Newcastle Living Magazine

Edition 9

Our Local Picks

Find out what small, local businesses some of the team at Ray White Newcastle have chose to be their top local picks.


Known for: Chilli Prawns

Love the location of Scratchleys on the water, especially for lunch on a nice sunny day. Always find it has a great upbeat ambiance. Chilli prawns are always my go to, served with steamed rice and paired with glass of white wine.

200 Wharf Rd, Newcastle NSW 2300

Mel Payne
Licensed Real Estate Agent/Auctioneer

The Junction Hotel

Known for: Seafood Curry

The Junction Hotel is one of my favourite dining havens, It’s got a great atmosphere, service and the Javanese =seafood curry is amazing!

204 Corlette St, The Junction NSW 2291

Kosta Apostolidis
Licensed Real Estate Agent/Auctioneer

8 at Trinity

Known for: Wagyu Sirloin

Its a carefully aged wagyu that is always cooked to perfection and served up in the Lake Macquarie area. The location also – is just so beautiful – and only a short drive – if you havent been there do it.

81 Trinity Point Dr, Morisset Park NSW 2264

Shaun Elms
Licensed Real Estate Agent

Icon Thai Honeysuckle

Known for: Combination beef and chicken with chilli and basil

I love the the strong chilli flavours in the combination beef and chicken and its always great with a cold corona and lemon for a refreshing finish to the meal.

Shop 2/15 Honeysuckle Dr, Newcastle NSW 2300

Tony Gough
Licensed Real Estate Agent


Known for: Lamb Shoulder and Jus

The Lamb shoulder is the perfect dish to share with family and friends in a venue with a beautiful view of the beach.

2/1 King St, Newcastle NSW 2300

Teresa Heighington
Licensed Real Estate Agent

Hong Kong Chef

Known for: Honey King Prawns

Love the freshness of the food and the service – and the prawns of course.

89 Park Ave, Kotara NSW 2289

Kay Laudadio
Licensed Real Estate Agent

Bella Italia

Known for: Pizza

You cannot compare these pizzas to anywhere else, they are just too good. They are made with fresh ingredients everytime and the chefs really know what they are doing.

545 Hunter St, Newcastle NSW 2300

Darren Penn
Sales Director/Principal