Eat & Drink

Hold onto your (chef’s) hats! Newcastle Food Month is back!

With new venues consistently popping up, and old favourites calling us back time after time, there’s no doubt Newcastle is a burgeoning hub of culinary expertise!

This year, Newcastle Food Month reflects our city’s exciting, dynamic food scene, with a program boasting the greatest number of events and restaurants in its three-year history!

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Set to become New South Wales most loved food festival, the program launch took place at Crystalbrook Kingsley on February 15th with event organisers Gus and Louise Maher revealing all the highlights and their anticipation of another hugely successful festival, 

“Over the past two years we have enticed thousands of Novocastrians to dine out in our fabulous restaurants, and this will continue."

"We are committed to expanding our marketing and promotion into the Central Coast and Sydney to draw an increasing number of overnight visitors. In years to come we will turn our attention to the likes of Melbourne and Brisbane, to take advantage of our connections through Newcastle airport.”

Launching on Saturday 1st April Newcastle Food Month is sure to tempt everyone of your taste buds starting with the...

Feature Events

Over the month of April, the Newcastle Food Month program will host over 40 stand-alone Feature Events - with everything from delectable degustation’s, to Jazz in Foghorn Brewery, Good Friday seafood long lunches at Earp Distilling Co., a battle of local brewers, and an authentic Polish dinner on Darby St.

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Le Dîner en Blanc Newcastle

Newcastle Food Month's signature event, Le Dîner en Blanc Newcastle, returns on Saturday 1 April, kicking off the month of tasty temptations, and inviting guests to take part in a truly magical event that harks back to the glamour and grace of high French society.

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More than 1500 guests are expected to attend this year's event, all dressed in white the secret location will once again be loaded with live music, world class catering, local wines and of course le champagne

Get your tickets to Le Dîner en Blanc, but don’t expect to be made aware of the event’s top-secret location until the very last minute!

Plate Date - $25

The much-loved Plate Date - $25 also returns, with key venues around the city offering up special meals, accompanied by an alcoholic or non-alcoholic beverage, for a bargain value of just $25! Tapas and margaritas at 48 Watt St? Mimosas and crumpets at Autumn Rooms? Or perhaps a pizza and a pint at Foghorn Brewery?

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Throughout the month of April you’re invited to get out there and make the most of some deliciously discounted deals!

Check out the full Newcastle Food Month 2023 Program and start planning your foodie feasting month.