Plate Date 2024

We’ve rounded up the very best of Newcastle’s local food heroes to bring you a fantastic lineup of Plate Dates. This April take yourself on a month-long food tour savouring all the goodness that Newcastle has to offer. You’ll certainly be spoilt for choice!

Here’s how it works: Our Plate Date deals mean you can try all of those incredible places on your bucket list around Newcastle for just $30! Yes that’s right! You can savour a main meal and a beverage for just $30, or in some cases a great bargain for only $25!

Dining at Your Local Pub

With the kind assistance 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!

Side note - *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.

Plate Date - April 2024

Breakfast

Dish: Crumpets & Mimosa

Venue: Autumn Rooms

Suburb: Cooks Hill

Enjoy our signature seasonal Crumpets with a delicious Mimosa for $30. Make a booking with us on our website – open 7 days. Children and pets are welcome!

Bookings are welcome via our website. Walk-ins are welcome.

Available: Monday to Sunday for Breakfast and Lunch – until 2.30 pm.

**Our venue is wheelchair accessible.

$30.00

Dish: Sweet Start

Venue: Bowie

Suburb: Hamilton

Enjoy our signature seasonal brioche french toast with a large specialty coffee roasted by award-winning ONA Coffee.

Bookings are advised via our website. Walk-ins are welcome.

Available: Monday to Friday from 6.30 am to 2.30 pm.

**Our venue is wheelchair accessible.

$30.00

Dish: Eggs Benny on a Budget

Venue: Ground Floor Cafe

Suburb: Newcastle

Enjoy our smoked salmon or bacon benedict & a freshly squeezed juice of your choice.

Reservations are not required.

Available: Monday to Friday from 7 am – 2 pm

**Our venue is wheelchair accessible.

$30.00

Dish: Breakfast on a Budget

Venue: Neighbours on Market St

Suburb: Newcastle

Indulge in one of our breakfast bruschettas (smoked salmon, bacon & stracciatella or smashed avo) and wash it down with either our signature Breakfast Spritz, a mimosa or a smoothie of your choice.

Bookings are advised via our website. Walk-ins are welcome.

Available: Monday to Friday from 7 am – 2 pm.

$30.00

Dish: Belgian Waffles for Two

Venue: Oliver Brown Charlestown Square

Suburb: Charlestown

Belgian Waffles for two with two iced chocolates!

Bookings are not required.

Available: 7 Days for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

**Our venue is wheelchair accessible.

$30.00

Dish: One Tree Monster Breaky

Venue: One Tree Cafe Charlestown Square

Suburb: Charlestown

Enjoy our One Tree Monster breaky – Chorizo, bacon, halloumi, hash brown, poached eggs, mushroom, grilled tomato on sourdough served with a small coffee

Reservations are not required.

Available: 7 Days for Breakfast and Lunch.

**Our venue is wheelchair accessible.

$25.00

Dish: Decadent Buffet Breakfast at Roundhouse

Venue: Roundhouse at Crystalbrook Kingsley

Suburb: Newcastle

Roundhouse at Crystalbrook Kingsley invites guests to indulge in a decadent buffet breakfast. Boasting panoramic views of Newcastle harbour, the buffet includes a selection of hot favourites with eggs cooked to order, a pastry station, fresh fruit and yoghurt, all the condiments plus juices, tea and coffee.

Bookings are essential via our website.

Available: Monday to Sunday from 7 am – 10 am.

$30.00

Dish: Supreme Breakfast

Venue: Supreme Espresso Charlestown Square

Suburb: Charlestown

Enjoy our Supreme Breakfast including two eggs, bacon, toast, hash brown, tomato, mushrooms and chipolatas served with a large coffee.

Reservations are not required.

Available: 7 Days for Breakfast and Lunch, between 8 am to 3 pm.

**Our venue is wheelchair accessible.

$30.00

Dish: Sweet Start

Venue: Talulah Cafe

Suburb: The Junction

Enjoy our signature seasonal brioche french toast with a large specialty coffee roasted by award-winning ONA Coffee.

Bookings are advised via our website. Walk-ins are welcome.

Available: Monday to Friday from 6.30 am to 2.30 pm.

**Our venue is wheelchair accessible.

$30.00

Dish: Coffee and a Fry Up

Venue: Three Monkeys Cafe

Suburb: Cooks Hill

What goes better with a Monkey Fry than a legendary monkey coffee? If you have not tried our Monkey fry, now’s the time! Picture a plate full of eggs (done how you like them), bacon, chorizo, tomato, garlic mushrooms, and hash brown with sourdough – then match it with your favourite coffee.

Bookings are advised via our website. Walk-ins are welcome.

Available: Monday to Friday for Breakfast and Lunch.

**Our venue is wheelchair accessible.

$30.00

Dish: Breakfast/Lunch for 2 only $25

Venue: The Umbrian

Suburb: Newcastle

Drop into Newcastle’s most authentic Italian cafe for two traditional Piadina and two small coffees. That’s right – brekky or lunch for two for only $25. Then try one of our cakes!

Reservations are not required.

Available: Monday to Friday for Breakfast and Lunch from 7.30 am – 2 pm.

