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551D Hunter St | Opposite the TAFE, Newcastle, New South Wales 2302, Australia
+61 2 4023 4048
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good12%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“tasting menu” (21 reviews)
“granita” (11 reviews)
“fixed menu” (6 reviews)
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Australian, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
551D Hunter St | Opposite the TAFE, Newcastle, New South Wales 2302, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is the best place to dine in Newcastle without a doubt. Delicious food every time. Wonderful wine list. Polite and informative staff. Excellent service. In my opinion this restaurant is better than Sydney standard.My partner and I have been here several times and not...More

Thank Inde T
Reviewed 5 days ago

We did enjoy our meal here but sadly its not the much lamented Bacchus. There is a distinct lack of ambience for such a small restaurant and I suppose that's letting the food do the talking but some attempt at creating a mood would be...More

Thank emdeme
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went here in a recommendation. It is on the more expensive side and would be for a special night out. They do a degustation meal but I thought it was great food and I would recommend for a special occasion. You can get paired...More

Thank Melissa W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great celebratory meal. You have a set menu and so we tried some things we might not otherwise have tried. Menu changes regularly. We loved the wine matches and the fact you could choose to wine match by course and half half...More

Thank MichaelGaunt
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our party of 8 dined at Subo last night and we ALL came away raving about our meal and the service! When I made the booking online, Suzi ( owner) emailed me asking if there were any dietary requirements for our group.... little did she...More

Thank Lou M
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

By far the best restaurant in town for good reason. This is high class dining without the need to visit Sydney. A changing five course degustation will surprise you every visit and every course. There is nothing to fault with this remarkable restaurant! It is...More

Thank Sarah P
Reviewed 16 April 2017

As the cliche "I work in hospitality" comes to mine... i was highly impressed in every aspect. I left everything in the hands of the entensively trained staff/ chef with the 5 course and closely matched wines... The manager was brilliant and loved to chat...More

Thank James L
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

If you are after the best food in town - Subo is where it's at. Amazing amazing food & wine, with ☆☆☆☆☆ customer service without the snoot. Book early, enjoy the experience - you won't forget it quickly.

Thank Jess H
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Gorgeous food and excellent warm service, highly recommended for any time you need to feel special. Thank you!

Thank Elisa B
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Five course set menu changes frequently. Dietary requirements easily met provided advance notice. Food is experimental but well thought through. Good wine list and attentive staff.

Thank Bannaua B
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What are prices per head? (Eg. 2 covers)
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 63 - USD 71
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 551D Hunter St | Opposite the 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.