Welcome to the best Seafood Restaurant
Newcastle, NSW

Scratchleys on the Wharf is one of the  Newcastle Regions most iconic and popular restaurants. Overlooking the busy port of Newcastle Harbour, Scratchleys simply offers the best food, the best wine, and the best view in the region.

Our menu is selected by the our regions premier chefs, and as well as the regular menu items, seasonal specialities and daily specials are also available. From the freshest of seafood and sizzling steaks, through to a magnificent range of the finest wines hailing not only from the Hunter Region and other noted wine regions of Australia but also internationally, Scratchleys will delight even the most discerning diner.

Our opening hours Monday to Saturday are 11:30am for lunch and 5:30pm for dinner. On Sunday we open all day from 11:30am, making it perfect for a late lunch or an early dinner. Scratchleys on the Wharf is the ultimate Newcastle restaurant for a romantic dinner for two, an enjoyable group get-together or great for a quick meal before heading to the theatre or catching a live band. Scratchleys is also the perfect venue for simply relaxing with a drink at the end of the day whilst overlooking Newcastle Harbour and watching the ships roll in. If you aren't able to dine with us, perhaps consider grabbing a bite from our takeaway window on the footpath and  enjoy an outdoor picnic on the foreshore.

If you are having a function  of any description, from a wedding reception, cocktail party, business conference or charity event Scratchleys ccan cater for groups of anywhere from 30 to 70 people in style and elegance. Imagine the impact your wedding or work function will have when you look out over beautiful Newcastle Harbour towards Nobby's Lighthouse, either with the sunlight sparkling off the water, or the Newcastle lights illuminating the harbour.




Penfolds Grange for $10

Purchase a $10 ticket for a chance win a bottle of the famous “Penfolds Grange” to be enjoyed on your next visit to Scratchleys – ask a Restaurant Supervisor for details today!


Opening Hours

Open 7 days
Lunch 11.30am -3pm
Dinner 5.30-9pm 
Closed Public Holidays