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The Persian Place - CLOSED

43 Bolton St, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
+61 2 4926 5500
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good31%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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“falafel” (10 reviews)
“pulled lamb” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
Middle Eastern, Persian, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
43 Bolton St, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
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Reviewed 19 April 2018

I've been here a couple of times and will go back. Each time I found the service and interaction with the staff helped make a good evening a great evening. Well done to all those who work here keep up the great work. I have...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Tezza_Gypsy
Reviewed 10 April 2018

I dined at the Persian Place when I was in Newcastle for the 2017 Writers Festival, and it was fine. I came back in 2018 and found that standards had slipped. The first problem was that a lot of the offerings on the menu weren't...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Lolita16
Reviewed 25 March 2018

We thoroughly enjoyed a recent dinner at The Persian Place. We had a decent sized group, and we were treated extremely well. The service was attentive, interesting and welcomed questions about the food and culture the food originated from. The food was very good, and...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank durk94
Reviewed 9 February 2018

Food is good; but very expensive. We wanted to share a meal between two of us. But the waiter declined to take the order. It’s okay if they have issues with sharing a banquet. However, it was communicated in a very insulting way. He was...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank SRasel
Reviewed 25 January 2018

Food is not up to standard one would expect for good Middle Eastern.Duck dish could have been mistaken for average Australian , Potato "wedges" again nothing to even suggest they were Middle eastern, Beetroot salad ?? Hibiscus Tea touted as being full of Vitamins and...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank bite2013
Reviewed 19 January 2018 via mobile

Mixed dips were the best we’ve had for years and we’re from Melbourne. The pomegranate salad and chargrilled eggplant were excellent. Try to save room for almond meal based love cake. The wine was affordably priced and many from small wineries in the Hunter; would...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

Was searching the area for somewhere to have dinner as most places seemed to be closed for the Christmas The service was a little haphazard as I think they were missing some front of house staff. However that did not detract from their friendliness just...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank ChazWA
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

We have driven past this place many times and finally got the chance to call in for a meal, without a booking. We selected the large banquet selection for 2 at $48/pp. The waiting staff told us that we probably should get the smaller banquet...More

Date of visit: December 2017
1  Thank Jodie N
Reviewed 23 December 2017

We went for dinner with 8 friends. We ordered the $39 banquet and all the dishes were delicious. The felafel balls were probably our favourite.There was enough food and very attentive wait staff who approached us when they saw our wine was getting low! A...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank Kelly M
Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

The Persian Place sold raffle tickets. However, when I went to collect my prize of a bottle of wine, I was told that I had to order 2 LARGE MAIN MEALS to receive 2nd prize. But wait there's more. I was told that I had...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Maurissa C
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$11 - US$21
Open Hours
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 43 Bolton St, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Newcastle
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4926 5500
  • E-mail
Newcastle's first and only Persian restaurant serving all sharing style menu ad sharing banquet. All wine and beer selected from The Hunter region. Menus are 99% gluten free with plenty of Vegan, vegetarian options
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