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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” (27 reviews)
“wagyu burger” (8 reviews)
“local fish” (2 reviews)
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Seafood, Australian, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
36 Scott St, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
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Reviewed December 14, 2016

I've been to Scotties a couple of times before and its been great food and pretty good service. But I went recently, and the waitress must have forgot our order because we waited 45 minutes before she came back and asked us what we ordered...More

Thank Nishana P
Reviewed November 27, 2016 via mobile

Very disappointed, I called in advance to ask if the kitchen would be open all day, I was told it would be so after travelling for 3 hours we arrived at scotties at 3pm to find the restaurant closed with a sign saying take away...More

Thank Christaw1234
scottymanagers, Manager at Scotties, responded to this reviewResponded November 29, 2016

Hello Christaw1234 , I can only apologise for the miscommunication. I took your call and understood your question to mean are we open for lunch and dinner. We like most restaurants close after lunch at 3 as this is when our staff take their breaks....More

Reviewed November 22, 2016

It's a cute little place with friendly service. It happened to be a curry night, we were hungry and willing, so how could it go wrong. Unfortunately, the curry was very sweet (too much sugar/coconut milk?) and the fish pieces were scarce. The Scottie's scallops...More

Thank glodnymat
Reviewed November 19, 2016 via mobile

We ate in the outside courtyard under strings of lights. All the seafood was prepared perfectly and there was a small selection of wines/beers to match. The takeaway window was doing a roaring trade, with people bringing their own drinks and sitting on rugs on...More

Thank gilds282
Reviewed November 18, 2016 via mobile

Its hard to rate a hole in the wall brekky place on this app. The avo on toast and coffee was delicious but we cant rate the overall experience as very good. There's no service and when we collected our coffee no sugar offered. We...More

Thank Elizabeth2859
Reviewed November 9, 2016

Ordering some lunch from the kiosk. I frequent Scotties regularly. Was charged $3 for a bottle of Woolworths brand water, which I think is abhorrent. I went for the mushroom burger not realising it had changed. It is now a bean & mushroom burger. I...More

Thank alexhambly
owner70, Manager at Scotties, responded to this reviewResponded November 10, 2016

Hi Alex, further to your email yesterday to us we introduced the new spiced black bean and mushroom burger in May this year. We did this through our Instagram page. As it is now totally vegan the taste will definitely have changed but still remains...More

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Reviewed November 9, 2016 via mobile

Cosy place is a nice suburb but the food was lacklustre. Grilled Barramundi was the special but was served the skin was soft and needed more greens. It was a basic dish but but maybe the oil needed changing as the skin of the fish...More

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scottymanagers, Manager at Scotties, responded to this reviewResponded November 10, 2016

Hi, Thank you for the feedback. We are disappointed that you were unhappy with your meal. Our policy at Scotties is if you are not happy with your meal we will gladly make you something more to your liking. We really do care that you...More

Reviewed November 6, 2016 via mobile

Small, cosy and friendly. Not heaps on the menu but varied choice for a small place. Great service and a really pleasant vibe at night.

Thank NoJo1970
Reviewed November 2, 2016

You can eat in, or out at the side, it's an old shop converted into a restaurant, has a good range of quality meals, quite and pleasant, relaxing eating.

Thank Cazaly
Reviewed October 7, 2016

Love Scotties for dining or take away! A great broad menu. Such a great atmosphere inside or outside.Have had delicious dinners and dessert but also great takeaway as well. We had our business' End of Year dinner here in December and the communication, food and...More

Thank Emma B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$11 - $28
Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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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