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$$$$, International,
551D Hunter St | Opposite Hunter St TAFE, Newcastle, New South Wales 2302, Australia
+61 2 4023 4048
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good12%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“granita” (14 reviews)
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Australian, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
551D Hunter St | Opposite Hunter St TAFE, Newcastle, New South Wales 2302, Australia
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Best food ever with great accompanying wines. There service was excellent with great service. Small venue to make it just right for a tete d tete dinner

Thank oakleyb2018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tried the new 5 course winter menu. The scallops were so tasty with bits of nori adding some crunch. The steamed chawanmushi was a bit salty but otherwise alright... the slow cooked ribs were so tender and yummy and it was perfectly matched with the...More

Thank Radhika R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My fiancé and I dined at Subo for my birthday in May. It was our second time dining and we will definitely be back! Both times we have dined it has been outstanding! Service, restaurant ambiance, drink selection and most of all the food has...More

Thank madgirl1993
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although small, subo manages to pack a punch in terms of its menu, service, food and interior space. The menu is carefully planned and beautifully balanced. Everything is presented beautifully. It’s clever without being pretentious, and the food is the star. Service is attentive without...More

Thank Janie K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had dinner here with a family group of 11 adults. The waitress was very enthusiastic as she described in detail each of the courses. It was more than just a delicious meal, it was a special experience.

Thank Ros C
Reviewed May 1, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful 5 course degustation menu with superb wines to match each course. Small intimate restaurant with a nice outdoor seating area. The food was delicious and the service was without fault. A special occasion restaurant

Thank janeo408
Reviewed April 30, 2018

A wonderful restaurant serving delicious food with fantastic service! It’s expensic but worth the dollars, so next time you want to take someone special, this is the place. One of the best in Newcastle

Thank Neale M
Reviewed April 28, 2018

Subo is a small and unpretentious establishment: What it lacks in space it certainly makes up for in taste.. We chose the matching wines with our meal and very pleased we did. Whilst the food is the highlight of the restaurant the staff also provide...More

Thank Andy B
Reviewed April 12, 2018 via mobile

I wish I could rate this 4.5 stars. My husband and I had a nice dinner here last week. Everything was nice but nothing was ‘wow’ except the Cucumber and Pomegranate (sorbet and granita) which was truly delicious and exceptional (but was more like a...More

Thank Sarah C
Reviewed March 11, 2018

We were given dinner at this restaurant for XMAS by my son and DIL who accompanied us on the night. Absolutely blown away by the excellent service, the delicious wines but most importantly the food. The fusion of tastes made each morsel first class. Looking...More

Thank Steve J
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March 14, 2016|
Response from SuziePV | Property representative |
Hi there TheWatsonian, We currently serve a set five course menu only, with the cost per person being $85. Our menu changes twice monthly, and the current version can be viewed on our website which can be found via Google... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$63 - US$70
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 551D Hunter St | Opposite Hunter St TAFE, Newcastle, New South Wales 2302, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Newcastle
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4023 4048
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Our aim is to provide simple pleasures - food that is handled with care, wine that fills the senses and service that is attentive and thoughtful.
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