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Scratchley's on the Wharf Restaurant

€€ - €€€Seafood, , International
200 Wharf Rd, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
+61 2 4929 1111
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good31%
  • Average14%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
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“seafood” (200 reviews)
“swordfish” (16 reviews)
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Seafood, Australian, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
200 Wharf Rd, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I had dinner here. This place has amazing vistas over the bay in Newcastle. I had order the sour dough bread that came with 5 separate spreads and olive oil with balsamic. I had for a starter the seafood chowder. The various types fish in...More

Thank Winter M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We recently had a night out with dinner at Scratchley’s in Newcastle. It is a favorite restaurant for seafood and it never disappoints. The food was superb;the service was great and of course the view is stunning. The only thing we find difficult there is...More

Thank charleskeithe2017
Reviewed 4 days ago

After a successful meeting a good lunch was called for and Scratchley’s seemed to fit the bill. I had the Oysters and the Tuna, both were excellent. Two of the three staff were outstanding with the third sadly needing an attitude realignment. The service was...More

Thank Scott B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Sitting on the river Hunter , just magic views, Our welcome was warm , the girls were so good Orders taken promptly , very good silver service Good choice of wine which was poured expertly , the glass never allowed to empty Dory was beautifully...More

Thank CarmelIta2015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

7 adults and 2 small children celebrated a birthday here. Service was outstanding. The menu was extensive to cater for seafood and non seafood lovers. The children’s menu was also appealing. The wait time for our meals was minimal. The various dishes we had were...More

Thank Annette R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A Friday night dinner was planned but no reservation but we got in at 7pm. A great sunset and weather for a lovely night out.

Thank Warren P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Don't bother. Overrated big time. The Queens wharf hotel up the road is 100% better for good food. Calamari tastes like frozen crap from overseas

Thank Jason G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A very disappointing night at this restaurant. It was packed to the rafters and there was not enough wait staff to cater for the numbers. It took half an hour to be asked for drinks. When the food came it was cold and the lamb...More

Thank SHELLBY187147
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is the second time we’ve been to Scratchley’s, having returned as our first experience there was so good. We weren’t to be disappointed. The staff were super friendly and attentive and all of us thoroughly enjoyed the meal. The view is exceptional and having...More

Thank Sue B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant has it all. Great seafood a good wine list and a brilliant location on the harbour there is reasonable parking along the fore shore so it is usually a short walk. It is very popular so a reservation is recommended

Thank Kim141257
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4 August 2016|
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Response from vicki w | Reviewed this property |
They have a well layed out menu but definitely pick off the specials menu. It's full of fresh seasonal seafood. Could do 2 courses for 2 with wine for $120
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, View, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
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17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
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11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 200 Wharf Rd, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Newcastle
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4929 1111
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