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Rydges Newcastle Wharf Rd & Merewether St, Newcastle NSW 2300 T: +61 2 4999 0000 | F: +61 2 4907 5080 E: reservations_rydgesnewcastle@evt.com


A PREMIUM PERSPECTIVE of Newcastle and the Hunter Valley

CONFERENCES, EVENTS & WEDDINGS Scenic flights Helicopter lunch tours Helicopter wine & pub tours Sunrise or Sunset Champagne flights Lunch and Golf Weddings Aerial film/photography Helicopter gift vouchers

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Newcastle and the Hunter Valley’s premier helicopter company, with a superb fleet of modern aircraft. Find us at the Newcastle Regional Heliport, 10 Laurio Place, Mayfield West and the Newcastle Harbourside Heliport, 45 Fitzroy St, Carrington. Or call us: M 0405 010 672 T 02 4960 9322

Host your next corporate meeting, conference or event at a picturesque harbourside venue. PICTURE PERFECT WEDDINGS

A TOUCH OF STYLE

Rydges Newcastle have had the honour of playing host to a number of weddings over the years. Whether you are in the initial phases of planning or just dreaming about the possibilities, we can breathe life into your vision.

Whether you’re planning a school formal, a corporate dinner and dance event or a milestone anniversary celebration, our attentive staff and modern facilities will ensure that your function runs seamlessly.

Our team of experts has helped create unforgettable celebrations that perfectly reflect the personalities and requirements of the couple.

Rydges Newcastle’s enviable waterfront location and renowned service standards create an event experience that will delight your guests and help you create beautiful memories.

© 2017/2018 Jorbens Luxury Hotel Guides Pty Ltd T 61 2 4353 0253 | guides@jorbens.com.au | jorbens.com.au

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Welcome to Newcastle’s premium deluxe hotel, Rydges Newcastle, enviably located on the iconic Honeysuckle harbourfront. DISCOVER THE ALLURE OF THIS HARBOUR CITY Only 2 hours drive from Sydney, with air access to all capital cities, Newcastle provides an eclectic mix of entertainment, boutique shops, art emporiums, fabulous restaurants and cafés, as well as a lively working harbour and spectacular swimming beaches. Our amazing location makes our all-suite hotel the perfect Newcastle hotel for getaways for couples, families and small groups. With a range of modern facilities, an award-winning restaurant and a reputation for service excellence, we are a popular venue for meetings, events and weddings in NSW.

EXPLORE LIKE A LOCAL Commonly found in the Lonely Planet’s top destination guides, Newcastle’s streetscapes and waterfronts, each with their own individual character, are a joy to explore.


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DINING With breathtaking views overlooking the harbour, the restaurant at Rydges Newcastle offers some of the region’s best food featuring the freshest of local produce. THE RESTAURANT The diverse menu celebrates the best of the Hunter with a focus on succulent seafood and prime meats as well as offering a selection of rustic dishes which are designed to share. The menu is enhanced by a wine list which includes some of the Hunter’s best wines.

Paymasters is a little haven within walking distance of the hustle and bustle of the Newcastle CBD. Located on the Foreshore Park, Paymasters Restaurant is one of Newcastle and the Hunter Valley’s most delightful dining experiences. Visiting Paymasters is a must do experience, accommodating all manner of circumstances, so bring the kids or a large group. Fully licenced. Bookings recommended. Dinner Wed–Sat from 6pm. Lunch Wed–Sun from 12noon. Weekend Breakfast Sat and Sun 9.30am-12pm.

T 02 4925 2600 18 Bond St, Newcastle paymasters.com.au

Whether you’re looking for a decadent buffet breakfast, delicious lunch or a rewarding dinner, the restaurant is the perfect place to experience a truly inspired gastronomic experience.

Treat yourself to an indulgent weekend High Tea. Served in the restaurant every Saturday and Sunday, 12noon–3pm.

Relax and unwind with a refreshing beverage. THE BAR Relax with a fresh coffee or sample award-winning Hunter Valley wines in the idyllic harbour-front surrounds. The bar’s relaxed ambience is ideal for catching up with friends or emails, winding down with colleagues, watching a game on the large LCD with something to eat, or enjoying a pre or post-dinner beverage.

