Darby Street is a unique shopping precinct that offers the type of village atmosphere that you would expect to find in country France. With over 100 owner-operated businesses, this street welcomes visitors with boutiques, designer fashion, unique giftware and homewares and a mouthwatering selection of cafes, restaurants and bars. Darby Street is one of Newcastle's streets that is a buzz late into the evening.DISCOVER
The Civic Precinct offers an array of live entertainment venues, cafes, shops and businesses, including a unique strip of stores specialising in bridal
and formal wear. It is the home of the City's Civic buildings and spaces including Newcastle City Hall, the Civic Theatre & Playhouse, Newcastle Art
Gallery, the Conservatorium of Music and beautiful Civic Park. Its newest edition is Newcastle Law Courts, a $90 million development that opened in February
The largest Precinct in Newcastle city centre is the East End which stretches from Pacific Street to Darby Street, the area is home to many of the City's most historical landmarks including Christ Church Cathedral. It is where you will find Hunter Street Mall, a paved area for pedestrians and cars, which has been part of the Newcastle creative industries evolution. An enticing array of cafes, restaurants and wine bars stretches across this precinct making it the perfect location for a progressive dining experience.DISCOVER
The West End is considered Newcastle's rawest precinct with a selection of new businesses willing to push the boundaries. Here you will find a bakery that specialises in sourdough cooking classes alongside a small cafe with furniture made from recycled bus seats. Many creatives co-inhabit workspaces, while leading professional firms have set up shop in restored historical buildings that were once the local bank.DISCOVER
Honeysuckle is a vibrant waterfront playground where the harbour meets the city. There aren't too many places in the world where you can sit back, relax and take in the incredible views of a working coal port; Newcastle is one of them. With a strip of restaurants, hotels, bars and cafes lining the waterfront punters are spoilt for choice. You can choose to go upmarket with an array of a-la-carte restaurants and bars or go casual with pub meals and craft beers and ciders on tap. Or simply drop into the local ice cream parlour for designer desserts.DISCOVER
We will soon be relaunching a new website and a fresh new identity. Newcastle Now’s aim has always been to improve business in the inner city. Now more than ever, we are focussed on initiatives which bring activity to the magnificent inner city precincts of East End, West End, Civic, Honeysuckle and Darby Street. Enter your email below to be notified of our launch.