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Eleanor Knight4 years ago

Check out some of the best cafe atmospheres around!

We all love cafes. However, finding the perfect location to satisfy your mood, tastebuds and social needs can be a struggle. Whether you're looking for the perfect place to take a honey on a first date or planning to meet up with the girls for a cup of coffee and a good old catch-up, location is everything. If you're situated near Newcastle and feeling pretty bored of your usual cafe pitstops, we have found the perfect spots for you. From fantastic bakeries and music stores, to European decor and African-inspired locations, we have found it! Keep reading to find out what – and where – we're talking about!

Jordan’s Bakery Cafe

The best treats, Jordans Bakery Cafe - Broadmeadow
The best treats, Jordans Bakery Cafe – Broadmeadow

If you’re a sucker for anything sweet, you simply can’t go past Jordan’s Bakery Cafe without popping in. This unique cafe-cross-bakery is at the forefront of supplying locals in Broadmeadow with delicious and indulgent treats. Take a seat in their modern location, relax into your chair and indulge in a freshly baked pastry, paired with a perfectly poured cup of coffee as you take in the friendly atmosphere. Are you a traditionalist who has to have savoury before sweet? Check out their range of delicious meals; from tasty pies to fresh quiche, you can get it all at Jordan’s Bakery Cafe.
Where: 7 Griffiths Road Broadmeadow NSW 2292

The Mosh Pit

Quirky and unique, The Mosh Pit - Cardiff
Quirky and unique, The Mosh Pit – Cardiff

If you love music as much as food, head straight to The Mosh Pit. This truly unique music shop and coffee shop serves up some of the best coffee in the area. If you simply cannot function without a morning caffeine buzz, this is the place to be. Chill out in this hip cafe as you listen to the best beats around, all while scanning the menu for your perfect dish! Swinging by for lunch? In that case you’ve got to check out their range of amazing burgers that are packed with all your favourite fillings. Whether you’re looking for something light to enjoy mid-morning or the full works, you have to check out this awesome location – and while you’re at it, don’t leave without taking a browse through the shop, it’s raved to be the best music store in Lake Macquarie!
Where: 272 Main Road Cardiff NSW 2285

The Little French Cafe

Fantastic pastries, The Little French Cafe
Fantastic pastries, The Little French Cafe – Broadmeadow

The Little French Cafe is one of the quirkiest cafes in Broadmeadow and definitely not one to be missed. Home to stylish, European decor, welcoming staff and tasty food, this fantastic, quaint cafe is the perfect place to hide away for a mid-morning coffee or a long lunch. Whether you’re looking for somewhere to spoil your best friend or treat a date, this is the ideal location to visit. Take a seat in this French-themed cafe and browse their delectable menu that features a number of simple yet delicious meals. Everybody knows that France is famous for its pastries, so if you’re craving something sweet, be sure to check out their freshly baked treats. Bon appétit, ladies and gentlemen!
Where: 54 Belford Street Broadmeadow NSW 2292

Hippo Espresso

Great location, Hippo Espresso - Warners Bay
Great location, Hippo Espresso – Warners Bay

Looking for a great cafe atmosphere? Hurry on down to Warners Bay where you’ll find Hippo Espresso. Named after the owner’s passion for Africa and its native animals, this cafe is home to a wooden carved hippo that takes pride of place next to the coffee machine. Relaxing and welcoming, Hippo Espresso is a popular hangout with many locals who religiously visit for their daily caffeine hit. Sporting comfortable furniture, modern decor and an array of simply wonderful menu options, if you’re looking for the whole cafe package, you simply cannot go past this little gem. Whether you decide to take a seat inside or relax outdoors in the fresh air, you’re guaranteed a fantastic time if you visit this unique cafe in the heart of Warners Bay.
Where: 468 The Esplanade Warners Bay NSW 2282

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