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Newcastle Panthers Bistro

) #369 of 453 Restaurants in Newcastle ££ - £££ , ,
Cnr King & Union Sts, Newcastle, New South Wales 2302, Australia
+61 2 4926 6200
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  • Excellent15%
  • Very good32%
  • Average23%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible15%
18 Aug 2016
“Budget food”
18 Jun 2016
“A shadow of its former self”
Restaurant Hours
Australian, Bar, Pub
££ - £££
Cnr King & Union Sts, Newcastle, New South Wales 2302, Australia
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Reviewed 18 August 2016

We were walking through Newcastle looking for somewhere to have lunch. We checked several hotels and then came across the old Workers Club. Went in and checked the lunchtime specials. Wife had lamb shank and I Chicken Schnitzel. We couldn't have wished for better food....More

Thank Graeme B
Reviewed 18 June 2016

We were attending a travel expo held at the Panthers Club and decided to have lunch downstairs at the club bistro. The bistro is neat and basically presented. The menu is typical of many club bistro offerings and the prices were very affordable. You join...More

Thank JANDK2265
Reviewed 3 October 2015

We decided on this establishment as it had previously been recomended by friends. we wernt sorry. The meals were of generous size and very good quality. Again it was school holidays but the place can easily handle a couple of hundred diners as they seemed...More

Thank Ian B
Reviewed 14 August 2015 via mobile

Reasonable meals at reasonable prices. Not restaurant quality, but it didn't appear that's the intended market. Steak was Ok and schnitzel also fine. If you're after simple value for money pub type food you will be happy enough here.

Thank Dale F
Reviewed 12 August 2015

We went to the bistro prior to a concert and arrived at 5.30. At that time there was hardly anyone there and we ordered our food at about 5.45. By 6.30 we still hadn't received our food and they put an announcement over the PA...More

Thank Colmich
Reviewed 2 March 2015 via mobile

Was in Newcastle for business and thought I would visit this club for a meal. The club itself is very unappealing and lacks atmosphere. The food was very average and everything just seemed to be thrown on the plate. The salad was swimming in a...More

Thank Dale H
Reviewed 27 February 2015 via mobile

Very probably the worst food in Newcastle. The bistro food was so salty it was pretty much inedible. We had the fish and chips and the chicken schnitzel. Both were loaded with salt so much so that it was clearly visible on the food. Only...More

Thank J J
Reviewed 25 December 2014 via mobile

Came on Christmas night because there wasn't much else open in the area at the time. The staff were so lovely and although there were limited options on the menu, the portions were great size and food was delicious. We were also given Christmas bon...More

Thank jade-alise
Reviewed 5 December 2014

Was here for a meeting and decided to eat after in the Bistro. First the club is very run down and this seems to be reflected in the overall staff attitude. Food although ok price was bland and cold. Have to walk to bar to...More

Thank Aussie8888
Reviewed 9 September 2014

our Dinnjer experience at rustys Grill was a very bad experience the lasagne was not Cooked through, The chicken pasta was average at best and the so called cook and staff did not care at All. overall this Club Is poor and not sure why...More

2  Thank craig b
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$16 - US$21
Australian, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cnr King & Union Sts, Newcastle, New South Wales 2302, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Newcastle
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4926 6200
  • E-mail
As bistros go, this one's a solid contender with FREE WiFi. The meals are fresh - cooked to order - and the prices are good value, with plenty of chef's specials. The restaurant is a local family favourite; kids are well catered for with a children's menu, Kids' Corner and Activity Play House. The modern Australian menu features a nice cross-section of cuisines, from pork and prawn dumplings to rump steak.Newcastle panthers is the place to get up close and personal with your favourite acts. Small enough to be intimate, yet big enough to host the big name acts, enjoy a range of entertainment from your favourite artists and genres. Newcastle Panthers is now a Moshtix outlet. This is an exciting facility for our members as you can purchase tickets to not only Panthers shows, but to all moshtix ticketed events.2013 Finalist Young Business Executive Hunter Business Awards2012 Finalist Best Club Entertainment Award (Medium Club), ClubsNSW Awards for Excellence2011 Winner Best Club Entertainment Award (Medium Club), ClubsNSW Awards for Excellence2010 Winner Best Club Entertainment Award (Medium Club), ClubsNSW Awards for ExcellenceNewcastle Panthers Bistro offers great value lunch and dinner with our new menu to commence from 2 July 2013. The modern Australian menu is huge and filled with things you’ll want to eat and the meals are cooked to order using fresh produce. Newcastle Panthers Bistro is a local family favourite where kids are well catered for, with a children's menu, activity bags, Playstations and a fenced area for the younger kids with a large Activity Playhouse. Catering for large groups or families for special events, birthdays and business meetings,Newcastle Panthers Bistro is ideal for all occasions. We cater for vegetarians and also have Gluten free meals.
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