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Bar Petite

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Shop 5, The Royal | 5 King Street, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good31%
  • Average13%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible3%
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Open Now
3:00 PM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Bar, Australian, Wine Bar, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Shop 5, The Royal | 5 King Street, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My husband & I enjoyed a lovely evening here, we enjoyed a couple of cocktails, our dinner was great, we shared the chilli salt squid, it was a generous serve, hot & delicious, we also shared a Mexican platter that's very generous & tasty. Worth...More

Thank Samantha S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Warm friendly ambience, great music but still easy conversation. Excellent menu good value for money. Very friendly service and just a fun place attracting nice people. Live music solo artist one night was low key and so good. The place just hums. We'll be back...More

Thank Tony313-315
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had Christmas cocktails here and I was a bit disappointed. Not with the drinks or the service, but it is a bit dark and depressing inside. It would be the perfect winter venue, but not so much a summer one.

Thank Mackanans
Reviewed 5 December 2017

This is lovely. They do a $20 special every night which includes a wine/beer and is good value. Staff were so friendly.

Thank CarroD42
Reviewed 12 October 2017

We enjoyed a very pleasant evening with friends mid-week and took advantage of the $5 beers and bubbles. We shared 2 of the 'share-plates' followed by cheese plate which were very well presented and nicely served by the friendly staff.All tasty and good value. Some...More

Thank Markin53
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Waitress highlighted the Sunday deal which was a platter with bottle of wine for $50. Given the bottle was usually $40, this was exceptional value. Platter was fine for two, plenty without being filling. Service very friendly and attentive - not sure what venue other...More

Thank Annemarie D
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

My partner and I booked to have dinner at bar petite on the 20th July at 8:00pm. We were so excited to dine here as we had heard great things about this venue. On arrival we were 'pointed' to our table, shortly after followed up...More

1  Thank Toby W
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

Went to Bar petite on Sunday for a glass of champagne , unfortunately they have a very poor selection of champagne by the glass ( no french ) very disappointed . So we ordered a glass of white wine. Which was ok ! But they...More

Thank phillipk8
Reviewed 18 June 2017

We popped in for some pre dinner drinks to this charming, elegant cocktail bar. This place has a great vibe, friendly staff and a good choice of wines by the glass. There's a range of seating with everything from high tables to comfy sofas. Perfect...More

1  Thank pddownunder
Reviewed 1 June 2017

We stumbled on Bar Petite somewhat accident despite it being next door to the Novotel Newcastle Beach where we were staying. We are so glad we did. Despite being a Sunday evening there were a number of other parties eating and drinking in this rather...More

1  Thank richo21282
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$24
Bar, Australian, Wine Bar, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
3:00 PM - 11:00 PM
3:00 PM - 11:00 PM
3:00 PM - 11:00 PM
3:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 5, The Royal | 5 King Street, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Newcastle
  • Phone Number: 49293033
  • E-mail
Bar Petite is small and intimate, completely unique and distinctive for Newcastle.Winner of the Best NSW Bar Award 2012, Owner Operator Michael Kearney has helped create something really special... The Kearney family have over 35 years of long term experience in the hotel industry so Bar Petite is in good hands with owner Michael Kearney owning and operating the Bar. Michael is very social and adds that personal touch. He is always on site or close by putting in the long hours and hard work to see that his customers needs are cared for. Michael and his staff are proving that good things do come in small packages.
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