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The Depot on Darby

$$ - $$$Cafe, ,
143 Darby St, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
+61 2 4929 2666
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (7 reviews)
“tapas” (33 reviews)
“spaghetti” (5 reviews)
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Cafe, Australian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
143 Darby St, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A Sunday morning late breakfast, we chose this venue at random after walking down Darby street. The service was outstanding, the breakfast menu was varied and diverse with a great choice of fresh and local ingredients. Prices were definitely reasonable as well and meal sizes...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent food and Plenty of it - It was Great Tapas Food - Very Tasty. The service was great and reasonable price. Be mindful where you sit - sit near the road and watch the world go by or sit in a more private area....More

Thank thanksmate
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We wandered into Depot quite by chance, looking for a light meal after a movie ..... Always attracted by Tapas we gave them a try & discovered a world of flavour combinations, good wine & excellent service ... .. We chose 5 dishes between 2...More

Thank 426Christina
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

One of my favs restaurants in Darby street, I like the tapas option although there are also full dishes. Great atmosphere and helpful staff. Medium range prices. Recommend

Thank Clara S
Reviewed 12 July 2017

It had been a long time since I had spent some time working in Newcastle. My memory had been that Darby Street was the place to go for restaurants and cafes. Twenty seven years later , I was impressed to see the number and variety...More

Thank Leylandbros
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Having enjoyed dinner, we wanted to finish off with dessert and thought the teenagers would love to try the famous freak shakes. We were greeted and accommodated as a large group. Not all of the ingredients were available for all of the shakes but the...More

Thank Hesselson1
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

I have been to this restaurant before and was just as good if not better! The service was second to none. Polite and courteous staff and nothing is a problem. The meals were fantastic. I had the Scotch fillet which was cooked to perfection and...More

Thank Brett H
Reviewed 3 July 2017

We stopped in here on a sunny Sunday and sat out the front on the footpath. Service from polite, efficient waitresses was excellent. I had a beer and a grilled chicken burger, my wife had a deep fred calamari salad and a glass of wine....More

Thank Gary M
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Fantastic. Took my daughters and met my brother for dinner. The girls are fussy eaters so we decided on the tapas menu. The waitress was lovely and very understanding and helpful. The sliders and potatoes were great for the kids. They don't normally like seafood...More

Thank Shortcowboy
Reviewed 25 May 2017

You will love dining here with friends and family or an intimate meal for 2. The food is top shelf. Sweets are divine!! Really enjoy every visit to The Depot on Darby. You must try it yourself you won't be disappointed.

Thank Cheryl H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 143 Darby St, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Newcastle
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4929 2666
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