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Benvenuti - CLOSED

Shp1/ 50 Beaumont St, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
+61 2 4962 5065
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  • Excellent14%
  • Very good28%
  • Average14%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible44%
18 Dec 2014
“Worst so-called Italian food I have EVER eaten!!”
22 Nov 2014
“Traditional Italian & Very Good Quality”
Restaurant Hours Closed
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Italian, Mediterranean
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Shp1/ 50 Beaumont St, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
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Reviewed 18 December 2014 via mobile

Even without North Beach, SF as comparison, this has to be the worst Italian or any food on the planet. I ordered chicken marsala. Sickeningly sweet and inedible. Returned it for something just slightly better. I was taking someone out to lunch and he loved...More

Thank Rinpochet
Reviewed 22 November 2014

Went here with a friend 2 nights ago - slightly late as we were the last customers served. Had the squid in the garlic, olive oli and chilli sauce. It was awesome - squid was unbelievably fresh. My friend had the prawns in the similar...More

1  Thank mrmr1964
Reviewed 5 February 2014

A friend and I decided to eat out on short notice and went looking for a BYO restaurant in Hamilton. Having dined at Benvenuti some years ago in Cooks Hill, we expected a similar experience. An empty restaurant and an unsmiling, gruff waiter should have...More

3  Thank Glynis031
Reviewed 25 January 2014 via mobile

I have visited Benvinuti several times many years ago in its previous location. After having a few bad meals lately, I convinced my husband that we should try Benvinuti. Worst decision! We both got a chicken main and both were up there with two of...More

3  Thank oj_sb
Reviewed 3 January 2014

Well imagine my surprise when I went to have Italian at Little Swallows, and what was in its place, Benvenuti. Little Swallos clearly packed up and Benvenuti literally moved, another 30 meters down the road, into its space. The food is still very good. Good...More

Thank mrmr1964
Reviewed 31 March 2012

Great Italian food. Great atmosphere. Small in size, big in quality and affordability. When the chef/owner came out at the end of the night and offered everybody in the restaurant "some holy water" it was a great touch. Turns out the holy water was a...More

2  Thank mrmr1964
Reviewed 15 January 2012

Only a small restaurant, but that's to it's advantage. If you are lucky to get a table, you will get excellent service, super food at a great price, and the owner will even bring out of a tray of home made limoncello gratis. There is...More

2  Thank MrCelery
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  • Address: Shp1/ 50 Beaumont St, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Newcastle
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4962 5065
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