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Catho Pub

24 Clarke St, Catherine Hill Bay, Lake Macquarie, New South Wales 2281, Australia
+61 2 4976 1222
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good32%
  • Average18%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible18%
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Restaurant Hours
Barbecue, Pub, Bar, Australian
$$ - $$$
24 Clarke St, Catherine Hill Bay, Lake Macquarie, New South Wales 2281, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want to spend an hour of your Sunday lunch on a food line, go to the Catho Pub. Person taking food orders at the till also manages the kitchen so walks away from till after every order to go manage the kitchen. Takes...More

1  Thank hairyfish1
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

Absolutely beautiful old pub. Very small, and a long line for food (that moves slower than a snail) that took over 45 minutes to order. Food came fast. Blonde bartender could use some friendly customer service training. A smile goes a long way. Luckily the...More

Thank olivia m
Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

Love popping in a beer and feed. A step back in time with locals, tradies, weekenders and bikers cruising by. You don’t go there for decor and 2 hat cuisine. But a truly enjoyable refreshing therapy - to have a beer and feed where the...More

Thank Doryundercover
Reviewed 17 June 2018

I have been going to the Catho pub for years, but not often. The food has always been really good - not anymore. $ 28.00 for ONE beef rib, chips and a very ordinary side salad. The Chardonnay (only one choice) was almost un drinkable....More

Thank JudyA44
Reviewed 7 May 2018

Have been there 6 times, this time the nachos was rubbish, cold meat, avo that looked like it had come out of a tube, some grated cheese underneath the corn chips. Over priced as well @ $20.00, next time we will go to the mex...More

Thank james p
Reviewed 15 April 2018

food was average to disappointing and overpriced, atmosphere was loud crowded and fly ridden, service was bad mannered bordering on rude. you can tell they have a monopoly in town, if there was somewhere else to go we would have. its a pity because Catherine...More

Thank Deborah B
Reviewed 8 April 2018

Called in here over the Easter long weekend for a quick drink & ended up staying for a few hours. They had a fabulous 80's band playing on the stage at the rear called All Access - these guys rock! Really enjoyed the music, the...More

Thank samjmx
Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

Went there with a bunch of mates and had a food trip back to the 70's ! Music was great, beer was cold and the wine was nice. The food was a let down, especially the Hawaiian Chicken Salad looked like something out of a...More

Thank wolbi74
Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

This pub has been there forever. Get a good beer and good lunch/dinner in a cosy heritage mining town. Only 90 north of Sydney it is a destination for those wanting a fun drive mixed with a pleasant feed. The bikers that come are usually...More

Thank TonyCondon
Reviewed 19 January 2018 via mobile

So my daughters first day of freedom, kids in pre school, and to Catho pub we go for lunch..Mums shout. Decided to split a plate due to menu prices..very high.. as well as post Xmas weight gain. Well, no worries there. Bruschetta @ $9 serve..on...More

1  Thank Beth L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Barbecue, Pub, Bar, Australian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24 Clarke St, Catherine Hill Bay, Lake Macquarie, New South Wales 2281, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Lake Macquarie  >  Catherine Hill Bay
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4976 1222
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