The Newcastle and Hunter Valley cafes and restaurants open for takeaway, coffee and more during COVID lockdown

Jim Kellar
Updated August 10 2021 - 5:15pm, first published August 6 2021 - 9:30am
Quick Pivot: Ella Weinzerl takes customer orders from the front door at Common Circus cafe in Belmont on Friday morning, as cafe operators make the switch to takeaway-only and stay open under tighter Covid laws during the Hunter's week-long lockdown. Picture: Jim Kellar
Quick Pivot: Ella Weinzerl takes customer orders from the front door at Common Circus cafe in Belmont on Friday morning, as cafe operators make the switch to takeaway-only and stay open under tighter Covid laws during the Hunter's week-long lockdown. Picture: Jim Kellar

Savvy Newcastle cafe operators are pushing through the lockdown, many having learned an alternative way of trading through the harsh lockdown of 2020.

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Jim Kellar

Jim Kellar

Weekender Editor

Jim Kellar writes about culture, art, food and music. He's been a journalist at the Newcastle Herald since 1997. jkellar@newcastleherald.com.au

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