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Coal and Cedar

Open Now: 4:00 PM - 11:45 PM
Open today: 4:00 PM - 11:45 PM
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A step back in time

I love this place! Amazing atmosphere and just a way to escape the world. My husband and I did the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
An exquisite bar

The ambience of this bar is what sets it apart. The service and beverages were outstanding. Highly... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2018
Catherine B
New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand
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  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“bar tender”(2 reviews)
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380 Hunter St, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I love this place! Amazing atmosphere and just a way to escape the world. My husband and I did the Whiskey Masterclass just before Christmas last year and highly recommend it. The bartender definitely knew his whiskies and we couldn't fault the choices for the...More

Thank Stravello
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

The ambience of this bar is what sets it apart. The service and beverages were outstanding. Highly recommend this exclusive bar.

Thank Catherine B
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

Hidden behind a barbershop (look for the notice on the door, text the password, wait to be let in through a hidden door!). Once inside, warm atmosphere, friendly bar staff and great cocktails. There’s pasta too.

Thank AlanLondon_UK
Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

Looking for a bar with a good mix of class/fun vibe, Coal and Cedar goes a step further with its intriguing hidden entrance, then enter to an atmosphere that embraces oldschool American vibes with the lovely heritage buildings of Newcastle. I had an amazing whisky...More

Thank d1everyday
Reviewed 23 May 2018

Love this place so much! It is definitely my favourite venue in Newcastle, if you love good drinks / cocktails, great atmosphere, and good music you will love it!

Thank Taylor F
Reviewed 31 March 2018

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

1  Thank TravAgent87
Reviewed 21 March 2018

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

Thank Scottiehere
Reviewed 15 March 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
Reviewed 5 February 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

1  Thank Sarah H
Reviewed 17 January 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

Thank mmhelier
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