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Bistro Blu

$$ - $$$
Australian
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109 Madison Drive, Charlestown, Lake Macquarie, New South Wales 2290, Australia
+61 2 4943 8899
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9 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

A friend gave us a Groupon voucher ($79 3 course voucher) which was a lovely gift. The service was really lovely and the staff did their best to look after us. When booking, we advised that we could not eat gluten or dairy, and after we were seated, the waitress knew this and pointed out what we could choose from... More 

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185 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

Although it was to be room only managed to get a great pizza on the deck with an Ale. Thankyou for flexibility as the day was post the Gong ride and the drive up via Sydney Greatly appreciated and will be returning

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Thank Sam S
Tamworth, Australia
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74 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Late back from work commitments, it was such a pleasure to order my meal each night of the 2 night stay, and have it promptly served. I didn't feel rushed, but was keen to finish the day. Great special of 2 courses for $42, I could not have managed the 3 for $49! First night - amazing bruschetta, followed by... More 

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Thank Catherine P
Sydney, Australia
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520 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

While Bistro Blu is in large part typical of a dining room in a modern hotel (ie on the bland side), I thoroughly enjoyed my meal here, in large part thanks to the friendly and helpful wait-staff. Had one of the gourmet burgers, which was fine, and instead of ordering a separate salad, the waiter suggested I substitute the salad... More 

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Thank JElliot32
Sydney, Australia
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27 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

Ordered the Pizza and Garlic Bread to have in our room and Wow the food was incredible! Very tasty, large servings and very fresh!

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Thank disneydreamer07
Sydney, Australia
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016

We stayed at the Mecure the restaurant was excellent. Three course meal all fresh excellent service . Views overlooking Newscastle Harbour

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Thank Darlene W
Green Point, Australia
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206 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2016

Restaurant looks north towards the city and stockton beach. A Great outlook. Beautiful buffet with lots of choices and the cooked breakfast was delicious and very generous

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Thank PJay2412
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2016

My wife and I chose the 3 course menu for $49.00. Food was excellent although the wine list could include some Hunter reds!

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Thank Jim O
Cooma, Australia
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25 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2016

Food was exquisite! Lamb rump perfectly cooked and melted in the mouth, and my partners steak was the same. Dessert was delicious.

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Thank Bjarkan B
Forster, New South Wales, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2016

We booked on recommendation of the reception staff on checking in to the Mercure, as we were told that it would probably be very busy. Unfortunately, reception did not pass on this booking to the Bistro, but we were found a seat regardless. The restaurant was fairly empty and with a few others entering a little later. We chose the... More 

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Thank Cheryl G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Australian
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 109 Madison Drive, Charlestown, Lake Macquarie, New South Wales 2290, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Lake Macquarie  >  Charlestown
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4943 8899

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