Top Cafes of 2016 - Newcastle

We’ve run the numbers! Here are the best cafes of 2016 in Newcastle, 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

If you haven’t already do yourself a favor and come here. Fantastic coffee, food and service. Highly recommend!

First time at Sherwood, fantastic coffee, great staff and good atmosphere.

Best cafe Xtraction Espresso in newcastle for 2016

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

Always guaranteed a perfect drop at Extraction! Highly recommend!

Kenn and the krew made us feel like family. The coffee is not only spot on but Kenns knowledge and passion for coffee was paramount. Thanks for a great start to our day. Our coffees for the morning were: Long black SO, LB blend, Latte extra shot, FW almond, FW, and piccolo. The filter brew was pretty good too.

Syrupy shot for the Ugandan espresso started darkly flavoured opening up and t o some stone fruit towards the middle, aftertaste was bitter tinged Take away flat white had a nice nuttiness to it


Esther C


Best cafe Esther C in newcastle for 2016

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

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 long black and the flatties were fine, nice temp and size. Very nice staff and a great little cafe

Nice vibe, great coffee. The flat white was (at least) twice the amount that I’m used to, still had a great coffee taste all through without it coming over as milky.

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

Decent coffee, though on the small side. Great vibe and aesthetic in line with the Islington feel - not trying too hard to be cool - unlike some of the patrons.

Best cafe zaaki espresso in newcastle for 2016

Coffee was lovely and the smashed avocado with the lovely middle-eastern spice touches was beautiful. Despite the rather Spartan atmosphere the service was friendly and prompt.

Best cafe Corner Lane Espresso in newcastle for 2016

This place delivers day after day. Consistently good coffee and impeccable personal service. Love “The Laners’ Gazette” posted on the walls. Great community vibe.


Welsh Blacks

Cooks Hill

Best cafe Welsh Blacks in newcastle for 2016

A great little corner spot on bull and Corlette streets Unison coffee, a beautiful synesso, an eK.. perfect set up, my pic was a little light and the espresso a little under extracted, despite being measured out.. great service and friendly staff

What has happened to this place? Used to serve great coffee now coffee is very poor. No vibe. Was once crowded now empty. Sad.


The Press


Best cafe The Press in newcastle for 2016

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

Best cafe Black Circle Cafe in newcastle for 2016

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

Amazing, delicious, cool. Totally saved me during a lengthy stay in Newcastle due to family health. Awesome coffee :)


The Locale

New Lambton

Best cafe The Locale in newcastle for 2016

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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