**Our venue is wheelchair accessible.

$25.00

Lunch

Dish: Paired Perfection Pasta & Chianti

Venue: Alfie's Italian + Wine Bar

Suburb: New Lambton

Join us for lunch in April and indulge in our perfect pairing of a delicious plate of homemade pasta by Head Chef Rafael Tonon & glass of Chianti for only $30. We promise you’ll have good food, good wine and a good time.

*Pasta will be a chef’s selection and will change throughout the month.

Bookings can via our website. Select your preferred lunch sitting and simply tick the box PLATE DATE when you put your details in.

Available: Friday and Saturday for Lunch.

**Our venue is wheelchair accessible.

$30.00

Dish: Binnie Beef Wagyu Roll

Venue: Âpé Yakitori Bar

Suburb: Newcastle

Binnie Beef Marble score point 7 striploin sushi roll with prawns, avocado, house tare, smoked teriyaki aioli and fresh wasabi served with a glass of 2022 First Creek Limited Release Rose.

Bookings are advised via our website. Walk-ins are welcome.

Available: Thursday to Sunday for Lunch; Monday to Saturday for Dinner

**Our venue is wheelchair accessible.

$30.00

Dish: Panino & Vino

Venue: Arno Deli

Suburb: Newcastle

Enjoy any of Arno Deli’s famous panini such as Truffled mascarpone, mushroom & smoked mozzarella, or mortadella, pistachio & stracciatella, then pair it with a glass of Italian wine.

Reservations are not required.

Available: Tuesday to Saturday for Lunch, between 11 am to 3 pm.

$30.00

Dish: Crumpets & Mimosa

Venue: Autumn Rooms

Suburb: Cooks Hill

Enjoy our signature seasonal Crumpets with a delicious Mimosa for $30. Make a booking with us on our website – open 7 days. Children and pets are welcome!

Bookings are welcome on our website. Walk-ins are welcome.

Available: Monday to Sunday for Breakfast and Lunch, until 2.30 pm.

**Our venue is wheelchair accessible.

$30.00

Dish: Newcastle Foodies Exclusive

Venue: Bartholomews

Suburb: Newcastle

Newcastle foodies – we have an amazing deal for you! In an exclusive collaboration with Good Folk Brewing, our plate date dish is house-made gnocchi with Good Folk Black braised short rib, a bone marrow crumb, and any house beer or wine. All for just $30.

Bookings are advised via our website. Walk-ins are welcome.

Available: Wednesday to Thursday for Lunch and Dinner.

**Our venue is wheelchair accessible.

$30.00

Dish: Birria Tacos & Beer/Sangria Deal

Venue: Beach Burrito Newcastle

Suburb: Cooks Hill

Enjoy our delicious Mexican Beef Birria Tacos with your choice of Tecate, tap beer, frozen marg or a glass of our famous sangria.

Bookings are advised via our website. Walk-ins are welcome.

Available: 7 days for Lunch and Dinner.

**Footpath dining is wheelchair accessible.

$30.00

Dish: Mezze, Vino & Bar

Venue: Blanca

Suburb: Newcastle

Any mezze plate of choice with a tap beer or bartender’s selection of wine for $30. Vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free and non-alc options are available. Not pet-friendly, and unfortunately our bar seating is not child-friendly. Dress code, smart casual or your best coastal Mediterranean attire.

Bookings are preferred via our website, select Bar Lounge NFM Seating, or call us at 02 4942 6942.

Available: Monday to Thursday for Lunch and Dinner, from 11.30 am – 9 pm.

**Bar and Lounge seating only.
**Our venue is wheelchair accessible.

$30.00

Dish: Sweet Start

Venue: Bowie

Suburb: Hamilton

Enjoy our signature seasonal brioche french toast with a large specialty coffee roasted by award-winning ONA Coffee.

Bookings are advised via our website. Walk-ins are welcome.

Available: Monday to Friday from 6.30 am to 2.30 pm.

**Our venue is wheelchair accessible.

$30.00

Dish: Tuscan Chicken

Venue: Customs House Hotel

Suburb: Newcastle

Dine amongst the beautiful backdrop of the heritage-listed Customs House. Our Tuscan Chicken orecchiette, with paprika cream, parmesan and spinach has been paired perfectly with a Hunter Valley Scarborough Chardonnay. The perfect lunchtime pairing, looking over the amazing Newcastle harbour.

Bookings are advised via our website. Walk-ins are welcome.

Available: Wednesday to Sunday for Lunch.

**Our venue is wheelchair accessible.

$30.00

Dish: Bao Bun Combo

Venue: Dumpling Bar Charlestown Square

Suburb: Charlestown

One Bao Bun (choose from chicken schnitzel, roasted duck, tofu), 5 x dumplings (choose from pork & chive, chicken & mushroom, seafood & pork) and a soft drink.

Reservations are not required.

Available: Monday to Friday for Lunch, between 11 am – 3 pm.

**Our venue is wheelchair accessible.

$25.00

Dish: Beer and Burger

Venue: The Edwards

Suburb: Newcastle West

The Eddies Burger paired with a choice of either Akasha Super Chill Larger or Pacific Ale.

