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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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Maitland, NSW Australia
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60 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

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. Comment by "manager" , I've got one party complaining and another overbooking. Solution, check your... More 

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New South Wales, Australia
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

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. They had a function on as well, so that made us have to wait for... More 

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Thank lynn592015
Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 open windows and decor. The menu had a good selection of favourites with some exciting... More 

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Thank sme_here
Newcastle, Australia
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145 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited the River Royal Inn- on 18th March to be entertained by a wonderful young Guitarist and Soloist- Louis, what an amazing talent. The Pub has had a make over and is a wonderful venue, we are looking forward to returning when it's not pouring rain!! The meals were all delicious too, thank you..

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Thank Edleg
Warners Bay, New South Wales, Australia
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58 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Wowie, what a great hotel for Lunch or Dinner, and now they are doing Breakfasts as well, This Hotel has been Refurbished after extensive Water Damage from Storms last year 2016. It is relaxing, has a great Dining Room, wonderful Beer Garden out the back and is shortly to start with entertainment on the Weekends. We called in there after... More 

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Thank ColleneKalb
Newcastle, Australia
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

My Car Club dropped in for lunch, first time visit since opening. Wow new staff were very friendly and provided lots of history about the pub. The new food menu was a task so many beaut choices to choose on the menu. The meals we selected were delicious and a credit to the cook. Great place for excellent meal.

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Thank Bill K
Maitland, Australia
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206 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 November 2016

New owners, new paint job, new vibe. A very busy night on Friday as locals returned to the pub that has been closed since the 'Super Storm' in Apr last year. The layout has changed a little - the private room has gone and food orders are now given at the kitchen - not the bar. But what is the... More 

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Maitland, Australia
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2016

I had lunch after looking round beautiful Morpeth. The pub is tired and could do with a face lift. A bit like the food! However an enjoyable experience with friends. They have boutique beer on sale which is very good.

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Thank Wendy P
Sydney, Australia
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40 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2015

We visited in a Sunday and they had a young guy playing the acoustic guitar, he was pretty good. Food was OK but we found that there was a lack of inviting places to sit and have a drink. The only choice really was either a high bar stool/table or sitting a dinning table off to one side. The front... More 

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Thank Sharon G
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29 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2015 via mobile

This great Hotel is currently closed due to bad Hunter Valley storms. Unsure if it will reopen? It has damage to walls and front. A pity for a historic Hotel.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, Australian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?