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Need caffeine? Check out Newcastle's best coffee spots across the city

We have curated the ultimate guide in where to get the best coffee across Newcastle. That’s right, no more scrolling through pages upon pages trying to choose somewhere to get a great cup of coffee, instead, save this guide and enjoy Newcastle’s best coffee.

From takeaway coffee joints to Newcastle’s best cafes; we’ve nailed down the best of the best of coffee in Newcastle.

1. Mr. Sister Coffee

Unsurprisingly, the coffee gurus over at Mr. Sister Coffee are Newcastle no.1 coffee favourites. Originally setting up shop over at Westfield Kotara, the local coffee legends are now slinging out their Supreme espresso blend and specialty coffee at two locations; Speers Point and our personal favourite over in the East End Village.
Where: East End Newcastle
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2. Sherwood Coffee Bar

Step inside this caffeine-obsessed café to be welcomed by friendly couple, Danny and Emily, their energy and toothy grins continue to bring life, love, and plenty of smiles to one of Newcastle’s favourites; Sherwood Coffee Bar. Now serving their coffee up at four locations across Newcastle; New Lambton, Newcastle West, drive-by in Newcastle West, and Kotara, Sherwood Coffee Bar is making quite the statement across Newcastle’s coffee scene.
Where: 1/67 Parry St, Newcastle West
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3. Xtraction Coffee

Experience specialty coffee and street food at this Newcastle CBD café located on Bolton St. With true coffee connoisseur at the helm, Kenn, the local coffee shop, Xtraction Coffee, is slinging out cups of coffee on the daily with beans from Melbourne based coffee roaster; Veneziano.
Where: 36 Bolton St, Newcastle
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4. New Slang Coffee Brewers

Brought to you by local roasters, Unison Coffee Roasters, New Slang Coffee Brewers is one of the coolest coffee shops in the Newcastle CBD. Its sleek interiors will get you in but it’s the specialty coffee that will keep you coming back and back for more.
Where: 480 Hunter St, Newcastle
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5. Biggs

This Hamilton-based takeaway coffee joint is the brainchild of the local coffee roasting gang over at Glitch Coffee Roasters. Serving up top-notch quality coffee alongside quick grab-n-go bites, visit Biggs on Beaumont St, Hamilton for all your coffee cravings!
Where: 1A Beaumont St, Hamilton
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6. Lords Coffee & Associates

It’s all about fun vibes at this Beaumont St coffee shop in Newcastle. Featuring locally roasted and brewed, ethically sourced, signature specialty coffee, Lords Coffee and Associates has made itself a name in the local coffee scene.
Where: 148 Beaumont St, Hamilton
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7. Hubro

Coffee on Darby St, does it get any more iconic? Brought to us by two Newcastle-born and bred brothers, Timothy and Duncan, Hubro has been brewing coffee for Newcastle locals since 2016 and has slowly become a favourite takeaway coffee joint in for the Cooks Hill community.
Where: 295 Darby St, Cooks Hill
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8. Common Circus

Originally formed in Lake Macquarie, the café and lifestyle store officially moved into Newcastle in 2020 and has since been serving up some of the best coffee for Novocastrians with the help of beans from Glee Coffee Roasters.
Where: 1 Dixon St, Hamilton
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9. Baba Yaga

This quaint little coffee spot in Newcastle comes with its own little Turkish edge with owners Oscar and Senem making their mark on the local coffee scene. This little gem on Darby St is serving up delicious takeaway coffee alongside a range of Turkish gozleme and other yummy delights.  
Where: 155 Darby St, Cooks Hill
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10. Corner Lane Espresso

One of the three cafes in Newcastle brought to us by local coffee roasters, SMAK, Corner Lane Espresso is that community coffee shop everyone wants/needs in their local scene. The house blend is full-bodied and packs a really in-your-face flavour with a smooth caramel taste and a satisfying finish.
Where: 1/15 Alma Rd, New Lambton
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11. Frothers Espresso

This quirky little coffee spot is home to a bloody good cup of coffee. Located across the road from the Prince of Merewether, Frothers Espresso has built itself a loyal takeaway coffee following with its dedicated espresso blend and specialty coffee offering.
Where: 140 Glebe Rd, Merewether
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12. Good Brother Espresso

Featuring recycled retro furniture and exposed brick walls, this Newcastle coffee shop exudes a warm and homey vibe. With a reputation for excellent coffee, and the sister shop to Hamilton's favourite, Suspension, Good Brother is the inner-city coffee joint you’ve been searching for.
Where: 40 King St, Newcastle
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13. Darks Coffee Roasters

Serving a majority of cafes across Newcastle with their undeniably great coffee beans, Darks Coffee Roasters also have their own little takeaway coffee joint over at McDonald Jones Stadium on Turton Rd.
Where: 294 Turton Rd, Broadmeadow
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14. Suspension

This grungy little cult coffee shop on the Islington end of Beaumont St is renowned for its smooth, strong coffee. This sister offering to Good Brother Espresso, Suspension is all about bringing their iconic coffee to the burbs of Newcastle.
Where: 3 Beaumont St, Islington
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15. Cakeboi

Brought to us by ex-MasterChef contestant, Reece Hignell, this Hamilton-based cake and coffee joint is serving up some of the best takeaway coffee across Newcastle the help from the girls over at Floozy Coffee.
Where: 48 Lindsay St, Hamilton
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16. Wildflower Espresso

Located a stone’s throw away from the inner-city suburbs of Newcastle, Wildflower Espresso is Wallsend’s go-to for takeaway coffee. Owners Rianna and Jack Bingham are continuing to bring the much-needed coffee culture to the community, and the locals are loving it!
Where: 71 Cowper St, Wallsend
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17. Bank Corner Espresso

Within the West End of Newcastle is this hidden little espresso bar and coffee joint; Bank Corner Espresso. Featuring excellent coffee with a little French twist, step inside this iconic Newcastle coffee spot.
Where: 2 Bellevue St, Newcastle West
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18. Welsh Blacks

Sitting on the corner of Bull and Corlette Street in Cooks Hill, this little gem of a coffee joint in Newcastle has become an absolute favourite for both locals and visitors alike. Expect to see a Seven Miles espresso blend and Darks Coffee Roasters Single Origin on the menu.
Where: 84 Bull St, Cooks Hill
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19. Dark Horse Espresso

This hole-in-the-wall takeaway coffee spot in Newcastle sits within the industrial area of Wickham and serves up some divinely good coffee with beans from Darks Coffee Roasters. Hidden behind a roller door in your typical Wickham Warehouse, this coffee shop is a real diamond in the rough.
Where: 20-24 Greenway St, Wickham
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20. Convoy Commune

Rounding out the list is none other than Merewether-based coffee spot and café, Convoy Commune. From the team that brought us ROULÉ in Kotara, Convoy Commune brings their relaxed holiday vibes to Merewether alongside delicious coffee!
Where: 88 Mitchell St, Merewether
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