Bookings are advised via our website or call (02) 49400112.

Available: Wednesday to Sunday for Lunch and Dinner.

**Our venue is wheelchair accessible.

$30.00

Dish: Seafood Pasta

Venue: The Exchange Hotel

Suburb: Hamilton

Sit back in the April sun on our balcony and enjoy the tastes of the ocean with our seafood pasta, paired with a house beer or wine.

Bookings are advised via our website. Walk-ins are welcome.

Available: 7 Days for Lunch and Dinner.

**Our venue is wheelchair accessible.

$30.00

Dish: Foghorn Leghorn Dinner for One

Venue: Foghorn Brewery

Suburb: Newcastle

Enjoy our delicious Chicken Saltimbocca of pan-fried chicken breast, prosciutto, creamy sage butter sauce, green beans & cherry tomatoes, paired with a glass of Pepper Tree Pinot Gris or Cabernet Sauvignon, or a schooner of beer from a select range.

Bookings are advised via our website. Walk-ins are welcome.

Available: Tuesday to Friday for Lunch and Dinner, before 6.30 pm.

**Our venue is wheelchair accessible.

$30.00

Dish: 250 Gram Sirloin with Drink

Venue: The Grand Newcastle

Suburb: Newcastle

250-gram Sirloin with truffle potato dauphinoise, green beans, red wine jus and crispy onions. Served with your choice of house wine or Good Folk beer.

Bookings are advised via our website. Walk-ins are welcome.

Available: Tuesday to Sunday for Lunch and Dinner.

**Our venue is wheelchair accessible.

$30.00

Dish: Burger, Chips, Sauce and Drink

Venue: Grill'd Charlestown Square

Suburb: Charlestown

Any beef, chicken or lamb burger with chips, dipping sauce and drink (excluding bottled wine).

Reservations are not required.

Available: 7 Days for Lunch and Dinner.

**Our venue is wheelchair accessible.

$25.00

Dish: Eggs Benny on a Budget

Venue: Ground Floor Cafe

Suburb: Newcastle

Enjoy our smoked salmon or bacon benedict & a freshly squeezed juice of your choice.

Reservations are not required.

Available: Monday to Friday from 7 am – 2 pm

**Our venue is wheelchair accessible.

$30.00

Dish: Steak & Wine

Venue: The Happy Wombat

Suburb: Newcastle

Feast on a 200g Woodward grass-fed sirloin served with native herb roasted hand-cut potato wedges, seasonal greens, and a rosella flower and Tasmanian pepper berry jus and a glass of wine or schooner of beer.

Bookings are advised via our website. Walk-ins are welcome.

Available: Monday to Thursday for Lunch and Dinner.

**Our venue is wheelchair accessible.

$30.00

Dish: Classic Cocktail & Pizza/Pasta

Venue: In Forno Charlestown Square

Suburb: Charlestown

Any pizza or pasta served with a classic cocktail (excluding seafood).

Reservations are not required.

Available: Wednesday to Thursday for Lunch and Dinner; Monday to Tuesday for Dinner Only.

**Our venue is wheelchair accessible.

$30.00

Dish: Confit Duck Hotdog

Venue: Jana Bar at QT Newcastle

Suburb: Newcastle

Delight in Jana Bar’s Confit Duck Hotdog. Nestled in a brioche bun with Campari jam, pickles, and comte cheese, this bar bite finds its perfect pair in Hungerford Hills Pinot Noir. Join us in the city’s heart, Monday to Saturday.

Reservations are not required.

Available: Monday to Saturday for Lunch and Dinner at Jana Bar.

**Our venue is wheelchair accessible.

$30.00

Dish: Char Koay Teow Meal Set

Venue: Jim's Malaysia Charlestown Square

Suburb: Charlestown

Flat rice noodles are stir-fried over high heat with light and dark soy sauce, chilli, garlic, prawns, fish cake, Chinese sausage, bean sprouts, and chopped garlic chives. The dish also includes three spring rolls and one soft drink.

Reservations are not required.

Available: Tuesday to Sunday for Lunch and Dinner (Public Holidays excluded).

**Our venue is wheelchair accessible.

$30.00

Dish: Barramundi & Semillon

Venue: The Kingfish

Suburb: Newcastle

Fresh QLD Daintree Barramundi Fillet with hand-cut chips & house tartare paired with a glass of Hunter Valley, First Creek Semillon. Gluten-free, vegan ‘phish’ and non-alc options are available.

Bookings are advised via our website. Walk-ins are welcome.

Available: 7 days for Lunch and Dinner.

**Our venue is wheelchair accessible.

$30.00

Dish: Yum Cha and Chinese Tea

Venue: Lee's Yum Cha Charlestown Square

Suburb: Charlestown

Steamed pork & prawn Dim Sum, a choice of honey chicken or sweet & sour pork, steamed rice and Chinese tea.

Reservations are not required.

Available: 7 Days for Lunch and Dinner.

