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The Hood

188 Union Street | The Junction, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
+61 2 4940 8883
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good49%
  • Average11%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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“gelato” (15 reviews)
“ice cream” (11 reviews)
“burger” (29 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
188 Union Street | The Junction, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The worlds most expensive milk shakes! 1 Milk shake and 1 Thickshake. $18.10 !!!!!!!! Seriously. OK but not a patch on Jim's. Served by friendly Hipsters but really how on earth can you charge that much for a milkshake!!! Terrible prices.

Thank Gopatchy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dark chocolate ice cream is the best we've ever had & trust me we've tried a lot. Great job thank you please don't ever change it.

Thank Foodlovers0808
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had lunch here today with my sister, niece and parents. We all loved our meals. The corn fritters and roast pumkin salad were amazing. Ice creams to finish off and great coffee. Look forward to our next visit.

Thank karla g
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place. Dinner, lunch, breakfast, MILK BAR. THE MILKSHAKES HERE ARE 10/10 THE BEST IN NEWCASTLE, HANDS DOWN. The amount of times i’ve been blown away is impressive. Special mentions to the coconut rough thickshake, YO. Never close guys, i’ll literally die.

Thank Lexy Q
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great lunch on a winter's day. Always good service,food and drinks came out in perfect time. Chicken and barley salad is delicious and huge. But I think my smoothie was the highlight. Banana coconut and mango. So good. Hubby had a milkshake and said its...More

Thank Kath B
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

The Hood has basically become a staple of mine these last few months. It has a good menu range for breakfast, particularly the muesli/granola with fruit, and they do a great chai latte as well as having a healthy smoothie selection. Perhaps a few more...More

Thank sunflower2324
Reviewed 12 June 2018

I hadn't been to the hood since they have updated it . The restaurant is so much more spacious and lots more seating available . As soon as we sat down they brought over some water and the menu's so very prompt service. We knew...More

Thank Annika D
Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

I had a cappuccino and the classic b&e burger. The coffee was smooth and the perfect temperature. The burger bun was soft and easy to cut, the egg was fried to just the right amount, the bacon was tasty, and the homemade BBQ sauce was...More

Thank Loreena_Marlowe
Reviewed 23 April 2018

Prompt service, good food, great coffee and great value. What more could you want? Have visited this cafe on several occasions over the past year - always consistent.

Thank abc26715
Reviewed 18 February 2018

Went for brunch with family a week ago. Was good except for the sourdough bread could not cut it, Why is this bread the "In" bread, its dam awful, havnt had a good 1 yet.Rather lebanese.

Thank Mary H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 188 Union Street | The Junction, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Newcastle
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4940 8883
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