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The Source Cafe

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Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options
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74-76 The Lane, Maryville, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
+61 2 4940 8023
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Monday
Closed
Hours:
Sun 08:00 - 15:00
Mon 07:30 - 15:00
Wed - Sat 07:30 - 15:00
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Adelong
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85 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Just looking for a bite to eat whilst waiting for our car to be serviced when it was recommended for us to come here. We were certainly not disappointed! The menu is simple & caters for a variety of tastes. All meals are very reasonably priced & the service was fantastic. The location on the waterfront was great too!

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Thank Maggie1963
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Delicious breakfast with ingredients that offer a point of difference from most other cafes. Excellent portion sizes too. Cost $60 for 2 breakfasts with coffees and extra sides Lovely outlook onto the harbour. Will definitely go back, but will make sure we book.

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Thank Heelsy
Maffra, Australia
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75 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came in late for lunch. We were made welcome and sat with our dog outside. Service was terrific, friendly and cooperative. Food was excellent toasted sandwich was great, and the corn and zucchini fritters were excellent. We were really impressed with the service as they went out of their way to accommodate our needs. (not often seen in a... More 

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Thank peterq2
Newcastle, Australia
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68 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

This is the place to relax and enjoy a delightful breakfast over looking the river watching the birds and boats. My breakfast was yum 2 poached eggs on brushetta with tomato salsa and fetta. Coffee is good as well and if you feel like it you can go for a stroll along the river afterwards

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Thank Da_Dutchy_64
Newcastle, Australia
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 January 2017

The customer service we received today for lunch was the worst I have ever received. The table waitress with the blonde hair and glasses was rude, unprofessional,attempted to take coffee cups from us when not finished, began to pack up and tell us we don't close yet but I'm going to pack up tables and chairs which made us very... More 

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1 Thank R60PVhannah
Newcastle, Australia
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157 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

6 girlfriends out for lunch ! Perfect venue in the outdoor area looking over the water. The food was delicious and well priced. Service attentive and friendly. Fun day had by all.

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Thank Curious022
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81 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2017

The Source café was so good. The staff were extremely helpful and pleasant, the food was delicious and there was a great variety to choose from. I need to eat gluten free, poultry free and nothing was too much trouble. Staff had terrific knowledge of everything on the menu. Inside or outside dining, looks out over water. Very pleasant and... More 

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Thank JenniR4
Newcastle, Australia
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70 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2016

We only went for coffee and were pleasantly surprised that it was hot, and not lukewarm as seems to be the norm these days. Service was very good and the outlook very pleasant. Start for a nice walk around Throsby Creek.

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Thank Beryl R
Newcastle, Australia
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157 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Delightful lunch visit with friends on a sunny day, saw us sitting in the light filled restaurant with the glass doors wide open. We were all pleasantly surprised when our meals arrived as they were all beautifully done - crispy skinned fish with a huge garden salad and Indian prawn curry (which was in fact large prawns marinated in a... More 

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Thank Curious022
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3 reviews
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

The service was amazing , the foods was perfect , the menu was amazing and I can't wait to visit again soon

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Thank Shelley B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$25
Cuisine
Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 15:00
Monday
07:30 - 15:00
Wednesday
07:30 - 15:00
Thursday
07:30 - 15:00
Friday
07:30 - 15:00
Saturday
07:30 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 74-76 The Lane, Maryville, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Newcastle
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4940 8023

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?