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Brown Sugar

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Australian, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
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Courner of the Esplanade and King St Warners Bay, Warners Bay, Lake Macquarie, New South Wales 2282, Australia
+61 2 4947 1144
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18:00 - 23:30
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Mon - Tue 18:00 - 23:30
Wed - Sun 12:00 - 23:30
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Seafood platter for 2. The 4 fresh oysters were amazing 4 Kirkpatrick also. Unfortunately that's all. The Balmain bugs were tasteless and the Prawns actually tasted horrible and looked thawed and beaten. Calamari was tough as was the fish. Horrible and not worth anywhere near the price tag $140 I would expect it to be fresh. The fruit was the... More 

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Thank Shane M
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12 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Service was good. They were very patient with a roudy group of nurses. Meals were delivered promptly. Main meals mostly were good. Fish of the day not a large portion compared to all other meals for same price.

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Thank Chriss H
Newcastle, Australia
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65 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

I really think they should look at their menu - it was really hard to find something that we liked 100% - seemed there was always something we didn't like so much in every selection - maybe look on line before you go. I had a seafood thing - said Tempura prawns, Calamari and White Bait - yeah my mistake... More 

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Thank David C
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

My family visited for my wedding anniversary in Nov. Was easy booking and not busy at all. We got full service and staff were very kind. Kids meal came out first then our entree so we could enjoy our entree. When they serve our dinner, kids were offered ice cream/dessert so we could enjoy our dinner even. Perfect timing. We... More 

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Thank Hei C
Newcastle, Australia
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111 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

We have dined at Brown Sugar a couple times a year for many years and have always found them to be consistently good. My dining experiences with this venue have been as couple (just for dinner through to special occasions), family get-togethers, business functions dinners, they never disappoint. Brown Sugar is the more formal sophisticated dining option of this area.... More 

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Thank NewieTraveller
Newcastle
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

We went to Brown Sugar for our 40th wedding anniversary. The staff were attentive and very friendly. After reading some previous reviews we decided to try the seafood platter and were not disappointed. It was amazing. Usually when a seafood platter mentions hot and cold seafood, the hot is crumbed and deep fried however this was not the case. There... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Went for lunch on New Year's Eve......had the light lunch...which is a main and a sweet.....the fritto misto and caesar salad....these were delicious and the service and the views were perfect. ..the cake was beautifully freh and again really enjoyable..mgreat value for koney and I would highly recommend. ..Brown Sugar is sweet!

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Thank Annette P
Lake Macquarie, Australia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Wedding anniversary dinner started well with seats overlooking the lake but became very chilly as the usual heat from the setting sun was hidden in thick cloud and the aircon was not adjusted to suit until we requested it. An hour and a half to receive our entree of natural oysters (served on a hot plate!) may not seem long... More 

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Thank rayjan2017
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Eaten here on many occasion and this visit again, did not disappoint. Lovely formal, but relaxed, setting for a birthday celebration with attentive staff and great food. Relaxing, before or after a meal, at the bar provides a wonderful ambience. The view on sunset is divine.

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Thank Hynes74
Greater Newcastle, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

We booked for a birthday lunch and enjoyed the consistency they offer - service was attentive & helpful as usual

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Australian, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, View, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:30
Monday
18:00 - 23:30
Tuesday
18:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:30
Thursday
12:00 - 23:30
Friday
12:00 - 23:30
Saturday
12:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Courner of the Esplanade and King St Warners Bay, Warners Bay, Lake Macquarie, New South Wales 2282, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Lake Macquarie  >  Warners Bay
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4947 1144

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?