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Merlo Coffee UQ

Coffee bean

Sells freshly roasted beans

Duhig Building, UQ St Lucia Campus, Campbell Rd, St Lucia QLD 4067, Australia

Opening Hours
Monday:7:00am - 5:30pm   
Tuesday:7:00am - 5:30pm   
Wednesday:7:00am - 5:30pm   
Thursday:7:00am - 5:30pm   
Friday:7:00am - 5:30pm   


Nestled under the Duhig Building at the St Lucia campus, Merlo Coffee at University of Queensland offers students, university staff and visitors a quick grab and go style, perfect for that much-needed coffee hit between classes.

With covered indoor and outdoor seating, the cafe is also a fantastic place to sit, study and enjoy your fresh espresso with a bite to eat.

For those wanting something a bit more substantial, we also offer a great range of delicious items on our menu (see more below). So, whether you need a quick caffeine fix or some lunch, the Merlo cafe at UQ has got you covered.


  • Cakes, slices, biscuits and pastries
  • Homemade muffins
  • Classic I Heart Brownies
  • Raw Slices
  • Power balls
  • Fruit salad
  • Bircher muesli with mixed berries
  • Smashed avo on artisan bread,
  • Italian style pizzas, hand made to order
  • Daily salads, Gourmet sandwiches & wraps
  • Sausage and crostata rolls



Dine in and chill out in the courtyard playing games like Jenga, What Do You Meme? and Connect 4. Some seriously fun game playing could be the perfect lunch break!



Need to cater for an event- small or large? Let Merlo take care of you with fresh lunch options, sweet and savoury treats, drinks, and of course – coffees! Download our menu and order form here to find out more. 


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