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Silo Restaurant and Lounge Bar

) #107 of 452 Restaurants in Newcastle $$ - $$$ , , Vegetarian Friendly
The Boardwalk | 1 Honeysuckle Drive, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
+61 2 4926 2828
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good38%
  • Average17%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible9%
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Opens in 5 min
All hours
Australian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
The Boardwalk | 1 Honeysuckle Drive, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
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1 - 10 of 386 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

We popped in here around 5pm on a Friday, just for a happy hour drink or two and some bar snacks. We sat at a very comfortable lounge area at the side with a fantastic uninterrupted view of the harbour. A great way to while...More

Thank Anne P
Reviewed 1 week ago

The location can hardly be beaten on the Boardwalk at Newscastle. Despite it being a really windy day, we sat comfortably inside and were waited on hand and foot with every kindness without intrusion. Sharing some bread with dukkah as a starter; my dining companion...More

Thank LisaGordonSimons
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

With a westerly blowing my partner and I were looking for lunch and we tried Silo.The service and food were good. Staff were attentive and made us feel very welcomed. There are several restaurants in this area so I thought the choice of meals would...More

Thank oldwigs60
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great location overlooking the river. Service was average and we had to wait almost an hour for our food to arrive even though the restaurant was only about half full! Having said that the staff were polite and helpful. Wine list is reasonable but quite...More

Thank Fraser G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Took the wife here before going to a show at the civic- really great tasting plates, friendly service and on a nice sunny day plenty of seats by the water

Thank ryan_wilmott
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

I really wanted to rate Silos Restaurant and Bar more highly and perhaps it deserves a higher rating but I could not justify it on what I experienced. Reasons to rate it more highly? The wine list. Anything that contains a 2011 Tyrells Vat 1...More

Thank KevinDwyer1956
Reviewed 11 July 2017

had a very enjoyable lunch with friends we good service & good food recommend lunch special of meal & drink

Thank Sandy H
Reviewed 27 June 2017

Booked a table for 10 to celebrate my dad's 80th birthday. At the time of my initial booking I asked for an inside table mentioning that, being winter, we didn't want to be out in the cold. The table we were given was just inside...More

1  Thank Donna C
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

I attended Silo with a friend with a Groupon voucher for a long lunch. We were treated so well. Sometimes when I've used these types of vouchers the staff aren't as attentive. Not here. We didn't even have to ask for drinks when we were...More

Thank Linda S
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

We braved the inclement weather on a cold and rainy evening. We were rewarded with awesome cocktails, friendly, attentive service and we practically had the place to ourselves! There is an extensive cocktail and wine list as well as bar snacks and a full menu....More

Thank Tlb1974
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18 February 2016|
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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$27
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
Good for
Romantic, View, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:00
08:30 - 23:00
08:30 - 23:00
08:30 - 23:00
08:30 - 23:00
08:30 - 23:00
08:30 - 23:00
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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