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Scratchley's on the Wharf Restaurant

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200 Wharf Rd, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
+61 2 4929 1111
Today
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
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Newcastle, Australia
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411 reviews
267 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Can't complain about the over the water location here with stunning views! The service was also excellent. Food was very good, plenty to choose from on the seafood platter, the rest of our party also all enjoyed their meals.

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Thank Scottiehere
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We enjoyed a wonderful night for my husband's birthday. Seafood was sensational! The service we received from all the wait staff was friendly, professional and unobtrusive. It was lovely not to be rushed and our leisurely evening watching the ships coming and going in the harbour was a delight.

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Thank MichelleS2710
Sydney
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74 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

So first things first - location. Sitting right on the shoreline you get to watch a working harbour working - tugs slowly pushing bulk carriers across the sparkling waters with pleasure craft darting about. In our case it was on a gloriously sunny autumn day - hard to think of a better place to be for a Sunday lunch. We... More 

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1 Thank cam20801
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Amazing graduation lunch with the family. Food was beautiful and served in a timely manner. Sarah (the red head) our waitress was very attentive and friendly- couldn't ask for anyone better to be serving us! Satay prawns were delicious. Would highly recommend the Scratchley's Special cocktail for dessert. SO YUM! Beautiful outlook onto the water and amazing food and service.... More 

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Thank Leah H
Greater Sydney, Australia
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47 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Modern open plan dining with views over the water. We enjoyed fresh seafood salads and steak with a glass of wine. Staff were friendly and efficient. Highly recommended!!

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Thank Michael B
Ocean View, Australia
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118 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

On the Thursday night before Easter, we reluctantly chose to try Scratchley's Restaurant on a recent visit to Newcastle and the Hunter Valley. Dressed in smart casual clothes, we had taken a stroll from our hotel in the Honeysuckle precinct to find a recommended Asian restaurant. It all became a bit of a Goldilocks story: First restaurant we tried too... More 

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Thank Dojii
Newcastle, Australia
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42 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic restaurant on the wharf of Newcastle harbour... always has great food. Nice for a special occasion with family, friends or partner.

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Thank Emma555599
Newcastle, Australia
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60 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was not as great as we would expect for the price. The seafood is not fresh even though the restaurant is on the Hunter River. The view and service were good.

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Thank paulpower2013
Tamworth, Australia
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a lovely meal of fish and chips and calamari and chips. To say the meals are very generous is an understatement. I think I would have struggled even if the meals were half the size. The service was very quick.

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1 Thank Ross B
Corlette, Australia
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a lovely harbour restaurant with the water lapping just outside your table by the glass windows. The food is excellent and the service is also equal. You have a good view of boats coming in and out of the harbour. Overall a very good experience.

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Thank Marisa Z

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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 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Australian, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
Saturday
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 200 Wharf Rd, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Newcastle
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4929 1111

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