Railway Hotel Castlemaine

The Railway Hotel Castlemaine that can be found on "the wrong side of the tracks" is a gem of a country pub that features equal measures of genuine hospitality and great food and drink . The Hotel was built in the 1870's and still retains its old world charm and character that reminds travellers of the best English country pubs. Head Chef Bruno Rocco serves an ever changing seasonal menu featuring local produce, complimented by a good range of excellent and well priced local wines and beers.

2014 Judges Comments

The Railway Hotel Castlemaine is an old world pub that offers an innovative seasonally inspired menu drawing on Spanish, Brazilian and Portuguese influences with exotic flavours and taste combinations under the expert hands of Chef Bruno Roco. The Hotel satisfies cravings for good traditional Aussie pub favourites, with a nice selection of steaks, generous sized free range hand crumbed parmas, as well as more sophisticated daily specials. High quality locally sourced produce features with some excellent vegetarian and gluten free options available. The Railway Hotel offers a good regional wine list with many available by the glass and an extensive range of craft beers on tap.


Gingell Street 65
Castlemaine 3450 VIC AU
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Hotel Dining Contemporary Australian Cuisine Gluten free Available Cards accepted include Visa and Mastercard $$ Off-street parking Bookings recommended