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Bistro Blu

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, Vegetarian Friendly
109 Madison Dr, Charlestown, Lake Macquarie, New South Wales 2289, Australia
+61 2 4943 8899
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good14%
  • Average22%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible11%
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“steak” (6 reviews)
“potatoes” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Australian, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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LOCATION
109 Madison Dr, Charlestown, Lake Macquarie, New South Wales 2289, Australia
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Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

This restaurant advertised a 3 course dinner on Groupon so partner and I thought we would try something new. Nice decor, lovely views of Newcastle if seated at the window and attentive staff - but request a jug of water as they didn’t refill unless...More

1  Thank Amanda C
Reviewed 5 February 2018

The decor is little drab and cafe tables look so much better for dinner with a tablecloth. The restaurant and attached balcony were 2/3 full with 22 people seated in about 10 groups. The staff consisted of 2 young ladies who were flat out trying...More

Thank Wanderering1
Reviewed 3 January 2018

A very relaxing morning, the service was very friendly and prompt, the food excellent, fresh and lots of, the price to match, and the view amazing. Sat chatting after we had finished and was told no rush ladies, enjoy the view. One of the best...More

Thank TJT101
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

Whilst staff are keen to please the meal and service needs tweaking. Seafood taster needs to be served with a finger bowl, scallops lovely, rest not so much. Squid cooked perfectly. Extra cutlery should be provided as soon as enter is ordered - not expected...More

Thank TnT42
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Just average, both dinner and breakfast. Weird waitress outfits. Terrible decor. Lacked warmth in the atmosphere.

Thank Michelle M
Reviewed 13 August 2017

We were a table of 8. Six of us had the 3 course for $49 deal and thought the choices and food were really good for the price. Meat was cooked as ordered, size of dishes was good, service was prompt and friendly. There was...More

Thank Travelled61
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

The staff were very welcoming and their service could not be faulted. The three course meal I had was of excellent quality and quantity. The steak was cooked very well to order and the wine served was nice. Highly recommend the chocolatini!

Thank Rachael C
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

A bad dining experience. I guess every restaurant has a bad hair day. I'm writing a few days since our visit to Bistro Blu and have dined in another restaurant since then which is both good and bad. Good because I'm not feeling as annoyed...More

Thank Flotsome
Reviewed 22 April 2017

This Restaurant gives Accor a bad name. We frequently use our Accor Plus card and always receive fabulous meals at Accor Properties, until tonight. We are a little lost for words, simply save your money and eat Elsewhere.

1  Thank _rodandren
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

I enjoyed my meal. The preparation was excellent. However, there was an ongoing problem with taking orders after we were at our table. They took our order for dessert of mango sorbet only to return later and announce that there was no more left. All...More

Thank KevinVoyage
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 26
Cuisine
Australian, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Monday
6:30 AM - 9:30 AM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
6:30 AM - 9:30 AM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
6:30 AM - 9:30 AM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
6:30 AM - 9:30 AM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday
6:30 AM - 9:30 AM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 109 Madison Dr, Charlestown, Lake Macquarie, New South Wales 2289, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Lake Macquarie  >  Charlestown
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4943 8899
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Description
Madison Kitchen & Bar at Mercure Charlestown, is situated on the peak of Madison Drive, in the convenient and central, ever expanding suburb of Charlestown. Located in the tree tops and away from busy roads, our restaurant is the perfect place for a buffet breakfast on our deck overlooking Newcastle, or a 3 course dinner with friends. Mercure Charlestown can also host your next business function, social occasion or trade show. Our main function room is equipped with natural light and views from the windows, projector and screen, flat screen TV and privacy screens/doors where privacy is required. Our flexible packages range from room only hire, through to full delegate packages, canapes and wedding packages. We have free parking for all our restaurant and function guests.
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