Frequently Asked Questions

Are you a roaming coffee van?

No. We require access, an indoor or undercover area and onsite power to set up and operate our coffee cart. We offer an all inclusive coffee cart and professional barista service.

In order to load in, set up and have the coffee machine warmed up ready for your guests, we need to arrive at least 45 minutes prior to your event

Please note, we do not hire out our equipment for others to use.

Do you turn up for Free?

No. Our minimum pre-paid fee is between $570 – $700 for smaller functions. Larger corporate events are usually between $1000 – $1500 plus.

You are paying for a professional service which includes cart hire, barista staff and drinks served. For an accurate quote, please click here.

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What do you provide?

A full cafe style menu and our own exclusive Hart’s Coffee blend is on offer for guests to enjoy.

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Hot chocolate, spice chai latte and 7 varieties of tea are also on offer. Milk options include full cream, skim and soy.

Please click here for more information. Products can also be purchased via our online store.

We do not offer food catering.


What do you need when you arrive?

  • An indoor or undercover area
  • A 2 metre x 2 metre area on flat stable ground
  • Ramp / lift access.  With the exception of our small coffee cart set up, our carts cannot be transported up steps
  • One dedicated double 10 amp household power point.

A 15/20 amp single phase power point is required for the large coffee cart.

Can you work outdoors?

An indoor area is required. If you would like us to work outdoors,  it must be a sheltered area and a dedicated nearby power point must still be made available within 10-15 metres of set up area.

A plan b is required in case of extreme weather.

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How do you get the cart to the function?

The mid sized / large coffee cart is transported in our trailer. Our small coffee cart set up is transported in our car.

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The cart is then wheeled into position, plugged into your power point and professionally set up.

Our coffee machine needs to be warmed up with adequate time ( approximately 45min ) before serving can commence. We don’t charge for set up or pack down time, just for the hours that we are serving drinks.

How do I book Hart’s Coffee Cart?

To confirm your booking, please email with the date, times required ( e.g 10am – 2pm ) and address of your function.

Please advise the number of guests, along with confirmation of access to the venue via ramps and/or lifts and power onsite.

An invoice is emailed for payment to secure your booking. We do not hold dates without full payment.

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What payment options do you provide?

EFT or credit card is accepted.

Credit card payment attracts a 2.9% paypal fee and is the only form of payment for last minute bookings where there is no time left for EFT to clear.

Where are you based?

We solely provide a pre-booked mobile coffee cart hire and barista service for functions and events.

What are your terms of service?

Please click here for our terms of service.

We look forward to hearing from you! Jason & Karine Hart

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Karine and Jason Hart, Owner Operators of Hart’s Coffee Cart Melbourne.