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Lotus Espresso

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50 Glebe Rd, Newcastle, New South Wales 2291, Australia
+61 2 4969 8133
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Newcastle, Australia
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28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I've been to lotus that many times I cant even count... however the last two times I've been for brekkie, I have noticed that their meals have been very inconsistent and not as nice as they usually are. Can definitely tell that the boss is cost cutting. I had a half serve of smashed avo, and i literally received a... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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750 reviews
356 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 354 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Judging by the number of locals at Lotus today, it is a popular venue for Sunday Brunch. The menu has good choices, including options to create your own meal. The food is very good and even though they were busy, the service was efficient. The decor is simple and is in keeping with a no fuss place to dine. A... More 

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Thank TWal1
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36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Here for breakfast with Kate coffee is really good Kate had poached eggs and I scrambled nice sitting watching the passing parade good service

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Thank Tony F
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Went to Lotus with my family for breakfast during the Christmas break. We were seated outside, even though it was quite a warm day we were sheltered and provided plenty of water throughout our meal. Drinks were ice cold and refreshing and our food was devine. I highly recommend the sweet corn cakes with poached eggs. Highly recommend!

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Thank Megan S
Newcastle, Australia
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34 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

This place. What a gem. I had the roasted pumpkin with haloumi and poached eggs and it was stellar. Huge menu, great service, good vibes.

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Thank Lexy Q
Adelaide, Australia
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39 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

Very nice place for brekky, meals good size and weell cooked .. Staff pleasant and very helpful. Coffee ... excellent all in all great experience

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Thank Mick M
Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Cute place. Really busy both times I walked past. Quick service. Awesome menu. Reasonably priced. Big breakfast. Got the Salmon Benedict. Amazing. Lovely fresh juices. Nice atmosphere. Awesome staff. Very attentive. Would highly recommend for breakfast.

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Lino Lakes, Minnesota
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49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

We enjoyed breakfast here two mornings in a row while staying across the street at the Junction hotel. I enjoyed a breakfast which consisted of sweet corn cakes, topped with spicy chorizo, greens and two poached eggs. It was the BEST. My husband had the "Build your own breakfast" which he also enjoyed. Our waiter gave us some complimentary vegimite,... More 

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Thank susan P
Sydney, Australia
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Visited newy for a wedding and found this place in our travels. Good service and food to go with it. Recommend it if your in the area

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Gosford, Australia
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Excellent menu and wine selection. The service is wonderful and overall the experience is very good value for the quality. The atmosphere is perfect for a relaxed meal with partner, friends or colleagues. I like a waiter who gives you a smile and has a chat no matter how brief. It doesn't cost anything and it really leaves you with... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$22
Cuisine
Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50 Glebe Rd, Newcastle, New South Wales 2291, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Newcastle
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4969 8133

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