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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Museum
“This is the site of an old fort originally built in the early 1800s and is the only fort in Australia to have fired its guns at the Japanese during WWII. It's a nice historical spot that kids will love but there is also a great view of the harbour and city from the lawns.”
  • 39 locals recommend
Beach
“Walk from unit to Newcastle Beach then around coast to Nobbys for lunch or a picnic. ”
  • 14 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Another fabulous venue with a view of Newcastle Beach. Meaning 'rural' in Italian, Rustica was inspired by the social style of Mediterranean dining and the spice of North African cuisine.”
  • 23 locals recommend
Liquor Store
“If you're keen on beer. This has gotta be the place. Like 30 some odd rotating beers on tap. Seriously every kind of beer you could ever want. Plus an amazing assortment of pub food/american diner type food.”
  • 21 locals recommend
Café
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“Great coffee and Gelato. In Winter you can also sit and spot the whales off the coast”
  • 17 locals recommend
Establishment
“Best early in the morning. The baths are cleaned on Thursday but check the signs outside on the blackboard. There an amazing photo of the Baths completely under water the last big storm in Newcastle. There is a single lane pool or a larger pool just for enjoying the salt water and swimming to the edge and looking out to the ocean. Can be a little cool when you enter the water but all is forgotten when you begin to enjoy the whole picture. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Super quick, yummy Thai! A more casual restaurant or get takeaway and eat on the balcony.”
  • 13 locals recommend
Cafe
“Outstanding food, right by the beach! Perfect for breakfast and lunch in the city.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Australia's largest east coast port operating for 217 years, this busy harbour is a stunning centre piece for Newcastle.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Park
“If the weathers nice, this is a must see. We usually walk all the way up and down the harbor. Nobby’s beach is to one end with the light house and break wall. The other end of the foreshore is Marina ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Sit outside, enjoy the seabreeze and great food and drink. Locals favourite. Go for a surf swim before or after. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Bar
“Located on Newcastle’s Harbour Foreshore; Customs House Hotel is now one of Newcastle’s most exciting eating and drinking venues incorporating a ground floor restaurant and bar, an outdoor beer garden and upstairs function rooms.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Cafe
“You couldn’t drink your coffee closer to the beach. Prime spot with breakfast and lunch menu and good coffee”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“This is one of my favourites. It serves modern Australian food in a stunning fine dining setting. The wine list is outstanding and the food is beautiful.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Great breakfast, lunch and dinner place with views over the river and harbour”
  • 7 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“City meets sea in a carefully crafted Federation Free classical style facade and ocean baths complex known and loved as the Newcastle Ocean Baths. The baths pavilion, designed in 1922 by the prolific local architect F G Castelden, contains shower and change facilities and a kiosk provides light refreshments.”
  • 2 locals recommend