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Coal and Cedar

380 Hunter St, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
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The best of the best

I've been coming to Coal and Cedar for years - simply put, it is the best of the best, and better... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
TravAgent87
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Sydney, Australia
Best cocktails!!

What a great place to come at the end of an evening to top things off. Great cocktails great... read more

Reviewed March 21, 2018
Scottiehere
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Newcastle, Australia
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good11%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“small bar” (4 reviews)
“cool vibe” (3 reviews)
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Hours Today: 4:00 PM - 11:45 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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380 Hunter St, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been coming to Coal and Cedar for years - simply put, it is the best of the best, and better yet, it keeps getting better and better. The drink choice is endless, I love the ambiance, the service is outstanding. The place is almost...More

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Reviewed March 21, 2018

What a great place to come at the end of an evening to top things off. Great cocktails great ambiance!

Thank Scottiehere
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Reviewed March 15, 2018

I have been waiting to go to this bar for over two years. The bar staff were superb. Their knowledge was awesome. It has an excellent selection of interesting whiskys and whiskeys. They have a funky cocktail selection, eclectic beer choices and a smattering of...More

Thank Scott B
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Reviewed February 5, 2018 via mobile

Walked past by chance one day and noticed a board advertising cheese toasties and coffee deal. From the Whiskey Espresso cafe out of a window at the front of the bar. This is still the best ham and cheese toastie I have ever had. Coffee...More

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Reviewed January 17, 2018 via mobile

I have been here many times with friends and always receive top quality service and drinks. It is clear that these guys have studied their drinks and take bartending seriously. This is where I’d take a friend if they were visiting from out of town....More

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Reviewed January 17, 2018

My husband and I went here and enjoyed their cocktails. The vibe was great and the staff were friendly and engaging. It's a speakeasy with great décor. Cocktails were delicious and we didn't even venture into their whiskey selection. looking around, everyone was having a...More

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Reviewed January 16, 2018 via mobile

What a find! Happy to be transported to another time - great atmosphere, cool music. The guys were friendly and only to happy to suggest new drinks. Highly recommended.

Thank Clinton H
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Reviewed January 6, 2018 via mobile

Great scotch selection, well executed speakeasy conceit all set to perfect prohibition era tunes and ambiance

Thank Graeme S
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Reviewed October 23, 2017

These guys know their stuff. Spent 3 hours here and could of stayed all night. The Best Old Fashion and sensational cheese and cured meat board. This would have to be Newcastle's Best kept secret. Keep up the great work. Can't wait to go back.

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Reviewed September 17, 2017 via mobile

Down to earth and dimly lit for mood setting, though it takes its theme seriously (entry is via SMS) any pretentiousness is parked at the door. Great bar staff with a good range of spirits, particularly whiskey and some beautiful cocktail creations. We opted for...More

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