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551D Hunter St | Opposite Hunter St TAFE, Newcastle, New South Wales 2302, Australia
+61 2 4023 4048
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good12%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“granita” (13 reviews)
“fixed menu” (6 reviews)
Australian, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
551D Hunter St | Opposite Hunter St TAFE, Newcastle, New South Wales 2302, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful 5 course degustation menu with superb wines to match each course. Small intimate restaurant with a nice outdoor seating area. The food was delicious and the service was without fault. A special occasion restaurant

Thank janeo408
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A wonderful restaurant serving delicious food with fantastic service! It’s expensic but worth the dollars, so next time you want to take someone special, this is the place. One of the best in Newcastle

Thank Neale M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Subo is a small and unpretentious establishment: What it lacks in space it certainly makes up for in taste.. We chose the matching wines with our meal and very pleased we did. Whilst the food is the highlight of the restaurant the staff also provide...More

Thank Andy B
Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

I wish I could rate this 4.5 stars. My husband and I had a nice dinner here last week. Everything was nice but nothing was ‘wow’ except the Cucumber and Pomegranate (sorbet and granita) which was truly delicious and exceptional (but was more like a...More

Thank Sarah C
Reviewed 12 March 2018

We were given dinner at this restaurant for XMAS by my son and DIL who accompanied us on the night. Absolutely blown away by the excellent service, the delicious wines but most importantly the food. The fusion of tastes made each morsel first class. Looking...More

Thank Steve J
Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

Decided to choose this venue as a very special night for me and my partner, the food, service and atmosphere was absolutely perfect, thank you to all the subo team for a very amazing night!

Thank kay2595
Reviewed 8 February 2018

Hosted another couple and we were all delighted with quality of the produce,the wonderful meld of flavours and presentation of all 5 courses. Oustanding value Wine list a little limited but sufficient variety to make a good choice. Service great and friendly. Highly recommended

Thank Russ1625
Reviewed 5 February 2018

It was a nice meal but was a bit average considering the reputation of Subo. The desert was better than the mains. Nothing to fault but lacked a bit of wow factor.

Thank Cham K
Reviewed 31 January 2018

To start, this restaurant had oustandingly friendly staff - from the moment we walked in the door we felt comfortable and special. They explained each of the divine dishes in all their delicate detail - what a well put-together menu. Each course was obviously thoughtfully...More

1  Thank Eleanor E
Reviewed 5 January 2018

We try to get here every 6 months or so and have greatly enjoyed the wonderful service and fine food many times over. The food, service and hospitality are as good as ever but maybe we are just getting to used to the high standard...More

1  Thank Shane G
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15 March 2016|
Response from SuziePV | Property representative |
Hi there TheWatsonian, We currently serve a set five course menu only, with the cost per person being $85. Our menu changes twice monthly, and the current version can be viewed on our website which can be found via Google... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 64 - USD 72
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 551D Hunter St | Opposite Hunter St TAFE, Newcastle, New South Wales 2302, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Newcastle
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4023 4048
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Our aim is to provide simple pleasures - food that is handled with care, wine that fills the senses and service that is attentive and thoughtful.
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