190 Verified Diner Reviews

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Total Score

8.8
190 reviews
Recommended
(9.3)
Food
(8.7)
Service
(9.2)
Value for money
(8.3)
Atmosphere
(8.6)
Ross

dined on Sat, 2 Jun 2018

(9)
Excellent presentation of meals First class service Pleasant ambience

dined on Fri, 1 Jun 2018

(9)
The staff were friendly and efficient. The food was very good.

dined on Sat, 28 Apr 2018

(9)
Great food and service.

dined on Tue, 17 Apr 2018

(9)
Food portions were generous and the food was delicious.
David Hodgkinson

dined on Mon, 16 Apr 2018

(9)
Amazing restaurant and friendly service

dined on Sat, 14 Apr 2018

(10)
Wonderful food and great value

dined on Sat, 10 Mar 2018

(10)
attentive service and great food
Dear Margaret, Thank you for completing the survey regarding your recent stay at our property. Your business is very important to us and we value your feedback. By telling us what you liked about your meal and how we can improve, you are helping us deliver a superior experience for you and other guests in the future. We hope you will come back and see us again soon. If I can be of assistance in the future, please don't hesitate to contact me at 02 4943 6733. Thank you again for taking the time to complete the survey. We appreciate your loyalty. Sincerely, Richard Christie General Manager Best Western Plus Apollo International Hotel
Restaurant Babbingtons Bar & Grill responded on Wed, 14 Mar 2018

dined on Tue, 20 Feb 2018

(9)
This is the only restaurant I can find that can cook a well done steak without it being dried up and tasteless. So they either have a brilliant chef or excellent quality beef or both. Not sure which is the case, but either way it was great. 10/10.

dined on Sat, 17 Feb 2018

(10)
Great service and a great meal

dined on Thu, 15 Feb 2018

(9)
an enjoyable and relaxed atmoshere
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Specials

Chefs Special 2 Courses $34.95 or 3 Courses $44.95

Chefs Special 2 courses $34.95 or 3 courses $44.95
When
22 Oct 2015 - 22 Oct 2022
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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2 Course $25 Lunch Special

2 Course $25 Lunch Special
When
11 Jul 2018 - 31 Dec 2018
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
When
29 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
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About Babbingtons Bar & Grill

The babble about Babbingtons The star restaurant at the Best Western Plus Apollo International Hotel Newcastle, Babbingtons Bar & Grill is not just your average hotel diner. Sitting on the side of Pacific Highway in Charlestown, it’s probably the last place you’d expect to find a fine-dining restaurant. But it’s well worth the stop. In fact, people come from far and wide just to sample Executive Chef Sam Beatty's seasonal menus. With over 16 years' experience in the hospitality industry this New Zealand born chef cooks with from the heart, stating that 'food doesn't need to be complicated, [it's] a process that begins with premium ingredients, sourcing the best of what is available locally and seasonally, and then focusing on flavour'. Be sure to sample Sam's signature dishes (marked in the menu with a chef's hat), and if you order two courses of his signature dishes you'll receive a complimentary glass of Wild Oats wine to enjoy with your main meal. Hotel guests are also in for a treat – Babbingtons offers an equally incredible breakfast menu that you can even have delivered to your room for the ultimate breakfast in bed. Best dish: any of Sam's signature dishes

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