Spending time amid the colourful surrounds of Tigerbakers is a bit like being immersed inside a wild and wacky painting.
Making locals happy for nigh on a decade, there’s something really homey about this cosy little rainbow on Victoria Street. From the street-side look-at-me perches, to the bar seating looking back into the inner workings of the space, or the sunken mezzanine with a view to the service bar, there’s a seat for any mood.
Part cafe, part bar, it’s always abuzz, no matter if it’s breakfast or an after work shandy you’re clocking in for. The vibrant artwork gracing tables, stools and walls is a feature of this colourful space. Local artists have been employed to add their flair in the form of rainbow graffiti, pop and deco style art that splashes the place, including in the Dali-esque ceiling.
Find a bohemian nook to relax in and then order up a jumbo breakfast of eggs, sausage, bacon and hash brown; a lunch of Thai beef salad; or dinner share plates of quesadillas or mixed dips. All that matters is that you know what time of day you are looking to be fed.
Watch out for specials like $20 buckets of Tiger beers and Happy Tiger hours with drinks served at $5. No wonder the locals keep prowling in.