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“Perfectly serviceable food and beer”
3 of 5 bubbles Review of Bluetongue Cafe - CLOSED

Bluetongue Cafe
Price range: $5 - $17
Cuisines: Italian, Australian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Drinks, Dinner, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Description: An authentic Italian dish always starts with the best flour, garden fresh tomatoes, and the best quality local produce. Then of course matched to a great wine. Sound simple ... We make all our own pasta and sauces from scratch , in the traditional Italian way. Our restaurant also features a glass fronted air-conditioned wine cellar where we have wines from all over the world including some rare vintage wines from local private cellars.
Newcastle, Australia
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Perfectly serviceable food and beer”
Reviewed May 22, 2013

I don't think Bluetongue aims to be the best. We had salt and chili squid and meatballs: they were fine and well-priced.

Visited May 2013
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Thank Sapphire D
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English first
Sydney, Australia
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191 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
“Nice, relaxed atmosphere but don't eat here”
Reviewed May 19, 2013

To summarise, Bluetongue cafe is simply that. Cafe style fare, unfortunately slightly comparable to airport cafe food. Sandwhiches, rolls, and pies etc.

Good for a lazy Sunday having some beer but that is about it.

  • Visited December 2012
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Thank ShirleyShopper49
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Thirroul, Australia
2 reviews
“Great Food and surroundings”
Reviewed May 12, 2013

Awesome food, quick to arrive, great music and the surroundings are slick but casual ,and relaxed... The beers on tap are so cold and refreshing.

Visited May 2013
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Thank Alan D
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Sydney, Australia
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23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Beware of disinterested waiters”
Reviewed April 15, 2013

Well I was under the impression, the smile is an essential part of customer service. Not here. Good beer, interesting way they serve it on the wooden paddle, but no smiles. The food is average, and they have no deserts, go figure?

  • Visited April 2013
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Thank ADL7777
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Galway
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54 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
“Try the tasting paddle”
Reviewed April 9, 2013

Really enjoyed trying the seven different beers. The ginger beer was especially nice and would also recommend the light lager, very good for a low alcohol beer. Wash down with a tasty beer in the bar - yummy.

Visited April 2013
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Thank PaschG
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