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61 Shortland Esplanade | Newcastle Beach, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
+61 2 4927 1222
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“gelato” (23 reviews)
“muesli” (2 reviews)
“ice cream” (2 reviews)
Open Now
6:30 am - 4:00 pm Hours
Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
61 Shortland Esplanade | Newcastle Beach, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Popped in here for a catch up with a girlfriend, lovely espresso and hot choc made with beautiful customer service! Would recommend booking a table during busy periods as the small space

Thank Rubyrat00
Reviewed 7 September 2018

My wife and i have eaten here on our last few visits to Newcastle. We are happy with the menu choices and really nice location across from the beach. The service is genrally good although some staff are friendlier than others. The idea is order...More

Thank Keiron R
Reviewed 4 September 2018

Always nice to look out the window there, watch the surf, look at the horizon, and have something to eat and drink. Recently my faviourite has been the salad, but there's aways coffee on it's own.

Thank Scott P
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

Very nice and friendly staff - and service. We had breakfast and it was really good. We would recommend this place.

Thank LoneJ121
Reviewed 29 August 2018

Took my morning coffee there today, excellent and pistachio bar delicious. The young man who served me was delightful!

Thank Yvonne F
Reviewed 1 August 2018

We were staying at Noah's on the beach and stopped at for lunch at Estabar on a whim rather than going back to the hotel. I am so glad we did, I actually had lunch twice while staying in East Newcastle. Something I rarely do...More

Thank Ron M
Reviewed 6 July 2018

I walked up here for breakfast from Noah’s where I was staying. The food was beautiful and well presented. Coffee was awesome. Service was friendly but very slow but they were really busy, even on a windy, cold rainy morning. I recommend the fruit and...More

Thank SlightlySweet
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

Been to this place a few times over the last few days. Really nice breakfast (scrambled eggs and salmon x 2), options of coffees and a very good muesli biscuit. But what makes this place is wonderful staff. Warm, welcoming and fun. Cheers guys and...More

Thank racingguys
Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

Went for breakfast after a party the night before. Coffee is good, food options a bit limited and basic but it's a location likely to be very quiet most weekdays so something has to give. Staff are friendly and obliging. Crocheted knee blankets are a...More

Thank Lionhound029
EstabarEspresso, Owner at Estabar, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2018

Hey Lionhound, Thanks for your review. Those blankets are a collection crocheted by our Banana Grower, my sister, myself and gifts from friends. I'm glad you enjoyed them, they're very special. Yep, it's true, it's not an extensive menu, but i hope you enjoyed whatever...More

Reviewed 9 June 2018

We were staying at the hotel across the road and wanted a non-hotel breakfast. We had been to Estabar and were not disappointed on this second visit. The daily special was fantastic and the bacon and egg sandwich was perfect. Coffee was really good (we...More

Thank Glenn K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
6:30 am - 4:00 pm
6:30 am - 4:00 pm
6:30 am - 4:00 pm
6:30 am - 4:00 pm
6:30 am - 4:00 pm
6:30 am - 4:00 pm
6:30 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 61 Shortland Esplanade | Newcastle Beach, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Newcastle
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4927 1222
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