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River Royal Inn

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97 Swan St, Morpeth, Maitland, New South Wales 2321, Australia
+61 2 4933 6202
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good25%
  • Average22%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible12%
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“lunch” (7 reviews)
“steak” (2 reviews)
“great hotel” (2 reviews)
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Bar, Pub, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
97 Swan St, Morpeth, Maitland, New South Wales 2321, Australia
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Beware. I was one of 20 who booked a table wanting to experience the band they promised. Alas they cancelled the band without warning. What sort of place does this. Poor poor poor. Waste of money

Thank WPS111
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I never like writing a bad review, and after reading the mainly positive comments posted it makes me wonder if we just had an off day. Whatever the reason it still rates as one of the worst meals ever. We had lunch on a Saturday....More

1  Thank Jo-Anne A
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Stayed for lunch on recommendation from a friend. Recently under new management. Didn't disappoint. Meals were generous sizes. Pepper steak was beyond good. Staff were very welcoming & engaged in small talk. Will be back. Good work. Keep it up.

Thank Wade O
Reviewed 16 July 2017

We used our entertainment voucher to have a nice lunch here -food was plentiful & tasty. Great ambience & nice fire.

Thank Anne-Marie0808
Reviewed 29 June 2017

We were a little reluctant to dine here after reading some reviews but were very happy with our food. We thought the pub was nice, very clean and service was friendly and reasonably good. However, it was very confusing on entering. Is it table service?...More

Thank mandy h
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Quaint little pub that has been closed for 2 years due to storm damage. Counter where you order lunch is in a weird position at the junction of hallways and the bathrooms. The food was good without being great and the folk band playing in...More

Thank T G
Reviewed 9 June 2017

We'd heard the River Royal was under new management and the menu and food had also been improved. Well, we weren't disappointed The staff are really friendly and welcoming and it's a very cosy environment to enjoy the amazing food. The added bonus was, we...More

1  Thank Les w
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Visited on Easter Sunday. Booked a table for 8 under cover. Arrived to a table in the sun set for 7. Friends also booked a table for 9, they got 6 seats. Under cover tables apparently double booked so they did not need tables booked....More

Thank WPS111
Reviewed 13 April 2017

This is a quaint little hotel. I loved the different levels it had. Staff were very friendly. Unfortunately the night we were there for dinner the chef got sick and had to go home, so our meal wasn't as good as it could of been....More

Thank lynn592015
Reviewed 4 April 2017

We were looking for somewhere local for lunch on short notice that catered for different dietary preferences and we are so glad we decided on the River Royal Inn at Morpeth. Even though it was very quiet, there was still a lovely ambiance with the...More

Thank sme_here
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Virginia W
7 October 2017|
Response from T G | Reviewed this property |
A typical pub bistro menu, the meal are of good size and well prices and the old hotel is charming with great live music on weekends
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Pub, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 97 Swan St, Morpeth, Maitland, New South Wales 2321, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Maitland  >  Morpeth
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4933 6202
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