Coffee Monday at Platform 7 on Broadway

 

Platform 7 second shop opened on Broadway and it’s a pretty busy shop at all times of the day. The shops vibe is busier that their first shop on Hastings I would say. But the décor is very similar to the first shop.

It was difficult for me to decide what to get. Do I stick with the usual latte or cappuccino for a nice Instagram picture? Or do I go with a drip coffee or maybe something different like a cold brew coffee? At the end of the day, I decided on something that they don’t usually offer at coffee shops which is a Stumptown Milkshake which consists of 2 shots of espresso, vanilla ice cream and vanilla syrup.

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The Stumptown Milkshake was pretty good. You could definitely taste the espresso shot in it but also it was very creamy and luscious. For me personally, I would have preferred a little more coffee flavour (but that’s only because I like strong coffees). It’s definitely a drink that makes you keep wanting to drink it. It was a little too sweet for me but other than that it was pretty good.

Rating: 8/10

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I also ordered a slice of salted caramel apple pie because it looked really good in the glass case but it was kind of a disappointment. The piece of pie itself was heated in the microwave and served with whipping cream on the side. There was a good amount of apple in the pie but I could not taste the salt at all. The apples were well coated in cinnamon and surprisingly not too sweet. There was a bit too much apple for me. The ratio of pie to apple was a bit lacking. The crust was not as flaky and as buttery as I would have liked.

 

Rating: 6/10

Overall: I thought that Platform 7 is definitely a great place to chill with friends and also to get some work done. The music may be a little louder in some parts of the coffee shop but I thought the choice of music was really good. It catered to all kinds of people.

Rating: 7.5/10

I would come back to have the Stumptown Milkshake again and maybe try some of their sandwiches and baked goods.

Platform 7 Menu, Reviews, Photos, Location and Info - Zomato

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