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The Madison

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Madison dr, Charlestown, Lake Macquarie, New South Wales 2290, Australia
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Decided to go to the restaurant for dinner, had the 3 course meal, it was superb, one of best meals I have had. The chef came out and said hi to us, the staff were very professional and very welcoming. Would highly recommend this restaurant, in my opinion, it is 5 star +++++😋

1 Thank Donna T
1 review
Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

Dined on groupon booking ,great service ,great value great food,plenty of off street parking ,awesome views of the coast highly recommend

Thank stephen b
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2016

People are great, service is good. Restaurant I would have to say is fairly poor, fresh food but I am sorry I think the chef may have come from an RSL club or the like as that is what the quality of the meals reminds me of. Rooms are way overdue for updates, some have semi updated bathrooms etc but... More 

Thank ultimatedentalnsw
Newcastle, Australia
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2016

No atmosphere, stark furnishings and carpet needs cleaning. No table coverings. Service ordinary even though not busy - I had to ask for more cutlery when my main came because I had used my one and only set . After complaining that the sparkling water was flat, the waitress argued that it was bubbly when she poured it out. Food... More 

Thank annewoodman2015
Brisbane, Australia
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38 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2015

The food was well presented and tasted as good as it looked. While the variety is not extensive, there is something for everyone, including the kids.

Thank Lionel S
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2015

Good location. Easy parking. Very good meal with quick service. Food delivered on hot plates which is a sign of a good hotel. . Red wine bottle okay. Good after dinner desert.

Thank srian
Tamworth, Australia
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 May 2015

The Wagyu Burger was great - couldn't finish it. Tried my very best though....Would definately order it again

Thank sal8176
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2013 via mobile

I stayed up the road at another place , and the people I was with wanted to try the restaurant here , it was really bad , all food over cooked, service very slow and we only got half of the drinks we ordered , sorry but won't be back

1 Thank Marcusfoodie
Sydney, Australia
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408 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2013

Within the motel at Charlestown on the Pacific Highway and Maddison Drive, this is a great restaurant. The menu has plenty to choose from, so whatever you like I don't think you will be disappointed. The views at night over Newcastle are like a fairyland of lights

1 Thank Ozziechick45
Sydney, Australia
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102 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2012

On several occasions we have dined at the Madison and have found that food good and service great. To sit and see the lights over Newcastle is spectacular. One of he best views in Newcastle.

2 Thank Moveround

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$19 - US$24
Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Waitstaff
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Madison dr, Charlestown, Lake Macquarie, New South Wales 2290, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Lake Macquarie  >  Charlestown
  • Phone Number: 49438899

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