LOCAL FOOD & DINING WHARF RESTAURANT & BAR 2/5 Honeysuckle Dr, Newcastle NSW 2300 International cuisine in a modern, breezy venue with outdoor tables, harbour views and live music. RUSTICA 1 King Street, Newcastle NSW 2300 Ambitious Mediterranean menu in a bright eatery with sea views, stone walls and rustic-chic decor. BOCADOS 25 King St, Newcastle NSW 2300 Contemporary Spanish tapas and prix fixe banquet meals in a warmly-lit space with chic, brown decor. GRAIN STORE CRAFT BEER CAFE 64-66 Scott St, Newcastle NSW 2300 Spacious cafe showcasing Australian craft beer, with retro-chic decor and an American pub menu. THE DOCKYARD 13/1 Honeysuckle Dr, Newcastle NSW 2302 Busy, light-filled pub with harbour views and outdoor tables, dishing up burgers and grilled meats. NAGISA N2/1 Honeysuckle Dr, Newcastle NSW 2300 Traditional plates and teppanyaki crafted in a casual eatery with minimalist decor and draped walls. COLD ROCK ICE CREAMERY 1a/5 Honeysuckle Dr, Newcastle NSW 2300 Create-your-own ice cream and sorbet chain, with toppings like lollies and nuts, plus waffles. RASCAL 1/266 King St, Newcastle NSW 2300 Burgers. Chicken. Anarchy. Rascal is all about mischief and chaos with an original take on the 1950s American Diner. SAITHONG THAI RESTAURANT 264 Maitland Rd, Mayfield NSW 2304 Saithong Thai Restaurant specialises in authentic Thai cuisine. HARRY’S CAFE DE WHEELS 199 Wharf Rd, Newcastle NSW 2300 Storied counter-service chain offering beef and veggie pies with mash or peas, plus sausage rolls.