Newcastle Harbour’s iconic and popular seafood restaurant, Scratchleys on the Wharf, and our newest edition Battlesticks Bar, offers the best food, cocktails and the best wine in the region. Visit one of Newcastle’s favourite places to eat today to enjoy a delicious meal while looking over the busy port of Newcastle Harbour.

In order to comply with the latest government health orders, you will be required to download the Service NSW app on your phone and scan a QR code before entering any hospitality venue.

Food & Drinks


Scratchleys is here to delight even the most discerning diner. Our harbour front restaurant boasts a menu that is selected by premier chefs who work hard to produce delicious seafood specialties, outstanding seasonal dishes and unique daily specials.

Current Menu
Dessert Menu
Group Set Menu
New Years Eve Menu (5:30pm)
New Years Eve Menu (8:30pm)
Fish & Chip Takeaway Menu


We are proud to have the most comprehensive range of quality wines to accompany your meal. Whether you’d rather sample a bottle of red, white, rosé or another variety, we have something to impress every palate and every guest.

Wine List


When it comes to cocktails, innovation is key. From our classic cocktails to the reimagined innovative new concoctions, they are guarantee to tempt your taste buds.

Cocktail List


(Temporarily unavailable due to COVID)

We are also available to host a wide variety of functions, from wedding receptions and cocktail parties to business conferences and charity events. Once you witness our dramatic views of Newcastle Harbour, we know you won’t be able to wait to book with us.

Canape Function Menu

Gift Vouchers


Scratchleys is Newcastle Harbour’s most iconic and popular restaurants, only a short walk towards the harbour mouth. Scratchleys on the Wharf offers delicious meals for lunch and dinner, as well as the ability to cater for special events and functions on site. Seafood is the specialty but there are plenty of options to please your palate. Visit one of Newcastle’s favourite places today to enjoy a delicious meal while looking over the busy port of Newcastle Harbour, followed by a relaxing stroll back to your room.



200 Wharf Road,
Newcastle NSW Australia


Phone bookings only (after 10am):
02 4929 1111

Trading Hours

Lunch from 11:30am (7 days)

Dinner from 5:30pm (Mon-Sat)

Open Mother’s Day and Father’s Day

Contact Us

200 Wharf Road,
Newcastle NSW Australia

Phone: 02 4929 1111

COVID-19 Safety Plan