ACCESSING YOUR HOTEL GUIDE ONLINE This hotel guide is available for use on iPads and Tablets, iPhones & Smart phones. Go to jorbens.com.au to view our electronic guides. Select the hotel guide front cover from the page.

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SCRATCHLEYS RESTAURANT Scratchleys is one of Newcastle Harbour’s most iconic and popular seafood restaurants. Scratchleys on the Wharf offers delicious meals for lunch and dinner, as well as the ability to cater for special events and functions onsite. Seafood is the specialty but there are plenty of options to please your palate. Visit one of Newcastle’s favourite places to eat today to enjoy a delicious meal while looking over the busy port of Newcastle Harbour. Open 7 days and 7 nights.

T 02 4929 1111 200 Wharf Rd, Newcastle scratchleys.com.au Map 2

BATTLESTICKS BAR AT SCRATCHLEYS Battlesticks is Newcastle’s newest bar, perfectly located on our iconic harbour at the Western end of Scratchleys. No bookings are required, just come on in and enjoy the views. We have an extensive variety of beers, spirits, cocktails and wine. If you are feeling hungry our tapas styled menu is perfect for sharing and will keep you going. Live music with local entertainment on every night! With all this to offer we hope to see you soon. Open Wed & Thurs 4pm till late. Fri, Sat & Sun 12pm till late.

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BLUE DOOR CAFE

ROYAL DAY SPA Swing by Blue Door Café, Newcastle’s favourite foodie hot spot and just 2 minutes walk from Rydges Newcastle! Try the green breakfast bowl with poached eggs, kale, quinoa, avocado and haloumi or smashed avocado on toast with cherry tomato, Binnore feta and lime. Blue Door has earned it’s place as Newcastle’s number one café on TripAdvisor, powering the healthy lifestyle of locals and spoiling their visitors. T 02 4929 4988 363/365 Hunter St, Newcastle blue-door.com.au #bluedoornewcastle Map 4

SILO RESTAURANT & LOUNGE BAR

For your relaxation, beauty and wellness needs, with all treatments catered for men and women. Boasting several beautiful rooms including two couples treatment rooms, a private jacuzzi and a detoxifying sauna for your personal use. Hen’s parties and corporate functions also welcome. Wedding, evening and formal make-up available. Our spa therapists, trained to the highest standards, are dedicated to providing you with the ultimate spa experience. We use Thalgo, ASAP, Pure Fiji, Issada and DeChabre. T 02 4929 5433 | Shop 1, 1 King St, Newcastle admin@royaldayspa.com.au | royaldayspa.com.au

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NAGISA JAPANESE RESTAURANT Nagisa Japanese Restaurant stands at the intersection of cultures and history. Experience the delightful fusion of traditional Japanese food with contemporary attitude against the backdrop of Newcastle’s working harbour.

Newcastle’s answer to a relaxed Parisian bistro. With a waterfront position, stunning harbour views, award-winning seafood and contemporary Australian menus, and a specialist craft beer and wine list. Established for over 10 years and popular for all occasions from a casual lunch, drinks or group dining and even the perfect wedding reception venue.

Dine at the teppanyaki bar or choose from the à la carte menu. Banquet, vegetarian and glutenfree options available. There’s something for everyone at Nagisa. T 02 4929 4122 N2 The Boardwalk, 1 Honeysuckle Dr, Newcastle nagisa.com.au

Open 7 days, 9am–11pm. Daily Happy Hour 4pm–6pm.

