Hippo Espresso Warners Bay

468 The Esplanade
02 49 480800
Daily: 5.30AM-4.30PM
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The
Cafe

Hippo is located on the Esplanade at Warners Bay, overlooking Lake Macquarie.
It has become a favourite for both locals and visitors, who enjoy the restaurant’s casual sophistication and upbeat vibe.
The menu is diverse and has something for everyone!
We are BYO and there is plenty of parking at rear of the building.

MENU
All day breakfast | Lunch 11am - 3:30pm

Breakfast Pot

double smoked ham, spinach, mushrooms, cherry tomatoes & cheese baked with 2 eggs & topped with hollandaise sauce & toasted sourdough
$17
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Toast of your choice

sourdough, turkish, white or multigrain w/choice of vegemite / peanut butter / jam. (gluten free white or multigrain $7)
from $5.5
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Fresh Fruit Medley

with berry yoghurt (gf)
$12
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Granola Bowl

slow baked premium granola w/ greek yoghurt, milk & fresh strawberries
$13
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fuze iced tea

jucy peach, zesty lemon
$3.5
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slushie

cola, lime, orange and raspberry
$3.5
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iced drinks

coffee, chocolate, mocha, caramel, strawberry, white chocolate, white choc mocha, latte, chai
$6
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soft drinks

coke, diet, coke no sugar, fanta, sprite, lift $3.5 | llb, sparkling apple, ginger beer $4.5 | turn it into a spider w/ vanilla icecream + $1
from $3.5
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water

mt franklin still $3.5 | mt franklin sparkling $4.5 | zico coconut $4.5
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fresh squeezed juices

choose any 4, extra fruit $0.7 | watermelon, pineapple, orange, apple, lemon, carrot, celery, ginger
$6.5
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juice

orange, apple, apple & blackcurrant
$4
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nudie juices

mango & passionfruit | cranberry & raspberry | make it a smoothie or a frappe ($6.5)
$4.5
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emma & tom’s juices

pressed carrott: cloudy apple, carrot & ginger | green power: apple, banana, passionfruit, plumb & lemon with all natural green botanicals | karmarama: orange, pineapple, mango, banana & passionfruit with korean & siberian ginseng
$5.5
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milkshakes

chocolate, vanilla, caramel, strawberry, banana, lime, coffee, vanilla espresso | extra syrup or malt $0.7 | make it a thickshake $7
$5.5
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hippo shake

ferrero roche, caramello, mint slice, malteser, bounty, bananarama, berry ripe & vanilla espresso
$8
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hippo frappe

ferrero roche, caramello, mint slice, malteser, bounty, bananarama, berry ripe & vanilla espresso
$6.5
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coffee

We proudly serve Toby's Estate Coffee. cappuccino, flat white, long black, cafe latte, piccolo latte, milk OR white chocolate mocha, milk OR white hot chocolate
S: $4 | M: $4.5 | L:$5.5
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loose leaf tea

english breakfast, earl grey, peppermint, chai, lemongrass & ginger, chamomile, green
$4
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short black

$3.5
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doppio

$3.5
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ristretto

$3.5
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machiatto

$3.5
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babycino

$1
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coffee extras

extra shot, decaf, almond milk, lactose free milk, bonsoy, matcha, tumeric
$0.6
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flavour shots

caramel, vanilla, hazelnut, irish cream, coconut, peppermint, butterscotch
$0.6
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hippo hot chocolate

ferrero roche, caramello, mint slice, malteser, bounty, bananarama & berry ripe topped w/ whipped cream
$5.5
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hippo affogato

ferrero roche, caramello, mint slice, malteser, bounty, bananarama & berry ripe a shot of espresso w/ a scoop of ice cream
$6
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warm apple cider

w/ cinnamon & fresh whipped cream
$6
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chicken burger

grilled chicken, mixed lettuce, tomato, grilled pineapple, guacamole, sweet chilli & sour cream on a lightly toasted milk bun w/ waffle fries (GFO $19)
$18
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wagyu burger

hand made 100% wagyu beef patty, bacon, egg, tomato, beetroot, lettuce, cheese & BBQ sauce on a lightly toasted milk bun w/ waffle fries
$19
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cheese burger

