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Mason

Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
Australian, International
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Shop 3 35 Hunter St, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
+61 2 4926 1014
Today
18:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 18:00 - 23:00
Tue - Sat 12:00 - 15:00
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Newcastle, Australia
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390 reviews
250 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It's been a long time coming and that is our only regret. Why didn't we go sooner!? From start to finish the evening was throughly enjoyable. Food, drink, staff and service were all outstanding! Superb!

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1 Thank Scottiehere
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Dinner was fabulous. Service exemplary. Hard to get a booking due to its fabulousness. Would so go there again but it is on the more expensive side.

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1 Thank Chriss H
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a romantic meal here and loved it. The service was friendly and impeccable and the food amazing. We had the degustation menu and the flavours and presentation were beautiful . Having the wines matched was a new experience for me and heightened the tastes and whole experience.

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1 Thank Amanda H
Newcastle, Australia
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21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited Mason for lunch and had the tasting menu. All courses were above our expectations, with the beef short rib an absolute stand out. Having said that, the meal was excellent from beginning to end. The service was outstanding. Our male waiter was extremely knowledgeable about the wine match for the meal, with service in general being outstanding. We're... More 

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1 Thank popeyedbug
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were wandering the streets hungry after 0900 and every kitchen except McDonalds was closed in Newcastle🙄. By chance we passed this place having bought a packet of chips for dinner at the convenience store and saw this place still open. Staff were very welcoming and friendly and the food absolutely threw us for a six. Just superb in every... More 

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Thank Thomas C
Newcastle, Australia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The service was good and professional. Our meals were beautifully presented: tasty and perfectly cooked wagyu, but ordinary fish..barramundi. The tomato consommé that came with the fish was delicious. I felt the markup on the wine excessive. We don't often spend this amount on a meal (it was an anniversary celebration) and felt the overall experience not as special as... More 

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1 Thank Shellac50
Sydney Olympic Park, Australia
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bland unimpressive food. Very poor service. No local or even Australian produce. The décor is as bland as the food. How this was hatted is unbelievable. I do not recommend and would never return.

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2 Thank Kellie R
Forster, Australia
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hated it. Terrible food and service. Everything was bland and zero wow factor. We ordered the 5 course degustation, after 3 courses we were asked if we would like to end the experience! All the wines were French as were the cheeses which we found unusual given the proximity to the Hunter Valley. Even after requesting Australian wine non were... More 

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1 Thank kellierichardson77
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Seen a lot of comparisons between Subo and Restaurant Mason on Trip Advisor, I think that's unfair on both establishments. Let's simply focus on this exquisite, world class dining experience. Chris and his team simply know how to run a fine restaurant. The service is spot on, the cooking is sublime, the wine list will balanced and, in terms of... More 

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2 Thank Antony B
Newcastle, Australia
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Special occasion restaurant with a laid back, non-pretentious style. Staff are always very helpful and eager to make your night memorable. Meals are a taste sensation

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Australian, International
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Monday
18:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
Thursday
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
Friday
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
Saturday
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 3 35 Hunter St, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Newcastle
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4926 1014

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