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Jonah's On The Beach

Cnr Shortland Esplanade & Zaara St,, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
+61 2 4929 5181
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“seafood chowder” (12 reviews)
“pappardelle” (3 reviews)
“salmon” (11 reviews)
Open Now
6:30 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Cnr Shortland Esplanade & Zaara St,, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had some international business guests visiting and with the benefit of daylight savings this is a great view to share with them. While there may be better quality food at some other establishments the quality here is still very good and with the added...More

Thank 153cherylw
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The food here is standard for a hotel restaurant but the view of the ocean is amazing and certainly is a highlight of a visit. Staff are friendly and attentive making a meal here a pleasant experience

Thank AAAMM1
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Absolutely fantastic. Food was great and in abundance. Staff were incredible. Drinks kept flowing. Fabulous atmosphere and decorations and Jungle Kings band topped it off beautifully. Freshly shucked oysters from Dawson's so fresh and all you could eat. I'm returning next year. Incredible view! Amazing...More

1  Thank Kathy H
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Booked a table ahead for lunch and had a great spot next to the window with a great view-a memorable spot for our daughters graduation lunch. Very friendly and helpful service with good insights into the meals on offer. We tried the seafood platter for...More

Thank crussher
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Four adults lunched Sunday 1st October. Have visited Jonah's lots of times and have always been impressed. They provide a total dining experience which includes excellent food, wine list, ambience, view, service and reasonable prices. We decided on the $55 three course lunchtime special. Entrees...More

Thank jtfwb
Reviewed 18 September 2017

I was at a conference at Jonah's. The catered food was all very tasting, better than standard conference food. The conference room had wonderful wide windows overlooking the beach (a distraction) as did the restaurant. Had a champagne cocktail at the bar when the conference...More

Thank Flight2012
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

I enjoyed lovely meals here. My water was topped up a number of times, demonstrating high quality service. The Salmon was perfect. Loved the $10 cocktail of the day Lychee Martini -overlooking the beach. Desert was divine. The breakfast buffet was excellent (The mini Bircher!)....More

Thank Megan G
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

Unfortunately was very disappointed. Had to seek attention from staff. Had to ask about specials. Drinks served after main meal. Saw friends there by chance who were also receiving very slow service but they were offered free drinks. I asked if there was any special...More

Thank Lisa B
Reviewed 4 September 2017

I was at Jonah's for an ball to raise money for Cancer so we had a three course menu the food was amazing . The service from all the staff involved in the ball were great, helpful and very friendly. They were very happy to...More

Thank Annika D
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Visited JONAHS at Noah's Newcastle for lunch table of 8 chicks who like to lunch n enjoy a glass of vino🍹🍸the set menu great choices, I enjoyed seafood chowder , grilled salmon, n chocolate Tarantino with liquorice ice cream n Beetroot sauce amazing---all delicious., excellent...More

Thank Pamela G
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17 June 2016|
Response from MelGol77 | Reviewed this property |
Hi $88 2 courses $115 3 courses $130 4 courses If you go to website it shows all you can pick from also if you pay extra they do matching wines
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Response from Wazza303 | Reviewed this property |
Smart casual or dressed up is OK
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$14 - US$32
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Business meetings
Open Hours
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
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
  • E-mail
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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