**Our venue is wheelchair accessible.

$30.00

Dish: Kangaroo Ragout with Sangria

Venue: Local Connections

Suburb: University of Newcastle (Callaghan Campus)

Local Connections brings the world of French cuisine with our passion for using local and Indigenous ingredients together. Slow braised kangaroo meat in a decadent sauce, with aniseed Myrtle, mountain pepper and native thyme. Served over Pappardelle pasta with a glass of Davidson Plum and Finger Lime Sangria. 

Bookings are advised via our website. Walk-ins are welcome.

Available: Monday to Friday for Lunch.

**Our venue is wheelchair accessible.

$30.00

Dish: Plate Date For Mates

Venue: The Lucky Hotel

Suburb: Newcastle

Grab a mate for this plate date! Enjoy a selection of The Lucky’s crowd-favourite shares, including mushroom arancini, fried chicken tenders & house-smashed guacamole (to name a few!). Enjoy with a glass of local wine or tap beer… and some good company!

Bookings are advised via our website. Walk-ins are welcome.

Available: 7 days for Lunch and Dinner.

**Our venue is wheelchair accessible.

$30.00

Dish: The Chicken Scallopini

Venue: Mary Ellen Brasserie

Suburb: Merewether

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 menu all year round. Paired with a glass of Montrose Chardonnay (Mudgee, NSW) to ensure a perfect balance.

Bookings are advised via our website or email us at maryellenhotel@gmail.com. Walk-ins are welcome.

Available: Monday to Friday for Lunch from 11.30 am – 2 pm.

**Our venue is wheelchair accessible.

$30.00

Dish: $25 Burger and Beer

Venue: Modus Merewether

Suburb: Merewether

Grab one of our mouth-wateringly famous Modus burgs and pair it with a house beer for just $25!

Bookings are advised via our website. Walk-ins are welcome.

Available: Monday to Thursday (Lunch and Dinner); Friday (Lunch only)

**Our venue is wheelchair accessible.

$25.00

Dish: Beetroot Cured Hiramasa Kingfish

Venue: Nagisa Japanese Restaurant

Suburb: Newcastle

Beetroot cured Hiramasa kingfish with smoked wasabi cream, wakame salad, gin-compressed baby cucumber and chive oil, served with a glass of First Creek Vermentino.

Bookings are advised via our website. Walk-ins are welcome.

Available: Monday to Sunday for Lunch and Dinner.

**Our venue is wheelchair accessible.

$30.00

Dish: Chilli Prawn Linguine

Venue: The Nags Head Hotel

Suburb: Adamstown

Our Chilli King Prawn Linguine is tossed with cherry tomatoes, garlic & oregano and served with fresh parsley & a lemon wedge. Paired with a Glass of Tinkler’s Verdelho locally produced in the Hunter Valley. Adamstown’s favourite prawn linguini has evolved into this one-of-a-kind offer only available during Newcastle Food Month.

Bookings are advised via our website. Walk-ins are welcome.

Available: 7 days for Lunch and Dinner.

$30.00

Dish: Andouille, Prawn and Chicken Gumbo

Venue: Nautica Dining at NCYC

Suburb: Wickham

Transport yourself to the banks of the Mississippi with this hearty Gumbo, rich with fragrance, spice, and savoury flavours served with a glass of Peter Drayton Shiraz Touriga.

Bookings are advised via our website. Walk-ins are welcome.

Available: Monday to Friday for Lunch, between 12.00 pm to 2.30 pm.

**Our venue is wheelchair accessible.

$30.00

Dish: Breakfast on a Budget

Venue: Neighbours on Market St

Suburb: Newcastle

Indulge in one of our breakfast bruschettas (smoked salmon, bacon & stracciatella or smashed avo) and wash it down with either our signature Breakfast Spritz, a mimosa or a smoothie of your choice.

Bookings are advised via our website. Walk-ins are welcome.

Available: Monday to Friday from 7 am – 2 pm.

$30.00

Dish: Something Fishy

Venue: Noah's at the Beach

Suburb: Newcastle

House battered local Flathead fillet, crispy Pont Neuf potatoes, tomato salsa verde Matched with Hungerford Hill Fish Cage Semillon Sauvignon Blanc.

Bookings are advised via our website or call (02) 49295181.

Available: Monday to Friday for Lunch.

**Our venue is wheelchair accessible.

$30.00

Dish: Belgian Waffles for Two

Venue: Oliver Brown Charlestown Square

Suburb: Charlestown

Belgian Waffles for two with two iced chocolates!

Bookings are not required.

Available: 7 Days for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

**Our venue is wheelchair accessible.

$30.00

Dish: One Tree Monster Breaky

Venue: One Tree Cafe Charlestown Square

Suburb: Charlestown

Enjoy our One Tree Monster breaky – Chorizo, bacon, halloumi, hash brown, poached eggs, mushroom, grilled tomato on sourdough served with a small coffee

Reservations are not required.

Available: 7 Days for Breakfast and Lunch.

**Our venue is wheelchair accessible.

$25.00

Dish: A Taste of Pork Ewe

Venue: Pork Ewe Deli

Suburb: Mayfield

If you haven’t had the chance to sample the delights of Mayfield’s gourmet food hub, Pork Ewe Deli now is your chance! They have created the perfect taster for 2 that includes two fabulous cheeses, two delicious deli meats, two sodas, and all the trimmings!

