Staff can use our wide range of cafes, restaurants and bars across our Newcastle, City precinct and Central Coast campuses.

Food and bars

We have a wide range of cafes, restaurants and bars across our Callaghan, Newcastle City precinct and Central Coast campuses. So whether you're looking for a quiet spot for a coffee or drink, or a place to catch up with friends for a bite to eat, we've got plenty of options for you. We also have a café on hand in each of our libraries providing coffee, snacks and lunches.

Our food and beverage outlets and their locations can be found below:

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Bar on the Hill

An icon of the Newcastle music scene, Bar on the Hill is the centre for entertainment, student parties and gigs on campus. By day, the Café on the Hill serves up delicious, cheap options for breakfast and lunch, come afternoon the bar opens and the fun begins. Read more

Café DiemCafé Diem is convenience at its best; you can get your coffee fix all while picking up your milk and bread! Located in the accommodation precinct at the Callaghan campus, Café Diem is part café, part convenience store and provides the necessities for students and staff alike. Read more
Gloria Jeans CoffeesWe have a quality selection of hot and cold drinks available, from the classic cappuccino to our signature, cold-brew iced coffee. There is also a tempting range of sweet and savoury food options to choose from - old favourites, Gluten Free and Vegan. Read more
Godfrey Tanner Bar

You can find the Godfrey Tanner Bar on the Shortland side of campus, serving both food and drinks (including the alcoholic kind), boasting a tasty gourmet menu (burgers and pizza for under $10) and hosting regular Q&A nights, knitting nights, Open Mic Nights and lively debates. Read more

MamadukeMamaduke is a cosy cafe that is the perfect place to meet up with friends for a coffee or bite to eat and will see a new Asian Fusion options added to the menu in 2016. Read more
Noodle BarLet our experienced Asian chefs serve your favourite made to order rice and noodle dishes! Specialties include, rice and noodle dishes and a great selection of beef, chicken, vegetarian and seafood meals. Read more
Pinkies on Hunter

Lollies, lollies, lollies! Oh, and drinks, chips and general essentials! Pinkies is your one stop lolly shop!  You can purchase lollies, chocolate, fresh fruit, sandwiches, yoghurt, drinks, chips, ice cream, pies sausage rolls and general supplies. Everything you need to get you through your uni day! Read more

Pinkies on Shortland

Lollies, lollies, lollies! Oh, and drinks, chips and general essentials! Pinkies is your one stop lolly shop!  You can purchase lollies, chocolate, fresh fruit, sandwiches, yoghurt, drinks, chips, ice cream, pies sausage rolls and general supplies. Everything you need to get you through your uni day! Read more

Retro Kombi CafeTravelling from spot to spot, Olive offers a unique café experience to patrons, serving up delicious ‘Glee Coffee Roasters’ coffee and refreshing cold-pressed juices served in their own Retro Kombi Co. branded glass jars. Read more
Sinofood CaféIf you're after authentic Chinese food, Sinofood Café in the Shortland Hub (formerly the HUB Café), is the place to curb your cravings.  We also make our mouth-watering dumplings fresh onsite and bubble tea with toppings of the day.
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SubwaySubway is a popular choice for lunch on campus with both students and staff. We sell a huge range of fresh subs (including yummy breakfast subs!), wraps, salads, cold drinks and the infamous Subway cookie! Read more
Uni BakehouseThe Uni Bakehouse sells a range of fresh bakery items and drinks, including sausage rolls, pies, pastries, sweets and flavoured milks. Read more
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Blue Gum Café

Enjoy a range of tasty, affordable, and fresh food made daily on the premises including amazing wraps, sandwiches and quiches. Grab your morning coffee, poured using local coffee roasters Glee, for a pick-me-up or choose from a range of tasty teas or frappes! Read more

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Nesca CaféEnjoy a great lunch with fresh and tasty meals including pastries and sandwiches. Read more

For more information about the options on the Central Coast campus see Yourimbah.

See North Coast TAFE for information about services on our Port Macquarie campus.