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Three Monkeys Cafe

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131 Darby St | Cooks Hill, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
+61 2 4926 3779
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (24 reviews)
“corn cakes” (6 reviews)
“nachos” (7 reviews)
Open Now
7:30 am - 10:00 pm Hours
Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
131 Darby St | Cooks Hill, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the best breakfast dishes I have ever had - the poke bowl with smoked salmon and black rice. My daughter had Parmesan toast with eggs and bacon which she said was the best toast ever. We sat at a table on the street...More

Thank tinky321
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff are very friendly. Great atmosphere, can sit upstairs or down stairs, inside or outside. Best smoothies in Newcastle. Delicious and thick, very tasty and can share between two.Lots of food options available.

Thank ZoeandEddy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had a Thai beef salad for lunch and it was the most delicious salad I have ever eaten in my life! Great location on Darby St, lovely service, coffee was great, price was about what you would expect to pay for a table service...More

Thank Rachel_jeant
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We look forward to our visit whenever we are in Newcastle. Can’t seem to bring ourselves to try anywhere else...The place was absolutely packed & unfortunately our food order got lost in the busy craziness of the day. Staff were apologetic, righting the situation as...More

Thank Chickstar99
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was recommended this place from a local who was kind enough to stop and help 2 strangers find their way to Darby St and the cafe's. Thanks for the tip. They have a great variety of food and drinks, all healthy and not the average...More

Thank Glen W
Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

Came here to meet some friends for breaky. Very busy but staff polite. Has the Parmesan toast with scrambled eggs. Best breakfast meal out on a long time.

Thank Alanm63
Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

Little place with very friendly staff, the food is awesome (especially the burgers ) and a wide choice of delicious smoothie. I recommend this place !

Thank Carolayne6
Reviewed 16 February 2018

When I walked in I was disconcerted because the male proprietor addressed me as 'Dear' (I am a 55 year old female in full-time professional employment). I almost left - but grumpily took a seat. It was noisy, but fair enough; that's its thing. It's...More

Thank Sally S
Reviewed 16 February 2018

Came here for breakfast with a few friends. Place was very busy! Sat outside and took us 45mins to be served/water on the table. Food and coffee was yummy. One of the best iced lattes I have had. Everything was well priced. only downside, and...More

Thank TaraElizabeth1994
Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

Never disappoints with great food, coffee and shakes 😊 will continue to go back again and again!!!!

Thank mandypc095
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 23
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:30 am - 3:00 pm
7:30 am - 3:00 pm
7:30 am - 3:00 pm
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 131 Darby St | Cooks Hill, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Newcastle
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4926 3779
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