Battlesticks Bar features sky to floor windows and a modern bar where you can relax and enjoy the fabulous views of the harbour. It’s the perfect place to meet a drink before a meal at Scratchleys or for a nightcap or cocktail after dinner. Great for a quick dinner before the theatre or for sensational cocktails after the movies.

Food & Drinks


From dumplings, salt & pepper calamari, haloumi, arancini & gnocchi – we have created tapas with an Asian & Italian influence instead of just Spanish.

Tapas 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 Menu

Live Music

Fri, Sat & Sun

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Battlesticks is Newcastle’s newest bar, perfectly located on our iconic harbour a short walk from Rydges Hotel Newcastle. Battlesticks is open 5 nights a week: Wednesday to Thursday: 4pm till late & Friday to Sunday: 12pm till late. Come on in and enjoy the stunning views over the harbour. We have a wide selection of drinks with an extensive variety of beers, spirits, cocktails and wine. If you are feeling hungry our tapas styled menu is perfect for sharing and will keep you going. We are very proud to support Newcastle’s live music scene with local entertainment on every evening, perfect to watch the gorgeous sunset! With all this to offer we hope to see you soon.


200 Wharf Road,
Newcastle NSW Australia


Bookings: 02 4929 6989

Trading Hours

Wed & Thurs: 4pm – late

Fri, Sat & Sun: 12pm – late

(Closed Public Holidays)

Contact Us

200 Wharf Road,
Newcastle NSW Australia

Phone: 02 4929 6989

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