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Shop 3 35 Hunter St, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
+61 2 4926 1014
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
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Mon - Sat 18:00 - 23:00
Tue - Sat 12:00 - 15:00
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Sydney, Australia
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The food is brilliant, you won't be disappointed that's for sure. But I wanted to write a review about the excellent service. I was on an elimination diet when I visited this restaurant which takes out basically everything that's fun in life in order to identify food sensitivities. So no gluten, dairy, citrus, legumes, alcohol, sugar, caffeine, soy .. the... More 

1 Thank chungshan2017
Sydney, Australia
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153 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

If you like big portion sizes this is not the restaurant for you. If however you like fantastic food, expertly prepared and excitingly presented that comes in sensibly sized serves so you can get though three delicious courses then I thoroughly recommend this excellent CBD eatery. My good lady wife and I eat out a lot and not just in... More 

1 Thank Scott R
New South Wales, Australia
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had the tasting menu and it was divine. The staff were wonderful and were accommodating to my food requirements (no garlic) without any notice, and without any fuss. It was a lovely meal, and overall experience.

1 Thank whodatninjagirl
Sydney, Australia
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52 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I recently went to Restaurant Mason for the first time. A friend and I were due for a well deserved catch up and this venue was somewhere neither of us had been before. We chose to order the seven course degustation, with matching wines. We both loved the look of the menu. We particularly loved the tortellini and the Wagyu... More 

1 Thank SommerAaron
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29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were pleasantly surprised to know a restaurant could provide such a culinary delight like Restaurant Mason, in Newcastle. Well done, Chris!!!! Your dishes from the 5 course degustation menu provided us with amazing flavours & your wait staff & sommelier were "on song" for the evening!!! We wish you well & grand success for the future...thank you again for... More 

1 Thank Shas_d60
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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100 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a great experience at Mason with the 7 course tasting menu. There is a separate vegetarian menu which we had to ask for. We brought our own wine which is possible midweek and staff managed our wine very well. The food was all wonderfully presented and excellent flavours. The cost was high as you would expect for this.... More 

1 Thank howsey51
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51 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017

My partner and I ate dinner at Restaurant Mason on a Saturday night. We had a fantastic night and were very impressed with the food and service. We decided on picking from the a la carte menu. We both had the scallops for entree, wagyu and rabbit for mains, and blueberry/coconut and baked goats curd for dessert. Pick of the... More 

2 Thank Jwatts87
Newcastle, Australia
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

A while since our last visit, but still a polished floor Team, stunning food & a terrific wine list. Started w' Goats Cheese Tortellini matched w'a DeIuliis Verdelho & Scallops in Coastal Herbs matched w'a stunning KingValley PinotGris. Next the Spring Lamb (go to dish) matched w'a Gundog Shiraz & Beef Rib matched w'a stunning Hentley Farm Cabernet. Fabulous lunch... More 

1 Thank vicki w
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32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

We had the 7 course degustation. They were out of the duck ham but replaced it with a fabulous tortellini matched perfectly with a Sancerre. We asked for the premium wine match and were a little disappointed that all wines (apart from Sancerre) were Australian. Service was great, meals and wine explained well. We would go back but not bother... More 

Thank blackdelta
Greater Newcastle, Australia
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79 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Service was great, presentation was great, taste ok. We had the 7 course feast. Food was very good, but was there any dish that was great not really. Will I go back yes, Will I rush back no. I will say table service was best in Newcastle to date. Very lovely

1 Thank John S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Australian, International, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 3 35 Hunter St, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Newcastle
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4926 1014

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