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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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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“brunch” (10 reviews)
“tapas” (33 reviews)
“spaghetti” (6 reviews)
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Cafe, Australian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
143 Darby St, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Good atmosphere, very professional cheerful wait staff, instant attention on entering a very busy place. Charcuterie share platter was very good food, and value.

Thank JiminTaree
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just grabbed a snack here. Coffee and a muffin. The muffin was freshly baked and the service was efficient and friendly.

Thank Scott B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had brekky at Depot on Saturday with friends. Food was ok but nothing really special to speak of —although my girlfriend said awhile back she had lunch there ( spaghetti with king prawns) and it was very nice. Unfortunately no freshly squeezed juice which is...More

Thank thewise0ldbird
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just popped here for a quick coffee whilst shopping on Darby street. Lovely cup of coffee. Good service & very clean toilets. You can watch the world go by here. No one rushed you to leave.

Thank Rimell-seaford-55
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been to depot at hamilton and really enjoyed my meal. we went to the darby st restaurant and was very disappointed. The menu sounded excellent but the execution was poor. mine was fish with baba ganosh and roasted beetroot with pomegranate molasses. the...More

Thank happydaze-7
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Darby St can be very busy and we have often given up trying to find parking to visit any of the restaurants at lunchtime. Today we were in luck and found parking and a table! We had gnocci with chorizo which was very good with...More

Thank emdeme
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Came here for breakfast with a few friends. Food was lovely. Staff were helpful. We did have to wait a little bit for the 4 meals (almost 1 hour) but we got chatting and it wasn't too much of an issue. Meals and drinks were...More

Thank TaraElizabeth1994
Reviewed 30 January 2018

After an absolutely incredible breakfast, we went back for lunch a few days after. The food is fantastic and the service is great. Their smoothies are incredible and they Freakshakes look INSANE!! However, I order a meal that was advertised in the menu as Gluten...More

Thank Bellatrix6618
Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

Coffee was good kids loved the shakes and the service was good too.we tried the sour dough with ricotta and strawberries it was really good

Thank B T
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Looking for a cafe open in the holidays we found The Depot on Darby St. Only wanting a coffee, the service was excellent and the coffee as we ordered. We have now become regulars.

Thank Oldogs
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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
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
7:00 am - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 12:00 am
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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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