Regardless of whether you met in a coffee shop, at university, out on the town or on Tinder, you’re going to want to impress your date and this means first impressions are crucial. Not only do you need to look your best, but you also want to make sure you pick the perfect location to engage in some one on one time. If you’re in Newcastle, check out these awesome bars and restaurants that are sure to supply the perfect mood for a night of lurveee.
Locale Cafe

A breakfast to impress, Locale Cafe - Newcastle
A breakfast to impress, Locale Cafe – Newcastle

Everybody knows that evening dates are so overrated, so stick to a breakfast affair and head down to the Locale Cafe for a chilled and sophisticated brunch (how classy!). Well-known for their awesome breakfast menu that runs ALL day, regardless of how fussy your date’s tastebuds are, you can guarantee they’ll find something to drool over. Are you starving but don’t want to order a guilty fry up? We recommend The Healthy Neighbour, which includes leg ham, labna, avocado, tomato, pesto, poached eggs and sourdough; this number will be sure to quench your hunger while making a good impression. Looking for more of a walk and talk date? Swing by to the Locale Cafe and grab one of their delicious smoothies or juices that are packed with fruity flavour. Whether you’re keen to stick around for a few hours in this quirky location or grab a takeaway and hit the road, the Locale Cafe is the perfect spot in Newcastle to impress your brekky date.
Where: 28 Alma Road, New Lambton, NSW, 2305

Chicken crazy, Chook and Broosky - Newcastle
Chicken crazy, Chook and Broosky – Newcastle

There is nothing quite like a date with good food, and for this reason, ladies and gentlemen, we’re sending you to Chook and Broosky. If you lovebirds are in the mood for some fun and flirty grub this evening, you won’t be disappointed at this Newcastle joint. Serving up some of the best chicken dishes in the area, take a seat in this friendly location while you tuck into an awesome feed over (hopefully) good conversation. Everybody knows that a date can’t run smoothly without a few beverages so check out their supply of beers, ciders and wines to compliment your meal. Supplying fantastic food, equally good drinks and an atmosphere that is second to none, Chook and Broosky is the ultimate hideout for a relaxing date with your chica.
Where: 65 Hunter Street, Newcastle, NSW, 2300
The Happy Wombat

Modern decor, The Happy Wombat - Newcastle
Modern decor, The Happy Wombat – Newcastle

Spoil your lover silly tonight and treat them to a date at The Happy Wombat. If you’re looking for somewhere that’s going to impress this evening, the drink list at this Newcastle social hub will be sure to work its magic. As well as sporting a pretty pimping menu of delicious dishes, this trendy bar is home to a number of unique cocktails that will knock the socks off your lover. If tonight is all about sealing that first peck, order your date the Citrus Kiss; this flirty concoction is bound to get them in the mood. Are craft beers more your thing? Ask the friendly staff at The Happy Wombat about their current selection of Australian beverages, and sip your way through the collection throughout the evening. Whether you’re looking for something in a martini glass or prefer to drink out of the bottle, be sure to make The Happy Wombat your home for tonight’s date.
Where: 575 Hunter Street, Newcastle West, NSW, 2302
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