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One Penny Black

196 Hunter St, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
+61 2 4929 3169
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (10 reviews)
“poached eggs” (6 reviews)
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Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
196 Hunter St, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
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Reviewed 11 January 2018

This was a super little find, right in the centre of town where cars are kept to a minimum, making eating out on the sidewalk a pleasant experience. There is seating inside but this is limited and on a sunny day the outside area is...More

Thank YassieG
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Great breakfast with quick service and friendly staff. The tables are a little on the tiny side but that was the only thing we could fault.

Thank yYobiwan
Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

Went with friends who had all different food restrictions - the cafe was easily able to cater for all. Food was well presented and fresh. Coffee was good (Almond Milk) Falafels were slightly dry.. but still nice

Thank BreeBree84
Reviewed 31 December 2017

5 of us had Brunch here over the New Year Place was very busy but the service was very good considering the amount of people eating there We had a variety of dishes all were well cooked and presented ,the fresh orange juice was excellent...More

Thank margaretan116
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

Popular for its coffee with the inner city office crew, One Penny Black also does a limited range of excellent lunch options. Set in a quiet part of thr city centre with tree cover and shaded tables outside, it's a great spot to stop and...More

Thank Scott P
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

Quite possibly best breakfast I've ever had. Gorgeous corn fritters with beautiful chutney, poached egg, avocado slice, bacon, chorizo and rocket. With English breakfast tea was $31-very expensive. Due to price this place is a treat but meal up there with the best. Breaky in...More

Thank Kathy H
Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

Great coffee, friendly quick service although the restaurant was busy on a sat morning. Lovely setting.Food did not disappoint-the Guinea toastie was one of the best brekkies I’ve had in ages! So unusual, but works so well. Friends got the bacon and egg roll which...More

Thank kr10000
Reviewed 13 October 2017

This place is one of the spots that makes Newcastle special. Sitting out in the mall on a weekend morning will give visitors a glimpse of local life. There is great coffee and well-priced, good value food. This includes gluten-free options and non-dairy coffee options...More

Thank hunterwill17
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Well crafted coffee with a delicious range of staples, ideal for brunch. Recommend the toasties, blackened chicken burger and any one of the brekkie spreads. Never disappoints.

Thank hanflyingsolo
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

The smashed avo at this place is incredible. The haloumi wasnt too salty and the vinagrette was tops. Quick service also. 10/10

Thank Lexy Q
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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 196 Hunter St, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Newcastle
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4929 3169
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