“We didn’t close our doors during the lockdown, serving takeaway only via our window out the front but now are welcoming back the in-house diners,” owner Lina said.
All halal and also offering vegetarian and gluten-free options, dishes include all day breakfasts, such as the Middle Eastern breakfast (eggs your way, sjuk, haloumi cheese, labneh, garden veg and bread), Eggs Benedict (poached eggs & hollandaise sauce served on sourdough bread), Brekky Burger (beef rashers, egg, cheese, lettuce, tomato & barbecue sauce), Brekky Wrap (sausage, eggs, cheese, lettuce, tomato & barbecue sauce) and Fatteh (traditional Lebanese breakfast).
You could also start your day with an Acai Bowl (seasonal fruits, muesli, chia seeds and coconut flakes) or a Chef’s Pancake (double stacker, fruits and vanilla ice cream with maple syrup) and wash down with a piping hot coffee from Toby’s Estate, a freshly squeezed juice, smoothie, milkshake, chilled drink, frappe or thickshake.
For lunch, there is a range of wraps and burgers, including grilled chicken wrap, schnitzel wrap, Moroccan chicken burger, waygu beef burger, cheese burger or the haloumi burger combo.
Enjoy with a serve of chips or loaded fries, including chicken and mushroom, Mexican or sweet potato.
With the chicken and avocado salad among the most sought-after, according to Lina, there is also the tasty tuna salad or beetroot salad to put some zing in your afternoon plus a selection of daily fresh cakes, slices and bars if you’re looking for a sweet pick-me-up.
“Customers say they love our food, its presentation and our great service,” Lina added.
Lil Hideout Cafe is open Monday to Friday, 6am-3.30pm, and Saturday, 7am-12pm.
Happy to discuss catering, you can also find them on Uber Eats.