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Brown Sugar

$$$$, , Vegetarian Friendly
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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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good27%
  • Average15%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible7%
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“seafood platter” (19 reviews)
“steak” (14 reviews)
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Australian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Courner of the Esplanade and King St Warners Bay, Warners Bay, Lake Macquarie, New South Wales 2282, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great venue with awesome views, service and food. I had the seafood linguini which was the best I have ever had. The staff were very friendly. Highly recommended.

Thank Ja D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As my adult son is an extremely fussy eater & will only eat chicken Schnitzel I rang & spoke to Michael I couldn’t of ask for a more obliging person.A snitty was made for my son.We ordered both from the special lunch menu as well...More

Thank Tracy S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I had dinner here tonight and the food was delicious while the service was top notch. We had not eaten here before but will happily eat here again and recommend this venue to others.

Thank Matthew B
Reviewed 12 January 2018

My husband has been a chef for 17years and myself a glorified foodie so as you can imagine hard to please either of us. This is our second time to this restaurant with our first time being 2years ago and not a great experience and...More

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Reviewed 10 January 2018

We cane here for our anniversary so they made sure to give us a seat by the window, the food was very good but the view of the lake as the sun went down was worth it.

Thank Doza17
Reviewed 31 December 2017

service, view of the lake and quality of the 2 meals was fantastic. However the size of the steak on mash and spinach was an absolute joke. The salmon meal was good

Thank AussieGreg2013
Reviewed 31 December 2017

Attended with a large family group on saturday evening between xmas and new year. First thing we noticed was that the air con was barely working (i was sitting under a vent and could feel nothing). It was about 28 outside when we arrived at...More

Thank Leanne P
Reviewed 29 December 2017

It was disappointing. Booked for my husbands birthday dinner and left feeling very disappointed. It seemed like it was going well but as the night went on it got worse. Firstly having to continue to ask for water to be brought to the table. We...More

Thank Tanya291
Reviewed 30 November 2017

Arriving at the restaurant about an hour late I was expecting a different greeting to the one we were given. The manager and staff went out of their way to ensure we we had a great table. The occasion was for my 88 year old...More

Thank petelang2017
Reviewed 25 November 2017

Dined at Brown Sugar for end of year dinner with work colleagues on a busy Friday night. Parking was at a premium around the Warners Bay foreshore so it took 5-10 minutes to secure a parking space about a 4 minute walk away. The restaurant...More

Thank Kris17900
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Questions & Answers
19 September 2017|
Response from HeathNSW | Reviewed this property |
No sorry, plus, there is no BYO any evening, Brown Sugar is licensed.
25 August 2015|
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Response from Julia C | Reviewed this property |
Quite steep stairs and no lift that I noticed.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Australian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, View
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
6:00 PM - 11:30 PM
6:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
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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