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“If you are in Newcastle, worth stopping by!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Swell At Bar Beach

Swell At Bar Beach
1 Memorial Drive | Swell, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
(02) 4929 1149
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Ranked #149 of 358 Restaurants in Newcastle
Price range: $1 - $32
Cuisines: Seafood, Sandwiches, Hamburgers, Australian
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Good for: Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast
Description: We cater for the whole family, for breakfast, lunch & dinner. So if you're in Newcastle or Port Stephens swing by Swell for a coffee & fresh muffin, a burger or freshly house prepared fish & hand cut chips - eat in or takeaway. Catch sight of dolphins or whales.....Have a surf, a swim, a walk along the coast or just watch the kids play in the sand while you enjoy a coffee and our great food!
Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“If you are in Newcastle, worth stopping by!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

Stunning views, crunchy chips and nice burgers. Great spot to spend the afternoon.
I usually come to Newcastle for work and today was the first time I came across this place (thanks to tripadvisor). Definitely will stop by next time I am here.

    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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  • English first
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English first
Newcastle, Australia
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“BEST CHIPS IN TOWN”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2013

Refer to title. They really are the best and the burgers are great as well. On a nice evening its one of the best places to grab a casual bite and listen to the waves rolling in (and the seagulls fighting for your grub.)

Visited January 2013
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“The best”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2013

Without a doubt the best fish and chips in Newcastle.

Yes, it is slightly more expensive than your usual frozen chips and old oil place, but the quality is far superior.

It's a takeaway joint that does very high quality take away food at a very reasonable price.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Newcastle, Australia
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4 restaurant reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Good, but $$$”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2013

I'm the stingy type, but when you have that extra change floating around at the bottom of your now sand-filled handbag after a romp at the beach, it's always worth grabbing a cone of hot chips from here.

Visited December 2012
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Newcastle, Australia
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“Take away food only.”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2012

Good variety on the menue and reasonably priced. Try the Tempura fish and chips. Good service & friendly staff. Can sit at the public tables to consume and watch the passing parade.

Visited December 2012
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