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Babbingtons

290 Pacific Hwy, Charlestown, Lake Macquarie, New South Wales 2290, Australia
+61 2 4943 6733
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Overview
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (25 reviews)
“salmon” (10 reviews)
“donuts” (9 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
CUISINES
Australian, International, Healthy, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
290 Pacific Hwy, Charlestown, Lake Macquarie, New South Wales 2290, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Food was exceptional.. Service was very friendly and the food was served quickly.. Good sized meals cooked to perfection. Only one thing to could be improved would be more vegetarian choice of meals .Value for money and will definately be back.

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Thank michaelH4165ZJ
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was amazed by the quality of food and service Babbingtons offered. Price point was also spot on. I stayed at the hotel for 5 nights and ate at the restaurant every night. I loved the special 2 & 3 course menu on offer and...More

1  Thank Shar0n458
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food was great, staff were excellent, and they know how to do a wonderful poached egg. Would definitely come back.

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1  Thank nickpL7927UX
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

Staff were friendly but not professionally trained. Food was very average and wine list extremely limited. A very disappointing experience for my wife and I. Meals appeared to concentrate on volume rather then quality. The wine list was limited to about half a dozen average...More

Thank Burro12
GeneralManagerApollo, General Manager at Babbingtons, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear Valued Guest, We would like to thank you for your review. Our head chef and restaurant team have spent a lot of time, together with years of experience to create a menu that is well balanced and sumptuous by using seasonal and local home...More

Reviewed 7 November 2017

We went for a quiet meal, husband's birthday. Staff are very attentive and the chef's are obviously of high quality. Food is great.

Thank Kim L
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

Lovely little restaurant in Best Western. We had zucchini flowers which were covered in a light crisp batter. These were followed by crispy skin salmon and steak. Both the mains had excellent flavours, however, both were over cooked! We ordered a medium steak and it...More

Thank Mak3upandfood
GeneralManagerApollo, General Manager at Babbingtons, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2017

Dear Valued Guest Please accept my sincere apology for not meeting your expectations over your recent dining experience in Babbingtons restaurant. I have discussed your complaint with Sam - our executive chef in regards to the overcooked meal served on the night, and we have...More

Reviewed 21 October 2017

Excellent food and wine for our staff thanking them for working for us. Now we have sold our business they are continuing on in their roles. We wish them all the best. The evening was great and some of us enjoyed some great wine too....More

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Thank jamesandheatherp
Reviewed 19 October 2017

Booked online for dinner for my wife's birthday. When we arrived we were greeted nicely and seated next to window with a pleasant view of the bush surrounding the rear of the restaurant. One of my knives had some sticky substance on it so asked...More

Thank Darryl F
GeneralManagerApollo, General Manager at Babbingtons, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2017

Dear Valued Guest Please accept our sincere apology for not meeting your expectations on your wife birthday celebration. We have discussed your complaints with Sam - our executive chef and he is aware of your disappointment on the night in question. The restaurant has an...More

Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Well this was not the best choice we have made. Very disappointing we were 5 minuets early and this was dual noted by the waiter as he look at his watch then he went to the booking check for our name then as us to...More

Thank 2mumies
GeneralManagerApollo, General Manager at Babbingtons, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Dear valued customer We have discussed your complaint with the restaurant manager as for what you have explained in regards to the service that you received in unacceptable. Customer service is our focus and this lack of service will not be tolerated. I have also...More

Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

I was quite impressed by the large selection of food for breakfast. I could even ask for a different type of cooked eggs than the scrambled eggs they had available on the self serve counters (I really enjoy eating eggs for breakfast so that little...More

Thank Alia H
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Veena V
14 October 2016|
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Response from GeneralManagerApollo | Property representative |
Sure do 😁
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KatesLife
27 September 2016|
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Yes - Monday to Friday 👌🏼
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 28
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, View
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 10:00 am
Monday
6:30 am - 9:30 am
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
6:30 am - 9:30 am
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
6:30 am - 9:30 am
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
6:30 am - 9:30 am
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
6:30 am - 9:30 am
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 290 Pacific Hwy, Charlestown, Lake Macquarie, New South Wales 2290, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Lake Macquarie  >  Charlestown
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4943 6733
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Description
Contemporary Australian dining with a relaxed atmosphere, with floodlit views over the natural bush
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