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Great vibe & great staff

IIf you’re looking for something quite different give this place a visit. It is decorated... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2017
Newcastle, Australia
via mobile
Inner Melbourne in Newy

Not a cheap cocktail but a good one with a friend to start the night. Very cool vibe if you can... read more

Reviewed 30 June 2017
Hamish T
via mobile
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  • Excellent64%
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  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible12%
18 Jul 2018
“Great little bar”
22 May 2018
“Great staff, cool venue”
Hunter Street, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
+61 2 4929 5557
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Reviewed 19 July 2018

I love The Koutetsu! The cocktail list is amazing but if you fancy something different the bartenders are very creative.

Thank misstravellots
Reviewed 23 May 2018

Visited The Koutetsu on a Friday night after dinner at the happy wombat. I was slightly worried about reading the negative reviews of the staff but once we arrived they were all super helpful. The doorman was really friendly, the bar staff explained everything really...More

Thank Taylor F
Reviewed 20 February 2018

Loved everything about this place. A speak-easy style bar without the pretentiousness. Didn't know what to expect coming in, but was surprised by the attention to detail and originality this place had. From the menu to the service, and all the intricacies in between, everything...More

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Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

I turned up with my boyfriend and did not realise the man chatting up a girl was an employee. I went to open the door and he told me to ask before entering and told me I was impolite. It ruined my evening.

Thank Chickenthing
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

IIf you’re looking for something quite different give this place a visit. It is decorated differently and is full of surprises from the moment you enter the premises. They can do all the standard cocktails or mix something up to your desires as well as...More

1  Thank PhilWG
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Do go. It's a very small but great little cocktail bar. Nice and dark with great cocktails and staff. I saw no sign of popcorn, but we did order dumplings to nibble on while chatting and drinking.

1  Thank ozallens
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

Not a cheap cocktail but a good one with a friend to start the night. Very cool vibe if you can find the front door. Fun for a quick visit.

1  Thank Hamish T
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Group of 8, a few couples, arrived at different times. My first time there, I was trying to find it, couldn't see the establishment name from the outside I saw a bouncer type guy out the front of these dark doors and asked him if...More

Thank feistarr
Reviewed 3 February 2017

What a find! Our mate, a local, took us on a bar crawl and this was the first stop. At first I found the staff way TOO nice, kind of cheesy but after a while I realised, no, they are just good natured, helpful, pleasant...More

Thank Kimberley M
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Wow! What accommodating and well natures Bar staff! The cocktails all exceeded expectations . All tailor mixed . Complimentary popcorn. Such knowledgeable cocktail artists! And so Down to earth and friendly. Lovely decor as well.

Thank Tess M
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