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Scratchley's on the Wharf Restaurant

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Seafood, , International
200 Wharf Rd, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
+61 2 4929 1111
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good30%
  • Average14%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible7%
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“seafood” (208 reviews)
“chowder” (12 reviews)
“swordfish” (14 reviews)
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Seafood, Australian, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
200 Wharf Rd, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm a Novacastrian so Scratchley's has an almost icon name and history, but we hadn't dined there for ten years. Scratchley's is know for seafood and they do it well, so don't bother with anything else. My seared Blue Fin Tuna on an Asian inspired...More

Thank Tony Y
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and i enjoyed the most delicious lunch here. We both do not eat seafood and have lived in Newcastle our whole life. We always thought it was only for seafood lovers. We were wrong, our meal was just beautiful. We will definitely be...More

Thank 70jodiec
Reviewed 1 week ago

During the Supercars we happened across this restaurant on the wharf. Views, excellent service, wine glass never empty (love that) and the seafood tower wow!!! Went back the 2 nights we were in Newcastle...

Thank Michelle B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thank you Neil and Michelle. We had a group lunch today and enjoyed your amazing hospitality, scrumptious food and wines. The view is second to none. The food was brilliant. Michelle looked after us and the private room allowed us to laugh as loud as...More

Thank donnasargent
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had dinner last night here with husband to celebrate anniversary. Husband had Seafood chowder it was excellent. We ordered the chargrill seafood platter to share, did nit disappoint. I had the GHB icream cocktail for dessert, it was delicious. Full recommendation this place. Great view,...More

Thank Donna K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

According to the restaurant web site, Scratchleys is open for dinner seven days a week, excepting public holidays. Not so. Tonight we were confronted with a closed door. We asked the adjacent bar of they knew why and were told it was closed on Sundays...More

Thank sgflite
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was a monday night fish and chips take away. We ask for grilled fish but got told the fish get to cold. What!!!!!! So we has to get the batter which was about as thick as the rubber on my thongs.and the chips must...More

1  Thank Narsink
Danielle P, General Manager at Scratchley's on the Wharf Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Narsink, As the owner of Scratchleys Restaurant I am offended by your comments. I myself greeted you at our take away section and explained that grilled fish is not on the take away menu as it doesn't travel well and would have difficulty retaining...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food and service was delightful. I can’t wait to come back. The food was fresh and delicious. The service was next to none

Thank Jennifer F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Whilst the food was good, not the best place for couples. Plenty of large tables with families. No lobster or bug dishes, except with platters. Good wines by the glass, but no music or atmosphere. Long wait.

Thank Dianne M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had lunch with family in this beautiful restaurant with a friendly staff and nice river view. Food was delicious and plenty.

Thank Ham P
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4 August 2016|
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Response from vicki w | Reviewed this property |
They have a well layed out menu but definitely pick off the specials menu. It's full of fresh seasonal seafood. Could do 2 courses for 2 with wine for $120
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 200 Wharf Rd, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Newcastle
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4929 1111
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