Love seafood; Love Dawson’s

Newcastle’s iconic oyster and fresh seafood supplier near the beautiful shores of Lake Macquarie

Under new management since May 2021.

Shucked Sydney Rock Oysters, displayed on a platter with lemon wedges

Freshest, expertly-prepared oysters for restaurants and pubs

For the very best oysters in town, trust Dawson’s. We source many different varieties and grades of oyster, specialising in Sydney Rock Oysters. We also deliver to Newcastle venues seven days a week.
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Sydney Rock Oysters wrapped in dozens displayed in fridge in shop front

Delicious, nutritious, great value seafood right on your doorstep

When you love oysters and fresh seafood like we do, don’t settle for less than the best. Whether you’re preparing your everyday meals or buying in for a special occasion, you won’t find a better selection.
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We supply some of Newcastle and Lake Macquarie’s best restaurants, pubs and clubs.


Oysters and so much more

What’s on your menu today? We sell fresh restaurant-quality Sydney Rock Oysters, local prawns and a wide range of quality, sustainable seafood. Plus, we always support local growers and suppliers.

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We shuck (open) all of our oysters on site. This ensures the oysters we sell are fresh daily and as delicious as can be. Our processing facility is at the back of the shop.

‘Happy as a clam’ client


“Freshest oysters and seafood in Lake Macquarie, highly recommend!”


“Friendly staff and fabulous seafood – so fresh.”


Absolutely sensational service and the highest quality. Couldn't be happier with everything! Thank you. See you again soon.


Today’s lunch of delicious prawns & oysters made the lockdown bearable.. Thank you!! Freshest oysters I’ve ever eaten! Amazing 


Thank you for the fresh oysters they looked beautiful and tasted amazing cheers

B. Corlis

I like to eat and open my oysters myself as this is how we do in France for Christmas or New year's. When I want to buy fresh oyster in Newcastle area this is the place to go. 


Amazing seafood. Purchased Christmas oysters and prawns from Dawson this year. I had very happy guests!! I will be back ! Thank you


The Shop

67 King St, Warners Bay, NSW 2282

Phone: 02 4948 9608

Opening hours:
Mon - Fri: 7am - 4pm
Sat & Sun: 7am - 2pm

Open some public holidays. Please see our Google listing for holiday hours.

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