Nine of the Best Places for Steak in Newcastle

Newcastle has a vibrant, thriving food scene, with so many fantastic restaurants to choose from. Across the city you’ll find a wide range of different eateries, but if there’s one thing Newcastle restaurants do really well, it’s steak. The city is home to a huge array of delicious steakhouses. So many, in fact, that we struggled to narrow down our list of favourites! However, after much deliberation, we’ve compiled the following list of nine of the best places for steak in Newcastle. Bon appetit.


The Burwood Inn

The Burwood Inn, 77 Berner St, Merewether, Australia
Distance from us: 7 mins (driving)
W: P: (02) 4963 5000

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Beachside Merewether is home to The Burwood Inn, one of Newcastle’s finest steak restaurants. The pub-style venue is informal in style and ideal for couples, groups of friends and families. The restaurant serves six carefully sourced cuts, as well as a selection of other dishes, for those who aren’t steak lovers.


Chophouse Grill

88 Hobart Rd, New Lambton NSW 2305, Australia
Distance from us: 12 mins (driving)
W: P: (02) 4935 1200

For a really authentic steakhouse experience, don’t miss New Lambton’s Chophouse Grill. The signature dish here is Blackened Slow Cooked Rib Eye, and once you taste it you’ll soon see why. The menu also features six varieties of steaks, ribs, burgers and a whole range of other options to suit all palates.


Hogs Breath Café

Lee Wharf, A2/7 Honeysuckle Dr, Newcastle NSW 2300, Australia
Distance from us: 4 mins (driving), 18 mins (walking)
W: P: (02) 4927 8005

Hogs Breath Café is an epic chain of steakhouses which you’ll find all over Australia. The restaurants are famed for their delicious prime rib steaks, as well as their succulent and tasty flame-grilled ribs. Alongside the steaks and ribs are tempting sides like Hog’s Curly Fries, sweet potato wedges, baked potato, sweet potato mash, creamy mashed potato and vegetables.


Pinna Restaurant

741 Hunter St, Newcastle West NSW 2302, Australia
Distance from us: 4 mins (driving), 27 mins (walking)
W: P: (02) 4978 7555

Pinna Restaurant offers a great steakhouse experience, with a difference. Here diners are given their own hot stones, and invited to cook their own steaks exactly how they like it. This fun, family-friendly restaurant never fails to get people talking, and you bet the steaks are delicious too.


Lone Star Rib House

Park Ave, Kotara NSW 2289, Australia
Distance from us: 14 mins (walking)
W: P: (02) 4957 0710

It’s all about the BBQ at Lone Star Rib House, one of the most relaxed, family-friendly steakhouses on our list. This restaurant comes highly recommended by our team, who love the slow-cooked meat dishes on the menu here. Tuck into succulent slow-cooked BBQ ribs and sizzling steaks, and don’t forget the side dishes - they’re to die for!


SALT Steak and Seafood

Belmont, NSW 2280, Australia
Distance from us: 25 mins (driving)
W: P: (02) 4945 0888

SALT Steak and Seafood is located on The Parade, Belmont and offers stunning views over the Lake. Dine outside in the summer and soak up the sun as you enjoy delicious food by the shore. As the name suggests, SALT specialises in seafood as well as steak, with an array of different dishes which are tasty, fresh and always top quality.



Suite 1, 2 Honeysuckle Drive, Newcastle, 2300
Distance from us: 4 mins (driving), 17 mins (walking)
W: P: (02) 4929 2676

MEET offers a traditional Brazilian Barbecue menu, with a twist. Diners can enjoy a selection of the best quality meats, poultry and sausages in Australia, all of which are cooked over a natural wood and charcoal BBQ. The restaurant also serves up smoked meat dishes, which chefs prepare in-house, using a Texan pit smoker.


The Happy Wombat

575 Hunter St, Newcastle West NSW 2302, Australia
Distance from us: 3 mins (driving), 21 mins (walking)
W: P: (02) 4926 2010

Friendly, comfortable and always popular, The Happy Wombat is one of our favourite spots for a steak dinner. This Newcastle restaurant puts the emphasis on top quality food, and the steaks are just as good as you’d expect. Not only that, The Happy Wombat also prides itself on its craft beer selection, with a list of locally-made drinks chosen to complement the dishes on its menu.


The Grain Store

64-66 Scott St, Newcastle East NSW 2300, Australia
Distance from us: 4 mins (walking)
W: P: (02) 4023 2707

Owned and operated by Kristy and Corey Crooks, The Grain Store Craft Beer Cafe is one of the city’s best food and cafe hubs. The restaurant is located in the historic East End of Newcastle, and is well worth a visit for its interior design alone! It’s not all about the stylish looks though. The steaks are delicious, the drinks list is extensive and the service is top quality.



Craving steak yet? Well, you know where to go! Newcastle’s steakhouses are some of the best in the country, serving up succulent, high quality meat with fantastic sauces, sides and drinks. Head to one of our recommended restaurants for the ultimate steak dinner and enjoy a real taste of Newcastle.

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