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Shae Killey3 years ago

Too early for lunch, but too late for breakfast?

It's Sunday and you've earned yourself a little sleep in. Forget about that alarm and don't even think about defrosting the bacon, because today you're going to treat yourself to a delicious brunch feed from a Newcastle cafe. What exactly is brunch? A mixture of breakfast and lunch, it's for those people who don't want to wait in the morning coffee lines and would prefer to beat the lunchtime rush. Whether you want to catch up with friends over a coffee or you'd prefer to grab a bite to eat near the beach, we've got the perfect cafe for you.

It’s about time we started embracing brunch! Forget all that garbage about waking up early and not wasting the day; these cafes aren’t going anywhere! You can have your Sunday shut-eye and treat yourself to a great cafe-style meal as well. Fortunately for you, we’ve done the research and found the 3 best places for brunch in Newcastle.

Honey Cafe Newcastle

Talented baristas, Honey Cafe Newcastle - Newcastle
Talented baristas, Honey Cafe Newcastle – Newcastle

Located in the Newcastle CBD, you can spend your morning catching up over a meal from Honey Cafe Newcastle before exploring the many attractions nearby. Inspired by laneway cafes in Melbourne, this groovy little coffee house will make sure you are 100 per cent satisfied with your brunchtime experience.

With the cooler weather having well and truly kicked in, ask one of the friendly staff pour you a warm, creamy coffee while you look over the versatile yet affordable menu. A popular choice for Sunday is the bacon and egg focaccia with baked egg, bacon, spinach, and cherry tomatoes served on a thick focaccia base with a side of chilli jam. If you’re an unusual person who doesn’t start your Sunday with bacon, eggs and coffee, their toasted muesli and fruit frappes are to die for.
Where: 111 Hunter St Newcastle NSW

Table 1 Espresso

Plated to perfection, Table 1 Espresso - Newcastle
Plated to perfection, Table 1 Espresso – Merewether

Table 1 Espresso is the perfect place to meet up with friends over a premium-blend Campos coffee and talk about all those embarrassing things you did last night. If you’re feeling a little under the weather after a night out, the Table 1 breakfast with two poached eggs, avocado, mushrooms, spinach and roasted tomato on sourdough toast will be the perfect hangover cure.

Are you in a bit of a hurry? Grab a bacon and egg roll off the express menu to go with your takeaway cappuccino, for a cafe-quality feed on the run. The staff at this popular cafe are known for their quick and hospitable service. There’s nothing worse then wasting your entire Sunday waiting for your brunch to be served. If you’re looking for a cafe that is passionate about providing a quality food experience, then book a table at Table 1 Espresso today.
Where: 89 – 93 City Road Merewether NSW

Merewether Surfhouse

One-of-a-kind views, Merewether Surfhouse - Merewether
One-of-a-kind views, Merewether Surfhouse – Merewether

If location is your main prerequisite when choosing your Sunday brunch spot, then you really can’t go past the Merewether Surfhouse. Practically sitting on Merewhether Beach itself, step inside the Merewether Surfhouse for some jaw-dropping views to go with your mouth-watering meal.

If you’re quite a fussy eater when it comes your brunch – with a variety of healthy, wholesome and sweet selections – there’s really something for everyone at Merewether Surfhouse. Diners with a sweet tooth can indulge in the Nutella French Toast with fresh strawberries that will have you coming back time and again. With a bar, restaurant, pizza shop and function centre all located in the same modern building, you could really spend the whole day soaking up views from this great location.
Where: Henderson Parade Merewether NSW

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