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The Depot on Darby

$$ - $$$Cafe, ,
143 Darby St, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
+61 2 4929 2666
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“brunch” (10 reviews)
“tapas” (33 reviews)
“spaghetti” (5 reviews)
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Cafe, Australian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
143 Darby St, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I have been to depot at hamilton and really enjoyed my meal. we went to the darby st restaurant and was very disappointed. The menu sounded excellent but the execution was poor. mine was fish with baba ganosh and roasted beetroot with pomegranate molasses. the...More

Thank happydaze-7
Reviewed 1 week ago

Darby St can be very busy and we have often given up trying to find parking to visit any of the restaurants at lunchtime. Today we were in luck and found parking and a table! We had gnocci with chorizo which was very good with...More

Thank emdeme
Reviewed 1 week ago

Came here for breakfast with a few friends. Food was lovely. Staff were helpful. We did have to wait a little bit for the 4 meals (almost 1 hour) but we got chatting and it wasn't too much of an issue. Meals and drinks were...More

Thank TaraElizabeth1994
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After an absolutely incredible breakfast, we went back for lunch a few days after. The food is fantastic and the service is great. Their smoothies are incredible and they Freakshakes look INSANE!! However, I order a meal that was advertised in the menu as Gluten...More

Thank Bellatrix6618
Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

Coffee was good kids loved the shakes and the service was good too.we tried the sour dough with ricotta and strawberries it was really good

Thank B T
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Looking for a cafe open in the holidays we found The Depot on Darby St. Only wanting a coffee, the service was excellent and the coffee as we ordered. We have now become regulars.

Thank Oldogs
Reviewed 4 January 2018

We visited The Depot on our walks over Christmas while our regular coffee shop was closed. We only wanted coffee, not food which can be frowned on in some establishments. However, we were greeted pleasantly on every occasion by friendly staff who were immaculately presented...More

Thank kimmac53
Reviewed 12 December 2017 via mobile

Earlier in the day it's not so busy so you can sit and read the paper as you have breakfast, which is great. Home made baked beans are very nice and not too heavy, the coffee is good, a mildish blend which makes it easier...More

Thank Scott P
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

This has to be the most ordinary and expansive acai bowl I have ever had. Service was great however I really cant say I will be back after paying a small fortune for this in inspiring acai bowl.

Thank Caradi M
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Such a beautiful little place on Darby, quite cosy with a great atmosphere! Beautiful tapas food that everyone enjoys and great service! Also, wonderful cocktails and freakshakes! Something for everyone!

Thank Harroldinio
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 143 Darby St, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Newcastle
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4929 2666
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