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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
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (27 reviews)
“salmon” (11 reviews)
“garlic bread” (4 reviews)
Open Now
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm Hours
CUISINES
Australian, International, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
290 Pacific Hwy, Charlestown, Lake Macquarie, New South Wales 2290, Australia
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1 - 10 of 427 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While their buffet breakfast is fairly stock standard, their dinning menu is far better. Lots of choice, lovely food and they cook a great steak! They also do many flavours of ice cream in house and have a decent selection of both beer and wine...More

Thank TroyAnthony
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I chose this wonderful restaurant to propose to my future wife. (She did say yes!) I chose it for many reasons. 1. The food is always on point 2. The view out over the floodlit bush reserve is very peaceful 3. I could take my...More

Thank Matthew P
Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked dinner for Tuesday 2 Sept as it was our anniversary. We mentioned this when booking in asking for a seat near the window. We got our window seat, there was a glass of champagne waiting on the table for each of us and...More

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Thank Gay B
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was fantastic, the service friendly and discreet, we could not fault Babbingtons. We had a lovely view of the bush for a relaxing lunch.

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Thank r0weny
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The beef ragout with steamed greens and mashed potatoes was delicious. The quality of the breakfast was very good.......everything you expect and the nice touch of a great loaf of bread that you slice yourself and toast.

Thank jimmyhendriks
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did not eat in the restaurant but had room service. The food was very good and arrived extremely promptly even prior to the time we were advised the food would take.

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Thank ropa2018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food and service. We had our 4 year old grandson with us and they were very friendly towards him

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Thank marianna012018
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After 13 hours on the road all wanted was something to eat and then sleep. What a very pleasant surprise babbingtons was. The staff are very friendly and the food, especially the range of gluten free options, was fantastic. Would recommend anybody to eat here.

Thank bradgriffin
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had breakfast and it was varied and delicious. The ambiance of the restaurant was wonderful with great views.

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Thank Helen B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Both meals sittings offer a good variety to choose from. Dinner, i you have an inkling for garlic bread do yourself a favor and try the sourdough garlic bread, you will not be disappointed. Great customer service and meals were served in a timely manner...More

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Thank Brendan T
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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 26
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
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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