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Swill 'N' Grill

££ - £££, ,
50 Maitland St | Royal Federal Hotel bistro, Branxton, Cessnock, New South Wales 2335, Australia
+61 2 4938 1335
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Overview
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good39%
  • Average9%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (14 reviews)
“schnitzel” (4 reviews)
“pasta dishes” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, Pub, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
50 Maitland St | Royal Federal Hotel bistro, Branxton, Cessnock, New South Wales 2335, Australia
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1 - 10 of 87 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

I couldnt find a listing for the pub itself but we came here late one night and had a great pizza. The place was well kept, nice, quick service and a pool table for us to play on without interruptions. Well priced, great parking. If...More

Thank Dedezgirl
Reviewed 29 May 2018

This pub provides great country service with delicious country meals. The steaks are my favourite, but everything on the menu can't be beaten for price and quality.

Thank skyfire12018
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

Visited on a Monday night for dinner, place was full of people and the service was friendly and quick. Food was excellent, I had the Arancini and the Bruschetta, on,h downside to the bruschetta for me was that the Roma tomatoes were cut in half...More

Thank Amanda W
Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

We were recommended the Swill N Grill by some Hunter locals. Am glad we took their advice food and service was great. They serve huge meals and are all tasty. Will be back when we come back to the Hunter Valley.

Thank AndyF3001
Reviewed 1 May 2018

Being a local we have eaten here many many times. The food is very good pub grub with a comprehensive menu. The restaurant offers a mail out birthday special of a discounted meal and drink which I used on the day. Rump steak was cooked...More

Thank Retiredwino
Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile

What bargin! $12 Thursday night Snitty Of course the price is a bit high if you ask for a special topping but the meal is a plenty. Friendly staff quick service.

Thank icanfish
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Good selection of very reasonably priced and tasty food. Service by lovely friendly staff was excellent. Venue was very clean and tidy. Eating on the balcony proved to be a good decision as they were very busy so it was rather noisy inside. Limited, tight...More

Thank barrsalona2
Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

Took my parents out to lunch on a Friday, ordered the steak sandwich and the steak and halloumi wrap and they were both hot, fresh and by all accounts, delicious. Service was fast and the venue was clean and tidy. Will definitely visit again!

Thank Samantha F
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

Very nice food and quick and the service was great... perfect for a quick lunch when travelling through town.

Thank donsncola
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

Visited here with family. Was warned it was hit and miss, this was found to be accurate. Shared Oysters and Bruschetta entree. Whilst the food was fine, at least 5 of the dozen oysters had shell fragments under them with one the size of a...More

Thank 100trent
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Libby J
1 January 2017|
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Response from Kim S | Property representative |
Hi Libby, The Hotel is open everyday for lunch and dinner. We are only closed on Christmas Day.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
Monday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
Saturday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50 Maitland St | Royal Federal Hotel bistro, Branxton, Cessnock, New South Wales 2335, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Cessnock  >  Branxton
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4938 1335
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