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Nor East Bistro - Wickham

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Published December 25th 2019
At the Newcastle Cruising Yacht Club

Newcastle, views, waterfront, club, family, seafood, lunch, dinner, food, drinks
Waterfront dining (image JW)


Nor East Bistro provides waterfront dining in the Newcastle Cruising Yacht Club on the waterfront at Wickham with chef Tony Harrison at the helm since August 2019.

Entree, restaurant, prawns, seafood, Newcastle, waterfront, views, relaxed, casual
King prawn bruschetta (image JW)


Although one does not have to be a member to dine here, it is necessary to sign in at the front desk. The dining area is casual with a variety of table sizes and an adjacent outdoor area. Booking is preferable for groups to ensure the correct table configuration.

Seafood, lunch, bistro, club, views, waterfront, Wickham
King salmon (image JW)


The menu has a strong focus on seafood and is supplemented with a range of blackboard specials. A daily pasta dish and market fresh fish, such as the grilled King salmon, ensure that there is something for everyone. Order and pay at the register in front of the kitchen and reasonably priced drinks are purchased at the bar.

Calamari, seafood, lunch, waterfront, bistro, views, Wickham, club
Salt & pepper calamari (image JW)


Every meal for our table of six was enjoyed immensely as we shared a variety of tastes and textures. The beer battered dory with mushy peas was pronounced as the best fish and chips had in ages and the salmon was cooked perfectly. The salt and pepper calamari was tender and lightly spiced and the accompanying black garlic aioli was a tasty touch.

Dessert, lunch, bistro, club, views, waterfront, pavlova, Wickham, family
Delicious desserts (image JW)


The desserts were $10 each and the unique takes on a splice and a pavlova were as refreshing and interesting as they looked.

Head Nor East to dine on seafood in a relaxed and picturesque setting.
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When: Monday to Saturday Lunch 11.30 am 2:30 pm Dinner 5.30 pm 8:30 pm Saturday & Sunday Breakfast 8:00 am 10:30 am Sunday Lunch & Dinner Sunday Lunch: 11:30 am 3:00 pm Sailors Share Specials: 3:00 pm 4:00 pm Famous Street Food: 4:00 pm 7:00
Phone: 02 4940 8188
Where: 95 Hannell Street Wickham
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