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Sparrows – Making Coffee In Onekawa

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Benny Fernandez and his staff are up with the birds Monday to Friday, ready to make delicious coffee at Sparrows.

The newly opened espresso bar in Onekawa opens its door at 6am, serving top-quality brews, while making the final touches to its specialty “Thirdeye” coffee roasters.

“Thirdeye Coffee Roasters is housed in the purpose-built space on the western fringe of the Onekawa industrial estate, in the historic Williams & Kettle site,” owner Benny says.

“The space itself is superb. It has history, character, aspect, and most importantly, profile. Location is critical for this type of operation. We had a pretty long list of requirements when we set out to find a suitable space, and this spot ticked all the boxes.

Photo: Benny Fernandes, owner of Third Eye Coffee Roasters and Sparrows Cafe in Onekawa’s industrial area in front of the tasting wheel. Photo/Warren Buckland

 For more on this and other great Hawke’s Bay stories go to hawkesbaytoday.co.nz

Posted: 14 May 2019




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