The name says it all; Rustica is a homestyle beach restaurant bringing flavours of the Mediterranean to Newcastle. Rustica's unique interior features authentic and hand-crafted pieces from both local ...https://www.bestrestaurants.com.au/nsw/hunter-valley-and-newcastle/newcastle/restaurant/rustica
Food and wine
A thriving cultural scene and bustling eat streets have helped Newcastle become an exciting regional food destination. The city has four distinctive dining neighbourhoods offering plenty of opportunities for eating out in style.
Right on the harbour at Honeysuckle wharf, The Boardwalk is the place to head for sophisticated dining and opulent bars with water views. Along Beaumont Street, Hamilton,you'll find a lively pub scene and sidewalk cafes that have a strong mediterranean focus. Darby Street in Cooks Hill has a relaxed bohemian style with cafes and galleries to browse while The Junction has a smattering of restaurants.
Provedores that are well worth visiting include Fishermen's Wharf Seafoods at the Co-op, Wicked Chocolates and PeaBerry Ground Coffee. At Sunday's Newcastle City Farmers Markets you can stock up on fresh, local produce. And don't forget... the Hunter Valley vineyards are just over an hour away.
The real star of this venue is beer, with the menu crafted to complement it. The menu is by no means an afterthought, and is composed of four pages of innovative pub food that build on American classi...https://www.bestrestaurants.com.au/nsw/hunter-valley-and-newcastle/newcastle-east/restaurant/grain-store
A wine-lovers haven, Reserve Wine Bar is Newcastle's first grape emporium, located in the historic ANZ bank building. The Reserve Wine Bar prides itself on supporting local producers with 70 New South...https://www.bestrestaurants.com.au/nsw/hunter-valley-and-newcastle/newcastle/restaurant/reserve-wine-bar
Look as hard as you like, you won't find a frowning face. Newcastle's newest restaurant addition, Depot on Darby, prides itself not only on its diverse menu of modern Australian breakfasts, lunches, d...https://www.bestrestaurants.com.au/nsw/hunter-valley-and-newcastle/cooks-hill/restaurant/the-depot-on-darby
Absolute waterfront views and impeccable service mean you can truly relax at this very popular, casual Newcastle restaurant at the Queens Wharf hotel. You can't go past the $12 Queens Wharf Brewery Re...https://www.bestrestaurants.com.au/nsw/hunter-valley-and-newcastle/newcastle/restaurant/queens-wharf-brewery-restaurant
Situated in the spirited seaside quarter of east Newcastle, the Novotel Hotel is home to the chic Bistro Dalby restaurant and bar. Offering a fine selection of modern Australian cuisine, the venue is ...https://www.bestrestaurants.com.au/nsw/hunter-valley-and-newcastle/newcastle/restaurant/bistro-dalby
Leading the Newcastle dining scene is Restaurant Mason. Under the ownership of two young and ambitious novocastrian chefs, Restaurant Mason offers a smart and elegant space, located beneath the Essing...https://www.bestrestaurants.com.au/nsw/hunter-valley-and-newcastle/newcastle/restaurant/restaurant-mason
Scratchley's is one of the best waterfront restaurants in Newcastle. Located over Newcastle Harbour, the menu features over 50 dishes and 260 different wines so you will be certifiably spoilt for choi...https://www.bestrestaurants.com.au/nsw/hunter-valley-and-newcastle/newcastle/restaurant/scratchleys-on-the-wharf
Just a stone's throw away from Newcastle's Bar Beach, Lotus Espresso offers dynamic modern Australian fare that is sure to suit any appetite. With casual bites, gourmet salads and tapas, the menu at t...https://www.bestrestaurants.com.au/nsw/hunter-valley-and-newcastle/the-junction/restaurant/lotus-espresso