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Bar Petite

) #48 of 453 Restaurants in Newcastle ££ - £££ , ,
Shop 5, The Royal | 5 King Street, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good30%
  • Average13%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible3%
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Bar, Australian, Wine Bar, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Shop 5, The Royal | 5 King Street, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We popped in for some pre dinner drinks to this charming, elegant cocktail bar. This place has a great vibe, friendly staff and a good choice of wines by the glass. There's a range of seating with everything from high tables to comfy sofas. Perfect...More

Thank pddownunder
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stumbled on Bar Petite somewhat accident despite it being next door to the Novotel Newcastle Beach where we were staying. We are so glad we did. Despite being a Sunday evening there were a number of other parties eating and drinking in this rather...More

Thank richo21282
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited last Saturday night with a group of 8. The cocktails were amazing! I asked for one that was sour and not sweet and they more than accommodated with one that wasn't even on the list. I haven't received service this good in a...More

Thank 846travelbuddy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant was chosen as it was close to where we stayed and we liked the look of the menu. My husband and I shared the lamb plate and it was the very best lamb dish I've ever had. The others at our table had...More

Thank adoyle235
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Dropped in on Saturday evening for quick meal. Place was booked out but given a table if we would finish by 7.20. Too easy. Despite a good crowd the service was fast and friendly with three small courses. The food was great and the wine...More

Thank Phil C
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

Great food and drinks menu. A choice of different seating and staff were helpful and polite. You must save room for the Portuguese Tart!

Thank David B
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Ive dined at Bar Petite on a few occasions this year and continue to make reservations here as they never disappoint! The service with Ash, Josh, Trent and Shane are second to none and always treat me with respect and are so welcoming. The food...More

Thank Ericajulie02
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We stopped in on Saturday night, just to enjoy a light meal and some wine. Great ambiance with an arrangement of different tables and chairs. Great spot to chill out and enjoy company along with some good food. Enjoyed our time here as well as...More

Thank Justin C
Reviewed 10 April 2017

We visited on a Saturday afternoon. We had a bottle of Pinot Gris and a Mezze Platter for 2. There was plenty of food for both of us and it was delicious. We sat outside in comfy chairs. It was peaceful and relaxing and quite...More

Thank Chilix16
Reviewed 2 April 2017

For great live music, tasty tapas and cool cocktails you can't go wrong. The furniture provides a bit of an eccentric feel and it is nice and cozy.

Thank Reinhold F
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Hi, The map on Trip Advisor shows Bar Petite as being located in New Lambton!!! Very misleading to potential customers.
4 December 2016|
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Response from Kinash | Reviewed this property |
The map is definitely incorrect! I've submitted a "map update" to trip advisor. Good spotting!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$23
Bar, Australian, Wine Bar, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
15:00 - 23:00
15:00 - 23:00
15:00 - 23:00
15:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 5, The Royal | 5 King Street, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Newcastle
  • Phone Number: 49293033
  • E-mail
Bar Petite is small and intimate, completely unique and distinctive for Newcastle.Winner of the Best NSW Bar Award 2012, Owner Operator Michael Kearney has helped create something really special...

The Kearney family have over 35 years of long term experience in the hotel industry so Bar Petite is in good hands with owner Michael Kearney owning and operating the Bar.

Michael is very social and adds that personal touch. He is always on site or close by putting in the long hours and hard work to see that his customers needs are cared for. Michael and his staff are proving that good things do come in small packages.
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