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Newcastle & The Hunter Restaurants With Air Conditioning

NINETEEN

NINETEEN

Modern Australian   $$$$$   Opens at 7:00:AM

Pokolbin

First Creek Wine DinnerJoin us on the 25th JuneJoin us on the 25th June in the Bistro for an evening with Greg Silkman and First Creek Wines. TICKETS | $130 per person | Book a table of 8 for $960. Book your tickets online now, but hurry limite...
"Ingredients Grown On-site or Nearby"
Margan Restaurant

Margan Restaurant

Modern Australian   $$$$$   Opens Fri 10:00:AM

Broke

14 Chef Hat Award
Autumn Farm to Table Tasting MenuFriday to SundayOur iconic farm to table dining experience, available lunch and dinner. Enjoy a seasonally inspired tasting menu, showcasing the estate grown produce from our vineyard, farm, and local providores.
Restaurant Botanica

Restaurant Botanica

Modern Australian   $$$$$   Opens at 6:00:PM

Pokolbin

13 Chef Hat Award
When pondering a Hinterland escape, head to Restaurant Botanica at Spicers Vineyard Estate along Hermitage Road in Pokolbin. A contemporary dining room awaits, with timber tables, cane wicker chair...
Redsalt

Redsalt

Modern Australian   $$$$$   Opens at 6:30:AM

Lovedale

Redsalt 2024 Winter MenuPerfect for WinterWine country’s finest is served at Redsalt Restaurant with our 'behind the vines' ethos featuring the pinnacle of local and imported goods.
eRemo Restaurant

eRemo Restaurant

Italian   $$$$$   Opens at 11:30:AM

Pokolbin

12 Chef Hat Award
Embark on a culinary adventure where each day and sometimes each table is different at eRemo Restaurant on Ekerts Road in Pokolbin. This modern and contemporary Italian eatery, the centrepiece of S...
Le Carnivale Dinner & Burlesque ShowBest Show in NewcastleWhisk yourself away on a magical evening of burlesque, circus, drag and wonderful oddities within the stunning walls of Bartholomew's. Featuring both local and interstate performers, Le Carnivale i...
Experience a memorable culinary adventure in the heart of Newcastle’s vibrant city at Sprout Dining on Hunter Street. Nestled in The Crown and Anchor Hotel, this restaurant presents a stylish vibe ...
Criniti's Kotara

Criniti's Kotara

Italian   $$$$$   Opens at 11:00:AM

Kotara

Dish of the MonthBOOK NOW!Get ready for something special! Our debut Dish of the Month features Moroccan Spiced Lamb. Tender lamb backstrap with exotic spices, accompanied by pearl couscous, roasted vegetables, tangy lem...
Bella Italia

Bella Italia

Italian   $$$$$   Opens at 11:30:AM

Newcastle City

Taste family pride and tradition in every bite taken at Bella Italia on Hunter Street in Newcastle. This authentic Italian ristorante dishes up a slice of Italy in stylish surrounds of exposed bric...
For breathtaking waterfront dining in Newcastle, look no further than Jonah's on the Beach. Located within the Noah's on the Beach Quality Hotel, this award-winning restaurant gives diners pictures...
"2020 Readers' Choice Winner"
Vines Restaurant at Hollydene Estate presents a unique and inviting dining experience on the edge of the Upper Hunter Valley. Located on the site of the historic Arrowfield Winery, this award-winni...
"Readers' Choice 2019 Winner"
Set among the lush, thriving grounds of rolling vineyards and a panorama of the Brokenback Ranges, The Mill Restaurant in Pokolbin plates up a refined Mod Oz menu, using seasonal Hunter Valley prod...
Oak & Vine

Oak & Vine

Sri Lankan   $$$$$   Opens at 6:00:PM

Pokolbin

Thursday Locals Night@ Oak & Vine RestaurantBring a bottle of your favorite local hunter valley wine and enjoy with a delicious take on Srilankan inspired modern cuisine curated by Chef Vinny at Oak & Vine Restaurant . Booking essential.
Cafe HaHa's

Cafe HaHa's

Cafe   $$$$$   Opens at 6:30:AM

Adamstown

Beginning as a pop-up restaurant during COVID, Café Haha’s on Brunker Street brings the taste of homestyle Vietnamese fare to Adamstown diners. A bright and breezy interior vibe of whitewashed wall...
Zaffran Indian

Zaffran Indian

Indian   $$$$$   Opens at 11:00:AM

Newcastle City

A slice of India awaits Newcastle foodies at Zaffran Indian restaurant on King Street. An exposed brick feature wall, adorned with a mosaic tile-styled mural of an elephant sets the scene for authe...
The Prince

The Prince

Pub Food   $$$$$   Opens at 10:00:AM

Merewether

A touch of royal treatment awaits diners at the iconic Merewether Hotel, The Prince on Morgan Street. There's a breath of fresh air for this local favourite with new ownership and management pumpin...
Worn-Out-Wares Cafe

Worn-Out-Wares Cafe

Cafe   $$$$$   Opens at 7:00:AM

Singleton

There’s nowhere quite like Worn-Out-Wares Café, affectionately known as an eclectic one-stop shop for lovers of fine things, in the historic town of Singleton. Set in a delightful building fitted o...
Take a break from daily hustle and bustle at Gamble & Brown on Park Avenue in Kotara. Located in the Homemaker Centre, this café and bar boasts old-fashioned service and delicious dishes in a moder...
For weary travellers and locals alike, The Roundabout Inn on Church Street in Gloucester is the ideal place to kick back and relax. Located on a roundabout on the main street, the inn has been newl...
Sesames On The Lake

Sesames On The Lake

Asian   $$$$$   Opens at 6:00:PM

Belmont

Bringing a taste of Asia to Belmont, head to Sesames On The Lake on Maude Street for East meets West fusion fare with flair. This casual restaurant exudes a mellow vibe with wooden tables, Asian st...