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Longbench on Darby - CLOSED

161 Darby St, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
+61 2 4927 8888
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible11%
2 Jun 2017
“Great venue and good food.”
3 Mar 2017
Restaurant Hours Closed
Australian, Bar, Cafe, Contemporary, Vegan Options
££ - £££
161 Darby St, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
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Reviewed 3 June 2017

We have dined here a lot over the years to date and the food has always been very good. Staff are lovely and quick to take your order. Not a long wait for your meals which is great. We had sweets most times we have...More

Thank Cheryl H
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Very disappointed, as a previous regular customer I received poor service and less than acceptable value for money today. With sooo much new competition in your area you will need to lift the all round experience if you plan to keep customers happy. Coffee was...More

Thank Felicia B
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

Went there to try something new. Dined with 4 friends, easy to get a table. Lovely atmosphere and quick service. However our taste buds were left limp just like our side salads. We ordered the chili linguine a recommendation from staff who were lovely by...More

Thank CI1992
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

The food was good however the service from one waiter was atrocious! She was rude, short and she didn't even talk except for asking what we wanted to order. When she bought food and drinks back she put on table without even saying what they...More

Thank Danielle C
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely dinner here. Tasting plate and bruschetta was great and shared between 4 of us. All of the mains were delicious as well. Try the turmeric latte! Thanks to Scott the chef!

Thank Aaron B
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Attended on a public holiday for breakfast. We didn't have a booking and were a group of 7 adults. Staff promptly made a table up for us and were very accommodating. Took our coffee orders immediately. Efficient and friendly service. Very professional. Food was good....More

Thank Taryn T
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Early evening on a Friday night, had choice of seating. Wait staff very friendly and helpful. Had gluten free friends with us and waiters explained extra choices that were not marked on menu. Food arrived on the table quite quickly after order taken. Quality and...More

Thank David W
Reviewed 12 November 2016

Have shared breakfast, lunches and dinners with friends and family at this fantastic restaurant. Always good food, varied menu and attentive service .... Highly recommended !!

Thank Shari2285
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Had lunch here with 2 friends. Coffees were great. One of my friends ordered the omelette and the other the barramundi. Both said they were delicious. I ordered the BLAT wrap and loved it. Saw many yummy plates around us, so will be returning to...More

Thank kedronatv2
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Our first visit to this place. Found it in the Entertainment Book so received a 25% discount. Fantastic food , hot. The wait staff were excellent - friendly and knowledgeable as one of our party is a coeliac. I had the barramundi fillets and they...More

Thank tasz00
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$8 - US$23
Australian, Bar, Cafe, Contemporary, Vegan Options
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
07:00 - 16:00
06:30 - 16:00
06:30 - 16:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 161 Darby St, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Newcastle
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4927 8888
  • E-mail
Join us at Longbench for breakfast, lunch, dinner or a sneaky beerage. We are fully licensed and carry a wide selection of beer, wine, spirits and cocktails. We are passionate about coffee, great food, and our patrons. For a special occasion, entertaining, catching up or a time out, the team at Longbench will look after you. We have FREE WI-FI!
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