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Sprout Dining & Bar

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Crown & Anchor Hotel, 189 Hunter Street, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
02 4023 3565
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Hours:
Wed - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 103
    Excellent
  • 51
    Very good
  • 24
    Average
  • 10
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  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Faultless food and service - noise a bit too much.

I have been here twice in the past month. The service is fantastic and so is the food. You don't leave hungry and it is high quality. I look forward to going back. Downfall was on the second occasion the noise was too loud, the only way to communicate was to shout. This was a let down, our... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 19, 2015
Ness2319
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Port Stephens, Australia
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Sydney, Australia
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My partner and I are massive foodies so as you would expect, we have eaten out way through Newcastle and surrounds. Sprout has by far the best food and it happens to be complimented by excellent service. It's a stand out over Subo, Mason and any other top restaurants.

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1 Thank Anna M
Newcastle, Australia
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79 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Took husband to Sprout for dinner for his birthday, and we were thoroughly impressed. The restaurant has a lovely relaxed atmosphere, simple surroundings and on a balmy night, the breeze flows through the windows perfectly. We enjoyed the pate and rabbit for entree, then lamb and veal for mains. All were cooked to perfection and just the right portion size.... More 

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2 Thank WineTerroir
Newcastle, Australia
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235 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We've been meaning to visit here for a long time....and now we're kicking ourselves we didn't do it sooner! Amazing food, awesome service and great venue! It was a quieter night than usual we were told due to server storm warnings but none the less we had a great evening. We will definitely be back!!

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2 Thank Scottiehere
Australia
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141 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a perfect evening here. The food, service and atmosphere were all pretty much faultless. The meals were the type where you just never want them to end because every mouthful is amazing. Dessert particularly was awesome - one of the best we've had! Will definitely return. Decor is also really lovely and the seats on the balcony are... More 

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3 Thank njk17
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I ate previously at their Honeysuckle location. Was a bit timid to try their new location at the Crown & Anchor Hotel but I was blown away by the ambience and decor. Their wine list was superb and the menu was well put together. Looking forward to our next family gathering so I can suggest Sprout. Thanks guys :)

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2 Thank Gabediaz10
Greater Sydney, Australia
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After dropping in to The Crown and Anchor Hotel for light pub lunch yesterday which was very enjoyable, I learned there was a restaurant upstairs. So we decided to come back for dinner. Walking up the stair case to find a lovely relaxed dinning space. Excellent 3 course dinner and very interesting wine list . Service was great and I... More 

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2 Thank tess b
Newcastle, Australia
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84 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016 via mobile

What a disappointment The service was atrocious food only average. The atmosphere untidy and noisy This is a place to avoid The only saving grace was an interesting wine list. But the wine staff had no idea on how to pour wine Lucky there are so many better alternatives in Newcastle Won't be coming back here !

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newcastle nsw
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015

What has happened to Sprout Dining since its Honeysuckle days? It has turned from a bright clean dining experience with an open kitchen and white uniformed chefs into a squalid dirty restaurant. My last visit was yesterday 19 December. The stairs were stained with liquor and scraps of food as was the restaurant floor. When this was pointed out the... More 

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2 Thank mildred t
Port Stephens, Australia
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42 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015

I have been here twice in the past month. The service is fantastic and so is the food. You don't leave hungry and it is high quality. I look forward to going back. Downfall was on the second occasion the noise was too loud, the only way to communicate was to shout. This was a let down, our table was... More 

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1 Thank Ness2319
Newcastle
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

I was hosting a visitor from Brisbane and on short notice decided to take her to Sprout Dining having enjoyed the restaurant in its previous location in Honeysuckle. The food was sensational as usual and the service friendly and efficient. The house made dinner rolls are awesome and the size and presentation of each course was just right. The coffee... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Crown & Anchor Hotel, 189 Hunter Street, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Newcastle
  • Phone Number: 02 4023 3565

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Australian
Open Hours
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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