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Hobarts Restaurant

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88 Hobart Rd | Level 1, Newcastle, New South Wales 2305, Australia
+61 2 4935 1200
18:00 - 23:00
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Sun 14:00 - 16:00
Wed - Sat 18:00 - 23:00
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Late review but my husband and I enjoyed this restaurant in October and absolutely loved it! Easily one of Newcastle's best restaurants. The service was great and the food was to die for. The dessert was easily the highlight of the evening - I won't spoil it but make sure you ask for their speciality dessert. WOW!!!!

Thank Alison I
Newcastle, Australia
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58 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Years ago, in the 1990s I went to Hobarts as it was THE restaurant to go to in Newcastle - there being a dearth of fine dining establishments. I remember laughing at how stuck in a time warp they were: silver service, white gloves, chateaubriand carved at the table, flaming crepes suzette prepared at table-side. Pretentious presentation of otherwise simple... More 

Thank Firsttimecruiser52
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30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had been wanting to visit Hobart's for ages so thought NYE was the go. Personally I was a little disappointed. It is a lovely venue, service is excellent, fine dining but the food was bland. The menu reads impressively and served beautifully but a bit more attention to flavour was needed. On saying that The Monet was impressive. Enjoyed... More 

Thank Sue J
Newcastle, Australia
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We absolutely loved our meals that we came back a week later with another couple and we had the 5 course degustation! Amazing food and loved the Monet dessert. Will be back again.

Thank davidmary-ann
New South Wales, Australia
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33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is something everyone should try. Lots of dry ice and liquid nitrogen. Desert was so much entertainment not for just my table but everyone one around us. Every meal was perfect.

Thank Amanda L
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99 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

A very special experience. We had the five course degustation. It included three bonus courses on top of the five on the menu. Presentation and flavor were exceptional. Must do for serious foodies.

Thank Neville S
Newcastle, Australia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

We thoroughly enjoyed the fine dining experience at Hobart's Restaurant, as a party of 4 we were all very impressed with the impeccable service and delicious food.

Thank Judy D
Newcastle, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Started with a mix up with our booking which was rectified and complimentary drinks offered. Food was visually impressive but very small portions even for degustion menus. The disappointing thing was time. No one likes to be rushed but this was to the other extreme. Almost 5 hours we were seated with little portions of food-way too long.

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Newcastle, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

A lovely birthday high tea with family & my favourite champagne. The men also had a great experience. I was wanting for more than 1 glass & would have liked hot pastries.

Thank Tracey Q
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7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

I have been to so many high end restaurants and over time, it's hard to find something refreshing and innovative and of course scrumptious delumcious! Worth all the five stars! Can't wait to come back!

Thank Alivia T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 45 - USD 56
French, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
14:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 88 Hobart Rd | Level 1, Newcastle, New South Wales 2305, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Newcastle
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4935 1200
Dining at Hobarts Restaurant by Lesley Taylor is an indulgence of the senses and sure to please the most discerning food c connoisseur. Guests are treated to dishes that are planned and pre prepared with meticulous care and passion. Hobarts offers an intimate and contemporary atmosphere with unparalleled service provided by staff that have a special talent for attending to the smallest detail. Hobarts menu is changed quarterly, with the changing seasons, allowing us to use the very best fresh local produce to truly tempt our guests. Gueridon is our house specialty. Cocktails are available and menus are accompanied by an outstanding wine list. Top off your evening with some of our magical desserts or a post dinner liqueur. Stunning décor with crystal chandeliers, white leather upholstery, fine china and crystal glasses complete the luxurious ambience. Awards - Salon Culinaire (twice), Hunter Region Fine Dining Award and Hunter Peoples' Choice Award's Restaurant of the Year, Best Restaurant in the State at the Clubs NSW Awards Hobarts Restaurant is open: Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings from 6.00pm. Sunday High Tea from 2pm - 4pm

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