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The Dockyard

$$ - $$$, ,
13/1 Honeysuckle Drive, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
+61 2 4915 6558
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good48%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (16 reviews)
“nachos” (3 reviews)
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Bar, Pub, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
13/1 Honeysuckle Drive, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
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Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

An amazing place to people watch, lots of parking around, lots of seating lunch is open from about 11. Mixed reviews for here. We were the first to turn up and maybe the second to order but we were forgotten about and we had to...More

Thank QT83LL
Reviewed 24 October 2017

We had a late lunch here yesterday. The food was great. We were heading back to Broadmeadow train station and needed a taxi. The manager called a taxi for us. When he noticed that it had not come to pick us up he ordered another...More

Thank Margaret B
Dockyard N, Manager at The Dockyard, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2017

Hi Margaret. Very glad to read your review! Thank you for your kind words.

Reviewed 18 October 2017

Took my nephew & his girlfriend to The Dockyard for an early 5pm dinner on Friday 13 October. He had the salt & pepper squid. We had the beer battered dory fillets. All meals came with chips & salad. He ate half of his girlfriend's...More

Thank Clarke P
Dockyard N, Manager at The Dockyard, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2017

Hi Clarke. I'm sorry to hear about this. I really wished you said something on the day so we could have given you the meal you expected. Mistakes happen and it would have been great to resolve this as it happened. I hope you decide...More

Reviewed 16 October 2017

Very relaxed atmosphere overlooking the port of Newcastle. The food was delicious and well priced and the service from both the bar and the kitchen was exceptional. We were a group of three having a Sunday lunch and our meals were served within 15 minutes...More

Thank Mark B
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Went for dinner with work friends and shared somw tapas with a couple of people. On asking for 2 plates so we could eat our meal the waitress rudely said "I dont think this is possible as we dont have enough plates!" Firstly your bar...More

Thank Jasmine D
Dockyard N, Manager at The Dockyard, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2017

Hi Jasmine. It is unfortunate to hear you felt our customer service was sub par. If you would like to contact us and speak with management we would like to resolve this issue. Thank you

Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

FFS who puts sweet chilli sauce on nachos big fail. And if we book a table maybe at time of booking mention there is a time limit other wise as a table of 10 we dont expect to be moved on. Pretty basic menu, good...More

Thank Tony M
Dockyard N, Manager at The Dockyard, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2017

Hi Tony. We apologise that we couldn't provide you with the experience you should have received. If you would like to contact us directly and speak with management we would love to discuss this further. Thank you

Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

A great steak for a reasonable price. A great venue and cold beer coupled with friendly staff and great view of Newcastle Harbour. The lunch service was popular and busy but meals were delivered quickly. Unexpected bonus being that children eat free. We will be...More

Thank peter s
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Great Sunday lunch. A share platter of tapas between 2 could easily feed 3 people, and a burger and buffalo wings. All lovely only criticism I had was wings slightly undercooked. Good variety including pizza, good beer and wine range and cocktails. Will be back

Thank Carina H
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

Plenty of good options and specials here at Dockyard Had lunch here on a busy Sunday Caesar salad was a ample serve well presented and tasty Beer battered dory and chips was good Enjoyed some craft beers on tap Service is quick and professional

Thank Bali1961
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Dinned on a wild and windy day. managed to escape the wind , grabbed the sun and enjoyed the $12 specials. Chicken snitty with chips and gravy and the steak wrap. both were delish and great value. Service was great, friendly staff ready to please.

Thank demcphee
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Bar, Pub, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13/1 Honeysuckle Drive, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Newcastle
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4915 6558
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