hand made 100% Wagyu patty, bacon, cheese and BBQ sauce on a lightly toasted milk bun w/ waffle fries (Make it a double with double the lot!! $19)
$14
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steak burger

slow cooked scotch fillet, lettuce, tomato, beetroot, cheese, balsamic onions, bbq sauce on a lightly toasted milk bun w/ waffle fries
$20
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chicken caesar wrap

poached chicken, cos lettuce, rasher bacon, poached egg & parmesan cheese, drizzled w/ house made dressing add waffle fries or sweet potato wedges + $2.5
$15
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salad sandwich

mixed lettuce, sliced tomato, avocado, cucumber, carrot & aioli add poached chicken + $2 add waffle fries or sweet potato wedges + $2.5 (GFO $14)
$13
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b.l.a.t.

bacon, lettuce, avocado, tomato & aioli add grilled chicken + $2 add waffle fries or sweet potato wedges + $2.5 (GFO $15)
$14
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mexican wrap

grilled chicken, lettuce, sour cream, guacamole, sweet chilli sauce, tomato & corn salsa on a toasted tortilla wrap add waffle fries or sweet potato wedges + $2.5
$16
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caesar salad

cos lettuce, bacon, croutons, shaved parmesan & a poached egg w/ a creamy housemade dressing (gluten free option) add poached chicken ($21) add grilled prawns ($23)
$17
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thai salad

beef or chicken, mixed lettuce, shredded carrot, capsicum, snow pea sprouts, fried shallots, cucumber, tomato, roasted peanuts, crispy noodles w/ sweet soy & lime dressing
$21
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hippo salad

mixed lettuce, shredded carrot, capsicum, avocado, tomato, fetta, snow pea sprouts & pine nuts w/ a lemon vinaigrette (add poached chicken $21)
$18
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brisket wrap

marinated beef brisket, carrot slaw, balsamic onions & sweet chilli jam on a toasted tortilla wrap add chips, waffle fries or sweet potato wedges $2.5
$16
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grilled atlantic salmon

w/ roasted sweet potato, lemon butter & greek salad or seasonal vegetables (GF)
$26
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spicy chicken penne

penne pasta tossed in olive oil w/ shredded smoked chicken, asparagus, sun dried tomato & harissa paste topped w/ parmesan
$20
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boscaiola

penne pasta w/mushrooms, bacon & onion in a creamy garlic sauce topped w/ shaved parmesan add grilled chicken ($22)
$19
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panko crumbed chicken schnitzel

topped with melted cheese, served w/house salad & chips w/gravy add $3 w/leg ham, napoli sauce ($23) w/pinapple, guacamole, bacon ($25) w/mexican beef, gracamole, wour cream, corn chips & salsa ($27
$20
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prawn stir fry

sesame, ginger & sweet soy with asian vegetables & noodles (add grilled chicken $21)
$19
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pale ale battered flathead fillets

w/ house salad, chips, tartare sauce & lemon wedge
$20
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grilled vegetable tower

zucchini, eggplant, capsicum, sweet potato & pumpkin w/basil pesto, sweet capsicum coulis & crispy wafers (gluten free option $19) (add chicken $21) (vegan option)
$18
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arancini balls

filled w/ pumpkin & brie w/ a house salad
$16
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half shell scallops & prawns

in a garlic butter topped with mint & mango salsa (GF)
$16
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beef nachos (vegetarian available)

mexican spiced ground beef, guacamole, tomato salsa & sour cream (GF)
$17
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seafood mornay crepes

2 crepes filled w/ fish, squid, prawns & mussels topped w/ melted cheese
$16
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bruschetta

fresh tomato, red onion, basil & shaved parmesan w/ balsamic glaze (vegan option) (gluten free option $14)
$13
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sweet potato wedges

w/ tomato relish and aioli (GF)
$11
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chunky waffle fries

w/ sweet chilli & sour cream
$10
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garlic bread

garlic and chive infused butter on toasted turkish (gluten free option $9)
$8
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bowl of chips

w/ aoli, tomato sauce or bbq sauce w/ gravy ($7)
$5
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Rasin Toast

w/ butter (vegan option)
$6
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2 Fresh baked scones

