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Federal Hotel

Certificate of Excellence
77 Hyde Street, Bellingen, New South Wales, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely lunch. The four of us ordered either entree or special, plus whiting. All serves were very generous. Service was pleasant & food delivered promptly. Meals a bit more up market than basic pub lunch. Presentation was lovely as was the food. Will definitely be returning again.

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Coffs Harbour, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Did not stay here but oh my what a great lunch we had. Salt and Pepper Prawns with a Salad of Cos, baby spinach, onion, avocado, balsamic tossed with caramalized sweet potatoe fries. Such fresh food with great flavours and at a reasonable price. My friend had Mahi Mahi with a lemon butter, salad and chips. Also fantastic. Well done... More 

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4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

The Federal Hotel sits in the Main Street of historic Bellingen . The room was clean and bright with good linen, towels and comfortable bed . The bathroom was shared , renovated and very clean as was the wc. The hotel boasted a sprawling verandah where we had a late night drink. The lounges though aged felt right in the... More 

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Sydney
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

This place is great. We'll priced good, clean accommodation. I was initially hesitant to book a pub, but it turned out really good. Showers and toilets are shared, but very clean. There's heaps of parking out the back and super close to the poshest IGA supermarket ever, and heaps of cafes. I highly recommend No. 5 on Church St around... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015 via mobile

Enjoyed a delicious lunch here sided with a few drinks. Very cool and relaxing atmosphere. Well priced too! Scored a massive chicken burger for just $10! My partner had the steak burger and describes it as the 'best he's ever had'. Be sure to pop down on a Tuesday for there very fun themed Mexican 'taco Tuesday'. All round fantastic... More 

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Caloundra, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015

Didn't stay, but was recommended for dinner by motel owners so off we went. The place was packed on a Monday night and early at that,, thought twice about ordering. We found a table and joined the queue,, moved quickly though. Food was reasonably priced. We had the combination seafood and a Parma and the Parma came with a free... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015 via mobile

This in principle is a nice place to stay, with nice food downstairs, nice people and a fun pub. But: the rooms are really in need of some improvement. It was clean, but it smelled very dull and looked weary. Although the bed seemed relatively new. A shame: I was in the room at the balcony and this room is... More 

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Bellingen, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

Wonderful food, popular with locals, their Tempura prawns with soy sauce and sushi ginger are superb but the experience is spoiled by indifferent, surly bar staff. Indoor/outdoor dining area is excellent in summer and the dining staff are friendly and efficient. Enjoy the meal but have your drinks elsewhere.

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Gold Coast, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2015

Visited on a Friday night and the place was a buzz with many locals in attendance - always a good sign. We did not stay here but it was worth the walk for a very good pub meal. It is situated in the centre of town. The servings were generous and well presented, the service was quick and attentive and... More 

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Bundanoon, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015

I haven't stayed at the hotel but visited the restaurant for a family meal. We all found the food to be of high quality and serving sizes are large to very large. We had heard this was the case, so two of the three opted to share an entrée rather than mains all round. Sharing an entrée left us wanting... More 

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