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By Lachlan Cornell

I was recently speaking to someone who wasn’t from the area and they asked me, ‘What’s that groovy little cafe as you’re passing through Pottsville?’ ‘That’s The Palm,’ I said. And it’s under awesome new family ownership – managed by young brother-and-sister duo Liv and Osca but owned and loved by their whole family. Liv says each and every one of her eight-person family are all excited to get to know Pottsville and the wider community. 

They were born in Lismore but grew up near Toowoomba, and they and their family actually also own two cafes in Dalby, but now they have finally landed their dream cafe, The Palm. Liv says it’s always been her dream to own a healthy, beachside cafe, and there’s something very satisfying about seeing people turn their dreams into reality, isn’t there? When her family aren’t busy with the cafes in Dalby, they come down to Pottsville to help out at The Palm. As she’s a current cafe owner and has four years of management experience within the industry, the community’s favourite cafe looks to be in good hands. 

Liv and Osca’s approach to food truly encapsulates sustainable living. Having the perfect chef for the job was very important to Liv, and she says head chef Jay feels so right that he’s already part of the family. With 15 years’ experience in the industry, Jay is onboard with the the concept of a health-and-wellness cafe, serving good vibes, big smiles, and delicious food. Currently studying health and wellness, Liv believes in a farm-to-table approach, and loves being able to show and explain to the community what they are eating and where it came from. The Palm offers locally sourced, preservative-free, healthy, and delicious food with the majority of it made from scratch in their very own kitchen. With a cocktail bar on the cusp of opening, there are plans in place to expand their menu to incorporate tapas and artisan cheese boards. 

Despite only taking over the reins on 7 June this year, they have already seen an overwhelming response from the community. Located perfectly on Pottsville’s main street, there is something about this cafe that draws you to it. With a modern, beachy facade and interior but warming atmosphere, it is truly a nourishing spot to come and enjoy your breakfast and a coffee. 

Your breakfast and lunch will taste even better with live, local music. You’d already be mad not to stop in at The Palm if you’re passing through Pottsville but with live music starting soon there is no way you can pass that up. If you find yourself on the Tweed Coast any day between 6am and 2pm, The Palm is the place to be. Liv, Osca, Jay, and the whole family will be sure to look after you.

The Palm Pottsville. Shop 1/7 Coronation Ave, Pottsville. Open daily 6am–2pm. 

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