2 scones w/ jam & cream (vegan option)
$7.5
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Banana bread

w/ honey and ricotta (vegan option) (gluten free option $10)
$8
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Croissant

toasted w/butter and jam or w/ham, cheese and tomato (+$2) (vegan option)
$6.5
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Eggs on toast

eggs your way on tasted turkish (gluten free option $11.5)
$10.5
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Bacon & egg roll

2 fried eggs and double bacon on a lightly toasted milk bun w/tomato or bbq sauce (gluten free option $14) (add a hash brown $14)
$13
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Thick cut french toast

w/fresh strawberries and maple syrup or w/bacon and maple syrup (gluten free option $17) (add banana $18)
$16
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Bacon & Eggs

eggs your way and bacon on toasted turkish (gluten free option $16)
$15
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Breakfast Extras

gluten free white/multigrain bread $2 | gluten free bun $2 | house made tomato relish $2.5 | wilted baby spinach $2.5 | one egg of your choice $2.5 | house made beans $3 | two hash browns $3.5 | hollandaise sauce $3.5 | two slices of toast $3.5 | roasted tomato $3.5 | sautéed mushrooms $3.5 | two chipolatas $4 | bacon $4 | avocado $4 | smoked salmon $4.5
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Strawberry delight Pancake

3 buttermilk pancakes w/ your favourite topping, whipped cream, and icecream Strawberry compote & fresh strawberries (add banana $19)
$17
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Banoffe Pancake

3 buttermilk pancakes w/ your favourite topping, whipped cream, and icecream fresh banana, caramel sauce & shaved chocolate
$17
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Go bananas Pancake

3 buttermilk pancakes w/ your favourite topping, whipped cream, and icecream fresh banana, smashed honeycomb & maple syrup (add strawberries $19)
$17
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Canadian Pancake

2 bacon rashers & maple syrup
$17
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Hippo omlette

served with turkish bread ham, mushrooms, red onion, diced tomato, fetta, shallots red capsicum & tasty cheese
$18
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Vegetarian omlette (gf)

served with toasted turkish bread mushroom, spinach, red onion, diced tomato, fetta, shallots, grilled capsicum & tasty cheese
$17
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Spanish omlette

served with toasted turkish bread spicy chorizo, fetta, diced tomato, red onion, shallots, red peppers, fetta & tasty cheese
$18
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Fresh avocado & tomato salsa

on toasted sourdough (GFO $17.5) (add egg $17.5)
$16.5
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Zucchini, Sweet corn & Haloumi Stack

house made fritters & basil pesto (add bacon $22)
$20
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Potato rosti & fresh avocado

on a bed of house made beans & blistered cherry tomatoes topped with poached egg & balsamic glaze (gluten free option) (add bacon $20)
$17.5
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Eggs Benedict

baby spinach and poached eggs topped w/ hollandaise on toasted sourdough w/ bacon or leg ham (gluten free option $19) w/ sautéed asparagus & roast tomato (vegetarian option) OR spoked salmon ($20)
$18
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Vegan breaky

roasted tomato, mushrooms, house made beans, sautéed asparagus, baby spinach, hash brown & toasted turkish (add egg $18)
$17
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Hippo breaky

eggs of your choice, bacon, roasted tomato, chipolatas, mushrooms, hash brown & toasted turkish
$20
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Hippo Feast – it’s a ‘real’ big breaky!

3 eggs of your choice, tenderised steak, bacon, roasted tomato, chipolatas, mushrooms, hash browns & toasted sourdough (add avocado $26)
$24
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Reservation

Web bookings placed with less than 60 minutes notice cannot be guaranteed a table. You can also call us for reservation 02 4948 0800

Our
Services

Functions

Hippo is the perfect venue for your next function.
We can cater for groups from 8 – 120 in many different seating plans
We can host birthdays, anniversaries,
retirement parties, company parties, wedding receptions
or any event you can imagine. Phone (02) 4948 0800.

Hippo Express

At Hippo Espresso we listen to our customers
and for this reason we are pleased to announce
our Express window, serving
takeaway drinks, light meals and snacks
from 8am – 2pm, 7 days a week.