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Lans Vietnamese Restaurant

146 Darby Street, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
61 2 4929 1565
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Ranked #231 of 348 Restaurants in Newcastle
Hours:
Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Vietnamese
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Newcastle, Australia
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48 reviews 48 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Our group of five thoroughly enjoyed our meal at Lans. I think outside dining is available but as it was raining we had an inside table offered to us. I thought the food was delicious - fresh and tasty ingredients and with an excellent choice on offer. Service of food was well timed and the waitress was very efficient and... More

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Newcastle, Australia
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63 reviews 63 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

This place is clean and tidy, the service was ok and I make allowances for not being able to get the same ingredients here as there. BUT I have spent a lot of time in Vietnam and, based on what we had at this restaurant, this just isn't Vietnamese food. We ordered two of my favourites. The spring rolls were... More

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Maitland, Australia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014 via mobile

Having returned from Vietnam a few months ago, we were missing Vietnamese food. As we were in Newcastle to see a show, we decided to eat at Lans. We shouldn't have bothered, the meal was only average, and not really 'authentic'. If you are not familiar with Vietnamese food, it was acceptable, but we were not impressed. The decor is... More

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Newcastle West, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Tripvisor are not true ! Not sure what ever you guys are made of ? the certain thing we know is you guys are kind of useless bunch of human being, you guys don't nothing to help the customer but only to confuse and creating chaos in the restaurant industry ! Pathetic ! people like you guys have too much... More

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Newcastle, Australia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

A girls night out took us to Lans for a quick bite to eat. It really isn't anything to look at, very basic, not flashy in the slightest. A shame considering its location. We ordered the mixed entree which was quite nice, the spring rolls and satay beef were the pick. For our mains we had a chicken coconut curry... More

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Newcastle Australia
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60 reviews 60 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

I've been a visitor to Lan's on and off for over twenty years, & its always delivered on good honest Vietnamese food. However after not having been there for a number of years I decided to go back to an old favourite and was sadly disappointed. The staff were friendly and welcoming, the Entree's of Stuffed Chicken Wing was nice,... More

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Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

The fact that this restaurant is situated in a bright pink house may dissuade some people but they are missing out. The inside is a bit shabby and is in need of a freshen up but thankfully the same cannot be said for the food. Always fresh and tasty with lots of variety, it is always a pleasure to come... More

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Newcastle, Australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

this cuisine is more chinese than Vietnamese. Food takes a while to get served but is ok when received. nothing special. Soft shell crab is the pick on the menu. being 3 floors of dining areas, the service is rare. But if you go there without great expectations it will be fine. We've tried other Vietnamese restaurants which are not... More

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Kurri Kurri, Australia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

If you like satay, try the chicken. Delicious. For something different, instead of plain boiled rice, try the garlic rice. The decor isn't that flash, but the food and service is always great. Located in the restaurant precinct of Darby Street, where there is always a great atmosphere and plenty of other restaurants, cafes and hotels to choose from.

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Newcastle, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

The first impression of the place was that it looked pretty average, cigarette butts in the garden and such. We sat at an outside table for two which was some sort of fold out table meaning I couldn't stretch my legs out. They set the table up while we looked at the menus. My glass had lipstick on it whilst... More

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Additional Information about Lans Vietnamese Restaurant

Address: 146 Darby Street, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
Phone Number: 61 2 4929 1565
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Newcastle
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Vietnamese

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