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About Laneway On Darby

Laneway on Darby is a family run restaurant providing modern casual dining, great coffee, cocktails, a street food inspired menu and amazing decadent freakshakes!

Situated next to Darby Lane, we’re right in the heart of the creative community that is Newcastle. We’ve continued the creativity from the colourful laneway to our restaurant, with murals designed by staff, a delicious menu and events to impress.

Laneway on Darby celebrates the local community, creating experiences to come together and enjoy quality house-roasted coffee, local art, our fresh menu and special events. See you at the laneway!



Looking for somewhere to party? We offer free venue hire, with a 90 person capacity *terms & conditions apply, contact us for details. 

Looking for somewhere fun & Spacious to hold your next Function or Christmas Party?

Look no further than Laneway on Darby! Let our Fun & newly refurbished restaurant be the place to create all your memorable moments!

  • FREE Venue Hire
  • Capacity for up to 90 people! Perfect for small or Large groups!
  • Customised Menu options
  • Generous sized Meals that are budget friendly
  • Perfect for all ages
  • Package deals that can cover all your Party Planning needs incl Decorations & Entertainment
** BONUS FREE Ticket to Win Your Very Own Private ISLAND Stay!!!
To find out more contact our Events Manager or one of our Wonderful Team Members!
Call: 02 4929 2666 or email info@lanewayondarby.com.au
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Tucked & Loaded

Dinner & Drag Show

See Facebook event for Details

Monthly Event – Second Last Friday of each month. 7pm – 10pm

Free Event with ANY  purchase.

Bookings Essential

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Brooklyn 99 Trivia

Themed Cocktails & Treats

Check Facebook for Details

19th Feb from 7pm


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Limited Time Dishes & Cocktails Available

Bookings Required

$12 Pasta Night 18th Feb from 2pm

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$1 Arancini Night

20th Feb from 2pm!

 Bookings Required!

See Facebook  for More details

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Selected Cocktails, Wines & Beers. Ask Staff for details.

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Valentine's Day at Laneway on Darby

Bookings Required

2 & 3 Course Packages Available

14th Feb 2020


Check back here for our specials!

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Freakshake Happy Hour

Monday-Friday between 3pm-5pm all Freakshakes Only $10!

Ask about our Limited Edition Freakshakes

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$5 Soft Taco Night
Any Two burgers for $30

Wednesday Night 5pm

Different flavours Tacos each week

ricotta hotcakes new
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Plus Any Burger for $15 


20% Off all Vegan Dishes

Only One special to be used per item

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Choose Two Mains for $45

Add a share Dessert For $10

Thursday Night (5pm)

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Any Two Small dishes for $15
Any Two Burgers for $30

Friday Night 5pm
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Cheap Cocktail Night

Wednesday & Friday

Select Cocktails are $10

Select jugs of cocktail are $20