You can purchase your platter through our website.

Available: Monday to Wednesday, 10 am – 5 pm; Thursday & Friday, 9.30 am – 5.30 pm; Saturday, 9.30 am – 4 pm.

$30.00 pp, minimum two people

Dish: Seared scallops & Scarborough Chardonnay

Venue: The Prince of Merewether

Suburb: Merewether

Indulge in the perfection of seared Japanese scallops, complemented by the refreshing notes of Ajo Blanco (chilled white gazpacho), the rich depth of 24-month-old prosciutto, and the aromatic allure of chive oil. Elevate this culinary symphony with a glass of the 2021 Yellow Label Scarborough Chardonnay.

Bookings are advised via our website. Walk-ins are welcome.

Available: Monday to Sunday for Lunch.

**Our venue is wheelchair accessible.

$30.00

Dish: Lunch Special

Venue: Rydges Newcastle

Suburb: Newcastle

Take in the views of Newcastle’s iconic working harbour, whilst enjoying a delicious lunch in Wharf 350. Our $25 Lunch Menu includes an ice-cold Sydney Brewery Beer or cider and is best enjoyed harbourside. Featuring some iconic favourites, there is something for everyone to enjoy!

Bookings are advised via our website or call on 02 4907 5075.

Available: Monday to Friday for Lunch. *Excludes weekends or public holidays.

**Our venue is wheelchair accessible.

$30.00

Dish: Burgers. Chicken. Anarchy.

Venue: RASCAL Charlestown Square

Suburb: Charlestown

Burgers. Chicken. Anarchy…is there anything else needed in life? Your choice of any single beef or chicken burger plus a side of fries and your choice of a tap beer, or soft drink all for only $30.

Reservations are not required.

Available: 7 days for Lunch, before 5 pm.

**Our venue is wheelchair accessible.

$30.00

Dish: Burgers. Chicken. Anarchy.

Venue: RASCAL Newcastle

Suburb: Newcastle

Burgers. Chicken. Anarchy…is there anything else needed in life? Your choice of any single beef or chicken burger plus a side of fries and your choice of a tap beer, or soft drink all for only $30.

Reservations are not required.

Available: 7 days for Lunch, before 5 pm.

**Our venue is wheelchair accessible.

$30.00

Dish: South African BOBOTIE (bah-boor-tie)

Venue: The Shortland Hotel

Suburb: Shortland

Experience authentic South African cuisine at The Shorty Hotel with Bobotie (bah-boor-tie).

Paired with South African Beer. What is Bobotie? Beef Curry with raisins, mango chutney and turmeric custard. Served with yellow rice, durky sauce & fresh green salad.

Bookings are advised via our website. Walk-ins are welcome.

Available: Monday to Sunday for Lunch and Dinner.

**Our venue is wheelchair accessible.

$30.00

Dish: Hand Rolled Gnocchi

Venue: Stag & Hunter Hotel

Suburb: Mayfield

Dine today on our hand-rolled ricotta gnocchi. Served with a blue cheese sauce, walnuts, pickled pear and parmesan. Pair this mouth-watering dish with a 150ml glass of Hunter Valley Margan Chardonnay.

Bookings are advised via our website. Walk-ins are welcome.

Available: 7 days for Lunch and Dinner.

**Our venue is wheelchair accessible.

$30.00

Dish: Supreme Breakfast

Venue: Supreme Espresso Charlestown Square

Suburb: Charlestown

Enjoy our Supreme Breakfast including two eggs, bacon, toast, hash brown, tomato, mushrooms and chipolatas served with a large coffee.

Reservations are not required.

Available: 7 Days for Breakfast and Lunch, between 8 am to 3 pm.

**Our venue is wheelchair accessible.

$30.00

Dish: Ramen Collab

Venue: Susuru Ramen Gyoza Bar

Suburb: Newcastle

Susuru will be unveiling two exclusive collaboration ramens! Joining forces with Chef Shane Mansfield and Mayfield West Kebab & Charcoal Chicken for a one-time-only flavour extravaganza, served with a beer or glass of wine. Indulge your senses crafted by these culinary artists. A taste adventure you won’t want to miss!

Bookings are advised via our website. Walk-ins are welcome.

Available: Monday to Sunday for Lunch and Dinner.

**Our venue is wheelchair accessible.

$30.00

Dish: Sweet Start

Venue: Talulah Cafe

Suburb: The Junction

Enjoy our signature seasonal brioche french toast with a large specialty coffee roasted by award-winning ONA Coffee.

Bookings are advised via our website. Walk-ins are welcome.

Available: Monday to Friday from 6.30 am to 2.30 pm.

**Our venue is wheelchair accessible.

$30.00

Dish: Coffee and a Fry Up

Venue: Three Monkeys Cafe

Suburb: Cooks Hill

What goes better with a Monkey Fry than a legendary monkey coffee? If you have not tried our Monkey fry, now’s the time! Picture a plate full of eggs (done how you like them), bacon, chorizo, tomato, garlic mushrooms, and hash brown with sourdough – then match it with your favourite coffee.

