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“BEST CHIPS IN TOWN”
Review of Swell At Bar Beach

Swell At Bar Beach
Ranked #395 of 563 Restaurants in Newcastle
Price range: $1 - $30
Cuisines: Cafe, Fast Food, Australian, Seafood
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Good for: Scenic view
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
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!
Newcastle, Australia
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53 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“BEST CHIPS IN TOWN”
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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English first
Newcastle
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23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“The best”
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
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Thank steelchanger
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Newcastle, Australia
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Good, but $$$”
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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Thank Nadia R
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Newcastle, Australia
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
“Take away food only.”
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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Thank Anthony R
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Newcastle, Australia
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Good Burgers”
Reviewed December 14, 2012

For location it can't be beat. It's not flash and there is seagull poo everywhere but they do a great burger and it is easy to find a nice grassy spot to watch the surf. My favourite time is going there in winter when it is very quiet and it feels like you have the place to yourself.

  • Visited June 2012
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Thank politelarrikin
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