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Scratchley's on the Wharf Restaurant

200 Wharf Rd, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
+61 2 4929 1111
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good31%
  • Average14%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“seafood platter” (91 reviews)
“surf and turf” (17 reviews)
“ice cream” (16 reviews)
Closes in 2 min
11:30 AM - 3:00 PMAll hours
Seafood, Australian, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
200 Wharf Rd, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday

Located on Whard Rd, Newcatle right on the harbour just down from the Brewery complex. went with a small group of 9 . we all ordered earlier in the day, so when we sat down our food was on the tables within 5 mins. Great...More

Thank Gary094
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had a small work Christmas party and all had a fantastic night. We met at Battlesticks bar and had a couple of drinks first then went in to eat. The service was excellent and the meals were delicious. I had the cutlet with the...More

Thank halepeno
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food at Scratchleys is always excellent but when we visited last week it was a little noisy. But we had a table overlooking the harbour and the wine list is excellent. Generous portions and attentive staff

Thank Damien B
Reviewed 1 week ago

We chose the set menu four choices in all three areas entre, main,dessert $65 nice food ,staff execelent. Great views of Newcastle Harbour you are sitting right over water. Drinks wine from $8:50 per glass , bottles from $30 A little noisy with the wooden...More

Thank sixfriends44
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband took me to Scratchley's for a Sunday lunch for my birthday. Lovely view from a table at the side closest to the water. The staff were both friendly and helpful. Unlike some, Scratchleys is a true seafood restaurant offering quality and varied dishes...More

Thank keza123
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Booked well in advance as a family member was visiting from overseas,told over the phone resturant was only doing two sittings six pm and eight pm unable to book outside these times due to the super car race to be held over the weekend.Did point...More

Thank Rod S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We purchased our takeaway from the window and did not dine in the restaurant but having said that it is the same kitchen. When we ordered the ‘chef’ in the background was literally throwing food on a platter . The service was fine , the...More

Thank pickledtaj
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

From the time my wife called until we paid the bill the service was poor. Rude on the phone for a booking and basically ignored once we were seated. When we eventually got someone to bring us wine it was left on the other side...More

Thank Sean S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What an incredible restaurant. Food and service both fantastic. The hot seafood platter was to die for and we added the Lobster which was amazing. We absolutely loved that American Express is warmly accepted and we got a $10 credit through shop small for dining...More

1  Thank Arz30
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Ordered an antipasto seafood platter and was very disappointed as food was overcooked - rubbery and partially edible :( made a formal complaint to the waitress who said 'sorry' and walked away. Do NOT recommend this place to eat for poor food and uncaring customer...More

Thank Deb T
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Questions & Answers
3 August 2016|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from vicki w | Reviewed this property |
They have a well layed out menu but definitely pick off the specials menu. It's full of fresh seasonal seafood. Could do 2 courses for 2 with wine for $120
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
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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