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The Duke of Wellington Hotel Bistro

69 Regent Street Lambton New South Wales 2299, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good36%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“lunch” (25 reviews)
“oysters” (16 reviews)
“schnitzel” (10 reviews)
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Bar, Pub, Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
69 Regent Street Lambton New South Wales 2299, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic cheese night with the girls... a cheese board to die for and beautiful bottle of bubbly all for $30! And fab live music to follow. A great lunch venue too with great deals. Highly recommended. So glad it's on our doorstep!

Thank carolmariavoce
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Duke of Wellington restaurant is a popular venue for local families to visit for celebrations so best to book. It is very child friendly and caters for most palates, Can get very noisy at times. The menu is varied and there are specials on...More

Thank armadeus
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well run hotel, was a great experience and am intending to visit again soon. I have no hesitation in recommending The Duke

Thank David M
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Went here after a recommendation from my brother, we were surprised to find on Sunday's they have Oysters natural dozen for $10 or kilpatric or moray $12 & a $10 menu as well as a normal menu all reasonable prices, we chose the kilpatric oysters...More

Thank Jeff C
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Service is great, food for a pub is excellent. Great place for a gathering. seating area is open and spacious.

Thank Ray D
Reviewed 5 April 2017

On arrival on Tuesday 4 April with family (9 of us) to celebrate my 60th Birthday, the booking hadn't been recorded when phoned through i.e. we were told that they would come and get us when they sorted something out. This was the begining of...More

Thank Stephanie B
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Well what a sham, we ordered the two for the price of one schnitzel and that is exactly what it was. A schnitzel sliced in half and fried till they were almost black. Had to get a steak knife to almost cut it and after...More

Thank David H
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Have dined at the hotel twice in the last two weeks.The reason we attended The Duke was by invitation for two separate birthday parties. On the first occasion there was approx 30 people attended with a mixture of adults & children. After ordering the meal...More

Thank Denis J
Reviewed 11 March 2017

The $10 steak is still good value but lovely beer battered chips have been replaced by the usual soggy supermarket variety. A petition by staff and clients have fallen on deaf ears. The mighty dollar has taken over. Please, we will pay more. We may...More

1  Thank Ns14
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

Visited on two occasions recently for family celebrations - one Sunday lunch and one Friday evening. Meals were average and service very slow. Unusual given that dining area was nowhere near full. Adults served before children and each person was eating at different times. Won't...More

1  Thank Judy J
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Is this hotel under new management with a new menu
27 August 2016|
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Response from Sue P | Reviewed this property |
From what I read in the paper it is under new ownership but not sure about the management team. The chef is the same
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Pub, Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
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12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 69 Regent Street Lambton New South Wales 2299, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Newcastle
  • Phone Number: 4957-1170
  • E-mail