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  • 9.0

    56 reviews  ·  2 weeks ago

    Soooooo consistently good. You guys rock!!

  • 9.0

    28 reviews  ·  1 month ago

    Back into first first place for me again. Consistently good and rarely fails me in either food, coffee or service. Not easy to come by in Newcastle!

  • 4.8

    11 reviews  ·  2 months ago

    coffe a little bitter. food delicious. I has avocado smash with poached eggs. service ok. new girl on. she is a little nervous

  • 7.8

    9 reviews  ·  4 days ago

    Yeah good coffee. Distinctive flavour. Nice depth and texture. Very slight bitterness but not unpleasant. Food is nice. I like menus that are not too extensive.

  • 6.0

    128 reviews  ·  10 months ago

    Heard they had changed coffee to Single Origin so I thought I'd give it a try.
    It wasn't too bad, pretty straight in flavour, not much to it.. a little bit towards the bitter side.

  • 7.5

    33 reviews  ·  2 years ago

    Given how busy this place was at the time, their coffee, service and food were excellent. Efficient and friendly staff. No complaints!

    1 Espresso

  • 6.3

    18 reviews  ·  1 year ago

    Flavour was not bad, perhaps slightly on the too weak side. Temperature was good. Food prices were excessive however did not appear to be a detergent given popularity.

    1 Skinny Latte

  • 8.5

    8 reviews  ·  11 months ago

    Great cafe, they have done ok with the space they are in, but coffee came ridiculously fast for how busy they were with great service and tasted very good.

  • 5.0

    9 reviews  ·  1 year ago

    Average coffee - nice food but limited service

    1 Flat White

  • 7.3

    40 reviews  ·  2 years ago

    Great service, attentive staff. Always remember you even if it has been a while between visits. Peaberry's coffee is ok but they do a good job with it. Coffee quality varies a bit with business and barista.

    1 Piccolo

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  • 9.0

    56 reviews  ·  2 weeks ago

    Soooooo consistently good. You guys rock!!

  • 9.0

    28 reviews  ·  1 month ago

    Back into first first place for me again. Consistently good and rarely fails me in either food, coffee or service. Not easy to come by in Newcastle!

  • 4.8

    11 reviews  ·  2 months ago

    coffe a little bitter. food delicious. I has avocado smash with poached eggs. service ok. new girl on. she is a little nervous

  • 7.8

    9 reviews  ·  4 days ago

    Yeah good coffee. Distinctive flavour. Nice depth and texture. Very slight bitterness but not unpleasant. Food is nice. I like menus that are not too extensive.

  • 6.0

    128 reviews  ·  10 months ago

    Heard they had changed coffee to Single Origin so I thought I'd give it a try.
    It wasn't too bad, pretty straight in flavour, not much to it.. a little bit towards the bitter side.

  • 7.5

    33 reviews  ·  2 years ago

    Given how busy this place was at the time, their coffee, service and food were excellent. Efficient and friendly staff. No complaints!

    1 Espresso

  • 6.3

    18 reviews  ·  1 year ago

    Flavour was not bad, perhaps slightly on the too weak side. Temperature was good. Food prices were excessive however did not appear to be a detergent given popularity.

    1 Skinny Latte

  • 8.5

    8 reviews  ·  11 months ago

    Great cafe, they have done ok with the space they are in, but coffee came ridiculously fast for how busy they were with great service and tasted very good.

  • 5.0

    9 reviews  ·  1 year ago

    Average coffee - nice food but limited service

    1 Flat White

  • 7.3

    40 reviews  ·  2 years ago

    Great service, attentive staff. Always remember you even if it has been a while between visits. Peaberry's coffee is ok but they do a good job with it. Coffee quality varies a bit with business and barista.

    1 Piccolo

  • 8.5

    9 reviews  ·  3 years ago

    One of only a handful of places I would recommend for breakfast in Newcastle, Three Bean has earned a reputation as a Novocastrian Institution, if not an Icon. It is my first choice whenever I’m in town. While the staff have changed over the years, you can bank on being served by personable,... Read more

  • 8.3

    9 reviews  ·  5 months ago

    Always consistent, great coffee and crew! Always happy to drop in.

    1 Cappuccino

  • 10

    10 reviews  ·  1 year ago

    First time here and certainly won't be the last. My coffee was great. The service was good and quick. The cardamom cake was delicious.
    The breakfast menu looked interesting not the same old same old. Can't wait to go back and try it!

  • 5.8

    7 reviews  ·  1 year ago

    Nice coffee but nearly always cold. Delicious desserts and breakfast

  • 4.0

    11 reviews  ·  2 years ago

    Coffee is to weak to shine through the milk in a cap. Staff must have thought I was made of glass since they served the two people that came in after me first, even though I made eye contact with them.

  • 9.8

    5 reviews  ·  5 months ago

    Dropped in for a networking lunch today - all you need - awesome service, a great brew to savour at the right temperature and stunning food. Will always impress.

    4 Espressos

  • 5.8

    15 reviews  ·  1 year ago

    Great food and amazing service. Won't go anywhere else for breaky. Average coffee though unfortunately.

    2 Flat Whites

  • 2.8

    5 reviews  ·  2 years ago

    The coffee was great first time around. Took my husband there for breakfast and it's was disappointing. The coffee was too hot and the milk not textured. not to mention the breakfast was so so. Very disappointing since I have heard so much of this place.

    1 Flat White

  • 5.3

    14 reviews  ·  2 years ago

    Quality of the organic ingredients and well prepared meals with friendly staff add up to a great breakfast experience. However, it's a shame they use a Peaberry's blend which is weak and over-rated :( Sadly, I go for the breakfast and then catch a coffee down the street.

    2 Flat Whites

  • 5.0

    21 reviews  ·  3 years ago

    Great gourmet menu, coffee has been very inconsistent when i have gone, i had some great sourdough toast with little jars of jam 1st time i went there.

    1 Latte

  • 8.0

    8 reviews  ·  9 months ago

    Wow, simply sensational. Awesome food and atmosphere.

  • 7.5

    5 reviews  ·  3 years ago

    Beautiful, fresh food, lovely coffee, great staff. A really fabulous Newcastle institution. I'm so glad you exist, Three Bean!!

  • 8.5

    8 reviews  ·  4 months ago

    Best service in newcastle, consistently good food and coffee!

  • 10

    3 reviews  ·  6 months ago

    Got 3 take away coffees this morning - the place was busy and the staff excellent - in and out in a flash - coffee magnificent!!

    3 Espressos

  • 6.0

    15 reviews  ·  6 months ago

    Coffee here is notoriously off temp, and on the cold side. I've seen warm milk topped up with cold milk to make next cup - no no. Machine needs to be kept cleaner as you can see evidence of build-up on steam wand. Couldn't give a rats about the food, once was enough. Coffee seriously needs to be better.

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Name Three Bean Espresso
Address 103 Tudor St, Hamilton, Newcastle, Australia
Phone 02 4961 2020
Email info@threebean.com.au