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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 good31%
  • Average14%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
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“seafood platter” (92 reviews)
“surf and turf” (17 reviews)
“ice cream” (16 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 15:00All hours
Seafood, Australian, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
200 Wharf Rd, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Booked well in advance as a family member was visiting from overseas,told over the phone resturant was only doing two sittings six pm and eight pm unable to book outside these times due to the super car race to be held over the weekend.Did point...More

Thank Rod S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We purchased our takeaway from the window and did not dine in the restaurant but having said that it is the same kitchen. When we ordered the ‘chef’ in the background was literally throwing food on a platter . The service was fine , the...More

Thank pickledtaj
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

From the time my wife called until we paid the bill the service was poor. Rude on the phone for a booking and basically ignored once we were seated. When we eventually got someone to bring us wine it was left on the other side...More

Thank Sean S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What an incredible restaurant. Food and service both fantastic. The hot seafood platter was to die for and we added the Lobster which was amazing. We absolutely loved that American Express is warmly accepted and we got a $10 credit through shop small for dining...More

Thank Arz30
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ordered an antipasto seafood platter and was very disappointed as food was overcooked - rubbery and partially edible :( made a formal complaint to the waitress who said 'sorry' and walked away. Do NOT recommend this place to eat for poor food and uncaring customer...More

Thank Deb T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited Scratchley's on the Wharf on a lovely balmy Newcastle night. We sat on with window which was open and had an absolutely wonderful view of the harbour. The service was faultless and the food delicious. On the night Barramundi was not available so I...More

Thank Denise M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went for family birthday - service was excellent and waitresses were very pleasant. Ordered expensive seafood platter for three and paid extra to include half lobster mornay and dozen mixed oysters mornay and kilpatrick ($250+). Platter had no calamari and no grilled fish but lots...More

Thank VerizonGreg
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best seafood in town. Restaurant sits over the Newcastle Harbour with amazing views Of Nobby's Lighthouse, Stockton and the Newcastle Harbour. Great for celebrating special events. Great customer service and friendly staff

Thank 505Marg
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great locality, right on the working harbour with the best seafood in Newcastle. The oyster Kilpatrick is always a favourite, or try the seafood platter for 2 will bring you back again and again. Table service is excellent, and your Neil Slater will go out...More

1  Thank neilbeacher
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The menu is good and the prices are ok. We were disappointed at the speed in which we were served. After less than an hour we had eaten our garlic bread,entree and main meal. We did comment on this to the staff.

Thank karenbh87
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Questions & Answers
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
Business meetings, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
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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