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Lotus Espresso

50 Glebe Rd, Newcastle, New South Wales 2291, Australia
+61 2 4969 8133
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good42%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (5 reviews)
“poached eggs” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
50 Glebe Rd, Newcastle, New South Wales 2291, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Lotus is a favorite to enjoy at any time of the day. The shared Lamb is magnificent infact it went 3 ways. Consistent friendly and helpful service.

Thank Viv A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited with the family for breakfast on Mother's Day and left disappointed. Menu looked exciting but certainly didn't live up to expectations. Corn fritters were stodgy, tomato salsa was virtually non-existent - about one teaspoon at most consisting of pale, almost white tomato and chopped...More

Thank Sherro0
Reviewed 1 week ago

Three adults and 2 teens for brunch/lunch today for Mothers Day. The waitress was lovely and very attentive without being forceful. 1 meal of corn fritters with avocado/chorizo/poached eggs/salad - delicious and a good sized meal. 2 meals of BBQ chicken burger with salad and...More

Thank warners1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Service was good and the staff friendly and welcoming. The menu looked great. Ordered duck wontons for entrée, but was way too salty and the wonton overcooked. Ordered Pekin Duck with rice and Asian greens for main. Could not eat the duck, all I could...More

Thank julie h
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a quick lunch here after a swim at the beach. Food was pretty good and my salad had a good amount of flavour even though it looked a bit plain. Coffee was also great as was the fresh juice.

Thank szkut
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Breakfast Anzac Morning very busy however still served great breakfast with friendly service Homemade beans were delicious as was the Veggie Lovers Nice atmosphere we didn't feel rushed or ignored highly recommend

Thank Dragonmoon2
Reviewed 11 April 2017

A friend booked a pre-theatre dinner for us at Lotus and we were absolutely delighted by her choice. My husband and I both had Duck and our friend Barramundi and the food was delicious with generous portions. There is a very extensive menu and the...More

Thank Marj H
Reviewed 10 April 2017

This is a regular haunt of ours. Coffee is excellent, food is always good and the service is friendly and efficient. Highly recommended.

Thank Chris C
Reviewed 7 April 2017

My wife and I experienced cafe dining at its best. The food and coffee was great, staff were friendly and professional. There was alot of chatter from the customers, giving a great friendly atmosphere.

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Situated just across the road from the Junction Hotel. Fantastic breakfast choices. Healthy, well prepared food.

Thank Lyn P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50 Glebe Rd, Newcastle, New South Wales 2291, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Newcastle
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4969 8133
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