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Cumberland Hotel

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191 Barker St, Castlemaine, Victoria, Australia
(03) 5472 1052
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Launceston, Australia
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Yet again the staff can not be faulted. The food was amazing. Clean, friendly. Delicious. We will be back.

Thank Get_Wrapped
Geelong, Australia
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9 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

Had a lovely lunch with a group of friend. Service was efficient and friendly, food was tasty, plate was enormous. Good value for money

Thank Donna B
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82 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Passing through Castlemaine we decide to stop for lunch. As seniors we were attracted to the sign out the front that offered 2-course seniors meals for $14. It appears they are only offered at that price on Wednesdays with the normal price being $18.50. Although the servings were smaller than the enormous servings we saw being delivered to some diners... More 

Thank MoeLoveheart
Melbourne, Australia
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834 reviews
318 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 239 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

Besides being a drinking place the 'Cumby' is often a venue for live music as well as sports broadcasts and all-day food service. I was there three days/nights in a row during a music festival, and I was impressed by how well the staff maintained a reasonable standard of service. When a woman had a fall, cutting herself on broken... More 

1 Thank Alys-Schatzi
central victoria
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32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

40 or so people came to the 'Cumby' after a family funeral in Castlemaine. We booked a function room via mostly emails and the offer was a good price for food platers,coffee & tea and no extra cost for the room. The finger food was great and plenty and worked out very well for those that traveled on the day.Left... More 

Thank kerry m
Darwin, Australia
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66 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016 via mobile

Driving through Castlemain I picked this pub from its outside appearance. It looked like a real pub. On entering I was dissapointed by the cheap 'sports club' interior. However after receiving and tasting our meals my opinion was changed. Great parmi, great roast. Would definitely recommend for real pub food

Thank DS-Team
Melbourne, Australia
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016

Service was good and atmosphere okay, nothing special. I ordered the lamb shanks. Which should say lamb shank as there was one. It was quite fatty and not much meat, taste was average, nothing special and vegetables were okay. Would I return for a meal? Probably not.

1 Thank Faye G
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42 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016

Came for a Saturday night dinner as most places were already booked. The menu is very limited and if you are vegetarian there is basically nothing to order. Thr kids meals are also limited and no healthy choices available. Despite the food being very basic and not very appealing the prices don't really reflect this. I wouldn't eat here again... More 

1 Thank Normals
Victoria, Australia
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23 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016 via mobile

Visited this hotel for dinner and really enjoyed the meal. Menu is not extensive but the usual pub offerings . When our meal arrived it was huge! The good old fashioned lambs fry was perfectly cooked and served with mash as well as veggies and chips. The chicken parmigiana was a very large thick chicken fillet with plenty of sauce... More 

Thank Daviestarna
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2016 via mobile

Went for tuesday parma special. had to wait for an hour or so for meal ! (only because i asked ) other people got served that got there after us not going for parma night again slack kitchen service

1 Thank Kristy H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$4 - $22
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 191 Barker St, Castlemaine, Victoria, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Castlemaine
  • Phone Number: (03) 5472 1052

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?