BEST OF NEWCASTLE: Best Bar nominations are now open

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For our next ‘Best of Newcastle’ category, we want to know your favourite place to kick back with a beer, chill out with a cocktail, and wind down with a nice vino… We’re on the hunt for Newcastle’s Best Bar!

The making of great bar comes down to ticking all the boxes – the drinks, the atmosphere, the service. Now, we know there’s a lot of great bars in Newcastle, but we want to know which bar YOU think is the best!

We are now taking nominations on our Facebook page and in the comment section below. Nominate your favourite NOW!

Nominations close after the long weekend, and the voting poll for the Top 5 nominees will open on Tuesday 7 April.

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Comments 36

  1. Hard to split The Grain Store and The Happy Wombat as the best in Newcastle. Both brilliant.

  2. The Grain Store always has a great vibe and The Wickham Park Hotel always has great music. The Burwood in Merewether has the whole package and a great wine list to boot!

  3. The Edwards and Coal and Cedar. Good atmosphere in both. Interesting fit outs. The Edwards constantly changes the offering in food and drink.

  4. Definately The Koutetsu is the coolest bar in town. Amazing atmosphere, great music and fantastic cocktails.

  5. The Stockton Bowling Club. Great host on Coast. Great atmosphere great music great little beach bar with outdoor entertainment playing bowls in summer.
    Relaxing friendly atmosphere.

  6. Stockton Bowlo – best views, great food, great range of beers. Live music EVERY weekend

  7. Stag & Hunter for service, selection, original entertainment & sheer atmosphere in their main bar

  8. Stag & Hunter has undergone a fantastic transformation coupled with quality music everything a pub should be.

  9. The Stag for its incredible trivia nights and the amazing effort they put in each week. The service is great.

  10. The Stag & Hunter!
    Hands down, the best live music venue in town!
    Fantastic sound & vibe!
    The staff and management are super friendly and passionate.
    Do yourself a favour, get to The Stag!

  11. Stag and Hunter for music with the Lass O’Gowrie a close second. The Red Baron Berlin Bar for share plates and atmosphere.

  12. The Stag! Top menu, excellent service, cool pub vibe, best original music offerings in the Hunter – and the trivia night is an absolute cracker! Big things are happening outside the city centre!

  13. The Landing Bar & Kitchen! Fantastic harbourside location, great service and great food!

  14. The Stag, best live music and vibe, a hands down winner cool bar with excellent music varieties every weekend ..

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