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The Duke of Wellington Hotel Bistro

$$ - $$$, ,
69 Regent Street Lambton New South Wales 2299, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good40%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (27 reviews)
“oysters” (16 reviews)
“schnitzel” (10 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 15:00All hours
Bar, Pub, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
69 Regent Street Lambton New South Wales 2299, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had the ten dollar rump about fifteen times now. Each time perfectly cooked medium rare as ordered. Best steak in town. Beats all the cafes and overpriced restaurants hands down.

Thank Getmeouta
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My friends and I went out for a birthday and everyone had got there meals but me after waiting for one hour they told me that my meal hadn't gone through the machine yet I had already paid for my meal and told me they...More

Thank Kerrie-ann F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we ordered the prawn bruschetta it was amazing with a balsamic glaze and 2 king prawns as well a lemon the prawns were plied so high delicious. we shared the scallops on a carrot puree very nice. we both ordered steak with prawns i had...More

Thank Patsy B
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Family dinner. 4 adults , 2 teenagers. teenagers chose traditional food (Piazza - chicken). Adults ha 4 different dishes. Big meals - well cooked - Go to the bar for drinks so prices were reasonable. need to book for larger groups. Service is good -...More

Thank allanb728
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Advised how good and consistent this bistro was so gave it a try. Had a good atmosphere and rather busy. The lunch time specials at $10 and $12 are very attractive. Off this menu we had the prawn linguini, the rump steak and the chicken...More

Thank Bruce S
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Great oysters, and a well cooked rump steak. The bar service was great with a good choice of wines and beer.

Thank ruthblyton30
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Hadn't been to the Duke for a while...great layout, décor and atmosphere. The food however was the spoiler, not because of flavour, because of some simple misses that would have made all the difference. You can't serve blue to rare beef fillet sliders, the food...More

1  Thank HeathNSW
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

Friendly staff , food was fast , the best chicken snitzel I have had for a while , great prices & I will be going back Sunday for the $12 dozen oysters

Thank Jenelle T
Reviewed 20 June 2017

Everyone had different meals,and quite enjoyed what they had. The $10 lunch deals are gr8. Plenty on the plate.

Thank Debbie R
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Went to the Duke for little Nico's Christening meal- food was very good- the atmosphere and set up of the room was also great

Thank Brian D
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27 August 2016|
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Response from Sue P | Reviewed this property |
From what I read in the paper it is under new ownership but not sure about the management team. The chef is the same
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Pub, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 69 Regent Street Lambton New South Wales 2299, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Newcastle
  • Phone Number: 4957-1170
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