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) #1 of 450 Restaurants in Newcastle ₹₹₹₹ , International,
551D Hunter St | Opposite the TAFE, Newcastle, New South Wales 2302, Australia
+61 2 4023 4048
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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good11%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“granita” (12 reviews)
“tasting menu” (21 reviews)
“fixed menu” (6 reviews)
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Australian, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
551D Hunter St | Opposite the TAFE, Newcastle, New South Wales 2302, Australia
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1 - 10 of 426 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a dinner at Subo in later June so we had the first winter menu. It was fantastic. I also had the accompanying suggested wines - well it was my birthday and I wasn't driving. Everything was fabulous. The menu has now changed to...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were given a dinner at Subo as a wedding gift. I'd been several times 5 or do years ago and my husband hadn't been so it was like a new venue to the both of us. Great food, very engaged staff and lovely atmosphere....More

Thank jackimuir
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

5 star food, unpretentious staff trying really hard to impress. Well paced 5 courses. Not too heavy, wine match not to my taste but not bad either. Felt for the staff with obnoxious couple seated near us.

Thank Alexdan96
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our evening was perfect! Lovely customer service, waiters were attentive and friendly but not overbearing. Every dish was perfection, with the elements described by the waiter. All elements of the dishes completed each other, there was nothing on your plate without a purpose. It wasn't...More

Thank amybee91
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An excellent meal with excellent quality produce and top service. A small tasting menu but with sufficient variety to appeal. On a previous occasion, they had struggled to look after my wife's allergies but on this occasion , they went out of their to ensure...More

Thank RonWamberal
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I enjoyed our birthday dinner here. The degustation menu was lovely. Staff were great. Overall I was just expecting more.

1  Thank jerkykegs
Reviewed 21 May 2017

This is the best place to dine in Newcastle without a doubt. Delicious food every time. Wonderful wine list. Polite and informative staff. Excellent service. In my opinion this restaurant is better than Sydney standard.My partner and I have been here several times and not...More

Thank Inde T
Reviewed 20 May 2017

We did enjoy our meal here but sadly its not the much lamented Bacchus. There is a distinct lack of ambience for such a small restaurant and I suppose that's letting the food do the talking but some attempt at creating a mood would be...More

Thank emdeme
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

We went here in a recommendation. It is on the more expensive side and would be for a special night out. They do a degustation meal but I thought it was great food and I would recommend for a special occasion. You can get paired...More

Thank Melissa W
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

We had a great celebratory meal. You have a set menu and so we tried some things we might not otherwise have tried. Menu changes regularly. We loved the wine matches and the fact you could choose to wine match by course and half half...More

Thank MichaelGaunt
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15 March 2016|
Response from SuziePV | Property representative |
Hi there TheWatsonian, We currently serve a set five course menu only, with the cost per person being $85. Our menu changes twice monthly, and the current version can be viewed on our website which can be found via Google... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 67 - US$ 75
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 551D Hunter St | Opposite the TAFE, Newcastle, New South Wales 2302, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Newcastle
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4023 4048
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Our aim is to provide simple pleasures - food that is handled with care, wine that fills the senses and service that is attentive and thoughtful.
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