The Essential Ingredient

At The Essential Ingredient we inspire better cooking.

The Essential Ingredient is Newcastle’s leading quality kitchen and food retailer. We have an extensive cheese and deli offer as well as a range of hard to get quality ingredients. We have expert knowledge and unbeatable service. We carry knives, tableware, kitchenware, cookware, napiery, cutlery, cookbooks and everything you need to cook and dine well.

We also have Newcastle’s only dedicated cooking school and wholesale to Newcastle’s best restaurants and cafes.

Shop 7-9,
204 Union Street,
The Junction NSW 2291

Opening Hours

Monday – Friday

9.00am to 5.30pm

Saturday

9.00am to 4.00pm

Sunday

10.00am to 2.00pm

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