T 02 4926 2828 | The Boardwalk | 1 Honeysuckle Dr, Newcastle Map 5 silolounge.com.au

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ROYAL DAY SPA

For your relaxation, beauty and wellness needs, with all treatments catered for men and women. Boasting several beautiful rooms including two couples treatment rooms, a private jacuzzi and a detoxifying sauna for your personal use. Hen’s parties and corporate functions also welcome. Wedding, evening and formal make-up available. Our spa therapists, trained to the highest standards, are dedicated to providing you with the ultimate spa experience. We use Thalgo, ASAP, Pure Fiji, Issada and DeChabre. T 02 4929 5433 | Shop 1, 1 King St, Newcastle admin@royaldayspa.com.au | royaldayspa.com.au

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NAGISA JAPANESE RESTAURANT Nagisa Japanese Restaurant stands at the intersection of cultures and history. Experience the delightful fusion of traditional Japanese food with contemporary attitude against the backdrop of Newcastle’s working harbour. Dine at the teppanyaki bar or choose from the à la carte menu. Banquet, vegetarian and glutenfree options available. There’s something for everyone at Nagisa. T 02 4929 4122 N2 The Boardwalk, 1 Honeysuckle Dr, Newcastle nagisa.com.au

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BEST TOUR Best Tour specialises in Hunter Valley wine tasting tours. Best Tour has been operating since 2001 and visits pre-booked boutique wineries and cellar doors with private sit down tastings.

LARNNA THAI FINE DINING THAI CUISINE

Larnna was a kingdom located in the north of Thailand around the city of Chiang Mai. The word ‘Larnna’ translates into English as ‘One Million Rice Fields’.

Best Tour operates two modern 13 seat mini busses with adjustable seats. Our driver guides are friendly and flexible. Book with Best Tour and you will be assured of a great day out!

Larnna Thai restaurant is influenced by the cuisine of Northern Thailand and serves traditional home-made style meals.

Book online at besttour.com.au and receive instant confirmation.

The contemporary style restaurant is ideally located in Honeysuckle, Newcastle’s premier dining and entertainment precinct, where the glistening harbour meets the bustling city.

T 0437 149 612 besttour.com.au

Open 7 nights for dinner Tuesday – Friday for lunch. Takeaway and hotel chargeback available. Fully Licensed.

MEET BRAZILIAN

Shop 1, South Boardwalk Honeysuckle Dr, Newcastle T 02 4926 2481

Drawing on our Brazilian heritage MEET brings you a range of meats, poultry and sausages spit roasted to perfection over natural wood and charcoal. Offering unlimited service, the meats are carved at your table and served with a range of traditional Brazilian sides. Options are also available for vegetarians as we offer a variety of grilled vegetables, cheeses, breads and delicious salads.

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WEBSITE

Since 1958

Open Wed to Thurs 6pm–late. Fri to Sun 12pm–3pm & 6pm–late.

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T 02 4929 2676 | Suite 1, 2 Honeysuckle Dr, Newcastle meet.restaurant

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BEST TOUR

SCRATCHLEYS RESTAURANT Scratchleys is one of Newcastle Harbour’s most iconic and popular seafood restaurants.

Best Tour specialises in Hunter Valley wine tasting tours. Best Tour has been operating since 2001 and visits pre-booked boutique wineries and cellar doors with private sit down tastings.

Scratchleys on the Wharf offers delicious meals for lunch and dinner, as well as the ability to cater for special events and functions onsite. Seafood is the specialty but there are plenty of options to please your palate. Visit one of Newcastle’s favourite places to eat today to enjoy a delicious meal while looking over the busy port of Newcastle Harbour.

Best Tour operates two modern 13 seat mini busses with adjustable seats. Our driver guides are friendly and flexible. Book with Best Tour and you will be assured of a great day out! Book online at besttour.com.au and receive instant confirmation.

Open 7 days and 7 nights.

T 0437 149 612 besttour.com.au

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MEET BRAZILIAN

BATTLESTICKS BAR AT SCRATCHLEYS Battlesticks is Newcastle’s newest bar, perfectly located on our iconic harbour at the Western end of Scratchleys. No bookings are required, just come on in and enjoy the views. We have an extensive variety of beers, spirits, cocktails and wine. If you are feeling hungry our tapas styled menu is perfect for sharing and will keep you going.

Drawing on our Brazilian heritage MEET brings you a range of meats, poultry and sausages spit roasted to perfection over natural wood and charcoal. Offering unlimited service, the meats are carved at your table and served with a range of traditional Brazilian sides. Options are also available for vegetarians as we offer a variety of grilled vegetables, cheeses, breads and delicious salads.

DIRECTIONS

WEBSITE

Live music with local entertainment on every night! With all this to offer we hope to see you soon.

