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The Rutherford Hotel

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Bar, Australian
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160 New England Highway, Rutherford, Maitland, New South Wales, Australia
+61 2 4932 8241
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came for dinner with our little boy on Friday night. We decided to give The Rutherford a go after hearing the advertising on the radio. The food was delicious, service fast & a nice environment. We will be back!

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Thank Anne R
Rutherford, Australia
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent pub with great staff and a fantastic restaurant. Only negative i can say is that when pub changed ownership they did not reinstate memberships, which was a tad disappointing.

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Thank Leeus44
Hunter Valley, Australia
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80 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Haven't been here for a couple of years. Decided on a whim today we would go for lunch. It was great. We ordered the cheese and bacon bread as an entree and it was delicious. I ordered the Seafood Basket - and it was one of the best Seafood Baskets i have ever had. My boyfriend had the Roast of... More 

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Thank 87jayde
Maitland, Australia
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Good Pub meals, staff are friendly and service is good. Not very kid friendly as alot of the kids area has been removed. Outside seating would be ideal for summer. Over all not bad.👍👍👍

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Thank Max W
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

My husband and I always go for the scotch fillet or the chicken schnitzel, both are always beautiful. The mushroom gravy is the best i have ever had!!!! Great friendly & quick service.

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Sydney, Australia
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19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Meals good in a very popular restuarant.....wines very expensive...but we would recommend it a good stopever

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Thank Visitors334
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50 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

Have eaten here and had drinks here. Both times we have visited have been good. classic pub atmosphere and it looks like it has recently been renovated so that adds to the atmosphere. Pool and beers is a regular activity for us here!

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Thank Bec A
Rutherford, Australia
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55 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2016

always a great feed and good prices haven't had a bad meal here beautiful friendly staff if your in the area a must for lunch or dinner.

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Thank annettemarie66
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2016

Excellent meals and good value for money.. Family friendly back deck eating area. Good staff, will be back.

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Thank Sheree D
Rutherford, Australia
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

the service is is always fine at the Rutherford Hotel, friendly & helpful. The food is always of good quality & enough to satisfy most.

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Thank Peter P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$22
Cuisine
Bar, Australian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 160 New England Highway, Rutherford, Maitland, New South Wales, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Maitland  >  Rutherford
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4932 8241

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?