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Cirque Café & Restaurant produce the best Modern Australian Cuisine in the Newcastle region. Fully licensed & Byo(wine only) Enjoy sensational dining at Cirque on Bolton Street. Modern Australian Cuisine made with the very best produce from the Hunter. This is the perfect venue to meet friends, celebrate and enjoy the hustle and bustle of Newcastle.
US$7 - US$21
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Cafe, Australian
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Private Dining, Street Parking, BYOB, Dog Friendly, Gift Cards Available
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a must. The staff were excellent and the pancakes were something lve never experienced before. A big congrats to everyone for providing a great experience. Thank you 😊

Date of visit: November 2021
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a little cafe in a Newcastle side St. A little gem to behold indeed. The staff are friendly and food is excellent. Job well done to all. Thank you for a nice start to Sunday

Date of visit: November 2021
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent service, competitive pricing and really good coffee. Wandered on while waiting for an appointment, pleasantly surprised. Definitely recommend.

Date of visit: November 2021
Reviewed 26 June 2021

Met up with some friends for a long lunch and it was the perfect place. The wait staff were fantastic and interacted with the customers brilliantly, great menu choices and reasonable prices. The meals were of a good size as were the very tempting deserts....Will definitely be backMore

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed 6 May 2021

We enjoyed the daily special- Tempura Fish n Chips and the Salt and Pepper Squid and Prawns.Prices very reasonable, great coffee and friendly staff. Would go there again when visiting Newcastle

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 30 April 2021

I had breakfast here Corn fritters and coffee, meal was fresh, fast and very tasty. good coffee also.

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed 1 April 2021 via mobile

Extremely enjoyable mid week meal. Stunning Caesar Salad &Goat’s cheese tart. Just right for lunch. Reasonable pricing.

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed 22 March 2021 via mobile

A fabulous find on a very rainy night. The food and service was excellent. Our waiter Ethan was very obliging and helpful. A fusion of French, Asian and Australian cuisine. Something for everyone!

Date of visit: March 2021
Reviewed 27 February 2021

Stumbled across this restauranr when looking for somewhere to eat on a Friday evening. Service and quality of food was excellent! I had the pork belly which was incredible and my husband had the gnocchi, which was to die for! I've never tasted gnocchi so...fresh, light and flovoursome. Went back the next morning for breakfast. Highly recommended.More

Date of visit: February 2021
Reviewed 23 January 2021 via mobile

What a great find! Casual, friendly, great service and awesome food. The servings are hearty, so we split the arancini entree which was incredible, then ordered from the specials board. I had red wine beef regularly and the husband had lamb cutlets. Vegetables to share....Sensational food. Quiet and personal! Will go again. Yum yum yum!!!More

Date of visit: January 2021
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Patrizia M
18 June 2020|
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Response from Laurie T | Reviewed this property |
Yes my wife who lives it has not tasted better snd always compares with Keith’s
26 October 2018|
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Response from keithm407 | Property representative |
Yes we still do charge backs 😊
18 August 2018|
Response from leedelore | Reviewed this property |
Usually not required but reservations are accepted
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Frequently Asked Questions about Cirque Cafe & Restaurant

Yes, Cirque Cafe & Restaurant offers takeout services.

Cirque Cafe & Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5