Best Craft Beer in Newcastle

Craft beer is big news at the moment, and luckily for us, there are plenty of brilliant spots to enjoy craft beer in Newcastle. Newcastle’s craft beer scene is going from strength to strength right now, and when you try a few of the beers on offer at these epic bars across the city, you’ll soon understand why. So, let us take you through some of the best spots to enjoy a craft beer in Newcastle. Cheers!

The Great Northern Hotel

Distance from us: 2 mins walking
The Great Northern, also known as "The People's Pub." An ideal location if you're wanting a classic pub feed, needing your weekly sport fix or you just love a good boogie. The Great Northern has a wide rang of exquisite craft beer to please every beer drinker.
The Great Northern Hotel

The Grain Store

Distance from us: 4 mins walking
With a name like The Grain Store, you know it’s going to be good! This specialist restaurant prides itself on its selection of craft beers. There are 21 beers on tap, all of which are 100% independently owned and always Australian. Beers are chosen to complement dishes on the seasonal menu, providing customers with the ultimate in craft beer dining experiences.
The Grain Store

Foghorn Brewhouse

Distance from us: 11 mins walking
First opened in 2014, Foghorn Brewhouse fuses the magic of years of beer-making skills with American foodie expertise. The end result is an industrial-chic venue which definitely knows how to party. The brewhouse even has its own 1,800 litre brewery, complete with four 1800-litre-serving tanks, so you know the craft beer’s going to be good.
Foghorn Brewhouse

Happy Wombat

Distance from us: 5 mins driving / 20 mins walking
The Happy Wombat is a welcoming retreat in the heart of the city, which promises comforting food, epic drinks and of course some of the best craft beers in town. This boutique cafe is the ideal spot for relaxed drinks with friends, or a casual dinner after a busy day exploring the streets of Newcastle. It’s also perfect for a good old Aussie breakfast.
Happy Wombat

Wil&Sons

Distance from us: 17 mins walking / 5 mins driving
If you’re looking for a sumptuous craft beer dining experience, you won’t be disappointed at Will & Sons. This casual restaurant is one of Newcastle’s top destinations for craft beer, and it’s conveniently situated on Newcastle’s famous ‘eat street’ aka Darby Street. At Will & Sons you’ll find 20 different craft beers on tap, as well as a huge wine list with wines from our nearby Hunter Valley Vineyards.
Wil&Sons

The Blind Monk

Distance from us: 9 mins driving
Newcastle bar The Blind Monk is well known for being one of the most atmospheric bars in the area. It’s also one of the best choices when it comes to trying local craft beers. Owner Phil Elsely has put the bar’s focus firmly on the beers, which are served alongside great-tasting, fresh food. All beers are sourced from local breweries; recent options have included Mudgee's Smokey Red and the Grainfed Brewing Company’s Sneaky One.
The Blind Monk

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