Bar Beach is an inner city suburb of Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia, located 1.6 km southwest of Newcastle’s central business district. The suburb is named for the beach that extends along its eastern border.
The suburb has a number of local landmarks which have been heritage listed including the Cooks Hill Surf Life Saving Club and Memorial, Reid Park Tennis Clubhouse and Tennis Courts and the Empire Park Bowling Club Fence. A number of residential units in the Art Deco style have also attracted heritage listing.
The nearest commercial centre to Bar Beach is at The Junction.