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Basement on Market St Bar

Open Now: 11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Open today: 11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
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Amazing cocktails and stunning food

We went to Basement on Market Street after our meal somewhere else for after dinner drinks and... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Geelong, Australia
via mobile
Excellent food, service and cocktails

We found the staff to be extremely attentive, offering customer service with a smile. The food and... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Melbourne, Australia
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  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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“tuesday night”(3 reviews)
“meat dishes”(2 reviews)
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Hours Today: 11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
2 Market St, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
+61 2 4906 1386
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We went to Basement on Market Street after our meal somewhere else for after dinner drinks and returned the following night for a meal and more drinks. The food was so fresh and tasty and the cocktails were very impressive. We had multiple entrees and...More

Thank Katie8779
Reviewed 4 days ago

We found the staff to be extremely attentive, offering customer service with a smile. The food and drinks are reasonably priced, and the Israeli platter was outstanding. The space is cosy and atmospheric, and the night we attended there was a solo musician who had...More

Thank AnitaM89
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

Great cocktails, delicious tapas, really fridndly and helpful bar staff who gave us terrific table service all night, highly recommend

Thank HolidayLover006
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Great Bar for drinks, snacks or dinner - indoor and outdoor seating. Some nights there is live entertainment but otherwise has a good vibe. Nice casual atmosphere with happy and friendly staff. Well worth a visit.

Thank Melinda F
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

Firstly, the bar is a cool contemporary setting, indoor and outdoor seating options. The first staff member was nice, attentive and welcoming. Good cocktail menu, and our drinks came within 5 minutes. We decided to chose one more and ordered. After 20 minutes we still...More

Thank dfect24
Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

Visited here at about 10:30pm on a Friday night. The cocktail list wasn’t huge, and was average. The place was all closed up as it was cold. It honestly smelt like sweaty feet, and it was dark AF. And the toilet. 🤮 A male had...More

Thank Sunshine645670
Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

Called for a quick meal and glass of Malbec. The homemade gnocchi was sensational! Bit pricy but if that is the standard of food here then this place is top shelf.

Thank VinceNewcastle
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Excellent service, lovely food, $12 cocktails 🍹 who could ask for more. Also excellent music, I'm in love 😍

Thank snooze2015
Reviewed 5 March 2018

We gathered one Friday evening to celebrate a birthday. The cocktails were an unexpected treat, fresh and delicious. As we had a vegetarian in our midst we shared vegetarian tapas which were so tasty and enjoyed by all, ( a number were vegan also). The...More

Thank VictoriaVictoriaHR
Reviewed 2 March 2018 via mobile

Love this place. Dinner last night great meal, awesome cocktails, fantastic service & chilled vibes from Mr Sauce. Great place to loose yourself & just soak up the atmosphere as well as the cocktails!

Thank tcrate
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28 November 2016|
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Response from Janice B | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, in answer to your question of booking. The number is 0249061386 if you are outside of the Newcastle area code. Hours 11.30am to 11.30pm. We have mostly just strolled in without booking. Enjoy!