Why not indulge a bit early and head to these cafes in Newcastle for a fabulous espresso and express lunch to push you through the last leg.
Lotus Espresso

Healthy and wholesome, Lotus Espresso - Newcastle
Healthy and wholesome, Lotus Espresso – Newcastle

The name says it all, along with the regular espresso order, Lotus Espresso offers a range of gourmet delights for those of you wanting a big meal to accompany that fantastic coffee. Feast your eyes on their breakfast menu which is full of all the popular favourites including, ricotta pancakes, dukkah poached eggs and the lotus big breakfast. If you like your coffee strong, make sure to order a double shot espresso which will have you up until the next morning. Whether it’s breakfast, lunch or dinner make this your next cafe to enjoy a premium coffee which is out of this world. If you can afford to take a lavish lunch break today then don’t skimp on ordering a meal to make the day go just that little bit more enjoyable.
Where: 5/50 Glebe Road, The Junction NSW 2291
One Penny Black
Tuck into lunch, One Penny Black - Newcastle
Tuck into lunch, One Penny Black – Newcastle

If you are into premium coffee then One Penny Black is your stop for a morning espresso before taking the day by storm. The team of baristas at this cafe know how to make a mean coffee which is nothing short of spectacular. Enjoy perfectly strained espresso as you can smell the strong aroma of quality roasted beans. But don’t be fooled, the coffee is not the only think that will have you coming back for more, all of the amazing meals at One Penny Black are unique and wholesome, so wake up in style to an unforgettable breakfast and ristretto to got the day going. The menu at One Penny Black specialises in hearty and healthy meals which will surely not disappoint you and the colleagues from work when that clock hits 12pm. Whether you only have time to stop in for a coffee or looking for a bit of a feed too, One Penny Black should be on the top of your go-to cafe list.
Where: 196 Hunter Street, Newcastle NSW 2291
Tasty meals are on the meal, Rolador - Newcastle
Tasty meals are on the meal, Rolador – Newcastle

Sometimes during the week we have no time to grab a great coffee and end up running to work on an empty stomach, however if it’s a glorious day stop by Rolador for an espresso and something out of the ordinary. Located on Belmont Street, this small but cosy cafe is the place to get a caffeine hit when you need it desperately. Nothing beats a late breakfast and espresso with a warm muffin, or for those of you with something more filling in mind, try the breakfast stack with potato rosti, fried eggs, bacon and spinach. Considered to be one of the best cafes in Newcastle for their expertly crafted coffee, everything on the menu is simply delicious and made fresh daily.
Where: 1 Beaumont Street, Hamilton NSW 2303
Where do you like to grab an espresso before you start your day in Newcastle?