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One Penny Black

196 Hunter St, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
+61 2 4929 3169
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (9 reviews)
“sandwich” (4 reviews)
“poached eggs” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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196 Hunter St, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This place is one of the spots that makes Newcastle special. Sitting out in the mall on a weekend morning will give visitors a glimpse of local life. There is great coffee and well-priced, good value food. This includes gluten-free options and non-dairy coffee options...More

Thank hunterwill17
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Well crafted coffee with a delicious range of staples, ideal for brunch. Recommend the toasties, blackened chicken burger and any one of the brekkie spreads. Never disappoints.

Thank hanflyingsolo
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

The smashed avo at this place is incredible. The haloumi wasnt too salty and the vinagrette was tops. Quick service also. 10/10

Thank Lexy Q
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

Delicious toastie! Do you know how hard it is to get a good gluten free toastie? This was delicious!!! Thank you for a lovely lunch and super coffee

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Lunch at opb is decent . They have updated menu which is good . Been here before but always good returning with what's in season . Coffee is decent too

Thank Dan13381
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Brunch at this quirky little café... Great food and coffee, fast efficient service. Excellent range of food, everything we saw coming out of the kitchen looked yummy. Wound definitely visit again when in Newcastle. In amongst some quirky shops in the Mall.

Thank Kim T
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Located downtown, One Penny Black has a "raw" decor indicating the age of the building. Variable height lamps provide quirky or chic depending on your view. The food though is excellent - great flavours, textures and colours combine. Simple, Great. And the single origin coffee...More

Thank Ross K
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

A late Saturday lunch. Other places were closing however this place was happy to take our order. Glad we stopped as the food and coffee was great.

Thank Neville S
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

We had smashed avo with an espresso and long blacks. Absolutely delicious and they served them with sparkling water. Yum.

Thank graglea
Reviewed 8 June 2017

We loved the dark interior, funky old-fashioned wall lights and "antique" chairs and tables. It felt a bit like a sly grog shop from earlier times! Add to this the great coffee (though mine could have been hotter) and a great array of sweets and...More

Thank Bartonbears
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, 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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