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Mason

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Shop 3 35 Hunter St, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
+61 2 4926 1014
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18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
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Mon - Sat 18:00 - 23:00
Tue - Sat 12:00 - 15:00
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Sydney, Australia
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155 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We'd heard good things about Restaurant Mason, even from top ranked Chef, Brett Graham (The Ledbury in London). He's right, its one of the best in the region (and there are great ones in the Hunter Valley). Restaurant Mason is a delight to dine at and the food is exceptional - beautiful and delicious. Wine selection is great too. Highly... More 

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1 Thank FoodieMookie
Newcastle
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A recent birthday celebration and a general pampering was sought from the Mason to suit the importance of the occasion. After receiving better than favourable recommendations generated by previous the dining experiences from family I used the online booking service to make a booking. Confidence of a firm booking was instilled via reminder e-mails. Received a warm welcome and excellent... More 

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1 Thank Chris0148
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful balmy evening spend by the window, with delicious food, and gorgeous wine. Service was unfaultable. Fabulous for an anniversary dinner. Thank you

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1 Thank Jo B
Salamander Bay, Australia
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A delicious lunch in a delightfully civilised restaurant. Tables inside and outside. Welcoming, well-informed staff. Delicious food - not just for the main course, but with great attention to detail with the side dishes. One of the nicest establishments in Newcastle, perhaps the best.

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1 Thank John L
Newcastle, Australia
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Mason delivers a veritable taste sensation in more ways than one. Impeccable service, tasty and tasteful.

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1 Thank michelleh2oman
Newcastle, Australia
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51 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

OK been here several times now and the quaility is uo and down like a yo-yo. Apart from toilets that are so small that they had to trim the sink so that the dooe would close this very noisy place serves up dishes that, well, frankly, can be matched by any pub around Newcastle these days. Made the mistake -... More 

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Thank Firsttimecruiser52
Newcastle, Australia
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent service, menu adequate and food to die for. Cannot overstate how much we both enjoyed our first visit to Mason. We will be back for our next important anniversary.

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1 Thank B0bBl4ck13
Melbourne, Australia
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75 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

$195 per head for 7 course with matching wines. Courses very over rated to say the least. Service outstanding. Lacked finesse for those prices. Sydney/Melbourne prices but struggled to even come close to high end degustation. It was no surprise we could get a booking at short notice. 1 course of dessert did not even have a matching wine. When... More 

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2 Thank WillP81
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106 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Retaurant Mason is an absolute experience and I cannot wait to return. My husband and I went in for a lunch that was gifted to us. The restaurant is gorgeous and has a really lovely relaxed and romantic feel on the inside. The decor is classic and seats super comfortable. Firstly the service was sensational and very professional. The waiter... More 

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1 Thank Fabulousbec
Newcastle, Australia
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Sorry but we just didn't think much of our dinner at Mason. It's a nice enough atmosphere, the service was fine, food presentation was good however the flavours just didn't hit the mark. Tiniest scallops I've ever seen (surely they're not cutting them in half?) and the mains (fish and beef) just tasted weird. $250 for 60 minutes of being... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Australian, International, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
18:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
Thursday
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
Friday
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
Saturday
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 3 35 Hunter St, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Newcastle
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4926 1014

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