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77 Hyde Street, Bellingen, New South Wales, Australia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Very nice spot for lunch, good menu with most pub favourites on it plus a few different dishes which would tempt the most jaded diner. Had a craving for fish and chips and the local reef shark in a beer batter was fantastic, nice light batter and nice meaty fish, lent itself perfectly to deep frying, also comes with a... More

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Certainly not your average pub grub ! Oysters, Twice cooked crispy duck, perfectly cooked salmon whilst sitting on the outdoor deck ,perfect lunch. Except it didn't stop there the temptation of the macaroon (shared) and a coffee kept us there a little longer than we had planned. Reasonable prices , friendly staff. We will be returning ! maybe for dinner... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Monday night and packed. I think it was beer and schnitzel night. My wife an I ordered a beer and I joined the lengthy queue.... Had ordered within two minutes. Entree of pork and prawn spring rolls was ready before I'd had half a beer. The duck came shortly after and was divine. My wife thoroughly enjoyed her salt and... More

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Pokolbin, Australia
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Nice food and service not just the average pub food. Very clean and welcoming with a good atmosphere. I would highly recommend and worthwhile to visit. A great place to meet up with friends and family.

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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014 via mobile

Really nice spacious pub rooms. Simple, clean, and double doors opening onto the balcony, with views of the main street of Iconic Bellingen, or windows onto the adjoining laneway. Service is excellent, and the food is great value for money. The main bar has several areas, offering a verandah, inside bar (with live music), restaurant/bistro and a gaming area, if... More

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33 hotel reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Did not stay here so I am only rating the food offering. This place has an enormous dining area and food is ordered by queuing at the bar. When we visited the line was approx 15 minutes long! You are then given a buzzer which tells you to collect your food from the bar. This was not a relaxing experience,... More

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32 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

Ate at this Hotel twice during our recent 3-night stay in Bellingen (didn't use the other facilities at the hotel) and were pleasantly surprised. Wide range of options (a great salmon) for families or travellers...just a nice evening meal. Outdoor dining is heated, and indoor would be a little more "sterile" but nice for families (saw several with kids) and... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

We visited this hotel for lunch for a friend's birthday. The meals were outstanding quality and really reasonably priced. We all have different tastes in food but this catered for us all. Nicely decorated too. Would recommend.

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Sydney, Australia
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20 hotel reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

Bellingen, a time-warp town apparently set in the 50s -60s is a real pleasure. The Federal hotel likewise was interesting, full of history and with a top quality restaurant to boot. My partner had the sea food fettucini, which was loaded with juicy large prawns and even had scallops in the shell. The flavour being delicate, and of the sea.... More

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157 reviews 157 reviews
11 hotel reviews
281 helpful votes 281 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

We had dinner at the Fed on Easter Monday and really enjoyed it. The place was absolutely packed with a line out the door to place orders, but even then the food came quickly. Mains of duck and steak were really tasty - well prepared, well cooked and delicious. Reasonably priced too :)

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Address: 77 Hyde Street, Bellingen, New South Wales, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Bellingen
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