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Catho Pub

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24 Clarke St, Catherine Hill Bay, Lake Macquarie, New South Wales 2281, Australia
+61 2 4976 1222
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good35%
  • Average22%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (4 reviews)
“lobster” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Barbecue, Pub, Bar, Australian
$$ - $$$
24 Clarke St, Catherine Hill Bay, Lake Macquarie, New South Wales 2281, Australia
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

I always enjoy a swim at catho and then lobster at the pub with a cold beer. Friday night is packed. More ashtrays on the footpath please. There are are a lot of cigarette butts thrown on the footpath that end up in the ocean....More

Thank wbc2016
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

Well in our travels we have been to heaps of old hotels but this was dirty,worn out tables with broken edges,chairs were thread bare and had holes in all the cushions the carpet was shiny dirty and the bar had heaps of tiles missing and...More

2  Thank coffeebeans2015
Reviewed 22 September 2017

First time visit and it was great ! nice big area out back for live music. will return for lunch one day in the future

Thank Misskazie
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Big helpings, not too much fuss with the salads. Oysters fine but not wriggling. Friendly staff. A haunt for the locals on Friday night

Thank Patrick M
Reviewed 30 July 2017

We have only experienced the Catho Pub during the week, being retired we enjoy less jammed packed with people venues although our last visit it was certainly busy however we got a table by the gas fire in the dining room. Meals are pub friendly...More

Thank Retiredwino
Reviewed 8 July 2017

Awesome atmosphere at this pub, it is in an amazing location. Big range of food on the menu. Great live music, just the best place to hang out for all ages. Staff are friendly, locals are great. What more can you ask for!

Thank rpmscorpion
Reviewed 24 June 2017

I went with 14 pensioners mid week. The hotel does have s great atmosphere.and the room where our party was lovely and warm with s fire going. They did put on a $12 menu for us but two of us had the lobster ($38 for...More

Thank Vanessa K
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

Had a great burger with a mate. Good condos' and a great pub to sit back and enjoy a sunday sesh. The food was great, the menu is comprehensive and the pub is clean. Cool customers and a fantastic vibe. A quintessential Australian experience.

Thank Christopher L
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Haven't had lunch here but after reading the reviews I'll definitely be doing it next visit. A great coastal pub with great locals, and great weekend live music. Well worth the detour off the highway

Thank Broadleyspeaking
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Stopped in to have a cool beverage and lunch with the kids. What a great old pub, food was good, out the back they had live music and a fenced off playground for the kids. Great old school atmosphere

Thank sarahv985
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Barbecue, Pub, Bar, Australian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
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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