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Silo Restaurant and Lounge Bar

$$ - $$$, , Gluten Free Options
The Boardwalk | 1 Honeysuckle Drive, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
+61 2 4926 2828
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good38%
  • Average17%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“risotto” (16 reviews)
“filet” (6 reviews)
“seafood” (8 reviews)
Open Now
8:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. Hours
Australian, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
The Boardwalk | 1 Honeysuckle Drive, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The service was 5star The food was 5star Made our lunch a wonderful experience. We will be back... thank you

Thank Richard M
NewcastleMark, Owner at Silo Restaurant and Lounge Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to let us know Richard. We are very happy you enjoyed your visit and look forward to seeing you again. Yours The Silo team

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great dining experience at Silo tonight. We took our niece for her first diner out after turning 18. Food and service were excellent! Portions were very big.

Thank lemmingstone
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Recently my son and daughter in law took my wife and myself to Silo to celebrate our 40th wedding anniversary. I can only say they chose well. The meal was beautiful and the staff were friendly and efficient. A great night was had by all....More

1  Thank ramadaga
Reviewed May 7, 2018 via mobile

Relaxing place for an afternoon coffee. Nice lounges with a water view to sit back and enjoy the serenity

1  Thank OscardaPadre
Reviewed May 7, 2018

The restaurant is in a great position with view over the harbor. For lunch we ate "King Salmon Fillet" and "Seafood Platter". Both dishes very good and it comes with a friendly service.

1  Thank Pierre P
Reviewed May 6, 2018

We drove from Sydney to Newcastle to see a show and decided to book Silo for an early dinner as it was close to the theatre. With a table looking straight out on Newcastle harbour as the sun went down the setting was perfect. The...More

1  Thank Russell M
Reviewed April 20, 2018 via mobile

Degustation was great, as was the service and wines, sadly the advertised happy hour was non existent as they weren’t able to serve cocktails and set up for tea. So 5 happy campers turned to 5 never going again 🙁 seems they were able to...More

Thank shauna850
NewcastleMark, General Manager at Silo Restaurant and Lounge Bar, responded to this reviewResponded May 2, 2018

I spoke to the staff whom worked on the day and they indicated that after you attended our wonderful fully booked BROKENWOOD degustation, and that you commented how good the food and service was. However when you requested happy hour cocktails, after the event, you...More

Reviewed April 15, 2018

Decided to have coffee here on our visit to Newcastle. Lovely view, staff friendly and helpful. Our coffee and cakes were good.

Thank Christine A
Reviewed April 7, 2018 via mobile

Sunday morning breakfast. Initial waitress lovely. Warm friendly welcome and then it went downhill from there. Extremely slow service. Took 20 mins for coffees and then they forgot one. Meals took another 15 mins to come. Still minus one coffee. Reminded staff twice. Coffee eventually...More

Thank TravelDreamWish
NewcastleMark, General Manager at Silo Restaurant and Lounge Bar, responded to this reviewResponded April 9, 2018

Sometimes things don’t go to plan, and Sunday was one of those days. On Sunday 3 of our staff were bedridden by the Flu that is ravaging Newcastle, 2 other staff were on family leave, and I (and the waitress assures me that she did...More

Reviewed April 6, 2018

Very flavoursome. Great view looking over the harbour. The seafood tasting plate is excellent. Staff very friendly and helpful.

Thank Newytraveller53
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Questions & Answers
February 17, 2016|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from PeterW00 | Reviewed this property |
Your NOT listening to your customers Mark! next thing another restaurant will close it's doors because of the same old thing nearly all other restaurant that have closed have in common. BAD inconsistent service!! People do... More
January 26, 2016|
Response from Nicola C | Reviewed this property |
Hi Mark, I dined on Tuesday 12th January and sat alone on a table for two by the barriers looking out to the harbour. I think I had a steak, but to be honest I cant remember now. With Sauv Blanc and water. Thanks for taking... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Australian, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Boardwalk | 1 Honeysuckle Drive, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Newcastle
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4926 2828
  • E-mail
Newcastle's' hottest cocktail lounge and restaurant, Silo Restaurant & Lounge, is this month celebrating their 11th birthday. Since bursting onto our culinary experience radars in 2004, this sophisticated, boutique, harbour side restaurant & bar, has become a favorite among many Novocastrians and visiting tourists alike.
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