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Mason

Shop 3 35 Hunter St, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
+61 2 4926 1014
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Overview
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good20%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“suckling pig” (6 reviews)
“duck ham” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
Australian, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
Shop 3 35 Hunter St, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
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1 - 10 of 383 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My wife and I had wanted to dine at Mason for while and once we made it there we were not disappointed. The restaurant had a great relaxed and private feel to it, it wasn’t pretentious it was just right. The wait staff had a...More

Thank W5503TQbenb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just had the 5 course degustation! The Marron was superb!!! Service was spectacular and the waitresses swooned over our 3 month old :) Love this place and will be back again!

Thank Jason C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Dropped our bottle of champagne. Was our anniversary plus we had just purchased a house, celebratory dinner. Our bottle was replaced with one less than half of the cost ($30 bottle: what you would pay for this label at a bottle shop, in replacement of...More

Thank Lisa B
Reviewed 8 November 2017

fantastic, friendly service, definitely not snobby! the food was excellent with extras between course. complimentary champagne for our anniversary and congratulations written in chocolate on our dessert plate. the staff knew the menu and couldn't help us enough when we were deciding what to choose.

Thank Stephanie B
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Trip advisor prompted us for this review - no doubt because we looked up the address and a nearby hotel and plan to re-visit next week. It's actually been several years now, but I remember that we loved everything about dining here. And the gnocci...More

Thank julie h
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed the food and service of this obliging restaurant. Accommodated 4 children and request for earlier start to dinner. Gave us mixed options - kids had combo of a La carte and the dego. Adults had combo of 5 and 7 course dego. Each...More

Thank CPSVS
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

The staff are enthusiastic and efficient, the environment is cosy with soft furniture and dim lighting. The food is amazing.. yes it’s small servings people but it’s so strong in flavours and texture that is what makes it next level. You will leave content in...More

Thank Brodie P
Reviewed 25 October 2017

excellent food, well presented with fine service, certainly will visit again. We had the 5 course degustation which which was highlighted by the serving of duck, very succulent and fresh.

Thank Denis B
Reviewed 19 October 2017

Extremely disappointing. Third visit. Other visits were great. There for a wine lunch event. No choice in menu selection. Canapes - delicious. Entrée - scallops cooked to perfection. (Scallops, Asparagus, Finger Lime, Chive and Butter Sauce) First Course - quail was disgusting and inedible, shocking...More

1  Thank Nathalie E
Reviewed 15 October 2017

My wife, a group of friends and I recently attended Mason. The food and service were top class. We will return there.

Thank Frank M
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Richard H
3 July 2017|
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Response from whodatninjagirl | Reviewed this property |
My partner eats a medium to large appetite and he felt satisfied by the end of the tasting menu. Tasting menu dishes are smallish, but we thought it was enough foo for the average man, & the quality was wonderful.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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
  • E-mail
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