Built in 1882, the Commonwealth Hotel is a Cooks Hill and Newcastle institution!

First called the Cosmopolitan Hotel, the hotel’s name was changed to the Commonwealth Hotel in 1901 to celebrate Australia’s federation. Locals past and present affectionately know the hotel as simply “the Commo.”

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  • 32 HD television screens, so you can catch all live sport from around the world

  • Full TAB facilities

  • KENO

  • Friday night meat raffles and joker poker


Open every day (closed Good Friday and Christmas Day) from 10am – midnight and Sunday’s midday – 10pm.

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An opportunity exists for a brand new first year apprentice chef to join our team. Interested? Pop in and see us for a chat ...

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TONIGHT!! Live and loud at the Commy! Coverage from 7pm. This ones shaping up to be a good one! Tell us who’s hand you’d like to see raised when the bell rings 🥊 🏆 🛎 ...

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It's the final (plastic) straw!

One of the Commy’s new years resolutions is to reduce the burden we place on our natural environment. To this end, we are moving from plastic straws to paper straws. We will also not automatically place a straw in your drink. If you require a straw please let us know. 🍺🍻🍾🍹🍸

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This fortnights $11 specials:

1. Sweet Potato and Creamy Pesto Pappardelle, with feta. Vegan option available.

2. Steak Burger, bacon, sriracha, ketchup, American cheese, grilled onions, greens. Served with chips. Gluten free option available.

3. Mexican Chicken Salad, tender chicken rubbed with corn chip nachos. Topped with salsa and sour cream. Gluten Free.

4. Beef Stroganoff, with wild mushrooms and jasmine rice.

Lunch specials available Monday - Friday (not on public holidays) from midday - 3pm. Phone 4926 2680 for pre-orders, bookings, take-away orders and enquiries.

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Prawn and Lobster Laksa, served with Korean glass noodles, sesame and bok choy. ...

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