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The Locale New Lambton

28 Alma Rd, Newcastle, New South Wales 2305, Australia
+61 2 4957 9998
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good40%
  • Average17%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“nasi goreng” (3 reviews)
“pumpkin salad” (4 reviews)
“french toast” (3 reviews)
Open Now
6:30 AM - 5:00 PM Hours
Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
28 Alma Rd, Newcastle, New South Wales 2305, Australia
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Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

Went for breakfast and sat outside and watched the waitress set up empty tables (slowly) whilst we waited and waited. Had no water or menus. My husband had to go in twice to get both. Then once our meals came out and were set up...More

2  Thank hello2285
Reviewed 5 March 2018

We came here for breakfast this morning. Both indoor and outdoor areas had a rustic ambiance. The menu was very good, offering some unusual choices. We had the special salmon and potato croquette with asparagus, bacon and dill mayonnaise. The side order of oven roasted...More

Thank s3aview
Reviewed 26 February 2018

Yes was already a special occasion, but this Locale was a perfect location. The food - I had the nasi goreng (a favourite of mine, so always pleased when it comes out perfectly), my friends had other dishes. All well presented, and of good proportions....More

Thank bazcelt
Reviewed 5 February 2018

This place has cool decor, the service was fine friendly enough, the price for quality of food was way off. We got 2 burgers I had the Teriyaki pork burger & my partner had the beef burger, the chips were great, the meat on mine...More

1  Thank s_mantell
Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

Took my daughter for last day of holidays breakfast. Friendly greeting. Ricotta pancakes Devine and Mexican breakfast lovely. Quirky plating. The only fault is very limited parking.

Thank Carina H
Reviewed 2 February 2018

this local cafe is just right. the service is excellent. the food is very good and with unique choices. it is favored for its coffee and the Chai tea is marvelous and flavorful. i've had lunch and brekkie here. the cinnamon roll is perfect. Eggs...More

Thank Gerald H
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

We have been here a few times and it is always quite busy. Service is good but we found the food just average. A selection of breakfast dishes including chilli eggs, croissants,bacon and egg gg rolls plus coffee and juices. Quality of food prepared wasn’t...More

Thank PhilWG
Reviewed 6 January 2018

Really very disappointed in the service at The Locale. We stopped by as a family of 5 recently to get some milkshakes (a holiday treat for the kids). Not only did we pay almost $50 for milkshakes but we waited about 20 minutes then we...More

Thank Elles5
Reviewed 4 January 2018

I had not eaten here for ages and then took a visitor to Locale yesterday for lunch. As usual the food was delicious, we had the chicken and pumpkin salad and also the healthy neighbour. Both were delicious, fresh and served with a smile. I...More

Thank Zoe G
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

Previously gave The Locale a 5 Star review a few years ago, but the quality has deteriorated over the years. Recent changes in the kitchen have obviously cut costs, and it shows. The Healthy Neighbour or Smashed Avo options are ole comparisons to the amazing...More

Thank Watch_Doc
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
6:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:30 AM - 5:00 PM
6:30 AM - 5:00 PM
6:30 AM - 5:00 PM
6:30 AM - 5:00 PM
6:30 AM - 5:00 PM
6:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28 Alma Rd, Newcastle, New South Wales 2305, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Newcastle
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4957 9998
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