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551D Hunter St | Opposite Hunter St TAFE, Newcastle, New South Wales 2302, Australia
+61 2 4023 4048
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good12%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“granita” (13 reviews)
“fixed menu” (6 reviews)
Australian, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
551D Hunter St | Opposite Hunter St TAFE, Newcastle, New South Wales 2302, Australia
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We were given dinner at this restaurant for XMAS by my son and DIL who accompanied us on the night. Absolutely blown away by the excellent service, the delicious wines but most importantly the food. The fusion of tastes made each morsel first class. Looking...More

Thank Steve J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Decided to choose this venue as a very special night for me and my partner, the food, service and atmosphere was absolutely perfect, thank you to all the subo team for a very amazing night!

Thank kay2595
Reviewed 7 February 2018

Hosted another couple and we were all delighted with quality of the produce,the wonderful meld of flavours and presentation of all 5 courses. Oustanding value Wine list a little limited but sufficient variety to make a good choice. Service great and friendly. Highly recommended

Thank Russ1625
Reviewed 4 February 2018

It was a nice meal but was a bit average considering the reputation of Subo. The desert was better than the mains. Nothing to fault but lacked a bit of wow factor.

Thank Cham K
Reviewed 30 January 2018

To start, this restaurant had oustandingly friendly staff - from the moment we walked in the door we felt comfortable and special. They explained each of the divine dishes in all their delicate detail - what a well put-together menu. Each course was obviously thoughtfully...More

1  Thank Eleanor E
Reviewed 4 January 2018

We try to get here every 6 months or so and have greatly enjoyed the wonderful service and fine food many times over. The food, service and hospitality are as good as ever but maybe we are just getting to used to the high standard...More

Thank Shane G
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Being on a family holiday in Newcastle, my wife and I had the chance to go out without children. After the good reviews from Trip Advisor we selected Subo. We were not disappointed. We commenced the 5 course dinner menu. Being an intimate venue, the...More

Thank Shane T
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

There are a range of fantastic options in Newcastle now, with Subo still being very close to the top of the tree. We ate here during winter and although the menu was a little less inspiring than what we've seen on previous visits, the food...More

Thank NPTReviews
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

We visited on a Saturday night for my birthday and chose the 8:15pm sitting. Very welcoming staff, extremely friendly and professional. The five course set menu was incredible. So many delicious tastes. We loved that the portions weren't too big and we still had room...More

1  Thank ExplorerGoddess
Reviewed 21 December 2017

One of the best restaurants in Australia. Imaginative food, flexible staff and great service. The only issue is you need to book ahead, but as my partner says, we only want to go to restaurants we cannot get into.

Thank edwardduc
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15 March 2016|
Response from SuziePV | Property representative |
Hi there TheWatsonian, We currently serve a set five course menu only, with the cost per person being $85. Our menu changes twice monthly, and the current version can be viewed on our website which can be found via Google... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$66 - US$74
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 551D Hunter St | Opposite Hunter St TAFE, Newcastle, New South Wales 2302, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Newcastle
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4023 4048
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Our aim is to provide simple pleasures - food that is handled with care, wine that fills the senses and service that is attentive and thoughtful.
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