A drinks date covers all the bases: it offers you the chance for a polite escape, while also lending itself to an extended dinner or post-drink activity if things are going well.
Whether you like it shaken or stirred, a fitting location for a first date cocktail is the harbour foreshore, where any gaps in the conversation can be quietly comforted by the picturesque view and the gentle lapping of water against the shoreline.
When it comes to eating out, Newcastle boasts a diverse range of dining options.
For those with a weak spot for the Mediterranean cuisine, make your way to cosmopolitan Beaumont Street in Hamilton for some cosy cafe options and bold, hearty flavours.
Newcastle is actually Australia’s second oldest city, making it a dating haven for any budding history buff or culture vulture.
Why not explore Australia’s early industrial heritage together at the Convict Lumberyard, gawk at the magnificent Christ Church Cathedral or learn about the city’s penal history at ‘The Lock Up’ museum.
Head for a walk along the shore towards Nobbys Beach, put on your dancing shoes and move those feet to some live music on Darby Street or catch a performance at the exquisitely-restored Art Deco Civic Theatre.Or, if you want tranquil, the Junction Hotel on Corlette Street is about as serene as it gets – with an open architectural design, fully retractable roof that floods the place with light and gorgeous water-feature that runs the entire length of a floor-to-ceiling sandstone wall.Dating in Newcastle, you’re really lucky to be just a stone’s throw away from such a gorgeous wine district.Newcastle is full of single men and women like you looking for dates, lovers, friendship, and fun.Finding them is easy with our totally FREE Newcastle dating service.