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) #65 of 453 Restaurants in Newcastle $$ - $$$ Seafood, , Mediterranean
36 Scott St, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
+61 2 4926 3780
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible8%
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Seafood, Australian, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
36 Scott St, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

JEN!!! Just had lunch and wow oh wow oh wow!! I had salmon and so did joe. It's better than any seafood restaurant we have been to in Sydney or anywhere for that matter!! The fish was 11 out of 10 plus more!! Thank you...More

Thank Threelove
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had eaten takeaway from here before and enjoyed it, so thought we would try out the dine-in option. Although most reviews are very good, we were a little disappointed with the experience. We treated ourselves to cocktails and they were excellent. Food was good...More

Thank gpsbrian
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I went to Scotties with a friend for our last dinner in Newcastle on our holiday to Australia. It ended up being one of our favorite meals. First off, we sat outside, underneath the Christmas lights and palm tree, a perfect setting...More

Thank captgingebeard
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

My friends and I were looking for a place to eat In Newcastle East. The noise in one place sent us scurrying for a quit haven and we found that and more in Scotties. The food was served on tin plates but the lack of...More

1  Thank RuthMEdwards
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

Popped in without a booking and without any idea of this restaurant. It was conveniently close to accommodation. The menu is small and specialised. We were very happy with our salmon and snapper meals. Great service and best sticky date pudding ever. A quiet crowd...More

Thank Portlangs
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Excellent food. We come here whenever we are in Newcastle. Eat in or take away and sit at the outdoor tables.

Thank alflower
Reviewed 9 June 2017

Great for a dinner out, great for a takeaway fish and chips or burger - you shouldn't visit Newcastle without coming here! It's an institution for good reason!

Thank GreenPlanetTraveller
scottymanagers, Manager at Scotties, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2017

Thank you so much for the great review! It always means a lot to us to get such amazing feedback! Thanks again, Lauren Manager

Reviewed 28 May 2017

When we go to Newcastle Scotties has become a favourite. Today was lovely sitting outside with our dogs, together with other satisfied customers chomping on terrific fish and chips and for us a very tasty beetroot and haloumi salad. A great friendly, casual atmosphere. Long...More

Thank Janice B
scottymanagers, Manager at Scotties, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2017

Thanks so much Janice! We're so happy you enjoyed your experience! Lauren Manager

Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

Stopped in here on a whim. Won't be returning. Had the Wagyu burger (raw meat in the middle of the burger) and the salmon (undercooked). The chips were quite good but the wait for our food was very long (didn't appear to be very busy)...More

1  Thank RoadToErudition
scottymanagers, Manager at Scotties, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2017

Hi, Thank you for your review, we're really sorry you didn't enjoy your experience. If you would like to email me at helloscotties@gmail.com, we can discuss further and hopefully work out a way for us to change your opinion on our food and service. Our...More

Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Stopped by Scotties for a very late lunch yesterday only half an hour before closing time , they were very accommodating and produced the most wonderful fresh fish & chips, the best flathead I've had for a very long time. Great food , great service...More

Thank Ray B
scottymanagers, Manager at Scotties, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2017

Thanks for your review Ray! We enjoyed having you guys in, really pleased you enjoyed our flathead & chips! Hope to see you again soon. Lauren Manager

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$27
Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36 Scott St, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Newcastle
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4926 3780
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Scotties Seafood & Bar is a family owned local business located in the iconic, Newcastle East. Boasting ocean views and a short walking distance from historical sites such as Fort Scratchley and Nobby's Lighthouse. The restaurant features a beautiful alfresco dining area under the palms and is a stones throw away from the beach. Enjoy the relaxed elegance of the restaurant and bar with family and friends.

Scotties prides itself on sourcing fresh, local and sustainably caught seafood. A fresher, healthier twist on traditional fish and chips. The menu focuses on seafood in a share plate style, taking inspiration from the Mediterranean.
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