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One Penny Black

196 Hunter St, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
+61 2 4929 3169
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (12 reviews)
“poached eggs” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
196 Hunter St, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
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Reviewed 7 December 2018 via mobile

grabbed some take away coffee and irmt was okay. asked for what I confirmed was a12 oz. cup. got 16 oz instead and coffee was weak. order extra shot here if you want some flavour. Service was meh.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank jwg55
Reviewed 15 November 2018 via mobile

Nestled within the Mall strip across from the Wharf, One Penny Black offers delicious food and coffee to any of those who seek it. Even with competition around every corner, One Penny Black has fantastic staff and seating available inside and out to either enjoy...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank ThatLadLiam
Reviewed 13 September 2018

Very relaxed and friendly atmosphere. Quick service. Inside has a european feel. Food is beautiful with plenty of light and healthy options. Coffee was lovely; but, could have been hotter.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Margo C C
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

Called in here for brunch. Had the ‘Big Breakfast’. Was a bit bacon heavy (didn’t eat it all) but the poached egg, fresh beans, and mushroom was really nice. So with an excellent coffee it was all good.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank VinceNewcastle
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Very nice breakfast. We had different meals and all were good and tasty. Would recommend. Coffe nice too

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Andrew A
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Went here for brunch with children. It was busy but we got a bench seat. There was plenty of options in the menu. Several took my eye. It’s a small cozy spot but well appointed. The food and coffee was quick to come out. The...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Afinidus
Reviewed 5 August 2018

Food was okay, tea was okay, and service was okay, but not really a place I particularly liked. Limited options on the menu as well.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank MrDavetheSarks
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

Looking for a great bistro ambiance early morning on the weekend? Check out the wonderful pancakes & scene at One Penny Black. In the heart of Newcastle’s colourful artsisan district, this bistro / cafe offers great service and buttermilk pancakes with the even discerning North...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank bhyland
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

I was lucky enough to be directed here by a local while on holiday. What good luck, as the food, service and most importantly the coffee was all five star. I back back the following day too. The breakfast menu has an impressive range to...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank rozinz
Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

I wish I was over exaggerating. Do yourself a favour and try the vanilla milkshake if you happen to stop by this place. Food is also delicious and coffee is good, but I will Be dreaming about that milkshake for days. Staff are friendly and...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank chichi1986
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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 196 Hunter St, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Newcastle
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4929 3169
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