Eat & Drink

Newcastle Food Month Feature Events

Get prepped this April for an onslaught of fabulous foodie events when the inaugural Newcastle Food Month launches more than 30 feature events and festivals across the city.

Working together with some of Newcastle’s best restauranteurs and event organisors you can expect everything from intimate winemaker lunches, seasonal tasting dinners, masterclasses with your favourite chefs, a moveable feast and the unlikely combination of beer and opera. Here's just a few of the highlights;


The Edwards is bringing together producers from Newcastle & the Hunter and their fine collection of wine, beer and spirits for you to experience. For an international flavour make your way to the one-time-only Baller Bar curated by P&V Merchants. You can also expect masterclasses, food collaborations by some of the best local chefs all the while DJ’s will be keeping the good times rolling.

Where:  The Edwards, 148 Parry St, Newcastle West
When:  Saturday 17th & Sunday 18th April
Times:  11am - 2pm & 3pm - 6pm
Cost:  $55 + Booking Fee
To Book: click here

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Signal Box Pop-up Sparkling and Oyster Bar

Each Friday night in April the Signal Box pop-up Sparkling and Oyster Bar will be offering half dozen oysters and a glass of sparkling wine for $25 per person. Each week a different oyster variety will be available along with the grower on hand, freshly shucking and answering all your oyster questions.

Where:  The Signal Box, 155 Wharf Road, Newcastle
When:  Friday's in April (9th, 16th & 23rd)
Times:  from 5pm - 7pm
Cost:  $25.00 per person
Bookings:  click here

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Seafood Festival

The Newcastle Seafood Festival will be showcasing why it is the seafood capital of Newcastle. From Friday lunch 9th April to Sunday dinner on the 11th April over 30 Pubs, clubs, restaurants and takeaways in the area will be putting on their best, most creative and impressive seafood dishes, and you get to decide who is the best. They will all be vying for your endorsement as the best Seafood dish in the region. Try a dish at a participating venue, vote and you will go into the draw for a Five Star Seafood experience weekend in Sydney.

Other highlights to the weekend include the Seafood Co-Op Open Day and a family catch and release fishing competition. 

Where:  Five villages of Throsby Basin: Wickham, Maryville, Islington, Tighes Hill, Carrington
When:  Friday 9th - Sunday 11th April
More Info: click here

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Stadium Drive Through

Every Thursday in April McDonald Jones Stadium is the place to lunch from their all-new food outlet, the BBQ Pit. Offering Classic Hunter Hot Dogs, Angus Beef Burgers, Southern Brisket Bowls along with Crunchy Chips, and Chilli Corn on the Cob, it's guaranteed to be a classic diner-style lunch! No need to book just drive to the Stadium off Turton Road and follow the signs – and actually drive into the Stadium where you will choose from the classic diner menu. 

Where:  McDonald Jones Stadium, 294 Turton Rd, New Lambton
When:  Thursday's in April (8th, 15th, 22nd and 29th)
Times:  11.30am - 1.30pm
To Book:  Call 40643050
For more Info: click here

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Flotilla Presents...

Natural Wines + Autumn: An insight into natural wines and their latest menu. Chef Shayne Mansfield and beverage director Eduardo Molina invite you to a five-course degustation of their autumn menu with alternative natural wine pairings.

Where:  The Flotilla, 9 Albert St, Wickham
When:  Wednesday 7th and Thursday 8th April
Times:  6:30pm
Cost:  $175pp
To Book:  click here

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Newcastle Music Festival Presents...

Berlin Electric, Kabarett & Food

Don't miss the outrageous talents of tenor, Brad Cooper and pianist Bev Kennedy, in an electrifying journey through the Kabarett songs of Weimar Berlin.

Where:  FogHorn Brewhouse, 218 King St, Newcastle
When:  Tuesday 27th April
Times:  6.30pm for 7.00pm Start
Cost:  $79.00 per head (Price includes a 2-course meal & drink on arrival)
To Book:  click here

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Bon Appetit! A Sweet Soiree

An operatic comedy, Bon Appétit, depicts the beloved celebrity cook, Julia Child, baking a chocolate cake (Le Gâteau au Chocolat Léminence Brune) and features acclaimed international mezzo-soprano Deborah Humble.

Where:  FogHorn Brewhouse, 218 King St, Newcastle
When:  Tuesday 20th April
Times:  6.30pm for 7.00pm Start
Cost:  $79.00 per head (Price includes a 2-course meal & drink on arrival).
To Book:  click here

Decadence and Night Noodle Markets - EVENTS CANCELLED

A word from Newcastle Food Month event organisers.

"We’re sorry to bring you the news this weekend’s events, Decadence and The Night Noodle Market, have been cancelled.
We were excited about the public response and the organisers of these events were looking forward to showcasing the local producers and restaurateurs involved. Due to circumstances beyond the respective organisers control, these events are not able to take place.
The good news? We have a jam packed weekend of Feature Events and Plate Dates coming up. Check out the link in bio to plan your Friday, Saturday and Sunday. "