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The Cunning Culinarian

₱₱ - ₱₱₱Cafe, , Vegetarian Friendly
245 High St, Maitland, New South Wales 2320, Australia
+61 477 773 150
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  • Very good27%
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“brunch” (2 reviews)
“brownie” (4 reviews)
“cakes” (3 reviews)
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Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₱₱ - ₱₱₱
245 High St, Maitland, New South Wales 2320, Australia
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Reviewed 23 August 2018

Dropped in for a light lunch and coffee. Coffee - house blend is possibly THE best coffee we have had this year! Anywhere! The food, poached eggs, served on a middle eastern tomato/capsicum relish with toasted Turkish bread and rocket salad was delicious! Such a...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank John H
Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

THE BEST coffee in Newcastle and The Hunter Valley. A chic area to sit and enjoy the perfect cup of coffee. The friendly staff, interior design and soft music create a welcoming and relaxing ambiance. The food is heavenly! The menu is prepared fresh, lots...More

Date of visit: May 2018
1  Thank lindseyl528
Reviewed 23 April 2018

In Lorn, Maitland for a 4 month housesit, we quickly referred to Trip Advisor for the best places to eat and find good coffee. Reading reviews for TCC, I nearly fell over myself to book for brunch on Sunday when I saw they used Little...More

Date of visit: April 2018
1  Thank marilynp124
Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

It's a regular for us to visit. Must try is the bacon and egg roll with relish and smoked honey aioli on the most gorgeous brioche roll. Must try dessert for me is definitely the chocolate brownie but in saying that all of the desserts...More

Date of visit: April 2018
1  Thank MrsKOldz
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

Many of us ordinary punters, when choosing our nosh, look for absences rather than presences. My particularly sought after absence has been known since biblical times as The Absence of Garlic. I’m sure there are many like me who dream of it-and in particular an...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Bill C
Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

Have been here twice and love all the plants and artwork floating around the place. Had the eggplant burger first time around and really enjoyed it. Tried the fritters with smoked salmon in lieu of bacon and can’t wait to go back again. People have...More

Date of visit: March 2018
1  Thank uninspiredbea
Reviewed 25 February 2018

Good food, good service, nice fittings, friendly staff and a reasonable price. Reasonably popular it seemed. Happy to go there again should the need arise.

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Peter M
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

Great food and great coffee. Would like to see more tables in doors as it can be hard to get a table on Sunday mornings. My daughter did work experience here and learned some great skills.

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank gallifreyfalls
Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

I have eaten here a few times recently and have enjoyed it immensely. Great healthy, home cooked meals, limited menu at first glance but add the salad and sandwich selection and it has something for everyone... brownies and cakes are also recommended. Friendly staff, great...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank rubytas
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Working across the road from this cafe is a blessing! There is always an amazing selection of food on offer and the coffee is always spot on. The service is wonderful and the atmosphere in the cafe is just lovely.

Date of visit: February 2018
1  Thank Jenna M
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  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 245 High St, Maitland, New South Wales 2320, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Maitland
  • Phone Number: +61 477 773 150
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