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Three Monkeys Cafe

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Cafe, , Vegetarian Friendly
131 Darby St | Cooks Hill, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
+61 2 4926 3779
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (24 reviews)
“smoothie” (19 reviews)
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Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
131 Darby St | Cooks Hill, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We visited here for breakfast celebrating my daughters birthday Breakfast was lovely - staff beautiful ( specially the young German gal sorry didn't get her name) Did find it rather expensive- 3 breakfasts pot of tea and 2 shakes came just over $90 Nice atmosphere...More

Thank Gdaymemates
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The service here was really friendly, it was open until late, which is great being a cafe. Had beef cheeks nachos and they were delicious and plentiful. Ended dinner off nicely with their coffee, which was really nice as well

1  Thank Darcy222
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

The coffee was so good I had to find out where they got it from! I had the big breakfast which was great, especially the mushrooms. My friends had the burgers which they said were really nice too. Nice vibe from the place and the...More

1  Thank Danny E
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Thai Beef salad and calamari salad was really nice, so tender with plenty of fresh salad as well. Always a great place to eat for breakfast, lunch or dinner.

Thank Janierich20
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

3 Monkeys has a great quiet courtyard out the back which is a really pleasant place on a sunny day to suit and talk, drink coffee and have lunch. Their salads are really tasty, all the other stuff like good too! It has street tabled...More

Thank Scott P
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Lunch was a real treat. My wife and I had really good meals while watching the world go by. The cafe had a relaxed inviting atmosphere while not sacrificing on the quality of the food. We travelled up from the Central Coast and would gladly...More

Thank Steve G
Reviewed 2 October 2017

We held a private party (21st bday) of 30 people (definitely made the absolute most of the upstairs space) and right from when we arrived, the staff helped in every way possible to make this a brilliant, memorable evening. Special thanks to Nick who made...More

1  Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

Although it's a tight squeeze to fit into this cafe, it's worth visiting. We go regularly for breakfast. Always fresh eggs, unique combinations of food and the best list of fruit blended drinks... better than Boost! Always full but don't be fooled... walk in and...More

Thank Tiffy2au
Reviewed 6 September 2017

At the Crown on Darby we often asked for a preferred breakfast recommendation along Darby Street. The 3 Monkeys Cafe is always the top of our list. Great food & smoothies, not to mention extended breakfast hours which is ideal for guests with a late...More

Thank Staff O
Reviewed 6 September 2017

This has to be the best on Darby these days - the breakfasts till 3pm are fantastic and the staff wonderful. Only open to 3 on Mondays and Tuesdays which is a bit of a problem. Has internet access. Excellent wine selection. Very child friendly

Thank Mark N
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 23
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:30 AM - 3:00 PM
7:30 AM - 3:00 PM
7:30 AM - 3:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 131 Darby St | Cooks Hill, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Newcastle
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4926 3779
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