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€€ - €€€Seafood, Fast food,
36 Scott St, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
+61 2 4926 3780
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible8%
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“fish and chips” (29 reviews)
“wagyu burger” (8 reviews)
“local fish” (2 reviews)
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Seafood, Fast food, Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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36 Scott St, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved the crispy skin barramundi with beetroot and yoghurt. Followed it up with the most unique and delicious ice-cream sandwich - it's literally on a bun :)

Thank DRC2203
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My son started to mention the prospect of a Sunday lunch at Scotties a good 24 hours before we headed up Scott Street to indulge in "the best fish & chips ever"!! He had enjoyed this treat on previous visits to Newcastle and we concur...More

Thank granjools
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ive visited scotties a few times and each time I've been impressed but I was delighted by their menu on my recent visit. Me and my friend shared the raw kingfish, crab fritters, barramundi, salmon, anchovies, cabbage salad and their unbeatable chips! The dishes were...More

Thank LindaJameson
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have in the past when visiting family with young children eaten at this take away. Never again, our meals were quite Disgusting. The chips were soggy, greasy and in edible . And the fish just as bad . As adults we tried to pretend...More

Thank Melinda D
Reviewed 9 November 2017

I had not been back for a while but it seemed not much had changed. The service was good but it was a little pricey, especially with starter and drinks, and the fish was a little more cooked than I would have liked, However, the...More

Thank Stephen C
Reviewed 30 October 2017

We had an evening meal and take-away here during our Newcastle visit. The first night was warm enough to sit outside and Scotties had ambiance despite the street barriers going up for the car race. The wait-staff were professional yet friendly; the food tasty and...More

Thank jenhorne95
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

We visited this cafe last Sunday And will not go back. The crab cakes were bland the chips were soggy. My partner had barramundi and ended up with an upset stomach.

Thank Stephen C
Reviewed 18 September 2017

We were looking for a place for a nice meal for a vegetarian and a coeliac, a place where it was actually possible to have a conversation. Scotties fit the bill. The food was absolutely delicious, as well as just a little unusual. I would...More

Thank Flight2012
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

JEN!!! Just had lunch and wow oh wow oh wow!! I had salmon and so did joe. It's better than any seafood restaurant we have been to in Sydney or anywhere for that matter!! The fish was 11 out of 10 plus more!! Thank you...More

Thank Threelove
Reviewed 26 July 2017

We had eaten takeaway from here before and enjoyed it, so thought we would try out the dine-in option. Although most reviews are very good, we were a little disappointed with the experience. We treated ourselves to cocktails and they were excellent. Food was good...More

Thank gpsbrian
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$27
Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36 Scott St, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Newcastle
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4926 3780
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Scotties Seafood & Bar is a family owned local business located in the iconic, Newcastle East. Boasting ocean views and a short walking distance from historical sites such as Fort Scratchley and Nobby's Lighthouse. The restaurant features a beautiful alfresco dining area under the palms and is a stones throw away from the beach. Enjoy the relaxed elegance of the restaurant and bar with family and friends. Scotties prides itself on sourcing fresh, local and sustainably caught seafood. A fresher, healthier twist on traditional fish and chips. The menu focuses on seafood in a share plate style, taking inspiration from the Mediterranean.
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