Special events are held at
The Criterion each month


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From weekly happenings to one-off events, there's always something going on at The Cri.


Counter Lunch Specials

Tuesday-Friday from 11.30pm-2.30pm

$14 counter lunch specials! And if this isn't tempting enough, pick up one of our counter lunch loyalty cards; grab a counter lunch, get your card stamped, receive your 8th lunch for FREE and enter your card into the draw to win a bar tab - drawn at 12:30pm last Friday of the month.

Happy hour

Happy Hour

Every flippin’ sippin’ weekday. 4pm-6pm

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

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Bottomless Brunch

Every Sunday from 10am-1pm

Not quite breakfast, not quite lunch, but the perfect excuse to enjoy some delicious breakfast meals over some drinks.

Steak night

Steak Night

Tuesday from 6pm–8pm

Tuesday night = Steak Night! They’re 18 bucks and come with chips and salad. Don’t forget the kids with our ripper $5 meals! Throw the kids in the car and come and get your family fed for a bargain

Trivia night

Trivia Night

Thursday at 7pm

Trivia kicks off at 7pm every Thursday night. It's free to enter, so get your mates together and head down to The Cri for an evening of trivia-filled fun and frolics.



Friday at 7pm

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.

Footy Knights

The Knights Play Live

Every Friday, Saturday & Sunday

Like your Knights nights live and loud? We do too, so head down the The Cri to cheer the lads on and sink a few cold brews whilst you're at it. We'd love to see ya!

Live music

Live Music

Friday from 7pm

We have a crackin' live music line up. Check out our Facebook page for weekly updates and head on down for some of the best music and brews in town!

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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• Friday Night’s •

Looking for something fun this weekend? 
Hop on down for our Friday night Raffle kicking off at 7:00pm!
We have FRMG’s Vinyl set getting down to business from 7:30pm for some wicked tunes 🎼
#meetyouatthecri #thecricarrington #foodbeerstayhere #weekend #beer #livemusic #rafflesSchnitty night! $14 bucks! Get down from 5:30pm!
#thecricarrington #foodbeerstayhere #meetyouatthecri #pub #schnitty #pubfeed #yourlocalWho is keen for some Super Bowl?
Monday 3rd Feb!
Open from 9am!
Ribs, wings and hot dogs!
Loads of beer!
Book a table or just rock up. See you there •
#thecricarrington #foodbeerstayhere #meetyouatthecri #pub #superbowl2020 #superbowl #ribs #wingsThe Cri does Brekky and Coffee from 8am on the weekends! 
Now you know if you didn’t! Coffee by @suspensionespresso •
#thecricarrington #foodbeerstayhere #meetyouatthecri #pub #brekky #food #weekendHaven’t posted a burger pic for a while so here’s one we prepared earlier. @ash_marcantelli putting together some Buffalo fried chicken, slaw, ranch dressing, cheese and pickes for the win! •
#thecricarrington #foodbeerstayhere #meetyouatthecri #burger #chicken #trivia #pubtriviaWe have a few good ones coming up this month. This poster says it all for one of them! 26th January, see you here!
#thecricarrington #foodbeerstayhere #meetyouatthecri #pub #bestpubdog #dogsvscockroachesHAPPY NEW YEAR!
We are back open as normal! 
Trivia tonight at 7pm!
See you here! •
#thecricarrington #foodbeerstayhere #meetyouatthecri #pub #trivia #newcastle #food #yourlocalWhat a weekend.. and it doesn’t have to end on Sunday. We are open for lunch and dinner on Monday from 11am! 🐫
#thecricarrington #foodbeerstayhere #meetyouatthecri #pub #holidays #weekend #newcastle@sodatheband will be entertaining you all tonight from 7:30pm! Come get a little wild 💃🏼🕺🏾
#thecricarrington #foodbeerstayhere #meetyouatthecri #newcastle #pub #livemusic #yourlocal

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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