Mina Ali has joined forces with Di Bella Coffee founder Phillip Di Bella to launch Min  & Co, a new Italian-inspired coffee roasting, café and dining venture at The Wellington in East Brisbane. Together, the pair boast a combined 40 years experience in the Australian coffee industry. Mina is excited by her new café and dining venue, which opened its doors on the ground floor of the recently completed, contemporary nine-storey apartment tower.

Min & Co is the first of several retail and dining outlets to open at The Wellington apartment tower right in the hub of East Brisbane’s vibrant culture with boutique cafes, stores, bars and The Gabba sports stadium all within walking distance. Mina said The Wellington, designed with a combination of chic modern aesthetic and stylish inner-city living, was the perfect fit for Min & Co.“We’ve had an amazing first few weeks; thanks to everyone who came down to support us, including the new residents at The Wellington,” she said. “We created Min & Co to be a relaxed, social and entertaining space with a strong community feel, offering classic breakfasts and unique dining experiences.”

Total Property Group Managing Director and Marketing Manager for The Wellington, Adrian Parsons, said Min & Co was the first tenant to open on the ground floor of The Wellington, which was designed to contribute to the area’s growth by complementing East Brisbane’s boutique retail and foodie culture. “The Wellington apartment building is an ideal location for retailers like Min & Co, with the area drawing a broad demographic of people seeking the convenience of inner-city living,” he said.

Min & Co roasts their own specialty coffee, and the casual-dining eatery is being well received by The Wellington residents and the public who enjoy participating in cultural culinary experiences on a weekly basis. Open for breakfast and lunch every day of the week, Min & Co stays open on Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings for special dinner feasts designed to give diners true family-style hospitality by combining amazing flavours, exceptional service and connection through food.

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