Bookings are advised via our website. Walk-ins are welcome.

Available: Monday to Friday for Breakfast and Lunch.

**Our venue is wheelchair accessible.

$30.00

Dish: Breakfast/Lunch for 2 only $25

Venue: The Umbrian

Suburb: Newcastle

Drop into Newcastle’s most authentic Italian cafe for two traditional Piadina and two small coffees. That’s right – brekky or lunch for two for only $25. Then try one of our cakes!

Reservations are not required.

Available: Monday to Friday for Breakfast and Lunch from 7.30 am – 2 pm.

**Our venue is wheelchair accessible.

$25.00

Dish: $25 PASTA & VINO

Venue: Urban Deli and Bar

Suburb: Cooks Hill

$25 PASTA & VINO LUNCH SPECIAL. Choose from one of three options from our Pasta Menu. Seafood, Meat, or Veggie – your choice! Includes house wine or soft drink.

Bookings are advised via our website. Walk-ins are welcome.

Available: Thursday to Saturday for Lunch, between 12 pm to 3 pm.

**Our venue is wheelchair accessible.

$25.00

Dish: Steak & Beer

Venue: The Young Street Hotel

Suburb: Carrington

Experience the ultimate plate date with a 250g Kilcoy Grain Fed Rump served with roasted garlic potatoes, buttered green beans, and a rosella & pepper berry jus along with your choice of a complimentary glass of wine or beer for just $30pp.

Bookings are advised via our website. Walk-ins are welcome.

Available: Monday to Thursday for Lunch and Dinner.

**Our venue is wheelchair accessible.

$30.00

Dinner

Dish: Binnie Beef Wagyu Roll

Venue: Âpé Yakitori Bar

Suburb: Newcastle

Binnie Beef Marble score point 7 striploin sushi roll with prawns, avocado, house tare, smoked teriyaki aioli and fresh wasabi served with a glass of 2022 First Creek Limited Release Rose.

Bookings are advised via our website. Walk-ins are welcome.

Available: Thursday to Sunday for Lunch; Monday to Saturday for Dinner

**Our venue is wheelchair accessible.

$30.00

Dish: Newcastle Foodies Exclusive

Venue: Bartholomews

Suburb: Newcastle

Newcastle foodies – we have an amazing deal for you! In an exclusive collaboration with Good Folk Brewing, our plate date dish is house-made gnocchi with Good Folk Black braised short rib, a bone marrow crumb, and any house beer or wine. All for just $30.

Bookings are advised via our website. Walk-ins are welcome.

Available: Wednesday to Thursday for Lunch and Dinner.

**Our venue is wheelchair accessible.

$30.00

Dish: Birria Tacos & Beer/Sangria Deal

Venue: Beach Burrito Newcastle

Suburb: Cooks Hill

Enjoy our delicious Mexican Beef Birria Tacos with your choice of Tecate, tap beer, frozen marg or a glass of our famous sangria.

Bookings are advised via our website. Walk-ins are welcome.

Available: 7 days for Lunch and Dinner.

**Footpath dining is wheelchair accessible.

$30.00

Dish: A Balanced Bite

Venue: Bistro Dalby, Novotel Newcastle Beach

Suburb: Newcastle East

Nourish yourself this April at Bistro Dalby with our Pan seared salmon, warm Mediterranean vegetables, pearl cous cous salad and lemon aioli dressing. And just to balance things out… indulge in your choice of house beer or wine!

Bookings are essential – Phone 02 4032 3700 to book.

Available: 7 days for Dinner, between 6 pm – 9 pm

**Our venue is wheelchair accessible.

$30.00

Dish: Mezze, Vino & Bar

Venue: Blanca

Suburb: Newcastle

Any mezze plate of choice with a tap beer or bartender’s selection of wine for $30. Vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free and non-alc options are available. Not pet-friendly, and unfortunately our bar seating is not child-friendly. Dress code, smart casual or your best coastal Mediterranean attire.

Bookings are preferred via our website, select Bar Lounge NFM Seating, or call us at 02 4942 6942.

Available: Monday to Thursday for Lunch and Dinner, from 11.30 am – 9 pm.

**Bar and Lounge seating only.
**Our venue is wheelchair accessible.

$30.00

Dish: Beer and Burger

Venue: The Edwards

Suburb: Newcastle West

The Eddies Burger paired with a choice of either Akasha Super Chill Larger or Pacific Ale.

Bookings are advised via our website or call (02) 49400112.

Available: Wednesday to Sunday for Lunch and Dinner.

**Our venue is wheelchair accessible.

$30.00

Dish: Seafood Spaghetti

Venue: The Exchange Hotel

Suburb: Hamilton

Sit back in the April sun on our balcony and enjoy the tastes of the ocean with our seafood pasta, paired with a house beer or wine.

Bookings are advised via our website. Walk-ins are welcome.

Available: 7 Days for Lunch and Dinner.

**Our venue is wheelchair accessible.

$30.00

Dish: Foghorn Leghorn Dinner for One

Venue: Foghorn Brewery

Suburb: Newcastle

Enjoy our delicious Chicken Saltimbocca of pan-fried chicken breast, prosciutto, creamy sage butter sauce, green beans & cherry tomatoes, paired with a glass of Pepper Tree Pinot Gris or Cabernet Sauvignon, or a schooner of beer from a select range.

