 metres of mini-TdF jerseys (”maillot”) and some new culinary creations in the shape of maillot blanc, maillot vert, maillot jeune, maillot à pois rouges biccies.
Also including Phil & Paul bingo cards. Enjoy.
Here’s our breakfast & lunch menu, also please see the daily specials board for whats also on offer. If you have any special requirements please ask and we will do our best to accommodate your needs.
Read here for more about our menu + suppliers. Our spacious rear lounge area has additional seating and comfy lounge chairs.
The Human Powered Cafe lounge space is hosting the 91 No Time! exhibition with new works by local artists AMOS & Colby from Thursday 17th June to mid July 2010.
The opening night of 91 No Time! commences at 6pm and goes through to 9pm. Note: video installations will only be shown on Thursdays opening night, so be sure to come along, bring your friends & enjoy the evenings events. See below for a selection of AMOS & Colby’s works.
The Social Roasting Company is an exciting new concept in coffee.
They passionately hand roast every kilo using 100% ethically sourced beans and then deliver them fresh on their big green bicycle to the Human Powered Cafe.
They’re also a social enterprise. This means they go out of their way to create employment for people who’ve been out of work for a long time.
Images courtesy of baudman via flickr: Friends drop in for a visit to the cafe!
The bourgeoi-Vieve: There and back again
I had been meaning to head to Thornbury to see a friends’ new coffee shop they’re setting up. In fact, they had a sorta grand opening a few weeks back, but we had to miss it … read on …
The Human Powered Cycles and Human Powered Cafe combo!
Opening August 2009, the Human Powered Cafe will be operating next door to Human Powered Cycles from 562 High Street in Thornbury, Victoria.
Double shop front with cafe and large back room available for private functions.
See you soon!