All your favourites on tap, and cocktails worth crossing the bridge for.


Drinks menu

Lockdown has sent our menu into takeaway mode: the very best in pub grub, with your favourite Aussie meals plus a few surprises, in your own home!


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Newcastle's best wings! Six flavours, 99c each on a Friday.


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Bottled Brews &Ready Made Cocktails
The Cri Good Times... Takeaway Style


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What's On

From weekly happenings to one off events there is always something going on at The Criterion.

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Counter Lunch Specials

Wednesday to Friday, 11.30pm 'til 3pm

$16 counter lunch specials! And if this isn't tempting enough, fill up a counter lunch LOYALTY CARD for your 8th lunch FREE!

Happy hour

Happy Hour

Every flippin’ sippin’ day. 4pm 'til 6pm

Join us for Happy Hour, 4 'til 6pm every single flippin' sippin' day, with cracking $5 house pours. What's not to be happy about?

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Snitty Night

Wednesday nights

Get over those hump day blues with the best snitty on the island... your choice of chicken or mushroom, for only $16!

Trivia night

Trivia Night

Thursday at 7pm

Trivia kicks off at 7pm every Thursday night. Get your mates together and head down to The Cri for an evening of trivia-filled fun!


Burger & Beer Night

Thursday nights

The best way to enjoy trivia? With a $22 burger + beer! Choose from beef, chicken, mushroom, or vegan.



Friday nights

Join us every Friday for raffle night, drawn at 7pm. Plenty of great prizes from our favourite locals, with all profits donated to not-for-profit organisations. $2 per ticket, or 3 for $5.

Live music

Live Music

Friday from 7pm, Sunday from 4pm

We have a crackin' live music line up to keep you moving every weekend. Pair that with some of the best brews in town, and you're in for a treat!

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Cri Saturday's

All day Saturday

Saturday's are best spent at the Cri! Keep the kids fed with $5 kids meals, and the adults happy with $12 margaritas!

Sunday roast

Sunday Roast

Sunday from 11.30am

A day of rest is best, so get yourself down to The Cri and let us do all the work for you. A different delish roast every Sunday!

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Stay for dinner or stay the night! Check out our accommodation options.



If you have an event coming up and would like to enquire about our group packages, please contact us and we will get back to you.


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