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Italian Food

Bronx Pizza $$ - Darby Street, Cooks Hill. The newest kid on the Darby Street block, The Bronx has a selection of veggie pizzas that can be made vegan with the addition of vegan cheese (for $6), go cheese free or design your own pizza. American style atmosphere and drinks made with fresh juice. Open seven days for dinner. 

Deluca's $$ - Darby Street, Newcastle. Call 2 days ahead to book and they’ll have a range of vegan options for you! They do a fantastic roast veggie salad, pastas and can whip up a special for you. Open for lunch and dinner.

Harry's Gourmet Pizza $$ - Brunker Road, Adamstown. Harry's takeaway pizza has an entirely vegan pizza menu! There are over 16 pizzas on the menu, as well as vegan garlic bread, churros and you can check their Instagram and Facebook pages to find out when they have Bonta Cheesecakes in stock as well. Open seven days from 4:30pm. 

Napoli Centrale $$ - King Street, Newcastle. This authentic Neapolitan pizza joint will do you a cheese-free pizza that will blow your socks off. They use huge chunks of artichoke, beautiful roasted eggplant and fresh tomatoes. Their standard menu item “Marinara” pizza is delightfully simple too. Though the staff will ask you if you’re sure you want it, and will remind you it doesn't come with seafood on it. Be sure to call and book ahead - they book out frequently. Open for lunch and dinner.

The Oriental Hotel $$– Bull Street, Cooks Hill. A well loved beautiful, old pub in Cooks hill the pizza restaurant out the back will put together a vegan pizza for you on request and add your own BYO cheese too!

Pinnochio's Wine & Pizza Bar $$ - William Street, Gosford. Book a table at Pinnochios for a nice night out. Their menu has two dedicated vegan pizzas and you can request to have the cheese on the vegetarian options changed to notzarella to be made vegan. A number of the entrees, salads and antipasti are vegan or can be made vegan on request with items like polenta chips and bruschetta available. Open Tuesday - Sunday for lunch and dinner, but dinner only on Saturday. 

Popolo Gelateria $ - King Street, Newcastle. Just opposite Napoli Centrale sits Popoli Gelateria, a classic Italian gelateria who are pumping out fresh gelato on the regular. They're making classic fruit gelato flavours that are vegan, and have even made chocolate. Pop in to see what's in store soon! Open Wednesday - Sunday. 

La Bocca $$ - Budgewoi. This Italian restaurant will make a cheese free pizza for you.