Newcastle: For the food-obsessed

From yakitori to gelato, late nights in Newcastle are full of snack options. You can start the night with Ginger Meg’s which serves up dumplings and $12 cocktails (on Wednesdays and Thursdays). The dark and moody pan-Asian cocktail bar space has booths to cosy into, a great-value $60 set menu and Sunday lunch yum cha if you need somewhere to recover after a night of dancing. Parry Street Garage is also great for dinner antics. Head to this chic industrial garage for Italian- inspired dishes including woodfired pizza, carpaccio and crudo. While the space is roomy and high-ceilinged, when filled with Saturday night punters its buzz is infectious. If tacos are more your thing then book into {antojitos} for a pre-dancing treat. This casual Californian-Mexican taqueria is well-loved for its authentic street food including burritos and carnitas, and makes for an excellent spot for sinking Coronas and specialty drinks like Horchata.