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Coal and Cedar

Closed Now: 16:00 - 23:45
Open today: 16:00 - 23:45
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Awesome cocktails

Taxi pulled up and told us we were here ... I thought he had got it wrong . Coal and Cedar is one... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2018
Manly, Australia
via mobile
Hidden Gem

The experience of working out how to get in, was as good as the pre dinner cocktails we... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2018
Freshwater, Australia
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  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“great scotch”(2 reviews)
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380 Hunter St, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
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Reviewed 10 November 2018 via mobile

Taxi pulled up and told us we were here ... I thought he had got it wrong . Coal and Cedar is one of those secret/ hidden bars that if u don’t know .. well you just wouldn’t know. Entry gained by sending a text...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank clarepsydney
Reviewed 10 November 2018 via mobile

The experience of working out how to get in, was as good as the pre dinner cocktails we had. Beautifully decorated and really knowledgeable staff. My whiskey sour was epic. Would highly recommend

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank 236spencerp
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

The mystery of the place and luxurious feel was nice, but the price of the drinks reflected it. The classic whiskey I had was good, but pricey at $19. I left annoyed due to it ending up costing me $33! I was last to pay...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Richymate
Ryan H, Manager at Coal and Cedar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2018

Hi, I would like to apologise for overcharging your group. Do you have a record of the transaction? I wish to amend any mistakes on our part, you can contact me via email ryan@coalandcedar.com

Reviewed 19 September 2018

I love this place! Amazing atmosphere and just a way to escape the world. My husband and I did the Whiskey Masterclass just before Christmas last year and highly recommend it. The bartender definitely knew his whiskies and we couldn't fault the choices for the...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Stravello
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

The ambience of this bar is what sets it apart. The service and beverages were outstanding. Highly recommend this exclusive bar.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank catherinebU5614WT
Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

Hidden behind a barbershop (look for the notice on the door, text the password, wait to be let in through a hidden door!). Once inside, warm atmosphere, friendly bar staff and great cocktails. There’s pasta too.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank AlanLondon_UK
Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

Looking for a bar with a good mix of class/fun vibe, Coal and Cedar goes a step further with its intriguing hidden entrance, then enter to an atmosphere that embraces oldschool American vibes with the lovely heritage buildings of Newcastle. I had an amazing whisky...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank highestpeak
Reviewed 23 May 2018

Love this place so much! It is definitely my favourite venue in Newcastle, if you love good drinks / cocktails, great atmosphere, and good music you will love it!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Taylor F
Reviewed 30 March 2018

I've been coming to Coal and Cedar for years - simply put, it is the best of the best, and better yet, it keeps getting better and better. The drink choice is endless, I love the ambiance, the service is outstanding. The place is almost...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank TravAgent87
Reviewed 21 March 2018

What a great place to come at the end of an evening to top things off. Great cocktails great ambiance!

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Scottiehere
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