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The Rutherford Hotel

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160 New England Hwy, Rutherford, Maitland, New South Wales 2320, Australia
+61 2 4932 8241
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good40%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible10%
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“pub food” (9 reviews)
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Bar, Pub, Australian
€€ - €€€
160 New England Hwy, Rutherford, Maitland, New South Wales 2320, Australia
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Reviewed 28 February 2018

Overnight stay in the area. We were looking for a place to have dinner. Found the hotel on Facebook which advertised Tuesday night a Mexican Fiesta, special dinner deal. Sounded good, so off we went. Found service a little slow, staff pleasant enough though. Mexican...More

Thank 639sharon
Reviewed 9 January 2018

Always get a good meal for a good price ( especially the lunch specials). A good place to be able to take children and for family gatherings.

Thank marrina60
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

Quick work lunch 2nd of January. While we were understanding when a number of items were unavailable on the menu. A half an hour wait for a burger and Garlic prawns in an empty restaurant is really a bit to long. Burger was average owner...More

Thank Jane G
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

Friendly and relaxed, with a wide range of gluten free and vegetarian options. Even the chips are cooked in a separate fryer so they are genuinely gluten free; various gluten free sauces and very helpful and friendly wait staff. Steaks are cooked according to your...More

Thank Eaglerider53
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

We have been to the The Rutherford Hotel many times over the past 9 years for dinner. yhe dining area being separated from the bars makes it great for families. We have never been disappointed by the service or the food! Daily specials and a...More

Thank PeacefulRee
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

First 2 times we went service was extremely slow, over and hour both times. Food was ok but just had to wait forever and they were not that busy. Following 2 times we tried to order 4 different meals each time and were told they...More

Thank Mick A
Reviewed 25 July 2017

Are at this pub while staying in the motel next door. The menu is expansive with a good range of options for all. Nice food and decent customer service. Would eat again.

Thank Giovanna T
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Had dinner on Mother's Day with my family. Food was great and service was fast. Soft shell Crabb, steaks, hamburgers and pastas along with specials of the day. They have shopadocket vouchers available from the local supermarkets on the main meals. Would recommend this place...More

Thank Ghangis-Kan
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Went there for the Sunday night roast special. The roast was amazing! I asked for extra gravy which is pictured. My husband got the chicken burger and he said it was nice but he's had better. If the burger was great - would've given 5...More

Thank GeckoGirl J
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

Went for lunch and it was a really average dining experience. Chicken Caesar burger had a deep fried piece of dry chicken (think leather). Luckily the chips were OK. Meals also took a very long time to come out and there was only two of...More

Thank Christine R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$23
Bar, Pub, Australian
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 160 New England Hwy, Rutherford, Maitland, New South Wales 2320, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Maitland  >  Rutherford
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4932 8241
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We Want To Be The Most Welcoming And Inclusive Hotel In The Hunter Region. We Are A Second Home For The Local Community. We Support Local Suppliers And Producers Whilst Providing A Simple Passion For Real Food And Beverage In An Authentic Environment. Thank You For Visiting The Rutherford Hotel.
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