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Mary Ellen Hotel

$$ - $$$, ,
57 Railway St, Newcastle, New South Wales 2291, Australia
+61 2 4963 7285
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good40%
  • Average16%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible8%
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“schnitzel” (11 reviews)
“steak” (7 reviews)
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Bar, Pub, Australian
$$ - $$$
57 Railway St, Newcastle, New South Wales 2291, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my first experience of a Cup day party as a guest. I have worked as a musician for more than 40 of these celebrations. I was a little tentative when my wife suggested that we go to an organized function and after an...More

Thank Crabulos
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Steak and lamb lunch. Both tasty and superbly cooked large pieces of meat but a more balanced approach to the vegetables and salad would have made these outstanding meals.

Thank Lyndall S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Recently refurbished and offerring a great vibe close to the junction in merewether, food is terrific and excellent value .. but you do pay full retail for your drinks. Live music a few nights a week is a lot of fun

Thank Peter S
Reviewed 12 September 2017

My wife and I were eating with a large group of people in a party of 16. Let me start with the positive points. The beer selection on tap was diverse and cold. The staff were friendly and attentive. Now the food..........yuck. My wifes steak...More

Thank Jason P
Reviewed 7 September 2017

What a huge disappointed the Mary Ellen continues to be. Moved very close to here 2 years ago but sadly it continues to disappoint. I know, I know, you'd be thinking why come, the answer is as a local who receives lots of visitors I...More

Thank Adele W
Reviewed 25 July 2017

This is a happening pub to be in, the staff are wonderful, the food is awesome and the beer is cold....what else is there. Well worth a visit...one of the best huge variety on the menu and well presented on the plate. Our only complaint...More

Thank Andkell
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

When getting your car washed behind table 1 espresso and are told that the coffee machine is off an hour before closing, cross the road to the Mary Ellen hotel where staff will make you a coffee regardless of whether the bistro is open or...More

Thank David P
Reviewed 26 May 2017

Really great meals and definitely value for money. There Chicken Schnitzel dishes are yummo. Steaks are really good and desserts yummo too.

Thank Cheryl H
Reviewed 16 May 2017

I had dinner at the Mary Ellen Hotel on a Friday night while in Newcastle recently on business. The food and service was great despite staff being run off their feet because it was so busy.

Thank JoLeeS1976
Reviewed 14 May 2017

We booked the restaurant for 51 people on a Saturday night. The tables were all ready on arrival, ordering the food was easy, (maybe a little slow in the queue), but the food came out quickly and all 51 loved it, and the choice of...More

Thank Ruth N
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$20
Bar, Pub, Australian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
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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