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Brown Sugar

Australian, Contemporary
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Courner of the Esplanade and King St Warners Bay, Warners Bay, Lake Macquarie, New South Wales 2282, Australia
+61 2 4947 1144
12:00 - 23:30
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Mon - Tue 18:00 - 23:30
Wed - Sun 12:00 - 23:30
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Newcastle, Australia
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106 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We have dined at Brown Sugar a couple times a year for many years and have always found them to be consistently good. My dining experiences with this venue have been as couple (just for dinner through to special occasions), family get-togethers, business functions dinners, they never disappoint. Brown Sugar is the more formal sophisticated dining option of this area.... More 

Thank NewieTraveller
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to Brown Sugar for our 40th wedding anniversary. The staff were attentive and very friendly. After reading some previous reviews we decided to try the seafood platter and were not disappointed. It was amazing. Usually when a seafood platter mentions hot and cold seafood, the hot is crumbed and deep fried however this was not the case. There... More 

Thank margaretvj
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went for lunch on New Year's Eve......had the light lunch...which is a main and a sweet.....the fritto misto and caesar salad....these were delicious and the service and the views were perfect. ..the cake was beautifully freh and again really enjoyable..mgreat value for koney and I would highly recommend. ..Brown Sugar is sweet!

Thank Annette P
Lake Macquarie, Australia
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wedding anniversary dinner started well with seats overlooking the lake but became very chilly as the usual heat from the setting sun was hidden in thick cloud and the aircon was not adjusted to suit until we requested it. An hour and a half to receive our entree of natural oysters (served on a hot plate!) may not seem long... More 

Thank rayjan2017
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Eaten here on many occasion and this visit again, did not disappoint. Lovely formal, but relaxed, setting for a birthday celebration with attentive staff and great food. Relaxing, before or after a meal, at the bar provides a wonderful ambience. The view on sunset is divine.

Thank Hynes74
Greater Newcastle, Australia
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked for a birthday lunch and enjoyed the consistency they offer - service was attentive & helpful as usual

Thank Waynzee
Newcastle, Australia
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28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have been here several times, and each time we're been served with beautifully cooked and presented food. Adequate gluten free options are available and the service has always been good. Nice views across the lake and fun watching the cars go 'round the round about

Thank sstan4d
Newcastle Australia
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Never again. Drinks arrived promptly..cocktail was lovely. Staff friendly and professional. Entree took 25mins Mains took 45mins from entree. We all had fish of the day. Orange ruffy and one salmon were lovely The other salmon was sent back to the kitchen 3 yes three times as it was cold and raw in the center. It was inedible the fourth... More 

1 Thank nursensw
Sydney, Australia
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34 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Brown Sugar is a great restaurant for that special celebration. Lunchtime menu is a set price for 2 courses but the Dinner menu is a la carte. There are several choices for each course with one vegan option for each as well as gluten free. I really wanted the duck but unfortunately it was not available on the night we... More 

Thank 84Sandra
Newcastle NSW
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great venue for a quiet wine and beautiful dinner on a Friday afternoon watching the sunset over the lake

Thank Alyson J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Australian, Contemporary
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, View, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:30
18:00 - 23:30
18:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Courner of the Esplanade and King St Warners Bay, Warners Bay, Lake Macquarie, New South Wales 2282, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Lake Macquarie  >  Warners Bay
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4947 1144

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?