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The Depot on Darby

143 Darby St, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
+61 2 4929 2666
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“brunch” (11 reviews)
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Cafe, Australian, Contemporary, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
143 Darby St, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
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Reviewed 4 days ago

You will love dining here with friends and family or an intimate meal for 2. The food is top shelf. Sweets are divine!! Really enjoy every visit to The Depot on Darby. You must try it yourself you won't be disappointed.

Thank Cheryl H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great breakfasts. Very friendly and prompt service. Will definitely return when in the area again. Thanks

Thank chris5782017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I are new to Newcastle and hadn't quite found our local go to until now!!! The staff were so friendly and helpful. The food was awesome and the coffee was excellent too! I had the pancakes and couldn't recommend them more!

Thank Madeleine O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic service, with a wide variety of meal options. Eggs beni was my choice, and the veggie breakfast was awesome too. 5 stars!! We will be back!

Thank Heaton W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I think that attractive waitress and good food worth a visit. Food is just Ok nothing special but overall impression is very pleasant ;)

Thank temische
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited for breakfast on my wives birthday with the family. Four of the meals were brought out and the 5th one arrived 20 minutes later. Apparently the pancakes didn't look cooked! We finished the meal and paid the bill. On our way home we realised...More

Thank Wayne L L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I popped in for a quick bite yesterday morning. Poached eggs on toast sounded good. I left thinking, that would rate as one of the worst breakfasts I've ever had. Admittedly I could have opted for a range of extras, but to present two small...More

Thank billyaztec
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had excellent service and lovely meals for lunch the other day. I had a beetroot and broccoli salad with was delicious and very big. My husband ordered the Bruschetta as it was smaller and he finished off some of my salad and the rest...More

Thank Stacy L
Reviewed April 22, 2017 via mobile

During a recent visit to Newcastle, our family group found our way to Depot for a late lunch and of course enjoying the ambience there, ventured back on two further occasions for mid/late afternoon coffees and snacks. Comprehensive menu with numerous beverage options so something...More

Thank Contented373
Reviewed April 21, 2017

It was Easter Monday and there were only a few places open and this was one of them. It is bistro food and you get a good quantity so you won't go hungry. The quality around the table varied but there was nothing fantastic. My...More

Thank Bryan B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
7:00 am - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 143 Darby St, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Newcastle
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4929 2666
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