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Australian, International, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
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551D Hunter St | Opposite the TAFE, Newcastle, New South Wales 2302, Australia
+61 2 4023 4048
Wed - Sun 18:00 - 21:00
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Newcastle, Australia
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were among the people fortunate enough to sample the new summer menu. We also chose to select the recommended accompanying wines. It was indeed a memorable experience.

Thank Triman57
Newcastle, Australia
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great experience, exceptional, informed staff who were very friendly. The food was amazing as was the wine matching. A total food experience.

Thank michelleh2oman
Newcastle, Australia
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have wanted to go to Subo for a while and they didn't disappoint. Our five course meal pared with wines was beautiful from start to finish. Every course was amazing and our plates were empty for every course. Fabulous night out with friends.

Thank Jo P
Newcastle, Australia
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food was nice, but not awe inspiring - just did not hit the mark. The table next to us was very noisy (very self important people!) to the point of not being able to enjoy conversations at our table. The service was however amazing and the waitress, Hope, was absolutely amazing - knowledgeable about both wine and food!

Thank arewethereyet_16
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58 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fine dining, atmosphere and superb service. Subo is hands down our favorite restaurant. The staff and food are wonderful. Fixed menu but they are flexible if need be. Great flavors and textures and combinations. The menu changes regularly and we try to sample each if we can. One word. Awesome.

1 Thank Glen H
Newcastle, Australia
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99 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

This was our third time to this restaurant and it has been consistently excellent. The décor is minimal but there are some interesting features such as the wire art. The service is excellent and they go the extra mile to make you feel comfortable and to make the experience memorable. However it is the food that we go there for.... More 

Thank brucemaree
Greater Sydney, Australia
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Superb meal and expert service.A treat from my colleagues .Only downside is the noise level which made conversation difficult.Improved furnishings/ sound deadening decor may help.

Thank Frederick W
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Unfortunately I only "discovered" Subo four months in to a six-month stay, but then I went three times in my remaining time. Very personal service, remembering my preferences from one visit to the next. This would cost twice as much in Sydney or Melbourne for equivalent quality; must be close to Michelin star.

Thank Pajar
Newcastle, Australia
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

We went there with our daughter as a surprise, wow this place is the best in Newcastle, we are going there again Wednesday week for my wife's birthday and are looking forward to our 2nd visit. We read about Subo before we relocated to Newcastle and were not disappointed. The staff know their role and are extremely knowledgable in their... More 

Thank Joombie
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Dined here on Wednesday and was blown away the food and the service were both outstanding especially the kingfish course an excellent balance of flavour all round will definatly be back

Thank Rickyk90

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$63 - US$71
Australian, International, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
18:00 - 21:00
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 the TAFE, Newcastle, New South Wales 2302, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Newcastle
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4023 4048
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?