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221 Restaurant & Bar

$$ - $$$, ,
221 Vincent St | Cessnock, Cessnock, New South Wales 2325, Australia
+61 2 4991 3700
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Bar, Pub, Australian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
221 Vincent St | Cessnock, Cessnock, New South Wales 2325, Australia
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Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Took a long time to get drinks at the bar. The waitress didn't take any notice of who was next. The food was excellent especially the oysters and the deconstructed cheesecake dessert. We almost ended up with another tables' meals though because the waitress served...More

Thank CecilyL34
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Three of us went for dinner last week whilst we were visiting from the Gold Coast. Was on the recommendation of a local. A more up market style of dining inside a pub. A dining area which is quiet was on one side of the...More

Thank joeyGoldCoast
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

We went to 221 for dinner tonight after reading some great reviews. There was a set menu in place where you could choose from one main and one starter or pudding plus bread, amuse bouche and petit fours were advertised to accompany. We were not...More

2  Thank stephbell17
Reviewed 4 June 2017

Highly recommend 221 Restaurant & Bar. BEST Pork Belly i have had! Desert was that good i had two! Poached Apple DELICIOUS! Chocolate sandwich ice cream with caramelised popcorn OMG! my visit was with my husband, next time will definitely take the kids and try...More

Thank Becca3242
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Nice service, excellent food, great wine list. If you find yourself in Cessnock, one evening spent here is an evening well spent. I had the duck, tasted wonderful.

Thank Jörgen S
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

I came for a quick midweek meal on a recommendation of a business associate. I didn't quite get the split between the bar and the dining area as i wasn't quite sure if I was ordering bar food or eating at the restaurant. The staff...More

Thank BigKeVvi
Reviewed 22 May 2017

We ate here twice on a recent trip to the Hunter Valley. We stayed at Bimbadeen Estate Mt View not far out of Cessnock for 3 nights. We ended up here on the recommendation of our host at the Estate. The Royal Oak Hotel has...More

Thank Janelle M
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Absolutely fantastic meal. A real gem in Cessnock . The minibus shuttle is fantastic, particularly after having lovely wines.

Thank StuartG1249
Reviewed 15 May 2017

We booked into the restaurant on a busy Saturday night - we turned up an hour early but they were able to seat us straight away. The waiting staff were wonderful, they really knew the food, and were relaxed and friendly. The food itself is...More

Thank ATP_OZ
Reviewed 30 April 2017

When visiting the Hunter Valley Vineyards make a detour to 221 Restaurant in the main Street of Cessnock. You won't be disappointed. We had the degustation when we were there last & thoroughly enjoyed it. It is honest fare. The third of the four main...More

Thank medlowbath34
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Bar, Pub, Australian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Television, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 221 Vincent St | Cessnock, Cessnock, New South Wales 2325, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Cessnock
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4991 3700
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