Since 1958

Open Wed & Thurs 4pm till late. Fri, Sat & Sun 12pm till late.

T 02 4929 6989 200 Wharf Rd, Newcastle scratchleys.com.au/battlesticks

Open Wed to Thurs 6pm–late. Fri to Sun 12pm–3pm & 6pm–late.

T 02 4929 2676 | Suite 1, 2 Honeysuckle Dr, Newcastle meet.restaurant

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SCRATCHLEYS RESTAURANT Scratchleys is one of Newcastle Harbour’s most iconic and popular seafood restaurants. Scratchleys on the Wharf offers delicious meals for lunch and dinner, as well as the ability to cater for special events and functions onsite. Seafood is the specialty but there are plenty of options to please your palate. Visit one of Newcastle’s favourite places to eat today to enjoy a delicious meal while looking over the busy port of Newcastle Harbour. Open 7 days and 7 nights.

T 02 4929 1111 200 Wharf Rd, Newcastle scratchleys.com.au Map 2

BATTLESTICKS BAR AT SCRATCHLEYS Battlesticks is Newcastle’s newest bar, perfectly located on our iconic harbour at the Western end of Scratchleys. No bookings are required, just come on in and enjoy the views. We have an extensive variety of beers, spirits, cocktails and wine. If you are feeling hungry our tapas styled menu is perfect for sharing and will keep you going. DIRECTIONS

WEBSITE

Live music with local entertainment on every night! With all this to offer we hope to see you soon.

Since 1958

Open Wed & Thurs 4pm till late. Fri, Sat & Sun 12pm till late.

T 02 4929 6989 200 Wharf Rd, Newcastle scratchleys.com.au/battlesticks

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PAYMASTERS Paymasters is a little haven within walking distance of the hustle and bustle of the Newcastle CBD. Located on the Foreshore Park, Paymasters Restaurant is one of Newcastle and the Hunter Valley’s most delightful dining experiences. Visiting Paymasters is a must do experience, accommodating all manner of circumstances, so bring the kids or a large group. Fully licenced. Bookings recommended. Dinner Wed–Sat from 6pm. Lunch Wed–Sun from 12noon. Weekend Breakfast Sat and Sun 9.30am-12pm.

T 02 4925 2600 18 Bond St, Newcastle paymasters.com.au

ACCESSING YOUR HOTEL GUIDE ONLINE This hotel guide is available for use on iPads and Tablets, iPhones & Smart phones. Go to jorbens.com.au to view our electronic guides. Select the hotel guide front cover from the page.

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PAYMASTERS Paymasters is a little haven within walking distance of the hustle and bustle of the Newcastle CBD. Located on the Foreshore Park, Paymasters Restaurant is one of Newcastle and the Hunter Valley’s most delightful dining experiences. Visiting Paymasters is a must do experience, accommodating all manner of circumstances, so bring the kids or a large group. Fully licenced. Bookings recommended. Dinner Wed–Sat from 6pm. Lunch Wed–Sun from 12noon. Weekend Breakfast Sat and Sun 9.30am-12pm.

T 02 4925 2600 18 Bond St, Newcastle paymasters.com.au

ACCESSING YOUR HOTEL GUIDE ONLINE This hotel guide is available for use on iPads and Tablets, iPhones & Smart phones. Go to jorbens.com.au to view our electronic guides. Select the hotel guide front cover from the page.

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HEAVENLY TOURS - visit the beautiful Hunter Valley Fully guided tours to the Hunter Valley, tailored for any occasion. Enjoy wine tasting, chocolate and cheese, Aqua Golf and Hunter Valley Gardens. Half-day, three-quarter day or full day tours available. T 0407 217 217

CRUISEABILITY – welcome aboard Newcastle’s boat charter service catering for elderly and physically challenged people. For small groups cruising Port Stephens, Lake Macquarie or Newcastle Harbour. Wheelchair friendly. Companion Card.

HUNTER STREET MEDICAL CENTRE Hunter Street Medical is a general medical practice serving the residents, employees and employers of the west end of Newcastle for over 30 years. We are an accredited practice providing fully trained medical staff to assist with a variety of services including general health, travel vaccinations, worker’s compensation, sports medicine and immunisation.

