Bar on the Hill


Hunter side, Callaghan

Opening Hours

Cafe Hours

During Semester: Monday to Friday 8:00am - 4:00pm
Non Semester: Monday to Friday 8:00am - 3.00pm

Bar Hours

During Semester: Monday to Friday 11:30am - 7:00pm
Non Semester: Monday to Friday 11.30am – 3:00pm

The go to place for students, the Bar on the Hill is the centre of entertainment at the University of Newcastle with nightly events, including Bingo, Trivia and Free Games rotating on Wednesday nights, a weekly Thursday Night Student party, and on-campus Member’s Draw every Friday. The cafe serves up a wide variety of delicious, healthy and well-priced breakfast, lunch, and dinner options. With Suspension coffee, a fresh juice bar, and licensed bar, BoTH has all your drink options covered. Bar on the Hill is also one of Newcastle’s best live music venues, hosting some of Australia’s best artists, bands and international guests.

Don't forget to check out our Facebook for upcoming events and make sure you tag yourself when you are here! And if you're a student you can see a full list of events at Bar on the Hill in the 'what's on' section of YAK magazine

The University of Newcastle is committed to providing an environment which is safe and enjoyable for customers and staff at Bar on the Hill. We aim to serve our customers in a responsible, friendly and professional manner, and to meet the conditions of our liquor license.