28 December 2009

Grub & Tucker: Big Breakfast with a side of Graffiti, Newtown (17 Oct 2009)

191 King Street, Newtown NSW 2042

Over-the-top decor

I sort of feel like I've fallen down the rabbits hole and discovered Alice in Wonderland. The walls are covered with cool brightly coloured graffiti illustrations and the heavy wooden tables hold menus in large blocks of wood. There's also large sculptures adorning the dining area and a nice sunny courtyard at the back. The big breakfast is substantial in size and the fresh orange juice is good. I find the homemade corn and herb hash brown a bit non eventful for me but the cosiness and efficient service more than makes up for it. Seems to be very popular on weekends which can add some strain to the busy service staff.

The Lucifier big breakfast: Toasted sourdough, sausage, bacon, field mushrooms, grilled tomatoes, homemade corn and herb hash brown, eggs of your choice, served with fresh OJ and tea or coffee $14.90

Fresh orange juice

Skim flat white

Salt and sugar table setting

Wall art by local artist

Back courtyard



siangmoh said...


The food at Grub and Tucker looks awesome! I might check that the next time in nsw :P

Cheers nic @ siangmoh

Simon Food Favourites said...

hi siangmoh, let me know what you think if you get to try. thanks for dropping by my blog :-)

mike@scallopsandpancetta said...

The decor sounds a bit "too cool for school" but I've read a couple of reviews of grub n tucker on other blogs too and noone's really had a bad word to say - will definitely check it out soon; today if I can get a table at lunchtime! Had no idea about the courtyard though, looks great for a sunny sunday.

Simon Food Favourites said...

hi mike, hope your visit goes well if you go. looking forward to the post to see what you had. the courtyard is a great place to chill from the busy king st. a bit of an oasis :-)

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