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One Picket Fence

₱₱ - ₱₱₱Cafe, , Gluten Free Options
Shop 5 21 Merewether St, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
+61 2 4926 1681
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good25%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
May 10, 2018
“Lovely people, food & coffee”
Apr 16, 2018
“Perfect breakfast spot”
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
₱₱ - ₱₱₱
Shop 5 21 Merewether St, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Expensive and average food, I had scrambled eggs and they were very dry. We asked for a piece of bread and got charged $4 for it. Staff was friendly and good location

Thank Kherrat S
Reviewed 11 May 2018

We were looking for a quality coffee and breakfast spot near The Clarendon Hotel and this was it. The 'Josie' coffee, locally roasted in memory of the owners' dear friend, is exceptional - very strong, almost syrupy, full-bodied and very satisfying. We were welcomed by...More

Thank katee181
Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

Stayed in the Rydges in Newcastle. Just across the road is One Picket Fence Cafe. Very nice staff, coffee, food. A great start into the day. Will definitely come back.

Thank Carsten K
Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

We had an hour to kill, staying in Newcastle. Work meeting soon. Coffee, big, big tick. Fresh juice, massive tick Eggs & mushrooms; simply but really delicious. And the better half on the Avocado on toast, which looked immaculate. Worth stopping here if you’re about;...More

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 9 January 2018

I haven't eaten here but One Picket Fence is my go to local coffee shop during the week. Really reasonable prices for coffee and lovely and quick service!

Thank Ashlea R
Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

Unsure if our expectations of One Picket Fence were just to high (due to numerous positive recommendations) but our visit there was average. Service was friendly, location convenient, it's undoubtedly popular but it just didn't appeal to us.

Thank deliah-loves-clothes
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

Could not have been happier with two visits for breakfast in two days great food, great prices, and the staff recognized me from one day to the next and checked my dietary requirements based on my choice the day before. Wish I lived closer -...More

Thank Sarah-Jane H
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

If you are in Newcastle One Picket Fence is definitely worth a visit. Good was delicious and fresh as was the coffee, combine that with enthusiastic and friendly service and you are on a winner!

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Coffee here is always great. Never disappoints and service is always quick. Look forward to coming in for lunch one day. The meals look amazing

Thank newycrystal
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

We visited One Picket Fence on recommendation of friends and we weren't disappointed. Best fresh juice and excellent coffee strong and hot. Our meals were delicious and good size plates had been warmed so meals stayed warm. The waitress was very friendly and helpful. Well...More

Thank Lyn B
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  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$15
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 5 21 Merewether St, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Newcastle
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4926 1681
One Picket Fence is a thriving cafe located near Newcastle's Honeysuckle district. Serving breakfast, lunch and great coffee with something to suit everyone including vegan and gluten free options. Sit down and relax to enjoy your meal or grab something from our cabinet to go!
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