Treeo – coffee shop in Sawtell, NSW

Description

This Sawtell café sits in the shade of the big trees on the main street and serves up quality coffee and loose leaf tea. Beautiful village setting in the north of NSW. 

The review of this coffee shop in Sawtell is designed to fit in with our tour of New South Wales outdoor swimming pools and this coffee shop was great for a post swim coffee after a dip in Sawtell ocean pool. There’s no book planned for now but a new website http://oceanpoolsnsw.net.au. So for now take a look at our earlier books…

Crossing Paths, Crossing Borders

This 2016 publication recounts our journey from Yorkshire to Australia via 25 countries. It includes an annex with our 100 top tips for coffee or tea on the road, including this venue.

Read the full description of this book on the books page and if you like what you see you can buy it from there too..

 

 

 

 

Menu

Coffee shops that are also restaurants don’t always tick my boxes but Treeo in Sawtell is an exception. I love their flexibility on when you can eat what (breakfast all day is a rarity in Australia).

The coffee is top notch, from Will & Co. We happened to be in Sawtell in late afternoon (when most Australian coffee shops are shutting up shop for the day) but 4pm is our tea time, especially after a swim, and it was great to see loose leaf tea and a fine selection of cakes to choose from. This is my kind of coffee shop. 

Loved the story also of the three people who set it up a few years ago. A trio which became Treeo in the café name thanks to the magnificent old trees which stand along the middle of Sawtell’s main street. Good experience all round here.

Address

20 First Avenue, Sawtell, NSW 2452, Australia

Contact details

Tel: +61 417 933107

Web address

Cafe TREEO on Facebook (regular updates)

https://www.treeo.com.au

Opening Hours

6.30am – evening Daily

Getting there

Easy to find this coffee shop in Sawtell along the main street with those big trees which gave the place its name. Right over the road from Sawtell’s cinema.. 

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Jally’s – coffee shop in Camden, NSW

Description

Quality coffee in Camden NSW served by baristas who know their stuff, and an excellent range of loose leaf teas too. Surely the best coffee shop in Camden? 

The review of this coffee shop in Camden, NSW is designed to fit in with our tour of New South Wales outdoor swimming pools and this coffee shop was great for a post swim coffee after a dip in Camden Aquatic Centre. There’s no book planned for now but a new website http://oceanpoolsnsw.net.au. So for now take a look at our earlier books…

Crossing Paths, Crossing Borders

This 2016 publication recounts our journey from Yorkshire to Australia via 25 countries. It includes an annex with our 100 top tips for coffee or tea on the road, including this venue.

Read the full description of this book on the books page and if you like what you see you can buy it from there too..

 

 

 

 

Menu

Jally’s was a great find for coffee in Camden. The baristas know their stuff and will discuss options with you, looking to see if their Single Origin suits for flat white, and suggesting the best bean for my lighter roast preference. 

They also do loose leaf teas which is always a plus, and a very good quality turmeric latte, which is becoming a sign of a good coffee shop if we aren’t wanting the full coffee experience. Top place with friendly vibe and relaxed ambience.

Address

10 Larkin Place, Camden, NSW 2570, Australia

Contact details

Tel: +61 2 4655 9939

Web address

https://www.jallys.com.au/

Jally’s on Facebook (regular updates)

Opening Hours

5.30am – 4.30pm Monday – Friday

6.00am – 3.00pm Saturday

7.00am – 3.00pm Sunday

Getting there

W ended up having to be guided to Jally’s by a local gent who is a big fan of the place but acknowledged it can be hard to find if you don’t know Camden well. It’s actually on a block behind the main street of Camden facing onto a car park. So it’s tucked away on the north side of the main road and off to the left if you are heading towards Sydney. 

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Ground Floor Coffee – coffee shop in Newcastle, NSW

Description

Best coffee in Newcastle, NSW, both in terms of coffee quality and the atmosphere in this stylish but quirky coffee shop, with live piano if there at the right time. 

The review of this coffee shop in Newcastle, NSW is designed to fit in with our tour of New South Wales outdoor swimming pools and this coffee shop was great for a post swim coffee after a dip in Newcastle Ocean baths or the Newcastle Bogey Hole. There’s no book planned for now but a new website http://oceanpoolsnsw.net.au. So for now take a look at our earlier books…

Crossing Paths, Crossing Borders

This 2016 publication recounts our journey from Yorkshire to Australia via 25 countries. It includes an annex with our 100 top tips for coffee or tea on the road, including this venue.

Read the full description of this book on the books page and if you like what you see you can buy it from there too..

 

 

 

 

Menu

Ground Floor uses the wonderful Five Senses Coffee from Melbourne and it serves up loose leaf tea if you prefer a bit of rosy lea…

Almost the nicest thing about this coffee shop, though, is the ambience, with a live pianist who just saunters in, plays a few numbers and then wanders off. We loved it. Great decor too,.

Address

103 Hunter Street, Newcastle, NSW 2300, Australia

Contact details

Tel: +61 2 4906 1798

Web address

Ground Floor Newcastle on Facebook (unofficial page but has lots of customer reviews)

Opening Hours

7.00am – 4.00pm Monday – Saturday

8.00am – 4.00pm Sunday

Getting there

It’s about a ten minutes walk from Newcastle Ocean Baths to get to Ground Floor, though a good bit further from the Bogey Hole. The coffee shop is right in the heart of what was once Newcastle’s old CBD or main shopping street. There’s a bit less footfall these days but still handy if you are down in the old town centre. 

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