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221 Restaurant & Bar

) #5 of 95 Restaurants in Cessnock $$ - $$$ , ,
221 Vincent St | Cessnock, Cessnock, New South Wales 2325, Australia
+61 2 4991 3700
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
12:00 - 22:00All hours
Bar, Pub, Australian, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
221 Vincent St | Cessnock, Cessnock, New South Wales 2325, Australia
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Nice setting within the old hotel. Good layout, white table clothes , napkins etc. The food selection reasonable and accommodates all tastes from oysters, scallops, to meats, pasta to lighter and café offerings of burgers etc. A smallish wine list but adequate and not over...More

Thank David W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great fine dining restaurant in the heart of Cessnock. The service was excellent as you would expect from a fine dining restaurant. The food was very tasty and well presented by the kitchen staff. The kids menu was great and staff provided them with a...More

Thank Bluegum62
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went there under recommendation on a Thursday night in the dining room and were a little disappointed. You could smell the 2 bad oysters before they arrived at the table & was very disappointed this wasn't picked up before they left the kitchen as...More

Thank CDPort
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ordered the slow-roasted lamb, my colleague had an entree pork belly. Nice tucker, but so small! i thought they had mistaken the order, entree and main. But no. Mentioned this to the waitress: 'would you like to order a side dish? Chips?' No, I didn't...More

Thank Lawrence5464
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Only had the bar meal and listened to the music both which were fantastic food was great not what you would expect of bar food. highly recomended Great food ,fantastic atmosphere highly recomended

Thank Andrew D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ordered a couple of burgers and had to send one back as it was raw, the other burgers bun was falling apart. All the meals came out at different times. For $16 a burger I would not recommend.

Thank anne J
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Took a long time to get drinks at the bar. The waitress didn't take any notice of who was next. The food was excellent especially the oysters and the deconstructed cheesecake dessert. We almost ended up with another tables' meals though because the waitress served...More

Thank Cecily L
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Three of us went for dinner last week whilst we were visiting from the Gold Coast. Was on the recommendation of a local. A more up market style of dining inside a pub. A dining area which is quiet was on one side of the...More

Thank joeyGoldCoast
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

We went to 221 for dinner tonight after reading some great reviews. There was a set menu in place where you could choose from one main and one starter or pudding plus bread, amuse bouche and petit fours were advertised to accompany. We were not...More

2  Thank stephbell17
Reviewed 4 June 2017

Highly recommend 221 Restaurant & Bar. BEST Pork Belly i have had! Desert was that good i had two! Poached Apple DELICIOUS! Chocolate sandwich ice cream with caramelised popcorn OMG! my visit was with my husband, next time will definitely take the kids and try...More

Thank Becca3242
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Pub, Australian, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 221 Vincent St | Cessnock, Cessnock, New South Wales 2325, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Cessnock
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4991 3700
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