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Favourite Chair Cafe

€€ - €€€Cafe, , Vegetarian Friendly
344 High St | High St, Maitland, Maitland, New South Wales 2320, Australia
+61 2 4933 5333
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
18 Oct 2016
“Bteakfast on the river”
7 Jun 2017
“Gluten-free mixup”
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Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
344 High St | High St, Maitland, Maitland, New South Wales 2320, Australia
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Reviewed 7 June 2017

Yes, this cafe has a cosy appeal and a good menu choice, however this review is about a problem I experienced with my gluten-free order. I specifically requested gf toast with the omelette but was served sourdough on the same plate as the omelette. I...More

Thank rogues2016
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Thought my friend and I would try this cafe..first time as Maitland locals Coffee was yummy! Regular size coffee was very very small..large was a regular..need to change that..smallest regular coffee in Maitland! The back deck looking over the river is confusing not enough chairs...More

Thank Michelle P
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

A real local gem. A gorgeous & cosy cafe with a wall of books. Delicious food & lovely coffee - a home away from home. Looking forward to my next visit.

Thank Hobnot
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Great spot on the river coffee and food very good, i rode my pushbike down and settled on this place. I will definately be back

Thank Kawa600
Reviewed 17 August 2016

Not terribly disabled friendly inside. Walked all the way around the (small) block to get to back of cafe for view of river. Bill enjoyed his coffee and burger. I ordered meatballs and gingerbeer. Drink never arrived. Meatballs were nice. Service was OK.

Thank Tahi E
Reviewed 4 August 2016

Scones are soft, chewy, dense and moist - served with real cream and tasty jam. Coffee is full of flavour, good even without sugar or honey. Atmosphere is cosy with a wall full of old books and comfy seats - like the lamp and old...More

Thank mmmaricel
Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed the coffee and brunch options. Nice bookshop cafe vibe. Rainy day so didn't get to enjoy the river views. Not a lot of menu options for the youngest child but the older ones loved it.

Thank Tim B
Reviewed 16 June 2016

Having spent time previously scouring the books, I'd been wanting to try out the cafe. It was a relatively warm June day so I sat outside upstairs overlooking the river - nice. Nice coffee but I was disappointed with the amount of 'cheese' on the...More

Thank littlerae0fsunshine
Reviewed 25 April 2016

A cute little cafe in the heart of Maitland, had a great breakfast here- service was a little slow even though there were few people inside. A huge wall of books, somewhere you could spend days drinking coffee and reading. Games for the little ones,...More

Thank Brittany S
Reviewed 23 February 2016

Love going here of a weekend and sitting out the back near the river in the sun, highly recommend it!

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Chris M, Owner at Favourite Chair Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 29 February 2016

Thanks Marc G. Glad you enjoyed it!

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Average prices
US$8 - US$16
Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Seating, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 344 High St | High St, Maitland, Maitland, New South Wales 2320, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Maitland
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4933 5333
This is a quirky little cafe that focuses on local and seasonal ingredients to create a great breakfast and lunch menu. Coffee is by Glee Coffee Roasters.
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