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The Source Cafe

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Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options
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74-76 The Lane, Maryville, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
+61 2 4940 8023
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07:30 - 15:00
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Hours:
Sun 08:00 - 15:00
Mon 07:30 - 15:00
Wed - Sat 07:30 - 15:00
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Maffra, Australia
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66 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We came in late for lunch. We were made welcome and sat with our dog outside. Service was terrific, friendly and cooperative. Food was excellent toasted sandwich was great, and the corn and zucchini fritters were excellent. We were really impressed with the service as they went out of their way to accommodate our needs. (not often seen in a... More 

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Thank peterq2
Newcastle, Australia
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50 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is the place to relax and enjoy a delightful breakfast over looking the river watching the birds and boats. My breakfast was yum 2 poached eggs on brushetta with tomato salsa and fetta. Coffee is good as well and if you feel like it you can go for a stroll along the river afterwards

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Thank Da_Dutchy_64
Newcastle, Australia
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017

The customer service we received today for lunch was the worst I have ever received. The table waitress with the blonde hair and glasses was rude, unprofessional,attempted to take coffee cups from us when not finished, began to pack up and tell us we don't close yet but I'm going to pack up tables and chairs which made us very... More 

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Newcastle, Australia
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157 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

6 girlfriends out for lunch ! Perfect venue in the outdoor area looking over the water. The food was delicious and well priced. Service attentive and friendly. Fun day had by all.

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Thank Curious022
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79 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017

The Source café was so good. The staff were extremely helpful and pleasant, the food was delicious and there was a great variety to choose from. I need to eat gluten free, poultry free and nothing was too much trouble. Staff had terrific knowledge of everything on the menu. Inside or outside dining, looks out over water. Very pleasant and... More 

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Thank JenniR4
Newcastle, Australia
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56 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

We only went for coffee and were pleasantly surprised that it was hot, and not lukewarm as seems to be the norm these days. Service was very good and the outlook very pleasant. Start for a nice walk around Throsby Creek.

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Thank Beryl R
Newcastle, Australia
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157 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Delightful lunch visit with friends on a sunny day, saw us sitting in the light filled restaurant with the glass doors wide open. We were all pleasantly surprised when our meals arrived as they were all beautifully done - crispy skinned fish with a huge garden salad and Indian prawn curry (which was in fact large prawns marinated in a... More 

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Thank Curious022
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

The service was amazing , the foods was perfect , the menu was amazing and I can't wait to visit again soon

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Thank Shelley B
Newcastle, Australia
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38 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Beautiful view and great service. Lunch very costly for serving size. Had prawn curry, came with small naan bread no rice or vegetable- just 5 prawns in sauce. Very tasty but definetely entree size. I left hungry. Not fussed, second average meal I've had there.

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Thank Kathy H
Newcastle, Australia
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112 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Hadn't visited Source in a little while and it reminded me how lovely it was there. The waitress was absolutely fantastic. Knowledgeable, pleasant and showed attention to detail. Our food was special as well with one of us having baked eggs and myself having 3 sides, hash browns ( not from the frozen food section ) , tomatoes and chorizo.... More 

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Thank Cathy D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 25
Cuisine
Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 15:00
Monday
07:30 - 15:00
Wednesday
07:30 - 15:00
Thursday
07:30 - 15:00
Friday
07:30 - 15:00
Saturday
07:30 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 74-76 The Lane, Maryville, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Newcastle
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4940 8023

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?