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1 Beaumont St, Newcastle, New South Wales 2303, Australia
+61 2 4969 1786
06:00 - 16:00
Closed now
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Mon - Fri 06:00 - 16:00
Sat - Sun 07:00 - 16:00
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35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

After a long morning disembarking from a cruise then catching the central coast train from Sydney to Newcastle needed to fill the hole quickly. The Rolador is immediately outside the Hamilton Station. We were very quickly given a table outside, menus provided and given time to digest the very interesting menu. From standard bekky fare to hmmm that sounds interesting!... More 

Thank Russell H
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202 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Near Hamilton Train station... great little cafe. Friendly efficient staff, inside and outside seating. Coffees excellent( if just wanting a takeaway coffee seperate window for takeaways), food awesome and large serves, good selection.Funky decor. Wished we had found earlier so that could spend more time there....

Thank sam63
Sydney, Australia
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51 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

Not a local and came across this gem on a sat pm. Make sure you go inside, more room and tables. Coffee is awesome and food to match. Staff very friendly and helped with food and drink. Toastie was fantastic!!

Thank David B
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34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

I went with my two boys. We had Breakfast Burritos which were delicious. The staff are friendly. Sometimes it's difficult to find a table but it's worth the effort. It's a good menu at reasonable prices right next to Hamilton Train Station

Thank Les_Newcastle
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55 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Place has a funky, trendy, Melbourne-like vibe. Decor is cool, chai is tasty. Food prices are very reasonable for the area but my brekky burritos was nothing special. Literally just a rasher of bacon with some plain scrambled egg (no herbs or added spices) roled up in a warm wrap. The menu stated that it came with tomato relish, but... More 

Thank Lauren C
Geelong, Australia
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24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

Called in for a quick coffee and toastie after arriving on train from Sydney Was surprised to find such a great coffee Trendy cafe with great service , nothing was too much trouble Toasted sandwiches we ok they read way better on the menu that on the plate Will we go back yes

Thank stanc179
Greater Newcastle, Australia
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67 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

Coffee is always great here as they really know tyre stuff. Also had breakfast this morning and the eggs on sourdough were great along with the side of mushrooms. Other meals at the table also all looked nice and good comments by all. Definitely worth a try if you haven't been before.

Thank 153cherylw
Newcastle, Australia
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016

I'm local to the area and I regularly go to this cafe. The food and drinks are delicious and I have never been disappointed. The coffee is consistently good. The decor is mix-match, industrial style. There are food items on the menu to please everyone and there are plenty of options for vegetarians. It can get quite busy so it's... More 

Thank Tully V
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2016 via mobile

Coming from further away I always call up and pre order my tea for when I collect- they never dissapoint. A great stop when in Hamilton or even waiting on a train- lovely staff, what a chic inner city cafe should be

Thank Leonie M
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44 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

Thought we had found a trendy place for breakfast. Three people behind the counter making takeaway coffee for walk by customers. One waitress that managed to bring menu and bottle of water. Then not seen again! Eight customers sitting at tables waiting for service. We left after 15 minutes of waiting. This is my first negative comment where I have... More 

Thank ralphbart

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$22
Cafe, Australian
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 16:00
06:00 - 16:00
06:00 - 16:00
06:00 - 16:00
06:00 - 16:00
06:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Beaumont St, Newcastle, New South Wales 2303, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Newcastle
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4969 1786

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