With the newly built Wickham interchange, it's easier than ever to get around Newcastle and it's surrounding suburbs plus its made the commute to Sydney a breeze.
Plentiful of bus services that will take you from the CBD (and surrounding areas) all the way to to anyone of Lake Macquarie’s spectacular suburbs.
Conveniently located only steps away from some of the best cafes, restaurants, parks, gyms and retails hubs.
Only a joy ride away from its surrounding suburbs, and famous coastal pockets in addition to quick access to the Hunter Valley via the express way off Hunter Street.
5 Place in 5 Minutes
1. The Bogey Hole 2. Shortland Esplanade 3. Hunter Street Mall 4. Market Town Shopping Precinct 5. Newcastle Beach
Where to Eat
Grab your colleagues and break up the day at The Umbrian. Focused on food and family, in the Italian tradition, this place makes a mean coffee. It's also the perfect place to break the carb-fast too, with a hand-made made Piadina (Italian flatbread) with seasonal toppings that pack a flavour punch!
On Sundays, we brunch. At the heritage-listed Paymasters Cafe. Breathe in the fresh, coastal air, and watch the world go by as you lazily enjoy your fluffy Deep Pan Pancakes and Eggs Benedict.
Become one of the loyal following that flocks to the Hunter St mall on weekends for coffee and grub at One Penny Black. Savour a drop of caffeinated goodness, and nurture your body with the wholesome goodness of their menu. You won't regret it.
If it's a special occasion, treat yourselves to a wine-ing and dining experience that is a level above at Subo in Newcastle West. Contemporary fine-dining, where every plate is both an artwork on the plate, and a sensation of flavour-fusion in your mouth.
Where to Shop
Get your fashion fix at The L A I R in the Hunter St mall. This edgy, fashion store and leather workshop stocks exclusive clothing, shoe and jewellery brands, including some very cool local Newcastle designers.
Find the perfect gift for the girl who has everything at Studio Melt. This contemporary artisan jeweller stocks their own unique designs, as well as a range of other Australian-made pieces, and collectables. This beautiful store filled with eclectic, one-off pieces and definitely worth a drop-in.
Pick something up for the skate boarding enthusiast at Newcastle Skate shop before you hit the half-pipe and skate park at Bar Beach.
Do you have a hobby? If you do, then you are lucky to be in Newcastle where we have the largest hobby store in Australia. Frontline Hobbies is where to go to find all of your hobby related products.
Where to Play
Whether it's a beard trim, tapered or faded cut, or undercut, the folks at Kinfolk Barbers will get your groomed right. Kick back in the chair with a beer while they work their magic.
Play on the world's best golf courses without even going near an airport at Slice Virtual Golf in King Street. Score a hole-in-one, with a pizza and a beer on the side!
When it's time for a bit of me-time, go ahead and pamper yourself at The Beautician in Hunter St. You'll thank us when you emerge looking and feeling like a new woman.
Check out the local produce talent and get your organic fix at the Hunter Street Organic Markets in the Hunter St Mall. They'll be ready for your business from Thursday-Saturday every week.