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Genovese Coffee

What we offer

Obviously our priority is to roast and blend beautiful coffees for you to drink and serve to your customers, but that is only the beginning of the range of services that we can provide you with to complement your business. Our sales representatives and deliveries team are experienced coffee professionals, and they are happy to share their knowledge with you or if they can’t help you on the spot, direct your requests to the appropriate department to ensure prompt attention.

We have a team of service technicians to assist you with everything from routine maintenance to emergency breakdowns. Keeping your equipment operating at its best is an important aspect of running a café, and we are here to help you with that.

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Yummy food

Carlton alleyways & 140 year old buildings

A hidden gem in Carlton North

875 Rathdown Street Carlton North

If you travel down Rathdown St you will have see Krinclafold House circa 1884, this exquisite 140 year old mansion in North Carlton.

The original owners David and Agnes Linklater had 9 children with the second owners two surviving children putting the property up for sale in 2018 after it had been left abandoned for the past 5-6 years.

Right on queue

Carlton North
Neighbourly Ride, Carlton-North back of Rathdowne St, 140-year-old-restoration - 23Jun2019

As we stopped the third owner of property popped out and said they are the third owner and that it has been in the same family for over 100 years. 

Carlton North, 140 year old- restoration in progress, peering in from the cobblestone laneway

Now after many months the restoration process continues in bringing this Victorian Terrace to it's former glory.

The painstaking detail includes the reproduction of the last surviving rain head using the old cast iron process.

Back on the cobblestones

Back on the bikes and travelling down the Carlton North cobblestone laneways

We continued on our way along the cobblestones that provided the properties services including coal & milk deliveries, nightsoil cartage (Pre Melbourne's sewerage system) and access to horse stabling.

Through Princes Park

Neighbourly Ride, Carlton North Princes Park
Neighbourly Ride, Carlton North Princes Park

Finding an old shed in North Fitzroy

Neighbourly Ride, Hopetoun Place in Fitzroy North
Hopetoun Place in Fitzroy North
Neighbourly Ride, leaving Hopetoun Place in Fitzroy North in Rae St
Back onto Rae S, Fitzroy North

After a busy morning it's time for coffee

Neighbourly Ride, Carlton North, enjoying a coffee at Code 21 in Brunswick East
Neighbourly Ride, Carlton North, enjoying a coffee at Code 21 in Brunswick