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“Regular coffee stop”
Review of Cafe Macquarie

Cafe Macquarie
Ranked #3 of 33 Restaurants in Belmont
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $5 - $16
Cuisines: Australian
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Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Cafe Mac brings an upbeat cafe culture to Belmont, with all the trimmings to nourish your soul. We pour love into every cup, put pleasure on every plate, delivered with a smile every time!
Speers Point, Australia
Level 6 Contributor
548 reviews
190 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 325 helpful votes
“Regular coffee stop”
Reviewed May 6, 2012

Be careful with this place. It fills up quick on Saturday mornings. Coffee is good service prompt and friendly. This is our regular coffee stop after our bunch ride on Saturday mornings but the service is that good that I've taken the family there for lunch on several occasions.

Visited May 2012
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English first
Belmont, Australia
Level 3 Contributor
22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Well placed & Central”
Reviewed April 11, 2012

Recent change of ownership seems to have resulted in lesser standard of fare.

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Newcastle, N.s.w.
Level 5 Contributor
50 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Interesting cafe menu, but the execution doesn't live up to the promise”
Reviewed March 20, 2012

Service was prompt and efficient. We both ordered the open Coronation Chicken. It was a poor excuse for the classic dish, a meagre serve lacking flavour and complexity. The bread was so tough we needed to ask for steak knives. Bowl of chips didn't come with the beer batter as per menu, but were well cooked. Smoothie and Chai Latte nice. Overall a disappointing experience for what was meant to be a simple lunch. Don't think we'd bother again.

  • Visited March 2012
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Newcastle, Australia
Level 5 Contributor
17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Great modern food, prompt service, and very reasonable prices”
Reviewed March 4, 2012

My favourite place to have a coffee...the BEST in Lake Macquarie/Newcastle region, is also my lastest favourite place for breakfast and lunch.
The chef uses very fresh, yummy ingredients in a menu that is always changing a little, enough to be interesting.
The wait staff are friendly, and you never have to wait long for your food.
A cabinet of fresh, delicious sweeties tempts you, as well as scones and other desserts.
Catering to those who prefer free-range eggs for breakfast, and also GI listed foods.
Exceptionally good value.

  • Visited March 2012
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Newcastle, Australia
Level 5 Contributor
96 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Brekkie at Belmont”
Reviewed March 4, 2012

Love this cafe for breakfast, go here a lot. The food is delicious and plentiful, we have tried everything on the menu and love it all. My grandaughter has half the big brekkie and eats it all. This means they will happily change their menu up to suit your requirements/tastes. Coffee is great which is essential for breakfast. The service and the prices are good, the atmosphere is casual and I suggest you book for long weekends or special dates.

  • Visited February 2012
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