Your pubs guide to ANZAC Day across Newcastle and The Hunter

Updated: Apr 24, 2018


Whether you're looking for breakfast after the dawn ceremony, a place to have a drink with friends, or a place to take your chances on a game of two-up, AHA Newcastle Hunter has got you covered with our pubs guide for ANZAC Day 2018...


Newcastle


The Albion Hotel, Wickham

  • Open from 10am

  • Two-up from 12 noon

  • Bistro open from 12 noon


The Beach Hotel, Merewether

  • Two-Up from 1pm

  • Live music from 6pm


The Boatrowers Hotel, Stockton

  • Two-up from 1pm

  • Free sausage sizzle


The Burwood Inn, Merewether

  • Two-Up from 1pm


The Commonwealth Hotel, Cooks Hill

  • Serving breakfast and coffee from 5am

  • Two-up from 11am


The Cricketers Arms Hotel, Cooks Hill

  • ANZAC Day menu and drinks from 10am

  • Two-up from 11am

  • Yabbie racing from 1pm


The Crown & Anchor Hotel, Newcastle

  • Breakfast from 6am

  • Two-up from 12 noon


Exchange Hotel, Hamilton

  • Open from 10am

  • Two-up

  • NRL on the big screen

  • Good Time burgers

  • DJs after dark


The General Roberts Hotel, Lambton

  • Open from 10am

  • Bistro open from 12 noon

  • Two-up from 1pm

  • NRL on the big screen


The Greenroof Hotel, Hamilton

  • Open from 10am

  • Two-up from 11.30am

  • $5 tinnies

  • Soloist from 3pm

  • DJ from 6pm



Hotel Jesmond, Jesmond

  • Two-up from 11am

  • Free Sausage sizzle

  • NRL on the big screen

  • Drink specials all day


The Kent Hotel, Hamilton

  • Open from 7am

  • Two-up from 12 noon

  • Live music downstairs from 5.30pm

  • DJs upstairs from 6pm


The Lucky Hotel, Newcastle

  • Breakfast from 6am

  • Two-up from 12 noon

  • Live music with CRocQ from 5pm


Maryland Tavern, Maryland

  • Open from 10am

  • Two-up from 11am

  • Sausage sizzle from 12 noon

  • NRL on the big screen

  • Live music from 6pm


The Nags Head Hotel, Adamstown

  • Two-up from 12 noon


The Northumberland Hotel, Lambton

  • Two-up from 12.30pm

  • Variety fundraising barbecue and raffles

  • Live music with The Instigators from 4.30pm


The Premier Hotel, Broadmeadow

  • Open from 10am

  • Two-up from 1pm

  • Live music with Mark Wells Trio from 4pm



The Shaft Tavern, Wallsend

  • Open from 10am

  • Two-up

  • Barbecue lunch


The Shortland Hotel, Shortland

  • Two-up from 12 noon

  • Barbecue lunch


The Snake Gully Hotel, Lambton

  • Two-up from 12 noon


The Sydney Junction Hotel, Hamilton

  • Open from 10am

  • Two-up from 11am

  • Bistro from 11am

  • Redbull outdoor bar

  • Complimentary voucher for service men and women in uniform



The Wickham Park Hotel, Islington

  • Two-up from 11am

  • Live music with Tim Rossington from 5pm



Lake Macquarie


Caves Coastal Bar, Caves Beach

  • Two-up from 12 noon

  • NRL on the big screen from 4pm

  • Live music'

  • The Last Post played on the bugle at sundown


The Gunyah Hotel, Belmont

  • Open from 8am

  • Bistro open all day

  • Two-up from 11.30am

  • $5 VB tinnies


Gateshead Tavern, Gateshead

  • Courtesy bus from 11am

  • Two-up from 12 noon

  • Sausage sizzle from 12 noon



Jewells Tavern, Jewells

  • Free breakfast from 9am until 11am

  • Two-up from 12 noon

  • Sausage sizzle from 3pm

  • Live music from 5.30pm


Lake Macquarie Tavern, Mount Hutton

  • Two-up from 12 noon

  • Barbecue lunch


The Mattara Hotel, Charlestown

  • Two-up from 2pm

  • Aussie menu

  • $2 sausage sanga

  • $4 tinnies


The Royal Crown Hotel, Dudley

  • Free courtesy bus for veterans and their partners with one free beer and breakfast

  • Breakfast and coffee available from 6am for general public (at cost)

  • Two-up


The Sunnyside Tavern, Georgetown

  • Open from 10am

  • Two-up from 11am

  • $5 tinnies


Warners Bay Hotel, Warners Bay

  • Two-up from 12 noon



Port Stephens


Bull n' Bush Hotel, Medowie

  • Open from 6.30am

  • $15 Big Breakfast

  • Two-up from 1pm


The Junction Inn, Raymond Terrace

  • Open from 10am

  • Bistro and bar specials all day

  • Two-up from 12 noon


The Sea Breeze Hotel, Nelson Bay

  • Open from 5am

  • Barbecue breakfast on the balcony



Shoal Bay Country Club

Two-up from 12 noon

Live music all day

DJs all day


The Spinning Wheel Hotel, Raymond Terrace

  • Bistro open from 11am

  • Two-up from 12 noon

  • Live music with Chad Shuttleworth from 2pm


Tea Gardens Hotel, Tea Gardens

  • Two-up

  • Live music with Rubber Bullets from 4pm



Hunter Region


The Albion Hotel, Singleton

  • Open from 7am

  • Lunch from 11am

  • Two-up from 12 noon

  • NRL and AFL on the big screen

  • Live music with Shaka from 4pm

  • Courtesty bus running


The Australia Hotel, Cessnock

  • Live entertainment with Outerphase from 5pm


The Belmore Hotel, Maitland

  • Open from 10am

  • All-day Gunfire Breakfast (Diggers eat free)

  • Legacy Two-up from 12 noon

  • $5 Great Northerns all day ($1 per sale to Legacy)


The Bradford Hotel, Rutherford

  • Open from 10am

  • Two-up from 1pm

  • Outdoor arena and beer garden area

  • NRL games on the big screen



The Chelmsford Hotel, Kurri

  • Open from 5am

  • Sausage sizzle breakfast

  • Two-up from 10am


The Ellalong Hotel, Ellalong

  • Two-up

  • Barbecue lunch

  • Live music


The Erringhi Hotel, Clarencetown

  • Free breakfast

  • Bistro open all day

  • Two-up from 12 noon


The Imperial Hotel, Singleton

  • Open from 6am

  • Breakfast from 6am

  • Lunch from 11am

  • Two-up from 12 noon

  • Live music from 2pm



The Railway Hotel, Muswellbrook

  • Free sausage sizzle following the dawn service

  • Bistrop open from 11am

  • Two-up from 1.30pm

  • DJ from 5pm


The Royal Oak, Cessnock

  • Open from 6.30am

  • Shuttle bus to Cessnock ANZAC Day races

  • $5 rum and milk and schooners on the back deck until 12 noon


The Rutherford Hotel, Rutherford

  • Two-up from 12 noon

  • Jumping castle from 12 noon

  • Free barbecue from 2pm

  • Free soft drink for designated drivers

  • Live entertainment with Pistol Pete from 5pm

  • $1 from every Iron Jack Schooner goes to Legacy


Shenanigans at the Imperial, Maitland

  • Open from 8am

  • Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner

  • Special ANZAC Day menu

  • Two-up frim 1pm


The Windsor Castle Hotel, East Maitland

  • Open from 10am

  • Two-up from 1pm

  • Bistro open all day


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