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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This fortnight’s delicious $11 lunch specials include this Chicken Katsu Noodle Salad, with Japanese mayonnaise. ...

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Healthy & delicious! House made vegetarian frittata for one of our Christmas functions ...

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Vegetable Pesto Penne red peppers, eggplant, semi dried tomato, fetta cheese ...

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Twice cooked pork belly with mint pea purée, truss tomatoes, apple cider jus, hazelnut dukkah and a black pudding

📸 Paige Campbell

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Pan fried snapper, with roasted sweet potato purée, pickled onion and rocket salad, baby octopus, escahlots and a smoky BBQ glaze ...

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