June 21, 2017
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Trivia Fundraiser for the National Breast Cancer Foundation

On Saturday night Blue Mini played host to a successful night of trivia & tapas. Run in conjunction with CrossFit Rosebud, the night was designed to raise funds for the National Breast Cancer Foundation – and that it did! With close to 100 guests, those in attendance were entertained with games, singing and plenty of laughter. At the end of the event, CrossFit Rosebud and Blue Mini were happy to send the National Breast Cancer Foundation a cheque for over $1,300. The night would not have been possible without the support of the local businesses who donated an amazing selection […]
May 10, 2017

Crop to Cup Coffee @ Blue Mini

If you’ve been to Blue Mini recently, you might have noticed something new…in the form of a big, silver, shiny coffee roaster…and from mid-year it will be in action daily! Using beans proudly sourced through the Di Bella Coffee ‘Crop to Cup’ green buying program, a range of blends will be roasted daily onsite and available for the consumer to buy under the brand Boneo Road Roasters. Positively, the green buying program allows Di Bella Coffee to work direct with growers around the world to ensure that the crops they select are grown and farmed under ethical and sustainable conditions. […]
April 28, 2017
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Di Bella Coffee Master Class

Back by popular demand! Wednesday 7th June at Blue Mini 6pm – 9pm This hands-on experience is a must for coffee lovers and professionals alike. Presented by the experts at Di Bella Coffee, you will… LEARN about the crop to cup philosophy of ethical, sustainable coffee growing PARTICIPATE in a coffee cupping, the technique used by professionals to grade coffee beans SMELL the aromas of a coffee bean roasting TASTE the perfect espresso SEE how Baristas seal coffee and create latte art CELEBRATE the ritual of brewing with alternative methods including cold drip All this for $70…including demonstrations & tastings, finger […]
April 19, 2017
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On an Egg Hunt

This Easter, we’ve been on an egg hunt of a different kind. Blue Mini is proud to add locally sourced free-range eggs to our menu. Supplied by the Napolitano family at Somerville Egg Farm, these little beauties are fully natural, bleach free, hormone free and super tasty! Try them in all our egg dishes including the Farmhouse Big Breakfast, the Breakfast Carbonara, the Bennie or the Classic Breakfast.
April 12, 2017
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A Taste of the Mornington Peninsula

After 11 years of successful trading, Blue Mini has matured into an icon of the Mornington Peninsula food scene. Known for its fast serve café offering take away coffee and toasted sandwiches, the spacious Colchester Road property also boasts an eclectic eatery area with a welcoming atmosphere that encourages relaxed dining. Owner Tracey Ross and chef John Ward work with local mushrooms, veggies, herbs and free-range eggs to create menu items that capture the imagination of food lovers whilst supporting local producers. And while the extensive seasonal menu changes regularly to keep visitors engaged, there is always a focus on […]
March 24, 2017

A Vintage Welcome

Vintage, retro, quirky. These are all words that can be used to describe Blue Mini, the iconic café, eatery and retail emporium in Rosebud’s industrial estate. Opened in late 2013 Blue Mini gets much of its character from the origins of its location – for many years it was the local bowling alley. And now, part of the Blue Mini’s appeal comes from its subtle hints to this history. From the bowling lane floors, to the old control station and strategically placed pins, the bowling theme is present throughout the décor. Along with repurposed furniture, crockery and bench seating, this […]
September 9, 2016
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Tapas Night – and live and free music

We have a great tapas night coming up at the Blue Mini. Friday 16 September is our next tapas night.  Ring now to book your place! Artist Simon Trist will be performing.
August 29, 2016
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Spring is almost here!

  Can’t wait!  New menu coming.
May 3, 2016


What a fantastic start to the year! Can not believe we are in winter already. A big thanks to everyone who came to the Corner and Bluemini over the last 5 months – I can honestly say it has been a pleasure to introduce new folks to both venues and welcome our regulars back each time they visit. Just because it is winter do not hibernate!!! Just like the fantastic crew who participated in our DI BELLA coffee master Class. Make time to check out whats going on, Friday night Tapas, Queens Birthday and we will introduce our FLORISTRY COURSE […]
April 14, 2016


Sorry folks just to let you know that we have to CLOSE the Eatery @ Bluemini this Sunday the 17th and Monday the 18th for repair work. BUT the good news is that our sister Café the Corner will be open for your dining pleasure!!!! Please make your way down Boneo road to visit the team. Apologies for any inconvenience.
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