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Silo Restaurant and Lounge Bar

$$ - $$$, , Vegetarian Friendly
The Boardwalk | 1 Honeysuckle Drive, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
+61 2 4926 2828
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good37%
  • Average18%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“risotto” (13 reviews)
“seafood” (8 reviews)
“prawns” (8 reviews)
Open Now
8:30 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Australian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
The Boardwalk | 1 Honeysuckle Drive, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My wife and I had a very late lunch at silo so we chose a tasting board with a selection of seafoods. I have forgotten exactly what was on the platter but do remember that we enjoyed it very much. Table service was quick and...More

Thank Dorro1950
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate at Silo last night for a friends birthday dinner. The atmosphere was good and the location is great. Our main meals though were ordinary. My partner had linguine which was very oily. I chose the risotto and have to say it was one...More

1  Thank Chloe M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a fantastic table with a view, fabulous wait staff . The food was superb. Lots of fresh seafood including oysters, scallops & barramundi with wines to match. Desert was coconut sorbet a tastebud sensation! We celebrated a birthday with a group of friends...More

Thank Toni C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Organises a work event here. The staff were great, food was very tasty and well presented. Because of the weather, it may have been a little warmer inside. Certainly worth a try.

Thank 153cherylw
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A return visit for lunch and what a great meal !! All three in our group chose the Seafood Tasting Plate and agreed it was fabulous. The platter had a selection of hot and cold seafood served with salad and accompaniments. The seafood as great...More

1  Thank Paul S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to lunch. Very pleasant aspect, overlooking the harbour. Chairs are comfortable, which makes for a pleasant change. Our waitress was tops. Food was very good as was the service. The oysters tasted if they had just been taken out of the sea - delicious....More

1  Thank Beryl R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A little walk along the boardwalk and a little bit of dinner at Silo. We have been to Silo many times and recommended it to lots of people, but this time wasn’t the same, the service was outstanding as always, but We found the food...More

1  Thank Namray
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wait staff were friendly enough but food was sub-standard for the prices. We asked for coffee to be 'extra hot'..tepid at best. I have never in my life been served Eggs Benedict with DELI HAM...the toast was burnt on two of the meals and it...More

Thank Richard G
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We visited twice on our weekend in Town and found both to be great results.Had lunch & drinks on the first stop, was very good choices available. Second stop was pure drinks only , a real good spot to sit, watch the Harbour & enjoy...More

Thank Skeney57
Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

Don’t be alarmed at the name which refers to the grain and orange pulp silos across the bay. You won’t be sat in the hole in the ground. Located on a raised deck adjacent to a number of other restaurants the Silo serves what might...More

Thank Geoff M
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Questions & Answers
18 February 2016|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from PeterW00 | Reviewed this property |
Your NOT listening to your customers Mark! next thing another restaurant will close it's doors because of the same old thing nearly all other restaurant that have closed have in common. BAD inconsistent service!! People do... More
27 January 2016|
Response from Nicola C | Reviewed this property |
Hi Mark, I dined on Tuesday 12th January and sat alone on a table for two by the barriers looking out to the harbour. I think I had a steak, but to be honest I cant remember now. With Sauv Blanc and water. Thanks for taking... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$26
Australian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:30 AM - 11:00 PM
8:30 AM - 11:00 PM
8:30 AM - 11:00 PM
8:30 AM - 11:00 PM
8:30 AM - 11:00 PM
8:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Boardwalk | 1 Honeysuckle Drive, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Newcastle
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4926 2828
  • E-mail
Newcastle's' hottest cocktail lounge and restaurant, Silo Restaurant & Lounge, is this month celebrating their 11th birthday. Since bursting onto our culinary experience radars in 2004, this sophisticated, boutique, harbour side restaurant & bar, has become a favorite among many Novocastrians and visiting tourists alike.
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