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Awaba House Restaurant & Cafe

1a First St, Booragul, Lake Macquarie, New South Wales 2284, Australia
+61 2 4950 6366
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good42%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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European, Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1a First St, Booragul, Lake Macquarie, New South Wales 2284, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Attended a function with a medium sized group of people. Food was very tasty, although my salmon was cooked, it was luke warm at best with a uncharacteristic leathery skin. Overall quite pleasant due to the panoramics making up for any shortcomings.

1  Thank Brian C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Set on a small peninsula on Lake Macquarie, this cafe has great views and the food is also very good. Situated next door to the Lake Macquarie Art Gallery, The service was good and the Chilli Clams were plentiful with a very subtle flavour, a...More

Thank Mark B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The service and atmosphere is sensational. The food is superb. Not your ordinary restaurant, this is a cut above the rest. Thoroughly recommend for that special occasion.

Thank Ron T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What I can tell you about this place is that: I DO LOVE THIS PLACE A LOT because the drink and food, even the chips are so so good and reasonable, the staff is so so helpful. Excellent choice to come over this place after...More

Thank linhvu9x
Reviewed October 2, 2017

Took my parents here for morning tea - coffee and cake. As we were there about 10.30am it wasn't very busy. Beautiful view, attentive staff and lovely cake and coffee. Will be back.

Thank Mulligag
Reviewed September 24, 2017 via mobile

We didn’t have time to eat today. Have done before but we were in a rush today. So my wife and I ordered two coffees and two smoothies (for our girls - miss 4 & 3). I was astounded at how good the coffee was....More

1  Thank peterdixonband
Reviewed September 18, 2017 via mobile

We arrived as a group of 12 expecting a fun lunch and drinks but our visit was spoiled by wait staff that seemed like they didn't want to b there and food that varied from Average to burnt. No other word for it. My daughter...More

1  Thank ggg324
Reviewed September 15, 2017

We go there quite regularly especially when we go to see the Art at the Gallery next door. Food is consistently good, well priced in a great relaxing location. We have been going there for years mostly at lunchtime and have never been disappointed.

Thank MarkWong007
Reviewed September 13, 2017

Hard to better the location, on the waterfront of the lovely Lake Macquarie, and the venue itself is really pretty but the food, while not unpleasant, was only average. To be fair the restaurant was at capacity which is always a challenge. Will certainly go...More

1  Thank Susan T
Reviewed September 5, 2017

We dined with friends a this themed night and enjoyed delicious Italian food. Very authentic , my husband is Italian an is very picky when it comes to eating from his homeland This was very good

2  Thank LynneyEleebana
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Questions & Answers
Colin G
July 20, 2017|
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Response from David C | Property representative |
Hello there, We take booking every lunch ( not Mondays as we are closed ) we also Friday and Saturday night dinner and Sunday breakfast, feel free to book any time at avoid disappointment
Elizabeth C
January 19, 2017|
Response from Renee M | Reviewed this property |
Yes by the side entrance
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Romantic, Scenic view, Special occasions, Business meetings
Open Hours
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1a First St, Booragul, Lake Macquarie, New South Wales 2284, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Lake Macquarie  >  Booragul
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4950 6366
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