Do you know that Newcastle was voted one of the top ten places to visit in the world by travel bible Lonely Planet? With a unique blend of imagination and sophistication, our city is a food and drink hotspot with plenty of things to see and do.
Luckily for us locals there’s never been a better time to get out and experience our wonderful city thanks to the Dine & Discover vouchers. With $100 in vouchers to spend for those aged 18 and over, now is the perfect time to try that café you’ve been lusting over, head along to that must-see show, or tick a few things off your Newy bucket list. Best of all, you’ll be supporting local business!
Need some inspiration? Monique spent a day exploring Newcastle, and as you’ll see our city is full of amazing food, places and experiences that cater for everyone.
Read on for some great ways to use your Dine & Discover vouchers…
Start your day right with a coffee fix at Too Hands in New Lambton, a cute and quirky café on the corner of Alma Road and Regent Street.
Really want to increase your heartbeat? Have some fun at Pulse Climbing Adamstown, an indoor facility that caters for all levels of climbing.
Nearby is The Barn Adamstown, a charming and community inspired café serving up great coffee and a range of breakfast and lunch options.
Next, experience some of the world’s best golf courses right here in Newcastle. Slice Virtual Golf on King Street is a great activity for any age range - carve it up on the golf course while enjoying gourmet pizzas and a bevvy.
Dougheads in The Junction provides the perfect pick me up to continue your day. Drop in to experience a menu full of flavours that will indulge your senses and have you craving more.
It’s probably time to burn off some calories! Join Newcastle Afoot and experience Newcastle like never before on a walking tour exploring eclectic streets, hidden laneways and historic sites around the city centre.
Now to prove that Newcastle really does offer something for everyone. Momo Wholefoods on Hunter Street is situated in a beautiful heritage building and has a menu full of vegan, vegetarian and all-round healthy options.
We all know that Newcastle is blessed with some of the best coastline in Australia, if not the world. But have you ever seen it from the water? Join Coast XP for one of their nature-based coastal sightseeing or whale watching tours.
After an adventure at sea warm up at the Autumn Rooms in Cooks Hill. Head upstairs to discover a cosy and welcoming tea lovers’ sanctuary.
Next stop - Civic Theatre. Who doesn’t love a night out to see a show? The hardest part is deciding what to see and there’s plenty to choose from including live theatre, music, comedy, cinema and so much more.
Hungry for dinner? Even at the last minute you can always find somewhere to eat, and Nagisa in Honeysuckle offers up authentic Japanese cuisine with a modern twist and contemporary attitude.
End your night on a sweet note at The Hood Milk Bar in The Junction where urban chic blends with warm nostalgia. Their delicious ice cream, gelato and decadent milkshakes are sure to hit the spot.
As you can see, Newcastle really does have it all! The perfect day is waiting for you so get out, dine & discover your local city, and redeem your service NSW Dine & Discover vouchers today.
For a full list of participating venues head to the Service NSW website.
Not sure how to access your Dine & Discover vouchers? Watch the video below to see the simple steps on how you can access and download your vouchers.