Retro Espresso Coffee Co

The retro espresso experience

An oasis on the Bruce Highway nestled in the Historic town of Tiaro, Retro Espresso Tiaro is a unique specialist premium coffee house for the weary traveller.

Step through the historic entrance doors of a former 1880’s corner Bootmakers Shop and enter a time capsule of 1960’s and 1970’s retro culture.

On display are iconic original items, carefully selected by the owner to bring back the best memories of your youth and family from a pivotal time in Australian history.

Firstly let’s get one thing straight.

Retro Espresso totally rejects the fashionable adoption of wine industry snobbery terminology, commonly used by so called ‘Hipster’ coffee roasters to describe their particular signature blends, elevating them beyond the understanding of the everyday consumer.


Coffee should be luscious and evocative, transporting you, through time, to another place where pleasurable memories are all enveloping.

Number 96 Blend is as complex and comforting as a favourite memory from your youth.

Like the Apartment Block tenants in the Iconic Australian Retro TV Drama, Number 96 Blend melds 7 beans with 7 distinct characteristics into a creamy luscious Espresso with a hint of rich chocolate to finish.


Using exclusively ‘A’ Grade beans selected from premium coffee plantations across the world, Retro Espresso Tiaro entrusts the Master Roasting of this evocative blend to Epica Espresso Coffee Roasters, Brisbane.

This ensures you receive the highest quality product first time, every time.


Since its launch 3 years ago, Retro Espresso #96 Blend has created huge interest and a devoted following among travellers and locals on the Fraser Coast in South East Queensland.

Regularly referred to as ‘The Best Coffee between Brisbane and Cairns’, it has until now, only been available through our unique specialist coffee house, Retro Espresso Tiaro, located 250km north of Brisbane in the Fraser Coast Hinterland.

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Retro Espresso Coffee Co