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“Amazing Food, Wonderful Staff”

221 Restaurant & Bar
Ranked #17 of 223 Restaurants in Cessnock
Cuisines: Australian, Contemporary
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours, Dinner, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours, Dinner, Reservations
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wow what a restaurant... We booked here not knowing what to expect but were amazed and enjoyed our meals & night so much. Admittedly, it was on the pricey side (it cost $400 for 6 of us, but that included all the food - mains/desserts & drinks - mostly alcoholic!!). The whole experience was well worth the expense. The service was better than many of the 5 star restaurants we have dined in & the meals were an excellent size. The quality and flavour make us want to go back again right now!!.. We LOVED it. I only wish we took photos of the meals. Maybe next time...

Thank JAE555
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Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

We had a quick lunch here we ordered our meals at the bistro which is outside and there is a kids play area.
We went inside the pub to buy our drinks and walked through a resaurant then through a lounge looking room (very dark and depressing) and finally the bar.
The set up is a bit odd having to walk through the restaurant.
The drinks were expensive 1 beer and 1 wine cost 19 bucks!

The food was nice and will be back if I'm in town again.

Thank Da_Dutchy_64
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Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

We visited the Crown prior to attending a show on Saturday night arrived at six with no one else in the restaurant
They were previously advised that we were attending a show and that we needed a quick turnaround.
Our first course arrived in about 15_20 minutes. For the mains we ordered beef cheeks that just needed plating. 45 minutes later after three requests for service our meal arrived
This venue is opposite the performing arts centre advertises pre performance meals
It took us almost 2 hours to consume our meals
This is unexeptable

Thank Alandesmond
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Reviewed 24 September 2018

Stopped at this place for a bite to eat as we drove through Cessnock. We were surprised at how good the food was and reasonably priced. We had a couple of their salads and pizzas. Their pork belly salad was just delightful, crisp pork belly nestled among fresh salad, yum yum yum.
The outside dining area was also great and could imagine this place being a hit in summer

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Thank davidg777
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Reviewed 19 September 2018

Rare find in cessnock! Flavoursome food,fantastic atmosphere, wonderful staff. Dog friendly, tastefully so. & a kids play area!
A must try!

Thank pemberlycritic
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