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Live in The Laneway at Star Hotel

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by Janelle (subscribe)
I like to live life not be a spectator. I love music,dancing, theatre, travelling, food, cycling and walking. Writing is an enjoyable pastime that allows me to share my experiences in the beautiful cities of Sydney and Newcastle
Published July 4th 2016
Music Sets The Mood
Extend your weekend by heading to Star Hotel on Sunday afternoon for some live music washed down with great drinks and food. Every Sunday Star Hotel offers $10 pints, 2 for 1 cocktails and $10 chef's pie and chips as well as the usual menu and cocktail specials.

Recently we were lucky enough to chance upon a Jake Folbigg gig. As the weather was quite wintry, the music was inside the hotel rather than in the adjacent laneway. We appreciated the fact that Jake matched the tone of the music to the audience playing covers of a lot of personal favourites such as INXS, Jack Johnson and Mumford & Sons.

Special pie & chips


The pie was a very tasty red wine beef and vegetable casserole with a puff pastry lid and great value for $10. It was a warming combination matched with a $8 glass of Margan Shiraz.


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Rhubarb & apple crumble


The smooth music and relaxing atmosphere called for a longer stay then first planned. We decided to have coffee and indulge in a delicious rhubarb and apple crumble served with vanilla bean ice cream.

There is every chance that we will either become Sunday regulars when in Newcastle or at least Jake Folbigg groupies.

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Why? Make the most of your weekend
When: Sunday's from 4pm to 7pm
Phone: 0240238249
Where: 410 King Street, Newcastle
Cost: Free music, drink and meal deals from $10.
Your Comment
Music and food definitely set the mood, nice article :)
by RC (score: 3|1218) 223 days ago
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