WITH YOGA UPSTAIRS TO WORK OFF BREAKFAST, GO AHEAD AND ORDER THOSE PANCAKES
The health hub is out to prove nutritious food doesn’t have to lack flair and flavour, with a menu rich in gluten-free, vegetarian, vegan and paleo options. Co-owner Selasi Berdie says the standouts include buckwheat and banana pancakes with wild berry compote, vegan honeycomb and dairy-free coconut ice cream; healthy eggs benny with ham and spinach on a choice of toast; and the signature Navajo native breakfast of eggs, beans, avo and tomato salsa on native flatbread. Eggs are free-range, the bacon nitrate-free, the beef is grassfed ... you get the picture. BSKT’s coffee is its own smooth house blend with a three bean selection imported from South America and Ethiopia and roasted at Burleigh Heads. It’s fair trade approved and ethically sourced. Ranging from a Cocowhip bowl at $14 to the Bushman’s Breakfast for $21. A standard flat white is $4. Seating options abound at BSKT. There’s the beachside undercover area featuring an enclosed play area for kids, popular with parents; sunny north-facing sidewalk tables, perfect for winter; shady west-facing street tables, cool and breezy for summer; inside tables that pick up the buzz of the cafe; and a purpose-built cyclists’ area with bike racks provided. There’s also a yoga studio upstairs.