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Reviewed 21 February 2023 via mobile

We stopped here for lunch on our drive from Sydney to Port Macquarie after finding it on TA. Myself and my husband both ordered the sweetcorn fritters and they were fantastic. I had a flat white which was the best coffee I've had since being...in Australia! The menu looked great with lots of choice. The staff were really friendly and one of them spotted our English accent as he was from Dublin. We would definitely recommend visiting here!More

Date of visit: February 2023
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Reviewed 25 January 2023

We went for breakfast one day and it was so good came back the next day. If we had longer in Newcastle we would have been back every day. Great coffee but the outstanding food was what brought us back. I had the best Waffles...- ever. Crispy and soft on the inside. Huge serving. The omelette the next day was cooked the way omelettes should be and not dried and fried like so many places do these days. Soft, buttery and delicious. The souffle pancakes were also an absolute hit.More

Date of visit: January 2023
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Reviewed 13 January 2023 via mobile

Excellent friendly service. Freshly made juice, wholesome coffee, and delicious breakfast with fresh local produce

Date of visit: January 2023
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Reviewed 5 January 2023 via mobile

Nice food but incredibly bad service. Made a booking and had to put down a $150 deposit. We (group of 6) were there for 35 min (with children) before our order was taken. Wait staff only came to take out order after we had approached...the counter to ask them to. 3 meals didn’t come out with the others, then when they did one was still missing. We had to request it and then waited another 20 minutes for it. No apology and was charged full price for everything. Nice food but not a good experience.More

Date of visit: January 2023
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Reviewed 18 October 2022 via mobile

Great strong latte! Loved the coffee here, brilliant almond latte. We had a lovely family breakfast. Nice outdoor seating & parking right out the front which was very convenient.

Date of visit: October 2022
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Reviewed 15 October 2022 via mobile

What a superb find! The food is extremely tasty, beautifully prepared and presented. The coffee was perfect and the whole experience capped off by a wonderful server with a terrific sense of humour. Haven’t enjoyed a meal so much in ages. Thank you to all...for a ‘best of’ experience! And yes, we really loved the cake! 😁More

Date of visit: October 2022
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Reviewed 8 October 2022 via mobile

Fabulous service and food. Particularly appreciated the man who looked after our table - he was just the right amount of friendly and helpful. Coffee was great (fussy coffee drinkers here!) and drinks and food were delivered promptly. All the food was delicious. Will definitely...be visiting again.More

Date of visit: October 2022
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Reviewed 25 September 2022 via mobile

This cafe was an easy pick for us as there was gluten free french toast on the menu. Our Coeliac daughter was impressed with the options on the menu. The first image is the GF French Toast. The service was of a high standard.

Date of visit: September 2022
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Reviewed 31 July 2022

Breakfast in particular and all other meals are a standout in this fine cafe/restaurant. Chefs are highly skilled in preparation and cooking of high quality foods. wait staff are well trained and very knowledgeable of wines and fine food. The "baked eggs" are a stand...out, but be prepared for an exciting experience when ordering Pancakes...a Cirque specialty.More

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 9 July 2022 via mobile

Visiting from interstate, I searched for a brunch venue with gluten free options. The coffees were good. Croissant was not fresh. GF ‘crushed’ avocado and eggs was on supermarket white GF bread for $21. I expected better for that price.

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 21 March 2022

We have been long time fans/diners at Cirque Cafe, always thoroughly enjoying the unique tasty food and friendly service. It was a no brainer to have our wedding reception in the beautifully renovated upstairs function area. From the first call & email with Marion, it...has been an easy, carefree planning process. She was always friendly and accommodating, and responded quickly to all my questions and requests. The hardest part of the whole planning was choosing our meals from the incredible menu. Luckily we were given the option of a choice menu, so we could choose multiple entree & main options and then our guests choose on the night. All the guests were blown away by the variety and quality of the food menu. The function was flawless; the food was beyond incredible, the waitstaff were funny and happy, the service level from everyone was impeccable. Every meal was faultless and came out perfectly timed, the drinks were always flowing, we didn't need to chase up anything, everything just flowed perfectly. I could go on and on about how amazing the night was, a huge thank you to the wonderful Cirque Cafe family for making our wedding so fantastic and memorable.More

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed 14 February 2022 via mobile

We had a lovely Valentine’s Day lunch with great food and friendly staff. Our food was fresh and well presented. Prices were reasonable and staff hrlpful,

Date of visit: February 2022
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Reviewed 13 February 2022

My wife and I were in Newcastle for 2 nights for our 42nd wedding anniversary and were staying nearby. I had the Spanish omelette for breakfast and my wife had scrambled eggs. Absolutely delicious and great, friendly service. One word of warning - don't get...the iced Coffee for breakfast - it is loaded with ice cream and cream - true but just joking, it was beautiful. We came back the next day. My wife had scrambled eggs again and i had corn fritters - once again superb. We would thoroughly recommend it.More

Date of visit: February 2022
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Reviewed 13 December 2021 via mobile

Great coffee and the most delicious pancakes we’ve ever eaten. Friendly staff. Highly recommend for a family brunch; the kids loved it,

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed 16 November 2021

This is a must. The staff were excellent and the pancakes were something lve never experienced before. A big congrats to everyone for providing a great experience. Thank you 😊

Date of visit: November 2021
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CIRQUE CAFE & RESTAURANT, Newcastle - Menu, Prices & Restaurant Reviews - Tripadvisor

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Yes, Cirque Cafe & Restaurant offers takeaway services.

Cirque Cafe & Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5