Five Flags Hotel – Campbell’s Creek

Outstanding country pub featuring great value for money

Golden Plate Awards in 2022

  • HIGHLY COMMENDED Best Hotel Dining

Golden Plate Awards in 2021

  • STATE WINNER – Peoples’ Choice Award

  • HIGHLY COMMENDED Best Hotel Dining

  • HIGHLY COMMENDED Best Apprentice Chef – Brandon Kite

  • STATE FINALIST Best Value for Money Award

Street Address: 155 Main Road, Campbells Creek

  • Venue category: Hotel Dining
  • Cuisine: Contemporary Australian (Vegetarian and gluten-free available)
  • Trading Days and Hours:
    • Sundays to Thursdays: 11.00 am to 10.00 pm (lunch and Dinner)
    • Fridays and Saturdays 11.00 am to LATE (lunch and Dinner)
  • Cards Accepted: Visa and Mastercard
  • Head Chef: Rory Brown
  • FOH Manager: Paul Kelly
  • Parking: Off-street

What the judges said in 2021

Thank goodness for country pubs. The Five Flags (five minutes from Castlemaine) is the product of history and a modern-day approach to hospitality.   The menu will keep those seeking pub-favourites happy but will also tingle the taste buds of the more adventurous. The effects of a cold and wet day were thwarted by the warm and inviting atmosphere and there are generous spaces and various zones to dine in and explore (inside and outdoors). The timber surfaces, brick work, and wood burning heater added to the cosiness inside the Five Flags.

Terrific menu options included bao and chicken Tostados in addition to quality Parmas, Burgers and fried fish. The range of vegetarian and vegan dishes was also impressive. Portions were generous. While many hospitality venues are lamenting the shortages of good staff that certainly wasn’t the case here. The staff are terrific, friendly and enthusiastic.

Now under new management there’s an honesty in this pub that impresses, and it’s reflected in the ambience, the service and the food.

Special strengths in 2021

Quality Hotel Dining in a warm and welcoming atmosphere. Family-friendly. Good choices of standard and exotic dishes, including vegetarian and vegan. Generous servings. Good drinks list including wines by the glass and local drops. Great service and value for money. Recommended.

Sundays to Thursdays: 11.00 am to 10.00 pm Fridays and Saturdays 11.00 am to LATE