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The Duke of Wellington Hotel Bistro

$$ - $$$, ,
69 Regent Street Lambton New South Wales 2299, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good36%
  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“oysters” (12 reviews)
“steak” (15 reviews)
“schnitzel” (9 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 PM - 9:00 PMAll hours
Bar, Pub, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
69 Regent Street Lambton New South Wales 2299, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Used to love going here. But im pretty sure that they have changed the chiefs as the food portions presentation and quality are nowhere near as good as it used to be. They have now lost 2 loyal customer s. My sisters fish was inedible....More

Thank Irish L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went with a group of 15, We all had great meals, good size serving. It has a few different drinking areas. The staff and all very friendly. Food great value. Will efinately be back.

Thank Pauline B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a dinner here for a get together. There were 13 of us and some of us were told there would be a wait which we didn't mind. The food was good and our mains came out faster than expected. Some ordered dessert and...More

Thank Angie S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went with a group of 8 for drinks and decided to stay for dinner. When we ordered we were told there was a 40 minute wait. Reality was it was over 2 hours. It’s either bad process, bad management or not enough staff. Food...More

Thank Peterwato
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Had the ten dollar rump about fifteen times now. Each time perfectly cooked medium rare as ordered. Best steak in town. Beats all the cafes and overpriced restaurants hands down.

Thank Getmeouta
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

My friends and I went out for a birthday and everyone had got there meals but me after waiting for one hour they told me that my meal hadn't gone through the machine yet I had already paid for my meal and told me they...More

Thank Kerrie-ann F
Reviewed 20 August 2017

we ordered the prawn bruschetta it was amazing with a balsamic glaze and 2 king prawns as well a lemon the prawns were plied so high delicious. we shared the scallops on a carrot puree very nice. we both ordered steak with prawns i had...More

Thank Patsy B
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Family dinner. 4 adults , 2 teenagers. teenagers chose traditional food (Piazza - chicken). Adults ha 4 different dishes. Big meals - well cooked - Go to the bar for drinks so prices were reasonable. need to book for larger groups. Service is good -...More

Thank allanb728
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Advised how good and consistent this bistro was so gave it a try. Had a good atmosphere and rather busy. The lunch time specials at $10 and $12 are very attractive. Off this menu we had the prawn linguini, the rump steak and the chicken...More

Thank Bruce S
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Great oysters, and a well cooked rump steak. The bar service was great with a good choice of wines and beer.

Thank ruthblyton30
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27 August 2016|
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Response from Sue P | Reviewed this property |
From what I read in the paper it is under new ownership but not sure about the management team. The chef is the same
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Pub, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 69 Regent Street Lambton New South Wales 2299, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Newcastle
  • Phone Number: 4957-1170
  • E-mail
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