Newcastle's Best Casual Restaurant Dining Experience

The Sydney Junction Hotel provides delicious modern pub meals at an affordable price with award-winning service both lunch & dinner in Hamilton Newcastle.


Sunday to Thursday | 11:30am till 8:30pm all day dining

Friday Saturday | 11:30am till 9pm all day dining available

Walk-ins welcome
Bookings for people over 4 recommended

Award winning dining experience

Awarded the 2016 AHA Best Casual Dining Experience in Northern Country NSWThe Sydney Junction hotel prides itself on great service, good value and delicious tasting pub food. SJ’s provides simple, elegant cuisine at an affordable price that won’t break the weekly bank budget. Our Head Chef prepares handcrafted plates showcasing locally-sourced produce and meats.

Our restaurant provides a relaxed and cosey atmosphere. You’ll feel right at home with carefully selected foliage, industrial brick walls, traditional Victorian fireplace, exposed timber floors and warm mood lighting.

If you’re looking for a kid friendly restaurant and cheap pub meals, then take five and make a booking and let our friendly staff do all the heavy lifting for you. Choose from our extensive drinks menu and experience Newcastle dining like you never have before.

For large groups, we also offer set menus. Check out Function Guide for more details.

Family Friendly Dining

Family friendly dining with affordable kids meals + outdoor playground

We’ve stepped it up at SJs, with our all-new menu designed to suit all tastes (vegetarian and vegan friendly options available). Our award-winning restaurant has the best pub food in Newcastle … or for something extra special, check out our new Meat Chiller, with an exclusive range of premium cut and aged meats that come with an exclusive range of sides and sauces.