Bookings are advised via our website. Walk-ins are welcome.

Available: Tuesday to Friday for Lunch and Dinner, before 6.30 pm.

**Our venue is wheelchair accessible.

$30.00

Dish: 250 Gram Sirloin with Drink

Venue: The Grand Newcastle

Suburb: Newcastle

250gram Sirloin with Truffle potato dauphinoise, green beans, red wine Jus and crispy onions.

Served with your choice of House Wine or Good Folk Beer.

Bookings are advised via our website. Walk-ins are welcome.

Available: Tuesday to Sunday for Lunch and Dinner.

**Our venue is wheelchair accessible.

$30.00

Dish: Eat Noodles, Sip Wine

Venue: The Grateful Thai Charlestown Square

Suburb: Charlestown

Chicken Pad Sieu with a glass of Sauvignon blanc.

Bookings are advised via our website. Walk-ins are welcome.

Available: 7 Days for Dinner.

**Our venue is wheelchair accessible.

$25.00

Dish: Nepalese Nights

Venue: The Great Northern Hotel

Suburb: Newcastle

In-house curated speciality menu items. Your choice of authentic Nepalese chicken curry OR the Jhol momo dumplings served with a glass of white wine.

Available: Monday for Dinner, from 5 pm.

**Our venue is wheelchair accessible.

$25.00

Dish: Burger, Chips, Sauce and Drink

Venue: Grill'd Charlestown Square

Suburb: Charlestown

Any beef, chicken or lamb burger with chips, dipping sauce and drink (excluding bottled wine).

Reservations are not required.

Available: 7 Days for Lunch and Dinner.

**Our venue is wheelchair accessible.

$25.00

Dish: Steak & Wine

Venue: The Happy Wombat

Suburb: Newcastle

Feast on a 200g Woodward grass-fed sirloin served with native herb roasted hand-cut potato wedges, seasonal greens, and a rosella flower and Tasmanian pepper berry jus and a glass of wine or schooner of beer.

Bookings are advised via our website. Walk-ins are welcome.

Available: Monday to Thursday for Lunch and Dinner.

**Our venue is wheelchair accessible.

$30.00

Dish: Share a good time

Venue: Hotel Delany

Suburb: Cooks Hill

Any 2 dishes off of our snacks and shares menu and two glasses of 821 South Sauvignon Blanc for $30.

Reservations are not required.

Available: Monday to Friday for Dinner, from 5 pm.

**Our venue is wheelchair accessible.

$30.00

Dish: Eat Noodle, Sip Thai Tea

Venue: The Humble Thai

Suburb: Newcastle

Rice noodles with that smoky wok char. Let’s dive in! Plus, cheesy red curry rice ball. Served with a choice between our Thai Teas. Both are so gooooood!!! Lemon iced tea is zesty and refreshing, lightly sweet with a zippy citrus finish!! Thai milk tea is a creamy, sweet, milky orange drink!

Bookings are advised by phone – call us at 02 40895164. Walk-ins are welcome.

Available: Wednesday to Monday for Dinner.

**Our venue is wheelchair accessible.

$30.00

Dish: Classic Cocktail & Pizza/Pasta

Venue: In Forno Charlestown Square

Suburb: Charlestown

Any pizza or pasta served with a classic cocktail (excluding seafood).

Reservations are not required.

Available: Wednesday to Thursday for Lunch and Dinner; Monday to Tuesday for Dinner Only.

**Our venue is wheelchair accessible.

$30.00

Dish: Confit Duck Hotdog

Venue: Jana Bar at QT Newcastle

Suburb: Newcastle

Delight in Jana Bar’s Confit Duck Hotdog. Nestled in a brioche bun with Campari jam, pickles, and comte cheese, this bar bite finds its perfect pair in Hungerford Hills Pinot Noir. Join us in the city’s heart, Monday to Saturday.

Reservations are not required.

Available: Monday to Saturday for Lunch and Dinner at Jana Bar.

**Our venue is wheelchair accessible.

$30.00

Dish: Char Koay Teow Meal Set

Venue: Jim's Malaysia Charlestown Square

Suburb: Charlestown

Flat rice noodles are stir-fried over high heat with light and dark soy sauce, chilli, garlic, prawns, fish cake, Chinese sausage, bean sprouts, and chopped garlic chives. The dish also includes three spring rolls and one soft drink.

Reservations are not required.

Available: Tuesday to Sunday for Lunch and Dinner (Public Holidays excluded).

**Our venue is wheelchair accessible.

$30.00

Dish: Barramundi & Semillon

Venue: The Kingfish

Suburb: Newcastle

Fresh QLD Daintree Barramundi Fillet with hand-cut chips & house tartare paired with a glass of Hunter Valley, First Creek Semillon. Gluten-free, vegan ‘phish’ and non-alc options are available.

Bookings are advised via our website. Walk-ins are welcome.

Available: 7 days for Lunch and Dinner.

