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Jonah's On The Beach

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Australian, Gluten Free Options
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Cnr Shortland Esplanade & Zaara St,, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
+61 2 4929 5181
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06:30 - 22:00
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Tamworth, Australia
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I had the seafood chowder for entrée, and the duck for main. The chowder was very nice, and the duck was cooked to perfection. The wait staff are extremely slow, took a while in between drinks whilst we had our meal.

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Thank Aron C
Sydney, Australia
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51 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our family attended Jonahs Newcastle on 29 Jan 2017 for a birthday. Service was really good in regards to taking orders and presenting meals. The major disappointment was the broken air conditioning and a warm day. When booking in advance I would have greatly appreciated a prior call to advice that we were visiting a sauna for lunch. Having a... More 

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Thank SommerAaron
Lake Macquarie, Australia
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54 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The view was good, pity it was raining and overcast. The service was good. The food and presentation was excellent. The beverages were very expensive. Overall enjoyed our lunch. There could be more variety for vegetarian.

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Thank Adele D
New South Wales, Australia
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63 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had breakfast at Jonah's and I was pleasantly surprised by the quality of the full buffet breakfast, with hot food being very well prepared and fresh, while continental breakfast provided plenty of variety. I have also eaten dinner here and loved it. Nothing better than a window seat in summer watching a storm roll in over the ocean. Magic!

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Thank Colin345
Charlestown, Australia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Six of us were seated at a table by the window which gives glorious views of Newcastle Beach. Water and menus were promptly provided and a few minutes later we were asked for our selection of wine. The service was friendly but the food took some time to be delivered.

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Thank veritym919
Sydney, Australia
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24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017

I was taken here for lunch for my birthday and on the whole it was lovely, however a few negatives. Firstly the view is breathtaking and getting to sit right at the window allowed us to get the most out of it. On arrival the service was great and the staff were very attentive. However, that's where it stopped unfortunately.... More 

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Thank Jess G
Broadbeach, Australia
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51 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017

We booked a table at 7pm as we were staying in house. On arrival the maitre d told us to wait as he gave a waitress instructions on how to enter items into computer. Us and another couple waited several minutes before being seated. The restaurant was full and we had a nice window seat. The service was poor and... More 

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Thank Bradley N
Newcastle, Australia
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483 reviews
217 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 761 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

I had a spectacular breakfast at Jonah's. Amazing views of the ocean. Food was top quality. Staff were very helpful. Beautiful decor. Free parking downstairs (undercover). They cater well for vegetarians.

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Thank b121
NoahsMgr, Food & Beverage Operations Manager at Jonah's On The Beach, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We are so pleased that you enjoyed Breakfast with us & look forward to welcoming you back to Jonah’s again soon. Best regards Kimberley – Food & Beverage Operations Manager. More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

While staying at Noah's my mother and I took our friends for dinner at Jonah's. The food was delicious, the view wonderful and the staff were fantastic.

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Thank Linda A
NoahsMgr, Food & Beverage Operations Manager at Jonah's On The Beach, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Linda A. It is wonderful to hear that you enjoyed your experience with us! We look forward to welcoming you back to the Restaurant again soon. Best regards Kimberley – F & B Operations Manager. More 

Umina Beach, Australia
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72 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

As close to the beach as you can be this buffet breakfast was excellent - something for everyone, fresh and yum! About $30 per person on a public holiday but worth it.

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NoahsMgr, Food & Beverage Operations Manager at Jonah's On The Beach, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Lorna M. We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed Breakfast with us! Best regards Kimberley – F & B Operations Manager. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$14 - US$32
Cuisine
Australian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
View, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
06:30 - 22:00
Monday
06:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
06:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
06:30 - 22:00
Thursday
06:30 - 22:00
Friday
06:30 - 22:00
Saturday
06:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cnr Shortland Esplanade & Zaara St,, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Newcastle
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4929 5181
Description
Relax and enjoy our magnificent ocean views... Jonah's On the Beach offers a food and beverage service of the highest calibre. We will cater to your needs to the level you require from a romantic dinner for two to parties, weddings and corporate functions. Open 7 Days for Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner. Full Buffet Breakfast - $28.00 Per Person

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?