Piccolo's Corner, A Hidden Gem In Leafy West Leederville

Fresh, countryside and inviting; the first three things that spring to mind when you first step inside the quaint Piccolo’s Corner café at the corner of St. Leonards Ave and Woolwich St in West Leederville. Although it’s located in Perth’s inner-city, it ironically embodies the opposite feeling of a city; real, not artificial.

Piccolo’s Corner has an exposed brick-wall behind the service counter, which is covered with plants and pots to create a feeling of being on a countryside farm. The countryside farm vibe is also further amplified by the unmatched, random furniture, which surprisingly complements the rest of the room, creating the ‘perfect imperfect home’ ambiance. Although a small café, the high ceiling helps to minimise the claustrophobic feeling that many small cafes tend to have a problem with.

The exposed brick wall surrounded with white painted walls emphasises the room itself, showcasing the vast range of accessories hanging around the room. With a permanent splash of aqua color, raw woods and green plants, the option for accessorizing the premises is a continual process.

We love the ideas of hanging accessories at Piccolo’s Corner. From hanging plants to baskets full of breads or fruits, it creates a different dimension of the small room. When everything is not placed at the same level, the interior can embody a ‘wide and spacious’ illusion.

Green plants are definitely the key point of Piccolo’s Corner creating a homey, inviting and fresh ambiance. With lots of various bottled and hung green plants or flowers within the premise, the interior gains a fresh feeling that is visually relaxing for the dining patrons.

With most of the breads, cakes, fruits on open display, it creates the humble, small village vibe that is so relaxing for the customers. It emanates a feeling of trust and honesty, like there’s nothing to hide in the café with the food on show.

Food wise, we ordered their in house meatballs and avocado with bacon, chorizo on ciabatta, both were accompanied by a latte and a hot chocolate. While it was a typical brunch, the blue plates definitely caught our attention. I noticed that the use of coloured and patterned china, which again adds considerably to the countryside farm ambiance.

The meatballs were amazing! Although large, the food itself was attractively colourful with a side of smashed avocado. With a stack of feta on a generous serving of chorizo, avocado, poached egg and a slice of ciabatta, you could not go wrong with the food.

Ami, my partner in crime for this brunch did enjoy her dish as well, hence in my humble opinion, mine looked (and tasted) better than hers! Sorry Ami!

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