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Bar Petite

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Shop 5, The Royal | 5 King Street, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good30%
  • Average16%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible3%
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“sliders” (6 reviews)
“cheese plate” (3 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 22:00 Hours
Bar, Australian, Wine Bar, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Shop 5, The Royal | 5 King Street, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
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Newcastle, Australia
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My husband and I visited here for a couple of light meals, which were tasty, so that was a plus. We were seated at a table and had table arrive when ordering food and drinks. Our waitress was lovely and helpful. Not long after she...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I visited this venue for the first time on Sunday night and could not fault a thing! The staff were friendly and helpful and the food and drinks were amazing. I highly recommend this venue for couples enjoying a romantic dinner or...More

Thank biancanadalin
Reviewed 3 April 2018

Cosy little bar offering simple and tasty food. Great place to hideaway for a romantic interlude. Walking distance to Newcastle Beach.

Thank Christopher H
Reviewed 2 April 2018

2 of us ate here. they have a mix of "tapas type smaller plates" and main meals. Be very careful ordering a main meal, at double the price of the smaller plates it was not up to main meal size. When we politely pointed this...More

1  Thank jeffmh62
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

I really like this bar, up behind the Novotel near Newcastle Beach. Always a great crowd, of all ages, live music and quick friendly bar service. I haven't eaten here as its really a bar (hint: it's in the name), and as a bar it's...More

1  Thank City4fun
Reviewed 24 February 2018

We went for a light dinner and got very plain unseasoned plates, we have eaten here before and enjoyed it but it’s just not up to scratch. Good for drinks. Lots of better choices in the area.

Thank Joanne S
Reviewed 20 February 2018

Twice a month on a Tuesday night, we meet ( group of 15 ladies) for a quick catch up with a glass of wine before our dance class. Just love the big lounge chairs and the relaxed atmosphere.We are always welcomed even though we are...More

Thank Curious022
Reviewed 16 February 2018

We visited during the Supercar rush and only for a few drinks. Got a seat outside and thought it was a comfortable & pleasant location. The couples we saw eating appeared to be enjoying same, not a bad choice ?

Thank Skeney57
Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

This bar / come restaurant is overpriced and uncomfortable. The service depending on who is serving you is either rude ( right down to female eye rolls ) or helpful from male staff If you want to listen to 197/80 s cover music with a...More

Thank Fionie S
Reviewed 28 January 2018

Fantastic Staff. Drinks menu was great. Recommend this place for slightly older people. Didn't eat here but the meals being served look great

Thank MIC080
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4 December 2016|
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Response from Tracey H | Reviewed this property |
It is in the heart of Newcastle so NOT New Lambton!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$23
Bar, Australian, Wine Bar, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
15:00 - 23:00
15:00 - 23:00
15:00 - 23:00
15:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 5, The Royal | 5 King Street, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Newcastle
  • Phone Number: 49293033
  • E-mail
Bar Petite is small and intimate, completely unique and distinctive for Newcastle.Winner of the Best NSW Bar Award 2012, Owner Operator Michael Kearney has helped create something really special... The Kearney family have over 35 years of long term experience in the hotel industry so Bar Petite is in good hands with owner Michael Kearney owning and operating the Bar. Michael is very social and adds that personal touch. He is always on site or close by putting in the long hours and hard work to see that his customers needs are cared for. Michael and his staff are proving that good things do come in small packages.
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