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Blackbird Artisan Bakery

₱₱ - ₱₱₱Cafe, ,
6-18 John St, East Maitland, Maitland, New South Wales 2323, Australia
+61 2 4934 5238
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good31%
  • Average15%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible11%
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“cakes” (8 reviews)
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Cafe, Contemporary, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₱₱ - ₱₱₱
6-18 John St, East Maitland, Maitland, New South Wales 2323, Australia
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The was recommended for breakfast. Went there, table dirty and menu was on grease encrusted paper. Ordered the eggs benedict and a vegan breakfast. Also two coffees. The coffees arrived 15 minutes later and the food one and half hours later. Even then had to...More

Thank cchb55
Reviewed 1 week ago

Breakfast was delicious, we also had quite a number of children with us on the day, they were great in offering to cook up a mixed selection for the children. WIll be back.

Thank Alisa W
Reviewed 23 September 2018

Went for breakfast - took 25 mins for coffees to arrive. Breakfast took 50mims - large serving but poached eggs were hard and cold. Both our breakfasts seemed to have spent about 10 mins before getting to our tabl. Also the tables weren’t cleared from...More

Thank Candice171
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

All of the food is made fresh onsite. Fresh sourdough can be purchased - we pre-order ours and pickup. Part baked loaves can also be purchased and finished off in the oven at home. It’s all delicious and healthy food.

Thank Keen2reviewU
Reviewed 31 August 2018

Food here is healthy and very tasty. Service can be slow so plan to settle in with the paper provided. Nice selection of fresh leave teas. French Earl Grey very nice and delightful. Service is always with a smile and apologies for taking so slow....More

Thank Ballroom54
Reviewed 29 August 2018

Been here for brekkie with family and friends. great food and service. Had some cakes made for our 60th birthdays that were awesome. Thank you to Caroline and her team. Everyone commented how delicious they were. Even took some to work and they were gone...More

Thank jmarsh58
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Looking for a quiet breakfast place not far from home. We had seen the cafe close to the old Maitland Goal. Sunday morning not to many people the breakfast menu was nice typical. The staff were helpful although I felt a bit new but happy...More

Thank BrettDug
BlackbirdArtisan, Owner at Blackbird Artisan Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2018

Thank you for your comment

Reviewed 28 August 2018

Coffee took 45 minutes with limited people. Food took over an hour and arrived cold. Staff appeared not to careMore

Thank philmimi1
BlackbirdArtisan, Owner at Blackbird Artisan Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2018

Thank you for your feedback. Interested to know what day of the week that it was? Both week end days were extremely busy and we did expect backlogs in both food & beverage orders. Yes we do care - if your food was cold; was...More

Reviewed 28 May 2018

I visit this café occasionally for breakfast, brunch, dinner or coffee. They always have fresh food, made on site and often with local ingredients. The most recent visit I had the opportunity to try their new coffee range made from local fresh milk. Blackbird brings...More

Thank Brian C
Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

Waited for almost 90 minutes for 4 meals - including burgers, a sausage roll and waffles - nothing complicated. Even the coffees took an age. The meals were lukewarm when they finally arrived, and if I wasn’t starving from the wait, probably wouldn’t have finished...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6-18 John St, East Maitland, Maitland, New South Wales 2323, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Maitland  >  East Maitland
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4934 5238
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Blackbird Artisan Bakery, The Worlds First Artisan Bakery in a Gaol Experience a world where Historic landmark Maitland Gaol intertwines with World Class Modern Australian Cuisine where you can truly let your taste buds soar Renown for our World Class Sourdough and small handmade bakery goods, Blackbird Artisan Bakery produces the finest sweet and savoury treats that will truly 'make your belly smile' in true Artisan style! Everything made from scratch using high quality ingredients - whole eggs, real butter, high quality single origin flour, Australian Almond meal, Australian Hazelnut Meal and Belgium Chocolate Our seasonal menu offers a breakfast selection, lunch boards, crisp salads, lunch boards, pastries and speciality treats you won't find anywhere else alongside the best in local entertainment ranging from Music to Theatre and even Foodie Evenings such as Wine connoisseur Debates and Cheese Tastings Join our Loyalty Club 'The Aviary' and enjoy 10% off any time you dine, VIP members only events and the chance to win dining credit each month, plus many more exciting benefits only our members know about
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