Eat & Drink

Nagisa | Jam's | Koutetsu

Explore Newcastle’s multicultural side and plan a Japanese inspired night out.

Sometimes a change in your go-to night out is a good thing, and with Newcastle constantly being home to new restaurants, cafes, and bars popping up left right and centre, it’s not hard to keep incorporating something different to your social evenings.

As the city grows with social hangouts, so does its cultural diversity, and over recent year’s the multicultural growth has seen more and more cultures, cuisines and experiences hit our streets.

So, what better way to experience this than planning a Japanese inspired night out in Newcastle. Kicking off with Teppanyaki at Honeysuckle’s waterfront restaurant, Nagisa, followed by a karaoke session at our newly opened Japanese styled karaoke bar; Jam’s and then finishing the night off at The Koutetsu to sample some of their Japanese whisky.


With Chef Yohei Namba behind the bar, get served up an exotic mix of fresh and authentic Japanese cuisine paired with a truly unique experience to observe the art and skills of a traditional Teppanyaki chef.
Where: N2/1 Honeysuckle Drive

Jam’s Karaoke & Bar

Immerse yourself in an authentic karaoke experience, with priate, fully-serviced rooms with modern karaoke machiens. Head down to the traditional Tachinomi bar, seemed to be pulled straight off the streets off Shinjuku or Shibuya and sample their insane range of sake.
Where: 8 Union St

The Koutetsu

The not so much secret bar on Hunter Street brings Novocastrians a new kind of drinking experiencec to the local bar scene. The dark and moody interior paired with their talented bartenders and huge range of Japanese whisky; it’s the perfect spot to finish off a night out.
Where: 555 Hunter St

newcastle city council