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The Rutherford Hotel

) #5 of 12 Restaurants in Rutherford ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Bar, Pub, Australian
160 New England Hwy, Rutherford, Maitland, New South Wales 2320, Australia
+61 2 4932 8241
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good41%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
4 days ago
“Good pub food”
2 weeks ago
“Great place ”
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Bar, Pub, Australian
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
160 New England Hwy, Rutherford, Maitland, New South Wales 2320, Australia
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Reviews (43)
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Reviewed 4 days ago 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 2 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Have not been to this Hotel in over 10 yrs and was Very happy that we picked this for Lunch.. Customer service was Good and our orders were out in under 30mins,,The Food was very nice indeed ..

Thank David O
Reviewed 15 January 2017

One of the worst meals I've ever had. The Menu sounds amazing, but the kitchen can't live up to it. Points for trying I suppose.

Thank MissSarcasm
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Very low key dining and so comfortable! It is perfect for a quick bite, some drinks or a big party!! Food was delicious and super fast! The chefs were also having a great time and I love to see that they are happy doing what...More

Thank ashleighc826
Reviewed 21 December 2016

New owners and a redone interior, which looks really nice and had a lot of potential. The restaurant has a new menu and I don't think fair value for money, most of the mains were above 30 dollars which is expensive for pub food. There...More

Thank troycav
Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

Went to lunch here today, have been before and the meal was ok, today OMG! Worst meal ever, ordered Caesar Burger, lunch special, the chicken was inedible it was so burnt, no dressing, just lettuce and bacon? Shouldn't it come with a dressing? If you...More

Thank jackrea
Reviewed 26 November 2016 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!

Thank Anne R
Reviewed 10 November 2016 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.

Thank Leeus44
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 7 - US$ 22
Bar, Pub, Australian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
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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