About Us

The Newstead Hotel is only five minutes from the heart of Launceston. Built in the 1850’s, the hotel has taken on many changes over the years becoming one of the most iconic venues in the city.

The Hotel has all you are looking for with the sensational Bistro and adjoining kids room, two bars equipped with Sky Racing and Fox Sports for sports enthusiasts, 30 machine Gaming Room with Keno, and function rooms.



Click here to view the Dine-In menu | Click here to view the Seniors menu


The Newstead Hotel Bistro is perfect for every dining occasion. Our menu has everything from the paddock to the sea and all the things in between, we’re sure to be able to cater for whatever your taste buds desire. All this, along with our sensational pizza’s; we are like no other venue in town.

Open for Lunch

mondaysunday, 11:30am – 2:00pm

Open for Dinner

mondaysaturday, 5:30pm – 8:30pm
sundaysunday, 5:30pm – 8:00pm

Bars & Events

Sports Bar

The public bar is a sports lovers dream with 6 large screens all dedicated to racing and sports. We have all your Foxtel favourites and sky racing 1 and 2. It doesn’t matter what the sport is, if its live then we’ll play it. We also have a large 8 ball and darts area on the lower level and a jukebox with all the current chart toppers and all the classics. All this heated by another wood fire.

We have happy hour in the Sports Bar every day during the following times:

  • Monday to Friday 5pm – 6pm.
  • Saturday 12pm – 1pm.
  • Sunday 4pm – 5pm.


The Lounge Bar at The Newstead Hotel is perfect to sit, relax and take in the atmosphere. The bar has a large selection of beer, spirits and wines for you to enjoy. There is plenty of seating. There are 2 keno screens and 3 large screen TVs dedicated for your favourite sports. The centrepiece of the space is the large wood fire that keeps us all warm over the winter months.

Upcoming Events


Newstead hotel has a large capacity bistro and can accommodate up to 120 seated guests, this can be booked for private function upon request, minimum applies. 

The rustic BBQ Room is great for smaller gatherings, meetings, parties, workshops and can accommodate approximately 50 people for a standing (cocktail) style event, or approximately 40 for a seated event. The room has a wood heater, 50” digital TV that can accommodate PC and USB attachments. 

We supply a range of catering options, either ordering directly off the hotel menu, set menu’s or hot and cold platters as well as tea & coffee. 

Prices available upon request.



Email us   or  03 6328 3357

Gaming Lounge

Enjoy fun and entertainment in our Gaming Room, offering 30 state of the art gaming machines, featuring a range of the latest games from Lightning Cash to favourites like Kelly Country Dancing Dollars.

Enhance your experience with our complimentary tea & coffee and soft drinks available to gaming machine players.

Popular with the locals, relax and be hosted in our comfortable Gaming Lounge where you can enjoy a game of TASkeno, big screen entertainment, a wide range of refreshments.


The OASIS brand provides customers with leading Gaming technology and a diverse range of the latest Gaming Machine products.

Our OASIS venues provide a friendly, safe and sociable atmosphere where customers can enjoy the fun and excitement of modern Gaming Machine action.

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Community Support

The Newstead Hotel is committed to giving back to the communities in which we do business.

We have provided support for a number of different sporting clubs and local community causes – but we want to do more.