Waterfront Venues Newcastle

Beach…Ocean…Lake. The perfect location for any occasion.

Cafe & Restaurant

The Cafe – Lunch & in between

Our glass pavilion allows guests to enjoy the classic architecture of the house and magnificent views complete with sculptures, Port Jackson figs and incomparable lake vista.

Awaba House Café is open Tuesday to Saturday for morning tea from 10am, lunch from 11.30am and afternoon tea until 4pm. Every Sunday we open for breakfast from 9am till 10.30am, then lunch from 11.30am & afternoon tea until 4pm.

We have 3 private rooms inside our Heritage House that can be hired for an intimate lunch,

The Café is an ideal destination for groups and visitors who appreciate art and beautiful scenery. Lake Macquarie Art Gallery is attached to Awaba House and has year round exhibitions of international standard.

The Restaurant – Friday & Saturday evenings

New to Awaba House is our ‘Taste Of Italy!’ Tuscany @ Awaba House.

Tuscany is open on Friday & Saturday evenings from 6pm. Bookings are essential.

Tuscany is served inside our beautiful Heritage House & Glass Pavilion, ideal for larger bookings. We offer an A la Carte menu & Set Menu. Great wine list, Italian Beer & Liqueurs, Cellar List for those who appreciate aged wines & soft Italian music in the background.

Menu Options

Our Daytime Cafe

Our Evening Restaurant




Lake Macquarie Art Gallery

Awaba House is located next door to the Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery. Many visitors to the gallery dine with us after they stroll through the gallery. Whether it’s lunch, dinner or a quick brunch after your gallery visit, dining at Awaba House is the perfect accompaniment to the magnificent artwork on display in the gallery.

Lake Macquarie Art Gallery for details on opening hours and current exhibitions.