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Newcastle & The Hunter Cafe Restaurants

Bolton Street Pantry

Bolton Street Pantry

Cafe   $$$$$   Opens Mon 7:00:AM

Newcastle City

Bustling specialty café, Bolton Street Pantry brings good food, coffee and vibes to Newcastle City. This well-loved local hangout oozes charm with worn brick, exposed bulb lighting, white tiles and...
Slingtown Espresso

Slingtown Espresso

Cafe   $$$$$   Opens Mon 5:30:PM

Islington

Coffee, creativity and community are the ethos behind Islington café, Slingtown Espresso on Beaumont Street. Nestling among vintage and pre-loved stores, this longstanding coffee haunt is the hub o...
Overlooking the lush grounds of Harkham Wines, Two Fat Blokes Gourmet Kitchen on De Beyers Road in Pokolbin showcases the mouth-watering offerings of the Hunter Valley. This unique café rivals the ...
Cafe HaHa's

Cafe HaHa's

Cafe   $$$$$   Opens Mon 6:30:AM

Adamstown

Beginning as a pop-up restaurant during COVID, Café Haha’s on Brunker Street brings the taste of homestyle Vietnamese fare to Adamstown diners. A bright and breezy interior vibe of whitewashed wall...
Worn-Out-Wares Cafe

Worn-Out-Wares Cafe

Cafe   $$$$$   Opens Mon 7:00:AM

Singleton

There’s nowhere quite like Worn-Out-Wares Café, affectionately known as an eclectic one-stop shop for lovers of fine things, in the historic town of Singleton. Set in a delightful building fitted o...
Find one of the Hunter’s favourite cafes, Table 1 Espresso on Park Road in Speers Point, to refuel and recharge after a day spent discovering all the region has to offer. Sip a Campos coffee under ...
Wynyard St. Kitchen

Wynyard St. Kitchen

Cafe   $$$$$   Opens Mon 7:00:AM

Singleton

Wholesome, nourishing and nurturing real food, cooked with lots of heart and soul, is on the menu at Wynyard St. Kitchen in Singleton. Chill out with a brew of choice alfresco and watch the Wynyard...
Common Grounds

Common Grounds

Cafe   $$$$$   Opens Mon 7:30:AM

Morpeth

Take in water views while enjoying café fare with flair at Common Grounds on Swan Street in Morpeth. Nestled beside the Hunter River, this is the ideal place to enjoy fresh local food, great coffee...
Ducks in the Field

Ducks in the Field

Cafe   $$$$$   Opens Mon 11:30:AM

Morpeth

Driving through the picturesque suburb of Morpeth along the Hunter River, resides quaint high tea establishment, Ducks in the Field. In a farmhouse overlooking manicured cottage courtyard gardens, ...
Take a trip down to Toronto’s waterfront for a meal at Tinto Espresso Bar, a lively neighbourhood café perched by the edge of Lake Macquarie. In balmy weather, the alfresco area is the place to be,...
The Cunning Culinarian

The Cunning Culinarian

Cafe   $$$$$   Opens Mon 6:30:AM

Maitland

The Girl and The Goat Cafe

The Girl and The Goat Cafe

Cafe   $$$$$   Opens Mon 7:00:AM

Greta

Lexie's on the Beach

Lexie's on the Beach

Cafe   $$$$$   Opens Mon 7:00:AM

Stockton

Allow yourself to be seduced by the smell of freshly baked treats at Wangi Wangi’s Vita Café & Restaurant on Watkins Road. Vita’s bare-bricked façade and polished wooden floors set a cosy vibe, ide...
Bostin Brew Co

Bostin Brew Co

Cafe   $$$$$   Opens Mon 7:30:AM

Merewether

Savannah on Swan

Savannah on Swan

Cafe   $$$$$   Opens Mon 8:30:AM

Morpeth

Ink Cafe

Ink Cafe

Cafe   $$$$$   Opens Mon 5:30:AM

Cessnock

Mockingbird Newcastle

Mockingbird Newcastle

Cafe   $$$$$   Opens Mon 7:00:AM

Hamilton