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Birdy's Refreshments & Espresso

Cafe, Australian
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169 maitland rd Tighes Hill, Newcastle, New South Wales 2297, Australia
+61 2 4961 0100
08:00 - 16:00
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Mon - Fri 08:00 - 16:00
Sat 08:00 - 14:00
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fun little local cafe to tighes hill area. Don't expect fancy food, it's basic but tasty. Family run business so a lot of love behind the food. Coffee is better than average with a handful of sweet treats. Good little kids corners, high chair and tidy toilets.

Thank Bannaua B
Newcastle, Australia
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

I always feel like one of the family here - great people, coffee and food. Comfy sofas...can bring my 8 month old no problems. Relaxed atmosphere and a great addition to the community.

Thank See_Zebra_say_Horse
Newcastle, Australia
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66 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

Cosy place to have lunch loads of atmosphere but I was here for a take away lunch with coffee. People are very friendly and helpful, while I was waiting people were in and out and obviously they were regulars as everybody knew each others names. Coffee was very nice my advo chicken and cheese toasty wasn't anything special but it... More 

Thank Da_Dutchy_64
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52 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Yet again on holidays we experienced great coffee, fabulous food, awesome service, easy parking and smiling faces. Definitely worthy of being one of the best cafes about town. Thank you Kalla and your fabulous team. See you again next time!

Thank Kazzy0257
New Lambton
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598 reviews
238 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 240 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Dropped in today with 7 month old granddaughter- who loved the Turkish bread and Chicken Schnitzel my wife and I shared. Another real "Brunswick, Melbourne" -feel cafe- recycled furniture, minimalist, post industrial decor, lots of different spaces for relaxation, including couches. Perfectly adequate menu, good, cheap food and coffee. Very friendly , attentive service. And some interesting clothes etc for... More 

Thank Gregory D
Fern Bay, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Awesome place with great family running it :) love coming to this place..meals are cheap but they are soo tasty and big meals No1 spot to eat in Newcastle

Thank montanatravels1
New South Wales, Australia
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110 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Cute venue, very spacious, friendly staff, mix match of odd furnishings make the place feel cosy. There is a small shop in the cafe - items made by various local artists - clothing, bags, gifts, etc. nice to browse or shop whilst waiting for take away or once you have finished eating in. Coffee was good but not outstanding. Lovely... More 

Thank Mel F
Newcastle, Australia
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

This retro funky "little" cafe in the corner has plenty of room inside, comfy couches for your coffee and cake, more practical table and seating for eating... Prompt and friendly service. Came in with a 2yo for coffee and felt welcome, there was a nice buzz to the cafe.

1 Thank feistarr
Newcastle, Australia
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2016

Retro vibe in this cafe with great coffee and small but delicious menu. You can make yourself comfortable in some old lounge chairs and settle in for the afternoon.

1 Thank Gina E
Greater Newcastle, Australia
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19 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2015

This is my favourite coffee. Easy parking, lovely people. The menu is a little small but fresh food cooked in front of you.

1 Thank Sharon C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Australian
Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 169 maitland rd Tighes Hill, Newcastle, New South Wales 2297, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Newcastle
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4961 0100

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