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One Penny Black

196 Hunter St, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
+61 2 4929 3169
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (10 reviews)
“poached eggs” (6 reviews)
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Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₱₱ - ₱₱₱
196 Hunter St, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Looking for a great bistro ambiance early morning on the weekend? Check out the wonderful pancakes & scene at One Penny Black. In the heart of Newcastle’s colourful artsisan district, this bistro / cafe offers great service and buttermilk pancakes with the even discerning North...More

Thank PeaceNow3
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

I was lucky enough to be directed here by a local while on holiday. What good luck, as the food, service and most importantly the coffee was all five star. I back back the following day too. The breakfast menu has an impressive range to...More

Thank rozinz
Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

I wish I was over exaggerating. Do yourself a favour and try the vanilla milkshake if you happen to stop by this place. Food is also delicious and coffee is good, but I will Be dreaming about that milkshake for days. Staff are friendly and...More

Thank chichi1986
Reviewed 30 April 2018

We've been patronising this business since it opened in 2010, and it is consistently the best in Newcastle. Seriously good food and coffee, and service without attitude. It has survived the handover from the pioneering Buchanan family well.

Thank Sapphire D
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Lovely brunch here on Easter Sunday with 3 others. Reliable food and coffee whenever we go. Staff all good.

Thank jackie g
Reviewed 12 March 2018

I really enjoyed the quality of the produce here. I was having a late lunch and I don’t think the serving staff member was too happy to see me. The coffee was good however. I would have given this place 5 stars but they forgot...More

Thank Scott B
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Best breakfast in Newcastle by far! Unique style, friendly staff, perfect coffee and amazing food. It never disappoints.

Thank Bronwyn H
Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

Cute little place with a nice vibe, interesting music and service with a friendly smile. And favourite coffee is a menu item, no weirdo looks when I ask for double espresso over ice with a slice! 😀

Thank Mollymoke
Reviewed 11 January 2018

This was a super little find, right in the centre of town where cars are kept to a minimum, making eating out on the sidewalk a pleasant experience. There is seating inside but this is limited and on a sunny day the outside area is...More

Thank YassieG
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Great breakfast with quick service and friendly staff. The tables are a little on the tiny side but that was the only thing we could fault.

Thank yYobiwan
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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 196 Hunter St, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Newcastle
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4929 3169
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