Newcastle - Food and wine


Fine food and drink

From waterfront cafes and restaurants to bustling eat streets, craft breweries and tasty tours, Newcastle is a delight for lovers of fine food and drink. Treat your taste buds to award-winning restaurants, tour small bars and browse organic produce markets.

  • Subo, Newcastle
  • The Grain Store: Craft Beer and Cafe, Newcastle

Enjoy delicious delights in Newcastle

With a beautiful waterfront, bustling eat streets and a thriving cultural scene, Newcastle is an exciting destination only two hours’ drive north of Sydney. Reserve a table at Subo or Restaurant Mason, two restaurants awarded with hats in The Sydney Morning Herald’s Good Food Guide.

At Honeysuckle Wharf you’ll find restaurants and bars with water views. Beaumont Street, in Hamilton, has a lively pub scene and outdoor cafes. Darby Street in Cooks Hill is an eclectic mix of cafes, boutiques and galleries. The Junction is a popular spot for dining and drinking, too.

Surfhouse Restaurant, Newcastle

For spectacular ocean views and tasty food, head for world-famous Merewether Beach and the Merewether Surfhouse. Browse in the Hunter Street Organic Markets, Wednesday to Saturday, for fresh produce. You can explore the city’s fabulous food scene on a tour with Epicurean Excursions.

Beer lovers will enjoy the FogHorn Brewhouse Brewery Tour, where you’ll learn the secrets of making beer. A great way to experience the beautiful coast is with Newcastle Coastal Explorer on the Newcastle Scenic Pub Tour. One for the Road Tours will take you to Newcastle’s buzzy small bars.

A leisurely drive inland is the Hunter Valley wine region, Australia’s oldest wine region. You can savour fine wines from the region in Newcastle’s restaurants and bars or visit Inner City Winemakers, where you’ll learn more about wine and enjoy tastings at the cellar door.

  1. FogHorn Brewhouse

    FogHorn Brewhouse

    The team at FogHorn have designed and built the brewhouse from the ground up in a historic art deco warehouse that has been empty for years. Staying true to the industrial roots of the town and the building itself,...

  2. King Street Hotel - Night Club

    King Street Hotel - Night Club

    King Street Hotel has three levels, with rooms where you can enjoy a variety of atmospheres late into the night. Level 1: The Street Level is renowned for its energy and great performances, with a house...

  3. The Clarendon Hotel Bar

    The Clarendon Hotel Bar

    The beautiful Art Deco bar provides a great meeting place for after work drinks or the start to a special night out. Enjoy the atmosphere inside or step out into the spacious beer garden, enjoy the fresh air and catch...

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