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3 Monkeys Cafe

) #8 of 450 Restaurants in Newcastle $$ - $$$ Cafe, , Vegetarian Friendly
131 Darby St, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
+61 2 4926 3779
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (21 reviews)
Open Now
07:30 - 17:00All hours
Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
131 Darby St, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday

Visited here this morning for Brunch with hubby. Great selection, big servings and the quality of food was fantastic. The cafe is really busy even when we where there mid morning through the week. Great atmosphere with attentive staff. Another highlight was they served real...More

Thank Melanie J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Found this cafe for breakfast, for my son and myself,clean,friendly efficient staff ensuring you were well looked after,breakfast itself was amazing,didn't need lunch after it. Had the "monkey fry" would give it top marks and not greasy just clean tasting flavours and well balanced.see attached...More

Thank Gerry D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went there with the fam and was very impressed! Massive serves, biggest I've seen in a while. I got into the Smashed Avo and was regretting getting sides! Coffee good, service good. Will get around it next time I'm in Newy.

Thank thebigdoghasgottoeat
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My partner and I had breakfast here whilst we were in Newcastle for the weekend. The French toast and the pancakes were amazing!great coffee and decently priced.

1  Thank Ben G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped by on a rainy afternoon for lunch. Wasn't expecting much, but was pleasantly surprised; the food was great! The staff seemed nice and friendly as well. If we lived locally would visit regularly. Recommend this place for locals and for those who are just...More

Thank Tom P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Been there a number of times and really enjoyed the breakfast menu. Lots of the standard fare plus some really good alternatives. I find upstairs a little more roomy - just a little. Prices are reasonable. Can get pretty busy.

Thank timbo144
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A beautiful sunny winter day in Newie and a great spot in the sun on the balcony. Waitresses were very friendly and attentive. Food was awesome and good size servings. Coffee was nice and prices reasonable. I recommend this place for breakfast and great service.

Thank keithV9119NU
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had a large group of people so first we met upstairs but than we got told we could sit together downstairs that worked out well so we could actually talk to each other. That made our time more fun and enjoyable so thankyou again...More

Thank Annika D
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Some tasty dishes on the breakfast menu, from the full bacon eggs and bangers fry up, to the vegan organic orgasm. Popular spot, get in early.

Thank Shmarm
Reviewed 5 June 2017

We rocked up for breakfast on a busy Saturday and the place was bursting at the seams with happy customers. Despite this service was quick and all of us happy with our choices. This restaurant is great for food that is outside the mainstream.

Thank tes108
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
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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