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Table 1 Espresso

$$ - $$$Italian, French,
89/93 City Road | Merewether, Newcastle, New South Wales 2291, Australia
+61 2 4963 3796
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good25%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“brunch” (19 reviews)
“pancakes” (26 reviews)
“hotpot” (3 reviews)
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Italian, French, Australian, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
89/93 City Road | Merewether, Newcastle, New South Wales 2291, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I walked to Table 1 Expresso and was delighted by the decor and the welcome. The breakfast was sophisticated and delicious. I felt completely comfortable alone and was relaxed and happy.

Thank maurelove
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We picked table 1after hearing such good things. It was thoroughly disappointing. Everything we had was quite flavorless. We are vegetarian so we were excited to see the veggie burger was a celebrated dish. But the dish was below average. All the vegetables were soggy...More

Thank Sandeep T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We generally enjoy breakfast here at least once a month. However, the only reason we dine here, is because we want the cars washed. The place is hugely popular with locals and people like us. We know to arrive no later than 9am on the...More

Thank C0nstantlyOnTheG0
Reviewed July 2, 2018

We went to the Warner's Bay location for brunch recently, three adults and one child. All wait staff were great and very attentive to our needs. We ordered the Pan Atlantic Salmon, Slow Poached Chicken Stir Fry, Calamari & Halloumi Salad and Waffles with Strawberries/Maple...More

Thank Sean O
Reviewed July 2, 2018

Both my wife and I had the Table 1 Breakfast this morning. This item on the menu lists spinach as one of the items so one would expect a serve of spinach. Both orders arrived my wife's order had four uncooked slices of baby spinach...More

Thank McLiven
Reviewed June 30, 2018 via mobile

Unless you're getting your car washed go somewhere else!! Came here on a cold winter morning. The place is freezing, so bring a jacket. We ordered hot chocolates and they were lukewarm at best. And quite ordinary tasting too. Our son got a milkshake and...More

Thank Kath B
Reviewed June 24, 2018

Really excellent coffee and a great place to share a brunch from the all day breakfast menu. Nicely presented and tasty breakfast options...we tried the Persian eggs, the seafood linguine ( blackboard special of the day). Generous portions..we shared two platters between the three of...More

Thank malabar-coasters
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

Love going here with my daughter food always good staff very attentive and overall good experience our go 2 when in town

Thank adstoy
Reviewed May 27, 2018

Staff was super friendly and very helpful. The prices are quite reasonable and the atmosphere is great. Food was delicious and the drinks were amazing as well. The only think they should improve is how long it takes for the food to arrive. A couple...More

Thank Miguel F
Reviewed May 27, 2018 via mobile

Arrived here on Mother’s Day without a booking. No issue in getting a table for 3. Despite being a busy service we had a great brunch with excellent attentive service. Happily go back again.

Thank Meegan S
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Cheryl H
June 15, 2017|
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Response from drdrdr17 | Reviewed this property |
Give them a call to check, but when I asked about 2 months ago they said they don't take bookings. They may suggest you get there early, so you can get a table straight away.
Cheryl H
May 25, 2017|
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Response from George J | Property representative |
Hi Cheryl We have just added our warners bay location to trip advisor. It will be up within a week 😊
Cheryl H
May 25, 2017|
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Response from drdrdr17 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there are two "Table 1 Espresso" places. Merewether and Warners Bay. Cheryl, if you are the first Reviewer for Warners Bay you can submit to Tripadvisor that your Review is of a "new" restaurant at the "new" location of... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$6 - $21
Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:30 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 89/93 City Road | Merewether, Newcastle, New South Wales 2291, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Newcastle
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4963 3796
  • E-mail
Table 1 Espresso is one of Newcastle's favourite cafes. A modern Australian menu with generous portion sizes, a mix of seasonal specialities, signature dishes, divine smoothies and award winning Campos coffee. George, owner and operator of this unique cafe has been surrounded by the industry all his life. With international experience working at many world-renowned resorts, he is an extremely talented and passionate barista. George leads the team, with a friendly, extremely creative and talented mix of floor and kitchen staff. They invite you to share their passion for unique food, delicious coffee and impeccable service.
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