Jo Chisholm-Ray Director Wed–Sat 11am–4pm 738 Hunter St, Newcastle West 02 4023 8927 cstudiosartgallery.com.au

Open 8am–6pm Mon to Fri. Open Weekends.

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DISCOVER THE ALLURE OF THIS HARBOUR CITY Only 2 hours drive from Sydney, with air access to all capital cities, Newcastle provides an eclectic mix of entertainment, boutique shops, art emporiums, fabulous restaurants and cafés, as well as a lively working harbour and spectacular swimming beaches.

T 0420 386 792 cruiseability.com.au

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Welcome to Newcastle’s premium deluxe hotel, Crowne Plaza Newcastle, enviably located on the iconic Honeysuckle harbourfront.

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Our amazing location makes our all-suite hotel the perfect Newcastle hotel for getaways for couples, families and small groups. With a range of modern facilities, an award-winning restaurant and a reputation for service excellence, we are a popular venue for meetings, events and weddings in NSW.

EXPLORE LIKE A LOCAL Commonly found in the Lonely Planet’s top destination guides, Newcastle’s streetscapes and waterfronts, each with their own individual character, are a joy to explore.


HEAVENLY TOURS - visit the beautiful Hunter Valley Fully guided tours to the Hunter Valley, tailored for any occasion. Enjoy wine tasting, chocolate and cheese, Aqua Golf and Hunter Valley Gardens. Half-day, three-quarter day or full day tours available. T 0407 217 217

CRUISEABILITY – welcome aboard Newcastle’s boat charter service catering for elderly and physically challenged people. For small groups cruising Port Stephens, Lake Macquarie or Newcastle Harbour. Wheelchair friendly. Companion Card.

Welcome to Newcastle’s premium deluxe hotel, Crowne Plaza Newcastle, enviably located on the iconic Honeysuckle harbourfront. DISCOVER THE ALLURE OF THIS HARBOUR CITY Only 2 hours drive from Sydney, with air access to all capital cities, Newcastle provides an eclectic mix of entertainment, boutique shops, art emporiums, fabulous restaurants and cafés, as well as a lively working harbour and spectacular swimming beaches.

T 0420 386 792 cruiseability.com.au

HUNTER STREET MEDICAL CENTRE Hunter Street Medical is a general medical practice serving the residents, employees and employers of the west end of Newcastle for over 30 years. We are an accredited practice providing fully trained medical staff to assist with a variety of services including general health, travel vaccinations, worker’s compensation, sports medicine and immunisation. Open 8am–6pm Mon to Fri. Open Weekends.

T 02 4962 1900 802 Hunter St, Newcastle West hunterstreetmedicalcentre.com.au Map 13

Our amazing location makes our all-suite hotel the perfect Newcastle hotel for getaways for couples, families and small groups. With a range of modern facilities, an award-winning restaurant and a reputation for service excellence, we are a popular venue for meetings, events and weddings in NSW.

EXPLORE LIKE A LOCAL Commonly found in the Lonely Planet’s top destination guides, Newcastle’s streetscapes and waterfronts, each with their own individual character, are a joy to explore.


CONFERENCES, EVENTS & WEDDINGS Host your next corporate meeting, conference or event at a picturesque harbourside venue. PICTURE PERFECT WEDDINGS

A TOUCH OF STYLE

Rydges Newcastle have had the honour of playing host to a number of weddings over the years. Whether you are in the initial phases of planning or just dreaming about the possibilities, we can breathe life into your vision.

Whether you’re planning a school formal, a corporate dinner and dance event or a milestone anniversary celebration, our attentive staff and modern facilities will ensure that your function runs seamlessly.

Our team of experts has helped create unforgettable celebrations that perfectly reflect the personalities and requirements of the couple.

Rydges Newcastle’s enviable waterfront location and renowned service standards create an event experience that will delight your guests and help you create beautiful memories.

© 2017/2018 Jorbens Luxury Hotel Guides Pty Ltd T 61 2 4353 0253 | guides@jorbens.com.au | jorbens.com.au


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