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VietKing Vietnamese Restaurant

116 Darby St | Cooks Hill, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
+61 2 4929 3643
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good29%
  • Average13%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible11%
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Restaurant Hours
Asian, Vietnamese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
116 Darby St | Cooks Hill, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The atmosphere on a cold winters night was just that...cold. No heating. We all left our coats on....it was very chilly. No background music...asked if it was possible..oh yes the waiter said and 30 minutes later after asking again he remembered...we were two thirds through...More

Thank Karen042
Reviewed July 13, 2018 via mobile

Service was non existent, waited over 40 minutes for anyone to even come to our table so we could get wine glasses. Dinner took well over an hour and was average at best definitely not worth the money. Staff acted like they didn’t want to...More

Thank TD3133
Reviewed June 11, 2018

So good we went back the next night too. Beef satay the first night and chicken with fresh vegetables the next night.

Thank davsun55
Reviewed April 26, 2018

We were just looking for a quick bite to eat and weren't disappointed. The decor is basic but it works well and adds to the atmosphere. An extensive menu, reasonably priced, and the staff were very attentive on a busy-ish night. Would certainly eat there...More

Thank Tinderry15
Reviewed April 20, 2018 via mobile

Whilst the decor is pretty uninviting, the food was great! I have only ever had Vietnamese once and my partner never has, so we didn’t really know what to expect, so we were pleasantly surprised. The stuffed chicken wing entree was a highlight.

Thank Lynn H
Reviewed April 1, 2018

The restaurant looks nice and clean, and to be honest the food was tasty and good and the service was fast, however there were only 2 other groups in the restaurant at the time. Judging by the other comments here on trip advisor we were...More

Thank Andkell
Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

I went to Vietking for the first time this week. Loved it!!!!!! Food was brought out quickly and tasted fantastic. The place is huge and the people very friendly. Recently they have had some trouble with people running off without paying so you pay when...More

Thank lizgardiner27
Reviewed February 14, 2018 via mobile

Went with a group and it took an hour before the waitress came to the table. They were very busy and only had 2 waitresses who tried hard but they needed more staff. My meal came 30 minutes after everyone else’s. The salt and pepper...More

Thank Brian H
Reviewed February 6, 2018 via mobile

I went to Vietking just last night & everything was lovely & we went there because it was highly recommended. But a couple dishes we asked for no prawns because 2 of us were allergic.. she wrote that down on the paper but obviously there...More

Thank clare994
Reviewed January 7, 2018

9 of us had dinner here tonight, was very impressed with the quality of the food. My wife and I shared a Prawn Bonfire which was a little deceiving as the prawns came in a bowl with a lid and standing in a saucer. When...More

Thank Pdogga
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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Business meetings, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 116 Darby St | Cooks Hill, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Newcastle
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4929 3643
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