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Hobarts Restaurant

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88 Hobart Rd | Level 1, Newcastle, New South Wales 2305, Australia
+61 2 4935 1200
14:00 - 16:00
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Sun 14:00 - 16:00
Wed - Sat 18:00 - 23:00
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Newcastle, Australia
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65 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were delighted that Hobarts has maintained it's excellent standard. Service was faultless - informative, attentive, quiet. The menu was excellent. You could choose anything and not be disappointed. The chef has put a lot of thought and effort into creating that menu. The room is well appointed. The wine list is extensive. The staff are to be congratulated for... More 

Thank warps
Newcastle, Australia
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love the service, nice to be remembered, feel quiet special! Needing a champagne & it arrives pronto! Decide on the 5course degustation with matching wines. The amuse bouchée sets the pace for some amazing food. Mathew our waiter was just delightful The paired wines were a bit hit & miss, think we will choose our own next time. The kingfish... More 

Thank vicki w
Newcastle, Australia
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved everything about this restaurant it is absolutely amazing. Quality staff, food, wine and atmosphere. top shelf service and the food is exceptional.

Thank JanMick_12
Newcastle, Australia
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Easily one of the best restaurants in Newcastle. Excellent degustation experience and a 10/10 desert.

Thank Troy S
Greater Newcastle, Australia
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118 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I've been hearing great things about Hobarts since Lesley took control. Whilst it took far too long for us to get there it was worth the wait. We had the degustation menu which is full of innovative dishes that surprise and tantalise the taste buds. We enjoyed the wine pairing also. This is fine food indeed. The Monet is a... More 

Thank Matthew S
Brisbane, Australia
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wow, intricate seafood flavours married with French And German wines, and yes Australian wines get the biggest rap with the Monet dessert, I experienced it with Piggs Peak Chilled Shiraz (can't remember if it was dessert only but is a Hunter Valley wine) - oooooooh. I have not been so impressed with a meal or meals for such a long... More 

Thank Cool0551
Beresfield, Australia
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Its strange to find a restaurant that offers high end food and dining experience inside a club, however Hobarts certainly does deliver on both of those. The food was exquisite. The chef certainly has set out to challenge you when it comes to your preconceptions of food and weaves a delightful menu. If you have preconceived notions about how a... More 

Thank Stephen B
Brightwaters, Australia
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32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

We went to Hobarts for the first time last night (belated Valentines dinner). Best kept secret ever! I cannot believe that restaurant has been there so long and we didn't know about it! It was amazing! Every dish was delicious from beginning to end! Lesley Taylor is at the top of the food chain with that amazing 7 course degustation... More 

Thank Jackliveshere72
Kempsey, Australia
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017

To celebrate our 44th wedding anniversary, we looked in the AGFG for a one-hat restaurant in the Newcastle area and decided on Hobarts (although it is within a club environment). We had been to other one hat restaurants in the Pokolbin area previously. In summary, we had a thoroughly enjoyable evening. The service was excellent with wait staff being knowledgeable... More 

Thank Graeme2440
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26 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

We were looking forward to an exceptional evening at this highly rated restaurant at Wests. The comfortable seating, well spaced tables and pleasant decor provided the basis for a good experience. The breads and black garlic butter had us licking our lips. We shared a bottle of rose champagne which was beautifully presented in good glassware. The menu was full... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$45 - US$56
French, Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
14:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 88 Hobart Rd | Level 1, Newcastle, New South Wales 2305, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Newcastle
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4935 1200
Dining at Hobarts Restaurant by Lesley Taylor is an indulgence of the senses and sure to please the most discerning food c connoisseur. Guests are treated to dishes that are planned and pre prepared with meticulous care and passion. Hobarts offers an intimate and contemporary atmosphere with unparalleled service provided by staff that have a special talent for attending to the smallest detail. Hobarts menu is changed quarterly, with the changing seasons, allowing us to use the very best fresh local produce to truly tempt our guests. Gueridon is our house specialty. Cocktails are available and menus are accompanied by an outstanding wine list. Top off your evening with some of our magical desserts or a post dinner liqueur. Stunning décor with crystal chandeliers, white leather upholstery, fine china and crystal glasses complete the luxurious ambience. Awards - Salon Culinaire (twice), Hunter Region Fine Dining Award and Hunter Peoples' Choice Award's Restaurant of the Year, Best Restaurant in the State at the Clubs NSW Awards Hobarts Restaurant is open: Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings from 6.00pm. Sunday High Tea from 2pm - 4pm

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