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MoneyPenny

) #64 of 453 Restaurants in Newcastle ££ - £££ , Fusion,
19/1 Honeysuckle Drive | The Boardwalk, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
+61 2 4926 1799
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (14 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, Fusion, Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
19/1 Honeysuckle Drive | The Boardwalk, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
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1 - 10 of 131 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Service really let this place down. We went on a miserable raining night when only a few others braved it out & the two bar/wait staff seemed really bored & bothered to have to serve us. I wonder if the guy that was on is...More

Thank Lozenges
Paul D, Owner at MoneyPenny, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Lozenges, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We appreciate all feedback, both the good and the bad as it helps us improve. If you are referring to myself, the answer is no, I was not working on Thursday night...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After visiting MoneyPenny twice before, I decided to celebrate my birthday with a bunch of friends here. Paul and the team were extremely accommodating from the booking enquiry to the end of the night. Everyone absolutely raved about the food and atmosphere. I think I...More

Thank GypsyR
Paul D, Owner at MoneyPenny, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi GypsyR, Thank you SO SO much for the lovely words. I'm so glad we got to help you celebrate your birthday and I'm really stoked your friends enjoyed the experience as well..! We look forward to welcoming you all again soon. Big smiles and...More

Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

What an awesome little gem we've stumbled upon! We were so lucky to snag a table here for Mother's Day. The decor is fab, and the staff welcoming. I really enjoyed my seafood paella (squid cooked to perfection), my husbands garlic pizza was delish and...More

Thank TourismChickSydney
Paul D, Owner at MoneyPenny, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2017

Hi TCS, Aww, that's so nice of you..! Thank you for taking the time to leave us such a lovely review. We are thrilled you enjoyed everything and we look forward to welcoming you all again soon. Big smiles and best wishes, Paul Davies and...More

Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Fabulous location, friendly service and yummy food. This is a ideal place for lunch, a light meal and/or drinks, very informal but yet friendly atmosphere. Recommend

Thank Clara S
Paul D, Owner at MoneyPenny, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2017

Hi Clara, Thank you for taking the time to leave us some lovely feedback. We are stoked you enjoyed everything and we look forward to welcoming again soon. Big smiles and best wishes, Paul Davies and The Team @ MoneyPenny Xx

Reviewed 27 March 2017

Thank you to Paul and the team at MoneyPenny. We held two birthday parties at MoneyPenny over the past week, one for our family and one for our friends. On both occasions the kitchen and bar teams went absolutely out of their way to make...More

Thank lady_lunchal0t
Paul D, Owner at MoneyPenny, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2017

Hi Lady_lunchal0t, Thank you SO MUCH for the amazing feedback, it means a tremendous amount to everyone involved here. We are so glad you enjoyed and appreciated everything! We look forward to welcoming you all again soon. Biggest smiles and best wishes, Paul Davies and...More

Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Money Penny is a bar not a restaurant...food entrees and main we're too fatty....thought a romantic atmosphere for hubby and I to have annual date night. NOT!More

1  Thank Jane W
Paul D, Owner at MoneyPenny, responded to this reviewResponded 26 March 2017

Hi Jane, Thank you for taking the time to leave us some feedback on your annual date night with “hubby”, it’s so nice to hear from you again after our delightful encounter last night. I can appreciate that you thought you were being romantic and...More

Reviewed 19 March 2017

Great selected on dishes and a few vegetarian options also. Our meals came out pretty quickly once we ordered and the atmosphere was great! Will return for the aranchini balls for sure.More

Thank 153kerrig
Paul D, Owner at MoneyPenny, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2017

Hi 153kerrig, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us some lovely feedback. We look forward to welcoming you again soon, it will give us a chance to earn that 5th star! ;) Big smiles and best wishes, Paul Davies and The...More

Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

What a beautiful afternoon after all the rain. The sun came out n Newcastle was lovely. The guys looked after us as usual. ..food was delicious always enjoy ourselves here lots of families seem to love this place too😆

Thank Narelle T
Paul D, Owner at MoneyPenny, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2017

Hi Narelle, Always a pleasure to see you and Tony, thank you for the ongoing support, we are very grateful. Warmest regards, Team MoneyPenny Xx

Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

We visited MoneyPenny on Sunday evening for dinner. The service style is - 'order at the bar'. The food was okay but definitely expensive for what it is. I also visited for lunch around 2 months ago. I was rather disappointed with the food- squid,...More

Thank SommerAaron
Paul D, Owner at MoneyPenny, responded to this reviewResponded 15 March 2017

Hi SommerAaron, Thank you for taking the time to leave us some valuable, albeit confusing feedback on your experience on Sunday night. "Okay", but 1 star? Brutal. Yes, it is bar service, you are 100% correct so I'm not sure what you mean by the...More

Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

Lovely selection of tapas type dishes, really good quality. Was good at lunchtime, but I bet it really comes alive at night. Recommend

Thank Sleightym
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$14
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19/1 Honeysuckle Drive | The Boardwalk, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Newcastle
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4926 1799
  • E-mail
Description
MoneyPenny is a contemporary small bar positioned deep within the beating heart of Newcastle’s thriving Honeysuckle precinct - a seductively lit, intimate retreat serving delicious share dishes and whimsical beverages in a playful, yet sophisticated atmosphere.
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