Lid & Jar is a very popular café located on Victoria Avenue in Chatswood opposite Westfield shopping centre. The café is very spacious and offers an excellent range of fresh and tasty dishes as well as great coffee.
Food wise, there has been a recent effort to revamp the menu and introduce a fresher greener menu. Coffee has always been a priority for Lid and Jar and they are classified as a speciality coffee store.
Skim Flat White
Lid and Jar serve their coffee at 58 degrees to maintain the flavour of the milk, so as not to spoil the coffee.
Grilled asparagus with coriander, poached eggs, pesto sauce and a slice of bacon on sourdough. Simple and effective. Particularly liked the char-grilled asparagus which really brought out flavours of the dish. The pesto was delicious as well and quite tangy which livened the dish.
Freshly made corn fritters served with avocado and tomato salsa. Favourite dish of the day. The fritters were not oily at all which was a big positive, and you could taste the corn kernels which were juicy and fresh. The salsa brought the dish together and again you could taste the freshness. Particularly liked the addition of lemon again in the dish which lifted the flavours.
Scrambled eggs with a spicy tomato salsa, chargrilled chorizo and haloumi on a toasted muffin. Heavier style breakfast dish, but still very tasty. The salsa was excellent and really full of flavour. Chorizo was also very well done and slightly smokey so as to give the dish a rustic feel. Well constructed dish and definitely recommended for those who are slightly hungrier!
Seasonal Cold Press Juice
Very refreshing and rewarding for the body. No added preservatives or sugars. Great range of flavours also.
Collaboration with a leading Australian Barista, Lid and Jar’s cold drip’s are well constructed and very easy drinking. It’s definitely one of the better cold drips on the market.
Overall, we had a great visit to Lid and Jar Chatswood. Particularly impressed with the efforts to freshen the menu and also provide excellent coffee. Great service also. With all the great cafes and eating venues around Chatswood, Lid and Jar definitely stands out.
Lid & Jar
419/405 Victoria Ave,
Chatswood, NSW 2067
Contributed by Jason, who dined as a guest on behalf of 2 Hungry Guys