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“Very good pub feed at a good price!” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Mary Ellen Hotel

Mary Ellen Hotel
Ranked #133 of 553 Restaurants in Newcastle
Price range: $8 - $20
Cuisines: Bar, Pub, Australian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Large groups, Dining on a budget, Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine, Bar scene
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Newcastle, Australia
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29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Very good pub feed at a good price!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 22, 2013 via mobile

Went for a quick bite for a late lunch. The staff did not mind even though they were finishing up the lunchtime. Children were welcome. Typical pub style food. Nice big servings and at a good price. Good quality food also for the price. Staff were friendly. Music was a bit average but all in all a good experience highly recommend.

    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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  • English first
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English first
Newcastle
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36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Always good”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 19, 2013

Known to the locals as "the hairy melon" this hotels food is always good'.
Monday night is steak night and my favourite night $12 for a great steak!!
Tuesday and Wednesday are snitzel nights and very popular as well.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Sydney, Australia
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405 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 155 helpful votes
“Great lunch”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2013

Situated in the famous The Junction, we went for a counter lunch, good selection available and better than most counter lunches, give it a go, you won't regret it.

Visited October 2012
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The Entrance, Australia
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Consistently Good”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 30, 2012

You can always rely on the Mary Ellen for being consistently good. The variety of meals is excellent, the size of the meals are very generous. The staff are excellent and the service has been great every time I've been. It's a great place for kids and adults. The restaurant does get quite busy however the service or food never seems to suffer because of it.
The prices are quite high for a pub type food but I am sick of paying through the nose for upmarket restaurants and getting mediocre food so don't mind too much.
Really like this place.

  • Visited November 2012
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Newcastle, Australia
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68 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
“Good Pub food-maybe a little overpriced”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2012

Been here a few times and the service is excellent. Food is always lovely and huge sizes. Great pub feed. My only gripe is that compared to other pubs the prices are abit steep. Lucky we have an entertainment book! :)

Visited August 2012
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