Public Inn Opening Hours
Dinner 7 nights a week.
Lunch on weekends and by booking during the week.
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26a Templeton St
Castlemaine VIC 3450
Telephone 03 5472 3568
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Getting to Public INN
Public INN is only a 5 minutes stroll (350m) from Castlemaine train station
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Our sister Café re-PUBLIC, next door to Public INN, is open 7 days, 8am - late for breakfast, lunch, dinner, great coffee, cakes and snacks.
What to do, what to see, where to stay... Here is a list of a few of the things we like.
Where to stay
- The Empyre Boutique Hotel
ph: (03) 5472 5166
The Empyre Boutique Hotel evokes grandeur and an understated elegance of a bygone era not seen in Castlemaine since the gold rush. The Empyre is located in the centre of Castlemaine and walking distance to Public INN and re-PUBLIC.
- Fitzgeralds on Lyttleton Bed & Breakfast
ph: 0419 576 538
Fitzgeralds on Lyttleton is a quiet, spacious studio apartment set in grounds of a Victorian Cottage boasting expansive lounge and dining areas with a mezzanine bedroom. Just 200 metres from town, Fitzgeralds is walking distance to Public INN and re-PUBLIC.
- The Red Brick Barn
ph: 0409 489 573
Red Brick Barn is a rustic two-storey retreat crafted with European sensibility, set within a private three-acre property, in a picturesque pocket of Chewton.
- The Schaller Studio Art Series Hotel
ph: (03) 4433 6100
The Schaller Studio in Bendigo is a part of the Australian owned and operated Art Series Hotel Group, which is a collection of four- and five-star hotels and Art Series Residences. Each venue takes design inspiration from a namesake artist, who infuses his or her works and personality throughout the hotel, to create a truly art-inspired experience.
What to do
- Café re-PUBLIC
Try our sister cafe for a breakfast that you won't be able to get anywhere else in Castlemaine.
- Castlemaine Art Gallery & Historical Museum
Founded in 1913, the Castlemaine Art Gallery and Historical Museum is renowned for its collection of Australian art and its unique assembly of historical artefacts relating to the Mount Alexander Goldfields district in Victoria.
- Goldfields Track
Originally formed by gold seekers in the 1850s, the Goldfields Track is a point-to-point 210km Track that takes mountain bikers and bushwalkers through some of central Victoria's most historic towns and beautiful forests.
- The Restorers Barn
The Restorers Barn has become a Castlemaine 'must see'.
Where you can get more information
- Maldon & Castlemaine
- Visit Victoria: Castlemaine
- Food Fossickers