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The Depot on Darby

) #37 of 450 Restaurants in Newcastle $$ - $$$ Cafe, ,
143 Darby St, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
+61 2 4929 2666
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (11 reviews)
“tapas” (32 reviews)
“spaghetti” (5 reviews)
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Cafe, Australian, Contemporary, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
143 Darby St, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It had been a long time since I had spent some time working in Newcastle. My memory had been that Darby Street was the place to go for restaurants and cafes. Twenty seven years later , I was impressed to see the number and variety...More

Thank Leylandbros
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having enjoyed dinner, we wanted to finish off with dessert and thought the teenagers would love to try the famous freak shakes. We were greeted and accommodated as a large group. Not all of the ingredients were available for all of the shakes but the...More

Thank Hesselson1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been to this restaurant before and was just as good if not better! The service was second to none. Polite and courteous staff and nothing is a problem. The meals were fantastic. I had the Scotch fillet which was cooked to perfection and...More

Thank Brett H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped in here on a sunny Sunday and sat out the front on the footpath. Service from polite, efficient waitresses was excellent. I had a beer and a grilled chicken burger, my wife had a deep fred calamari salad and a glass of wine....More

Thank Gary M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic. Took my daughters and met my brother for dinner. The girls are fussy eaters so we decided on the tapas menu. The waitress was lovely and very understanding and helpful. The sliders and potatoes were great for the kids. They don't normally like seafood...More

Thank Shortcowboy
Reviewed 25 May 2017

You will love dining here with friends and family or an intimate meal for 2. The food is top shelf. Sweets are divine!! Really enjoy every visit to The Depot on Darby. You must try it yourself you won't be disappointed.

Thank Cheryl H
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Great breakfasts. Very friendly and prompt service. Will definitely return when in the area again. Thanks

Thank chris5782017
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

My partner and I are new to Newcastle and hadn't quite found our local go to until now!!! The staff were so friendly and helpful. The food was awesome and the coffee was excellent too! I had the pancakes and couldn't recommend them more!

Thank Madeleine O
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

Fantastic service, with a wide variety of meal options. Eggs beni was my choice, and the veggie breakfast was awesome too. 5 stars!! We will be back!

Thank Heaton W
Reviewed 8 May 2017

I think that attractive waitress and good food worth a visit. Food is just Ok nothing special but overall impression is very pleasant ;)

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 00:00
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07:00 - 00:00
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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