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3 Monkeys Cafe

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131 Darby St, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
+61 2 4926 3779
07:30 - 17:00
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Sun - Tue 07:30 - 17:00
Wed - Sat 07:30 - 22:00
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

By far the best smoothies and milkshakes in Newcastle! My personal favourite is the Snickers smoothie. Can takeaway or eat in

Thank Danielle S
Redhead, Australia
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I used to visit "The Monkeys" regularly, but a move to the suburbs and young kids sort of got in the way. However a few trips into the Darby Street area lately ended in me visiting The Three Monkeys twice in the last week. The service on both occasions has been friendly and efficient, and it was great to to... More 

Thank Kjbet
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to 3 Monkeys on a recommendation - had a great breakfast and coffee was great too. Would highly recommend! Will be back when next in Newcastle!

Thank Jocelyn T
Sydney, Australia
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Friendly service. Food is always fresh with great flavour combinations. Love the variety of the menu - at any time of the day there is always something that appeals to the taste buds.

Thank MandaT10
Port Macquarie, Australia
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103 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The place is quirky and the breakfast, including fresh juice, poached eggs with the lot and coffee, was the best breakfast I have had out for a long time The staff are friendly and efficient and the experience was delightful

Thank James N
Newcastle, Australia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love this café. I have gone here semi-regularly for about two years now. Their breakfast menu is large and offers many great options for all meal times. I typically come here for breakfast and can highly recommend the 'Porky Pig' toastie. The onion jam really sets it off. Staff are always friendly and coffee is consistently decent. Pricing is... More 

Thank ajk95
Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great food and plenty of tables upstairs, outside or downstairs. Great service and the menu selection was wonderful with some interesting and tasty options. A Favourite for sure

Thank CCmcgrory
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28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

This place knows quality food and service. It's a casual dining cafe. It always looks packed with now room but just walk up to the bar/cashier and they will find a spot for you. The eggs are the best, fresh and delicious. Menu of drinks is extensive. Breakfast menu has something for everyone and comes out in a generous serve... More 

1 Thank Tiffy2au
Mudgee, Australia
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90 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

This is one of only a few cafes open on Monday. The coffee was superb. Spicy eggs. Corn fritter stack. Avocado smash.and dragon fruit compot..all great. Prices are good value and the service prompt and friendly. Theres parking across the street behind the pub. Highly recommend.

1 Thank Outnabout57
North Sydney, Australia
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44 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Went there for a breakfast few weeks ago, yum yum food, big quantities and excellent coffee. The service is also great, lovely girls and great experience. I think this is a must do in Newcastle.

1 Thank khachig1975

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Cafe, Australian, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
07:30 - 17:00
07:30 - 17:00
07:30 - 17:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 131 Darby St, 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?