Plate Date – $30

Book a Plate Date for just $30 and take yourself on a food tour of Newcastle this April!

So what’s the deal? A plate date allows you to check off places on your foodie bucket list and discover hidden gems without having to dig deep into those pockets! A variety of venues across the city will offer a specially designed meal for breakfast/brunch, lunch or dinner and pair it with a beverage (because all that eating is thirsty work!) for just $30. What a steal!

We’re serving up bites, brews and more so arrive hungry and get ready to sample some of the city’s tastiest new concepts.

Dining at Your Local Hotel

With the generous support of The Australian Hotels Association, Newy pubs are setting the scene for some mouth watering deliciousness this April with so many of our local faves turning up the dial with some great Plate Date deals. We’re not just talking about great burgers and pastas, we are drooling over pub yum cha, moorish mussels and fancy pants fried chicken!

*Beverage is specified by the participating venue.
**Each restaurant will set its own T's&C's and dates may vary. If you have questions or queries head to the venue directly.

2024 Plate Dates coming soon - watch this space.

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Talulah Cafe – Vegetarian

Talulah 52 Glebe Rd, The Junction, NSW, Australia

Miso butter mushrooms, black garlic seasonal peas, gremolata, lemon, charred sourdough and a small coffee for just $25!          


Ground Floor Cafe – Breakfast on a Budget

Treat yourself to a big brekkie or veggie brekkie plus any small coffee or fresh orange juice for just $25. Monday - Friday, from 7am until 2pm No bookings, walk...


Autumn Rooms – Crumpets & Mimosa

Enjoy our house made Autumn Rooms Crumpets with a Mimosa for $25. 7 days a week BOOK NOW!        


San Churro Kotara – El Classico!

Delicious churros dusted in cinnamon sugar with your choice of dipping sauces. Paired with two decadent hot chocolates made with real couverture chocolate and frothed milk for just $25! Monday-...


Pork Ewe Deli – A Taste of Pork Ewe Deli

Pork Ewe Deli 144 Maitland Rd, Mayfield, NSW, Australia

If you haven't had the chance to sample the delights of Mayfield's gourmet food hub, Pork Ewe Deli now is your chance!


Grill’d Kotara – Burger bundle

Get yourself a burger, chips and drink for $25 at Grill'd - The Rooftop Kotara! Available every day. No booking required.        


NCYC – Fragrant Coconut Laksa

Newcastle Cruising Yacht Club 95 Hannell St,, Wickham, NSW, Australia

Fragrant coconut Laksa with fresh mussels, fish, prawns, and squid, served with rice noodles and bean sprouts. Served with a selected glass of Peter Drayton’s wine for just $25. Monday...


The Kent Hotel – Pub Yum Cha

For $25 you can choose TWO plates from our PUB YUM CHA menu. From Plum Pork Belly Bites with Siracha Mayo to Chicken Parmigiana Bao Buns - this Asian-inspired x...


Pita package at Zeus Street Greek

Choose any pita, pair it with a regular chips and house wine, beer or soft drink for just $25 Monday - Friday 11am-4pm. BOOK NOW Call 02 4089 2990  ...


Mad Mex Kotara – Summer Bundle for 2

2 x Burritos or Naked Burrito Bowls and 2 x Drinks for $25. Only available at Mad Mex Kotara for a limited time. Not available in conjunction with any other...


Criniti’s Kotara – Woodfired festa

Beer and Pizza: name a more iconic duo 🍕🍺 Join us from Monday to Friday and enjoy any one of 4 wood fired pizza: Nonna Caterina, Margherita (V), BBQ pollo,...


The Edwards – Super Chill + Eddie’s Burger

The Edwards 148 Parry St, Newcastle West, NSW, Australia

Keeping it simple and delicious this year. The iconic Eddie's burger + schooner of Akasha Super Chill Pacific Ale for $25! Can life get any better? BOOK NOW    ...


Local Connections – Native market Fish & Lychee Daiquiri

Bring a taste of native Australia to your plate. Enjoy Head Chef Al's pan-roasted market fish with warrigal greens, sea lettuce and parsley butter. Alongside our restaurant ethos, this meal...


The Burwood Inn – April Pasta And Wine

Braised Lamb & Peas, tossed in Pappardelle pasta with roasted eschalots & pecorino washed down with a delightful Margan Family Wines Hunter Valley Red for only $25 Every day for...


Three Monkeys Cafe – Beer and a Cheeseburger

Come a get a mouthwatering monkeys cheeseburger + Modus beer for just $25. Monday - Friday lunch only. We only take bookings Monday to Friday.        


Hanok Korean BBQ – Chimaek Korean Fried Chicken

Feed your hunger craving with some crispy Chimaek Korean Fried Chicken and your choice of beer or soft drink for just $25. Available Monday to Thursday. Lunch only. BOOK NOW!...


Mary Ellen Brasserie – The Chicken Scallopini

This has been a standout menu item from our early days when the team got together. As one of our best selling menu selections it is a staple of our...


Beach Burrito Co – Mexican Meal Deal!

Any 3 of our famous tacos with a frothy tap beer or house made sangria - $25 Monday - Sunday before 5pm BOOK NOW!          


Foghorn Brewery – Pizza & Pint

Foghorn Brewery 218 King St, Newcastle, NSW, Australia

Celebrate 8 years of Foghorn bringing you great pizza & craft beer with this exceptional offer! Every week during April, our chef will create a new pizza special which you...


Kinn Thai – Pad Thai Meal Deal

Join Kinn Thai from Monday to Sunday and enjoy the Pad Thai meal deal featuring traditional Thai stir-fried thin rice noodle with chicken, egg, bean sprouts and crushed peanut and...


Stag & Hunter Hotel – Moorish Mussels

Why use a spoon when you can dip your toasted sourdough into our flavoursome mussels, braised in a chilli, garlic, tomato and white wine broth. Partnered perfectly with one of...


Susuru Ramen and Gyoza – Spicy Korean Fried Chicken Ramen

Susuru Ramen and Gyoza 140 King St, Newcastle, NSW, Australia

Sticky Spicy Korean Fried Chicken with chicken broth topped with Pa muchim scallion salad and marinated egg, pairing with a glass of wine from the Hunter Valley for just $25....


The Nags Head Hotel – Tuscan Cannelloni (Vegan)

The Nags Head Hotel 272 Brunker Rd, Adamstown, NSW, Australia

Tuscan Cannelloni (Vegan) – with roast eggplant, garlic, capsicum, black olive, eschalot, fetta & basil with sofrito sauce rocket & herb salad Plus a schooner of Coopers Pale Ale or...