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Mary Ellen Hotel

$$ - $$$
Bar, Pub, Australian
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57 Railway St, Newcastle, New South Wales 2291, Australia
+61 2 4963 7285
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11:00 - 00:00
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Hours:
Sun - Mon 11:00 - 22:00
Tue - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Caloundra, Australia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were a party of 10 and everyone enjoyed their meal - no complaints. Very handy to Merewether Motel.

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Thank Jocelyn M
Newcastle, Australia
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

As a Newcastle local I can vouch for the Mary Ellen Hotel as being brilliant for lunch and dinner. The portion sizes are enormous and delicious. And they have 26 different beers on tap. If you enjoy your beer and quality food check out the Mary Ellen

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Thank Matt2285
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

I had a solo trip to Newcastle, and discovered this great value eatery close to Merewether Motel thanks to the motel staff. I ordered the $10 pizza which was so generous I couldn't finish it.

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Thank annette w
Newcastle NSW
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31 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

Had a night out at the Mary Ellen Hotel near The Junction. Nice atmosphere and we enjoyed the meal. The weekly specials are very popular:- Monday night 250g rump, Tuesday night schnitzel, Thursday night pie of the day. I had the rump and was happy with my meal. If ordering off the regular menu it can be a bit pricey... More 

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Thank Barbara H
Belbora
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

The meals are super large which could account for their price, but they were very tasty. Staff were polite though not friendly.

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Thank Vicki E
Killarney Vale, Australia
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

we enjoy the food and the variety is excellent staff are friendly and helpful, easy paring and close to motel and beech Overall is a comfortable place to be

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Thank Sinclair52
Armidale, Australia
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98 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

We chose to eat at the bistro at the Mary Ellen Hotel as it was within walking distance of our motel; and we were very pleased with our choice. The bistro was obviously very popular as it was crowded with couples, groups of friends and some family groups. As there were six of us, we chose a large table in... More 

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Thank Alice C
Aberdeen, Australia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

Big thanks to Mary Ellen Hotel for offering such wonderful meals, while I was staying at the Merewether Motel, when my husband had 3 major back operations at Lingard Private Hospital.

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Thank carlandkerrie2016
sydney
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69 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

Was not totally impressed with the pub - food was ok but not fantastic & overpriced for a pub - the staff were friendly Wouldnt go back

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Thank mighelliSydney
Coffs Harbour, Australia
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

Our first visit to Merewether & the Mary Ellen Hotel. Great atmosphere at the pub for a Monday night (also school holidays). Service was good, we all had chicken snitzel - the Rio & Hawaiian toppers were our favourites. The desserts were good too! Good sized meals & reasonably priced.

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Thank Bella2454

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$20
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, Australian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 00:00
Thursday
11:00 - 00:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 57 Railway St, Newcastle, New South Wales 2291, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Newcastle
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4963 7285

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