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The Depot on Darby

$$ - $$$Cafe, ,
143 Darby St, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
+61 2 4929 2666
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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Cafe, Australian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
143 Darby St, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
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Reviewed 31 August 2018

Nice atmosphere inside and some seating out the front. The staff were spot on with their service. Good selection on the menu. Serving sizes very ample and food very tasty. We will be back.

Thank Reneeandjohn
Reviewed 29 July 2018

We waited 45 mins for our breakfast to be delivered. During that time, I had 2 coffees to drink away my hunger. We decided to cancel the food order and go somewhere. The waitress went to the kitchen to check and told us it was...More

Thank veronicahobbs
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

Have been to this place previously and was in the area with family. Had been out to breakfast earlier and we only needed something to tide us over. All but one picked from the light menu. Was what we needed at the time.

Thank YambaJames
Reviewed 19 June 2018

i very recently had dinner there, and it was located within easy walking distance from my accommodation; the service was effective but unassuming and the food delicious; i had an entree and a very appetising special seafood with chorizo sausage

Thank James N
Reviewed 17 June 2018

Was in Newcastle for business, needed an early start and a big breakfast. Decided to walk Darby Street and wandered into The Depot just before 7am when it opened. We were greeted warmly and shown to a table. Then the menu and drink (coffee) order...More

Thank Slider W
Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

It was a raining Monday of the June long weekend when we called in. The place was packed with families, couples and groups. We managed to get a table for the 4 of us. Service was quick, attentive and friendly. I had the open steak...More

Thank Sean S
Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

It came in a ceramic pot around 350 ml, with a T2 chai teabag, frothed and watery milk with some kind of spice shaken on top inside the pot lid. Complete waste of time. Hideous. Owner manager pls go see how Goldbergs does it. Just...More

Thank Acc_tourist
Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

Service was slow whilst not very busy When meals finally arrived we were very disappointed, the barramundi was watery and had a not so fresh taste due to obviously frozen and the side dish was just beetroot, the Lamb kofta was also disgusting I love...More

Thank Mark D
Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

We came for a work dinner the cocktails were good but the food was very meh. I had the pork belly and the ginger dumplings were so undercoooked they were nothing more than dough. For $38 I was expecting wow but I was sadly disappointed....More

Thank Joshua W
Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

Depot is our go to restaurant. Staff are always friendly, food is always good. We particularly love date or mate night on a Thursday. Mains and desserts are always delicious!

Thank oj_sb
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
7:00 am - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 143 Darby St, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Newcastle
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4929 2666
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