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Table 1 Espresso

€€ - €€€Italian, French,
89/93 City Road | Merewether, Newcastle, New South Wales 2291, Australia
+61 2 4963 3796
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good25%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“hotpot” (3 reviews)
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Italian, French, Australian, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
89/93 City Road | Merewether, Newcastle, New South Wales 2291, Australia
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Arrived at 11 again, this time only waited about 15 mins till brunch, caesar chicken salad and earl grey tea served. No crouton in the salad, chicken was extremely dry and salad was soggy. Would not have that again at $27.00. Should have stuck with...More

Thank Katie G
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Decided to drop in here for breakfast because it was walking distance from where we were staying, and all I can say is “Wow”! Service was impeccable, the food was great, and the servings generous bordering on challenging. I can highly recommend the Roasted Mushrooms...More

Thank stevedT618DX
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a family breakfast there the other day food and service were excellent. I had the Mediterranean scrambled eggs which were really good and their coffee also to be commended but the decor, chairs and tables were falling apart.

Thank ian w
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This venue isn't the cheapest in town but there are a number of options for under $20 and my bacon and egg panini roll was larger and better than expected. The ingredients were fresh and the piccolo I enjoyed was a reprieve from some less...More

Thank NQPsych2U
Reviewed 5 October 2018

Looking for respite? The coffee at this establishment is excellent, as were the hot chips and aloe sauce.

Thank ProvoSenior
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

Service was great, they treat you very well. Persian Eggs are a must! Family had a great time here, will come back! Beautiful exterior and interior satisfying for the eyeballs!

1  Thank Nik R
Reviewed 8 September 2018

My family went there for breakfast last year, it was my daughters birthday so we decided to do breakfast. We were greeted on arrival and shown to a table, asked if we required drinks and we ordered coffees and a shake, we ordered breakfast consisting...More

2  Thank Dennis F
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

I come here very regularly and i can say I have never been disappointed in any of the dish I have eaten from here the “smoothies” Cadbury themed milkshakes are to die for and the breaky board is so good. Also lots of healthy options....More

Thank Misshan94
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

Left a five star rating for this place yesterday, after getting an awesome coffee. Decided to have breakfast there this morning, and the food was amazing, but unfortunately the coffee was a disappointment after yesterday’s. The latte came out with big bubbled froth instead of...More

1  Thank Rosscoz
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

Was so disappointed with breakfast this morning! When you decide to go out for breakfast and you can do a better breakfast then the one you have just paid for ($77) is really disappointing. At the price you are paying for breakfast theses days you...More

1  Thank deborahbO241NR
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Cheryl H
15 June 2017|
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Response from drdrdr17 | Reviewed this property |
Give them a call to check, but when I asked about 2 months ago they said they don't take bookings. They may suggest you get there early, so you can get a table straight away.
Cheryl H
26 May 2017|
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Response from George J | Property representative |
Hi Cheryl We have just added our warners bay location to trip advisor. It will be up within a week 😊
Cheryl H
26 May 2017|
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Response from drdrdr17 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there are two "Table 1 Espresso" places. Merewether and Warners Bay. Cheryl, if you are the first Reviewer for Warners Bay you can submit to Tripadvisor that your Review is of a "new" restaurant at the "new" location of... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$21
Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
07:30 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 89/93 City Road | Merewether, Newcastle, New South Wales 2291, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Newcastle
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4963 3796
  • E-mail
Table 1 Espresso is one of Newcastle's favourite cafes. A modern Australian menu with generous portion sizes, a mix of seasonal specialities, signature dishes, divine smoothies and award winning Campos coffee. George, owner and operator of this unique cafe has been surrounded by the industry all his life. With international experience working at many world-renowned resorts, he is an extremely talented and passionate barista. George leads the team, with a friendly, extremely creative and talented mix of floor and kitchen staff. They invite you to share their passion for unique food, delicious coffee and impeccable service.
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