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Food and ambience

Local cuisine, Bar, Pub, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
About
The Dockyard is a friendly bar and restaurant on the waterfront in Newcastle. Great food, drinks, and a view. Our menu is available for all day dining.
PRICE RANGE
USD 10 - USD 20
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
CUISINES
Bar, Pub, Australian
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Reviews (295)
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All reviews salt and pepper squid pizza average price great atmosphere on tap harbour pub
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Reviewed 12 June 2022

Had a great Rose and sticky date pudding. Nice staff, friendly bar person. Served with a smile. The room was nice and warm.

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed 12 April 2022

service was good, other than one bartender swearing his head off. Its a restaurant trying to be a pub whilst being a restaurant. burger was ok, but not enough to write home about. plain bread roll, with reasonable pulled pork and ok chips beer was...cold!More

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 5 February 2022 via mobile

On Tuesday this week I had dinner with 2 friends at your restaurant. I had a friend from the Southern Highland to show him our beautiful City. First of all the young dark headed waitress who showed us to our table was not welcoming at...all. We ordered cocktails from the bar and 3 entrees to share before we ordered our main course. The Entrees arrived and I asked the same girl for side plates and napkins, she delivered them with such an effort that she plonked them at the end of the table. After that she obviously did not want to serve us again so another blond waitress with no attitude served us. After our entrees we went to the bar to order wine and main course. We were told the kitchen was closed as it was 8’oclock. At no time were we told the kitchen closed at that time by the waitress who showed us to our table or the email confirmation we received when we booked. I was very embarrassed for my friend who was from out of town. I have been to your restaurant before and will think twice before returning or recommending it. My friend paid the bill and left a generous tip to the nice waitress and told her about the poor attitude and abruptness from the other Girl.More

Date of visit: February 2022
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Reviewed 5 January 2022

We ate here twice on our holiday it was that good. pizza unbelievable, rump steak so juicy, garlic prawns yum and salt and pepper squid to die for. only complaint is they ran out of goat beer on our second visit.

Date of visit: January 2022
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Reviewed 2 January 2022 via mobile

Beautiful food . Friendly staff and great relaxed atmosphere. Lots of choices of beer on tap too ! Def be back . Thanks guys

Date of visit: January 2022
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Reviewed 1 July 2021

Food was delicious and plentiful , location on the harbour provided great views, weather was a little cool but sun was warming

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Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 1 June 2021 via mobile

My husband and teen kids really enjoyed the service, food and relaxed vibe at the Dockyard. The food was really delicious and we didnt have to wait long athough it was busy. In a great location near hotels it was perfect.

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 30 May 2021

Staff were amazing. Incredibly friendly the entire service from when we arrived through until we finished. The space was great and the food was delicious. Highly recommend spending some time here!

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 26 April 2021

Six of us had lunch at The Dockyard. A variety of meals were enjoyed by all. Both the Thai salad and Pumpkin salad in particular were absolutely delicious. Staff were friendly and efficient. Drink variety where there was something for everyone. 10/10 from everyone in...our group.More

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 15 April 2021 via mobile

Huge thumbs up to the sexy young bartender (I think he’s name is Dylan) great service with a smile and also had a great moustache. Excellent food as well.

Date of visit: April 2021
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The Dockyard is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4.5