Europa on Alma café, Pini & Co - interior with people enjoying coffee and snacks


Welcome to our onsite café, Pini & Co

Being located in St Kilda, Europa on Alma is a retirement community that appreciates coffee culture. That’s why we’re excited about new café Pini & Co opening onsite. It is a general store style café and European inspired deli, serving breakfasts and lunches, ready-made, take home meals and of course, great barista coffee. Come and experience Pini & Co for yourself, open daily from 7.30am. Enter via Alma Road or move into our fabulous retirement community and enjoy residents’ only access via the lobby.

Europa on Alma café - café counter

Good food, great coffee daily

Getting together with family and friends is high on the agenda of Europa on Alma residents. And our new café, Pini & Co is the perfect place to do it. Residents are savouring the locally roasted Melbourne coffee, delicious teas, tasty seasonal breakfasts and gourmet lunches, served all day. Freshly baked goods, whether sweet or savoury, are going down a treat, too. What residents are really loving is the convenience of the fresh, ready to eat meals and pasta sauces, pantry items, cheeses, condiments and seasonal vegetables that are available. They can just pop down to Pini & Co whenever they need something. It makes life even easier at our fabulous retirement community!

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Europa on Alma - Café head chef Samuel Hocking

Meet Pini & Co’s passionate head chef

With head chef Samuel Hocking at the helm, Pini & Co is in expert hands. Sam brings his love, passion and knowledge of food to create his unique blend of European flavours from locally sourced farm ingredients. He knows how to elevate a humble toasted sandwich into a hearty lunchtime meal and create delectable breakfasts that will sustain you. Everything Sam does with the outstanding food he serves is done with flair and innovation, packed with more-ish flavours. Samuel’s CV includes Chef’s Hatted Melbourne restaurants The Atlantic, The Stokehouse and Marion Wine Bar, along with international experience at the Waldorf Astoria Maldives.

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