Top Cafes of 2016 - Newcastle - Maitland

We’ve run the numbers! Here are the best cafes of 2016 in Newcastle - Maitland, voted by real coffee lovers.

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Door 34


Best cafe Door 34 in newcastle for 2016

After being pointed here I understand what it’s all about. Small shop, great coffee, friendly vibes.

Great coffee and freshly made breakfast choices. Open at 6 for your early morning cravings. The only choice in Cardiff

Well made coffee. Great service and plenty of atmosphere


Sherwood Coffee Bar

Newcastle West

Best cafe Sherwood Coffee Bar in newcastle for 2016

Favourite spot for a good drop in Newcastle. Coffee is never anything less than perfection, always a good vibe & the best Ruben toasted sandwich I’ve ever wrapped my mouth around.

Good coffee, hot chocolate okay. Service friendly.

Best cafe Xtraction Espresso in newcastle for 2016

Funky little espresso bar, awesome food. Coffee, two house blends and seasonal single origin each week.

Perfect coffee, service, location and over all vibe. Congratulations guys.

Nobody does a better brew, consistently smooth and delivers 👍🏼👍🏼👍🏼👍🏼

Great coffee, great hot chocolate, interesting food, lovely staff.


Esther C


Best cafe Esther C in newcastle for 2016

One of the top baristas in Newy always making great coffee. The option to sit down for a tasty v60 filter is awesome as not enough cafes offer this in Newy. I hear the lattes are a little bit cheeky too.

Best cafe Cargo Espresso Bar in newcastle for 2016

Quality coffee, well made and served with a smile - beach-side espresso bar inside a shipping container

I’ve been visiting Cargo in Redhead for a while now and the coffee is always great. Also love the Chai Latte!! Perfect location too!

Best cafe Mr.Sister Coffee in newcastle for 2016

Fantastic coffee and great service. A shame that it’s such a small sitting area.

Consistently great coffee! You won’t find many places better than this!

Best cafe Core espresso in newcastle for 2016

Good food, great service, nice coffee, good but not great hot chocolate.

Great little short Mac.. a nice acidic hit up front with a mellow finish, good food, nice staff..

Great coffee. Great breakfast too. If the weather is nice, sit in the back courtyard

Best cafe Suspension Espresso in newcastle for 2016

Great little chilled cafe.. outdoor indoor space, easy menu, and a nice little house roasted ice long black

Best cafe Corner Lane Espresso in newcastle for 2016

Amazing staff were friendly and chatty and remembered everyone’s names. Coffee was good.

Ethiopian espresso was a fairly tight shot with maybe a bit of caramel and mild acidity. FW was ok but nothing special.

Double Espresso. A little bitter, but a good temperature, and rich crema.


Welsh Blacks

Cooks Hill

Best cafe Welsh Blacks in newcastle for 2016

Strong cap basically perfect. Fantastic little spot.

Have had a few from welsh blacks but yesterday’s totally underwhelmed me. Add that to impossible parking to allow ducking in to get it and it isn’t great


The Press


Best cafe The Press in newcastle for 2016

Consistently great coffee, perfect hot chocolate, lovely staff. Interesting food. Nice atmosphere.

Great coffee, friendly service and a warm inviting environment surrounded by books and old world charm. A must visit if you’re in the area

Best cafe One Penny Black in newcastle for 2016

Occasionally they miss, but usually can be relied upon for a decent coffee and a very nice hot chocolate. Food is a little overpriced for what you get.

Coffee was amazing! I usually have one sugar, but didn’t need to for this delicious coffee. My 3 year old had a hot chocolate and pronounced that it was ‘very yummy’.

Best cafe Black Circle Cafe in newcastle for 2016

I love the service here and the music and most of all the COFFEE it is reliably amazing every time.

Sweet musical vibes and nice atmosphere.. friendly service and my piccolo had some nice depth and body


The Locale

New Lambton

Best cafe The Locale in newcastle for 2016

I've been here 5 times now and the service is always grumpy and very slow. Food and coffee just OK, so many better options in this area.

Food was absolutely fantastic, service was friendly and efficient, coffee was a little light and made a little hot, but my espresso was nice

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