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The Duke of Wellington Hotel Bistro

€€ - €€€, ,
69 Regent Street Lambton New South Wales 2299, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good35%
  • Average14%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible5%
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“oysters” (15 reviews)
“steak” (16 reviews)
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18:00 - 21:00 Hours
Bar, Pub, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
69 Regent Street Lambton New South Wales 2299, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

For the last 2 Sunday's my partner and I have tried to order oysters kilpatrick from the restaurant but on both occasions been told "sorry we are sold out of Kilpatrick but we only have natural or mornay left"!. My frustrations got the better of...More

Thank Paul3535
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went here 2 wks ago. Had snitzel n seafood sauce. Was yummy. Vegies great.my friend had the oysters n loved them also the corn bread great service excellent.

Thank Mary H
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

Honestly have never had a bad thing to say about the food or service here till Sunday just gone. Not sure if all the staff called in sick, but something was definitely off. Food took 90 minutes to arrive, even only being told it would...More

Thank Wade O
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

Was a regular here especially on a Sunday. The atmosphere was good, friendly staff and oysters were great value. I had a few bad experiences relating to food here and still returned but today was the last straw for me.. It was particularly busy and...More

Thank AlloJW
Reviewed 13 January 2018

friends birthday dinner,great meals, happy to accomodate gluten free wasnt a hassle, friendly staff nothing was a problem. Definitely go again

Thank dmiche3
Reviewed 4 January 2018

I have eaten in this bistro regularly over the last few years.It has always been good and was definitely value for money. An ownership change of the hotel occurred last year and since then, I have observed a slow decline in patrons (especially on Fridays,...More

Thank Kerry T
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

The food was really nice. We had pizzas, steaks, burgers, crispy pork. It was busy. The venue is very noisy and meals took more than 40mins but we were advised when ordering.

Thank Blah-dee-blah
Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

Food was okay if a bit expensive for what was basically up market pub food. As a celiac the gluten free options were good. I had surf and turf and the vegetables were watery. Pork belly got a thumbs up and the pizza was fine....More

Thank Jason D
Reviewed 14 October 2017

Used to love going here. But im pretty sure that they have changed the chiefs as the food portions presentation and quality are nowhere near as good as it used to be. They have now lost 2 loyal customer s. My sisters fish was inedible....More

Thank Irish L
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Went with a group of 15, We all had great meals, good size serving. It has a few different drinking areas. The staff and all very friendly. Food great value. Will efinately be back.

Thank Pauline B
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27 August 2016|
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Response from Sue P | Reviewed this property |
From what I read in the paper it is under new ownership but not sure about the management team. The chef is the same
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Pub, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 69 Regent Street Lambton New South Wales 2299, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Newcastle
  • Phone Number: 4957-1170
  • E-mail
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