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River Royal Inn

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) #6 of 14 Restaurants in Morpeth $$ - $$$ , ,
97 Swan St, Morpeth, Maitland, New South Wales 2321, Australia
+61 2 4933 6202
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good23%
  • Average26%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (5 reviews)
“steak” (2 reviews)
“great hotel” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Australian, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
97 Swan St, Morpeth, Maitland, New South Wales 2321, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Quaint little pub that has been closed for 2 years due to storm damage. Counter where you order lunch is in a weird position at the junction of hallways and the bathrooms. The food was good without being great and the folk band playing in...More

Thank T G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We'd heard the River Royal was under new management and the menu and food had also been improved. Well, we weren't disappointed The staff are really friendly and welcoming and it's a very cosy environment to enjoy the amazing food. The added bonus was, we...More

Thank Les w
Reviewed 18 April 2017

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....More

Thank WPS111
Reviewed 14 April 2017

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....More

Thank lynn592015
Reviewed 4 April 2017

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...More

Thank sme_here
Reviewed 27 March 2017

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...More

Thank Edleg
Reviewed 17 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...More

Thank ColleneKalb
Reviewed 16 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...More

Thank Bill K
Reviewed 19 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...More

1  Thank Geoff_Heather
Reviewed 17 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.

Thank Wendy P
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Bar, Australian, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
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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