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Jamaica Blue

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Cafe, Australian
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Charlestown Shopping Centre | Charlestown Square, 30 Pearson St, Charlestown, Lake Macquarie, New South Wales, Australia
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Morisset, Australia
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I love Jamaica blue coffee and the staff at Charlestown always go above and beyond! I especially love the little touches, the little cookies on the side (with the coffee) is a small gesture, but sometimes it's the little things that make a big impact! :)

Thank ENicholls
Newcastle, Australia
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Conveniently located in Charlestown Square it is ideal for a coffee break while shopping. Coffee was well made and simple snacks are available.

Thank David B
Newcastle, Australia
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156 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Had a nice brunch at Jamaica Blue last week. The eggs, bacon and hash brown were cooked well and the atmosphere was inviting. Friendly staff, easy to find a seat and fast service. We were impressed.

Thank Kirsten M
Toronto, Canada
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83 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

My wife said one of her standout meals in Australia was her breakfast sandwich with haloumi cheese at Jamaica Blue. My yogurt parfait was lacking. My son tried fairy bread for the first time. An easy hit for him!

Thank moonsammy4
Newcastle, Australia
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47 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

After waiting for 2 hot drinks to arrive and seeing 2 hot drinks come out and go back a waitress finally came up and asked our order. Upon being told we were told we had the wrong number by a waitress with big attitude. We did eventually get out drinks. We watched it happen to others as well so the... More 

Thank Angie S
Noosa, Australia
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74 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

Friendly service, always smiling, good coffee, good snacks, good ambience, very relaxing. What's not to love. Recommended.

Thank JLCWard
Newcastle, Australia
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25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2016

A nice stop for a coffee, 4 out of 5 coffees are good. The last one I had was very average. The food opitons are limited. But ok for what they are. Good location in the mall and staff are mostly friendly. You do generally wait a little longer than most places though.

Thank Miss W
Newcastle, Australia
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38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2016

Pretty good menu to choose from, nice staff and pretty good service. Nice place to sit and have a chat with friends.

Thank Yvonne T
Port Macquarie, Australia
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2015 via mobile

Ok- so it's a public holiday but it's not THAT busy as it's nearly 4pm. Warned by staff that it's going to be 20min wait for coffee - I would hate to see how long it would take if they were genuinely busy. There are uncleared dirty tables (including ours) and old mate (presumably the franchisee) has plonked himself down... More 

Thank Portgirl711
Lake Macquarie, Australia
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360 reviews
185 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2015

Jamaica Blue is a nice oasis in this big shopping centre. The snack choices are limited but good. The coffee is always good . Service is pleasant in this smallish coffee stop. the prices are very fair/ It is a regular stopping shopping place for us.

Thank JANDK2265

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    2 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Australian
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Waitstaff
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Charlestown Shopping Centre | Charlestown Square, 30 Pearson St, Charlestown, Lake Macquarie, New South Wales, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Lake Macquarie  >  Charlestown

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?