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Benchmark On Booner

$$ - $$$
Australian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
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100 Booner St, Hawks Nest, New South Wales 2324, Australia
+61 2 4997 2980
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Sydney, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great Location , bland over priced food , restaurant is run similar to an RSL Club , no table service , you have to get your own utensils & queue up at the bar for drinks. Most disappointing , Bar Staff are friendly - requires new management , unfortunately with little competition the business gets away with poor outdated service.

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Thank Sharyn O
Gosford, Australia
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3 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dined here on Easter Sunday with friends. Went to the bar during happy hour and was rudely told that due to licensing rules I could only buy two drinks, what a load of rubbish. I was trying to buy 4 glasses of wine. I was totally sober, hadn't even had a drink that day and trying to buy 2 wines... More 

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Thank camperboy999
Sydney
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate here twice last week. First time was excellent however 3 meals and 2 soft drinks and 1 beer cost $105 We returned hoping for the same good quality steaks however the scotch fillet was undercooked and full of fat. My suggestion is if your after a steak get the eye fillet as the scotch fillet quality is very... More 

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Thank Dennis W
Hawks Nest, Australia
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52 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

A very nice setting close to Bennets Beach in Hawks Nest. It has very good range of dishes on the menu. Their pizzas are great. Prices are quite reasonable and it is good for kids also.

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Thank jmcg13
Tea Gardens, Australia
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Several choices so opt for Pizza, good value, not too long to wait for the food to arrive given that it was a large group.

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Thank margotrobincase
Sydney, Australia
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71 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

We went twice during and after happy hour. Drinks and delicious dinner were great value with a solo artist thrown in both nights. Would go back anytime.

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Thank Maggles_12
Newcastle, Australia
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93 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

We visited during our stay and were here for happy hour and dinner. The staff could be a little bit friendlier, felt like I was interrupting their socialising a little. Food was ok but not great for the price charged. Also went to get takeaway coffee the next morning and was told at 10:30am that they could not serve me... More 

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1 Thank NewcastleVon
Waratah, Australia
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26 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Pizzas ok . Tried natchos, terrible no meat. Service was good and location very good. Flies are major problem when dining. Happy hour very good.

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Thank Ray J
Chester
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116 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Ordered a pizza, it came out not described as on menu so sent it back. Next day tried again and there was a storm so couldn't order food as the tills were not working so it couldn't communicate with the kitchen! What's wrong with a pen and piece of paper?? Funnily enough they could still take your money for beer!... More 

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Marton
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28 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Have been going to Hawks Nest all my life and often visited the old HN lodge, but this place was nothing like the old. A good choice of beers and wines and good pub level food. The coffee was not as good, the flat white I ordered on my first visit was average at best and the iced coffee on... More 

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Thank Phil W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 90
Cuisine
Australian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Parking Available
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 Booner St, Hawks Nest, New South Wales 2324, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Hawks Nest
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4997 2980

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