**Our venue is wheelchair accessible.

$30.00

Dish: Yum Cha and Chinese Tea

Venue: Lee's Yum Cha Charlestown Square

Suburb: Charlestown

Steamed pork & prawn Dim Sum, a choice of honey chicken or sweet & sour pork, steamed rice and Chinese tea.

Reservations are not required.

Available: 7 Days for Lunch and Dinner.

**Our venue is wheelchair accessible.

$30.00

Dish: Plate Date For Mates

Venue: The Lucky Hotel

Suburb: Newcastle

Grab a mate for this plate date! Enjoy a selection of The Lucky’s crowd-favourite shares, including mushroom arancini, fried chicken tenders & house-smashed guacamole (to name a few!). Enjoy with a glass of local wine or tap beer… and some good company!

Bookings are advised via our website. Walk-ins are welcome.

Available: 7 days for Lunch and Dinner.

**Our venue is wheelchair accessible.

$30.00

Dish: Pizza & Vino Bundle

Venue: Market St Basement

Suburb: Newcastle

Enjoy a pizza & house wine for just $30. Choose from a Margherita, Norma, Salame or Cacio Pepe pizza and wash it down with a house white, red or beer.

Bookings are advised via our website. Walk-ins are welcome.

Available: 7 days for Dinner from 4 pm until close.

$30.00

Dish: $25 Burger and Beer

Venue: Modus Merewether

Suburb: Merewether

Grab one of our mouth-wateringly famous Modus burgs and pair it with a house beer for just $25!

Bookings are advised via our website. Walk-ins are welcome.

Available: Monday to Thursday (Lunch and Dinner); Friday (Lunch only)

**Our venue is wheelchair accessible.

$25.00

Dish: Beetroot Cured Hiramasa Kingfish

Venue: Nagisa Japanese Restaurant

Suburb: Newcastle

Beetroot cured Hiramasa kingfish with smoked wasabi cream, wakame salad, gin-compressed baby cucumber and chive oil, served with a glass of First Creek Vermentino.

Bookings are advised via our website. Walk-ins are welcome.

Available: Monday to Sunday for Lunch and Dinner.

**Our venue is wheelchair accessible.

$30.00

Dish: Chilli Prawn Linguine

Venue: The Nags Head Hotel

Suburb: Adamstown

Our Chilli King Prawn Linguine is tossed with cherry tomatoes, garlic & oregano and served with fresh parsley & a lemon wedge. Paired with a Glass of Tinkler’s Verdelho locally produced in the Hunter Valley. Adamstown’s favourite prawn linguini has evolved into this one-of-a-kind offer only available during Newcastle Food Month.

Bookings are advised via our website. Walk-ins are welcome.

Available: 7 days for Lunch and Dinner.

$30.00

Dish: Belgian Waffles for Two

Venue: Oliver Brown Charlestown Square

Suburb: Charlestown

Belgian Waffles for two with two iced chocolates!

Bookings are not required.

Available: 7 Days for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

**Our venue is wheelchair accessible.

$30.00

Dish: South African BOBOTIE (bah-boor-tie)

Venue: The Shortland Hotel

Suburb: Shortland

Experience authentic South African cuisine at The Shorty Hotel with Bobotie (bah-boor-tie).

Paired with South African Beer. What is Bobotie? Beef Curry with raisins, mango chutney and turmeric custard. Served with yellow rice, durky sauce & fresh green salad.

Bookings are advised via our website. Walk-ins are welcome.

Available: Monday to Sunday for Lunch and Dinner.

**Our venue is wheelchair accessible.

$30.00

Dish: Hand Rolled Gnocchi

Venue: Stag & Hunter Hotel

Suburb: Mayfield

Dine today on our hand-rolled ricotta gnocchi, served with a blue cheese sauce, walnuts, pickled pear and parmesan. Pair this mouth-watering dish with a 150ml glass of Hunter Valley Margan Chardonnay.

Bookings are advised via our website. Walk-ins are welcome.

Available: 7 days for Lunch and Dinner.

**Our venue is wheelchair accessible.

$30.00

Dish: Ramen Collab

Venue: Susuru Ramen Gyoza Bar

Suburb: Newcastle

Susuru will be unveiling two exclusive collaboration ramens! Joining forces with Chef Shane Mansfield and Mayfield West Kebab & Charcoal Chicken for a one-time-only flavour extravaganza, served with a beer or glass of wine. Indulge your senses crafted by these culinary artists. A taste adventure you won’t want to miss!

Bookings are advised via our website. Walk-ins are welcome.

Available: Monday to Sunday for Lunch and Dinner.

**Our venue is wheelchair accessible.

$30.00

Dish: Steak & Beer

Venue: The Young Street Hotel

Suburb: Carrington

Experience the ultimate plate date with a 250g Kilcoy Grain Fed Rump served with roasted garlic potatoes, buttered green beans, and a rosella & pepper berry jus along with your choice of a complimentary glass of wine or beer for just $30pp.

Bookings are advised via our website. Walk-ins are welcome.

Available: Monday to Thursday for Lunch and Dinner.

**Our venue is wheelchair accessible.

$30.00