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Basement on Market St Bar

2 Market St, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
+61 2 4906 1386
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Delish cocktails and tapas

Great cocktails, delicious tapas, really fridndly and helpful bar staff who gave us terrific table... read more

Reviewed 24 June 2018
HolidayLover006
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New South Wales
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Great Bar for drinks, snacks or dinner - indoor and outdoor seating. Some nights there is live... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2018
Melinda F
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Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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“tuesday night” (3 reviews)
“meat dishes” (2 reviews)
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Hours Today: 11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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2 Market St, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
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+61 2 4906 1386
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Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

Great cocktails, delicious tapas, really fridndly and helpful bar staff who gave us terrific table service all night, highly recommend

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Reviewed 19 June 2018

Great Bar for drinks, snacks or dinner - indoor and outdoor seating. Some nights there is live entertainment but otherwise has a good vibe. Nice casual atmosphere with happy and friendly staff. Well worth a visit.

Thank Melinda F
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Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

Firstly, the bar is a cool contemporary setting, indoor and outdoor seating options. The first staff member was nice, attentive and welcoming. Good cocktail menu, and our drinks came within 5 minutes. We decided to chose one more and ordered. After 20 minutes we still...More

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Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

Visited here at about 10:30pm on a Friday night. The cocktail list wasn’t huge, and was average. The place was all closed up as it was cold. It honestly smelt like sweaty feet, and it was dark AF. And the toilet. 🤮 A male had...More

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Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

Called for a quick meal and glass of Malbec. The homemade gnocchi was sensational! Bit pricy but if that is the standard of food here then this place is top shelf.

Thank VinceNewcastle
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Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Excellent service, lovely food, $12 cocktails 🍹 who could ask for more. Also excellent music, I'm in love 😍

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Reviewed 5 March 2018

We gathered one Friday evening to celebrate a birthday. The cocktails were an unexpected treat, fresh and delicious. As we had a vegetarian in our midst we shared vegetarian tapas which were so tasty and enjoyed by all, ( a number were vegan also). The...More

Thank VictoriaVictoriaHR
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Reviewed 2 March 2018 via mobile

Love this place. Dinner last night great meal, awesome cocktails, fantastic service & chilled vibes from Mr Sauce. Great place to loose yourself & just soak up the atmosphere as well as the cocktails!

Thank tcrate
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Reviewed 19 February 2018

This place is just fabulous. We live 4 hours drive away and always plan a visit to the Basement every time we visit Newcastle. The staff are helpful and cool and the decor is just so inviting, warm and fun. Now, to the best bit...More

Thank terryKiama
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Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

We’re moving into the east end, so had a stroll around to see what’s on offer, feeling hungry & offering $12 lunches we settled into this very charming & quaint bar, cafe etc, the staff were friendly & engaging & the food was extremely tasty!,...More

Thank Jeff C
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Mads042
28 November 2016|
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Response from Janice B | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, in answer to your question of booking. The number is 0249061386 if you are outside of the Newcastle area code. Hours 11.30am to 11.30pm. We have mostly just strolled in without booking. Enjoy!
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