Terror Twilight’s customisable menu means you can design your own brunch

Terror Twilight’s customisable menu means you can design your own brunch

Words by Kate Streader

The Collingwood eatery is like a ‘choose your own adventure’ cafe.

Opening its doors in 2017 on the Collingwood end of Johnston Street, just off Smith Street, the vision for Terror Twilight has always been to provide healthy options for all walks of life.

In addition to its fixed menu featuring breakfast and brunch classics like avocado toast and an acai bowl – albeit with their own unique twist – there are also build your own bowls or broths.

The base, sides and protein are all customisable for the ‘build your own’ options, so you can really satisfy your appetite with whatever it is you’re craving. The options are endless, too.

Proteins range from crispy Szechuan tofu to house-smoked salmon which can come in a miso and shitake mushroom broth with soba noodles and veggies if you so please, or you can team it with your choice of rice and sides like red and green cabbage slaw with jalapenos or salt-baked beetroot and cumin-spiced yogurt.

Their dedication to offering nutritional options, whether you’re eating in or on the go, doesn’t stop at the food either. The drinks menu includes mushroom and nootropic coffee for a sustainable energy boost, cold press juices and a range of vegan smoothies to help you refuel.

The ethos at Terror Twilight is, “Nice people, great coffee, food & cocktails”, a mantra which you’ll find signposted outside their shopfront, and the welcoming, laidback feel is evident from the moment you walk through the door. Soaked in natural light and soundtracked by an ever-changing rotation of vinyl to reflect the day’s vibe, it feels more like visiting a friend’s place than a bustling cafe.

Find Terror Twilight at 11-13 Johnston Street, Collingwood or visit their website for more information. 

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