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Mary Ellen Hotel

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57 Railway St, Newcastle, New South Wales 2291, Australia
+61 2 4963 7285
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good38%
  • Average17%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible9%
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“schnitzel” (11 reviews)
“chicken” (6 reviews)
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Bar, Pub, Australian
$$ - $$$
57 Railway St, Newcastle, New South Wales 2291, Australia
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Reviewed 12 September 2017

My wife and I were eating with a large group of people in a party of 16. Let me start with the positive points. The beer selection on tap was diverse and cold. The staff were friendly and attentive. Now the food..........yuck. My wifes steak...More

Thank Jason P
Reviewed 8 September 2017

What a huge disappointed the Mary Ellen continues to be. Moved very close to here 2 years ago but sadly it continues to disappoint. I know, I know, you'd be thinking why come, the answer is as a local who receives lots of visitors I...More

Thank Adele W
Reviewed 26 July 2017

This is a happening pub to be in, the staff are wonderful, the food is awesome and the beer is cold....what else is there. Well worth a visit...one of the best huge variety on the menu and well presented on the plate. Our only complaint...More

Thank Andkell
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

When getting your car washed behind table 1 espresso and are told that the coffee machine is off an hour before closing, cross the road to the Mary Ellen hotel where staff will make you a coffee regardless of whether the bistro is open or...More

Thank David P
Reviewed 26 May 2017

Really great meals and definitely value for money. There Chicken Schnitzel dishes are yummo. Steaks are really good and desserts yummo too.

Thank Cheryl H
Reviewed 17 May 2017

I had dinner at the Mary Ellen Hotel on a Friday night while in Newcastle recently on business. The food and service was great despite staff being run off their feet because it was so busy.

Thank JoLeeS1976
Reviewed 15 May 2017

We booked the restaurant for 51 people on a Saturday night. The tables were all ready on arrival, ordering the food was easy, (maybe a little slow in the queue), but the food came out quickly and all 51 loved it, and the choice of...More

Thank Ruth N
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Busy pub with loud live music, if you can handle the music the meals are great for any age group. I could not fault the food, not the cheapest by any stretch though.

Thank 651prudencek
Reviewed 29 April 2017

Great pub grub at reasonable prices, friendly staff and good wine! Oysters kilpatrick fresh and tasty. The lamb cutlets with mash and veg were cooked medium, tender and delicious.

Thank possie22
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Typical Aussie neighborhood bar with standard offerings. Including musical offerings. We heard some very tight trio(cream configuration) there that really rocked it (and the dancing crowd). Fun.

Thank impartialspectator
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 20
Bar, Pub, Australian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 57 Railway St, Newcastle, New South Wales 2291, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Newcastle
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4963 7285
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