News and Events

Catch up on all the latest news for the Railway Hotel Castlemaine including monthly featured craft beers, promotions and specials.

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Come And Try Our New Menu

We are excited to announce our new menu with some new treats to enjoy and more of your old favourites. Come in and enjoy the warmth and charm of this…


Join us for a Happy Easter!

Wishing everyone a safe terrific Easter and break! We are open to help you relax and enjoy friends and family with a great meal washed down with the best selection…


March Gig Guide

Check out the great line up of Sunday free live entertainment in March from 2.30pm to 5.00pm.

Enjoy Free Entertainment in the Beer Garden on Sundays

Enjoy free entertainment in the Beer Garden on Sunday afternoons from 2.30pm to 5.00pm.  We have a great line up for you in January, come and enjoy a cold one…

New Beer of the Month – Holgate Hopinator

Our new Beer of the Month, Hopinator, is big, bold and bitter. As an American inspired brew, Hopinator is a modern day beer super-powered and it goes off like the…


New Beer of the Month – Tooborac Blacksmiths Porter

Come in and try our new Beer of the Month, Tooborac Blacksmiths Porter.

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For hopping good fun at Easter, join the crew at the Railway Hotel Castlemaine.

Our Free Entertainment Sundays continue through March

We are pleased to present you the latest line up of summer entertainment, free in our Beer Garden from 2.30pm to 5.00pm. This Sunday we feature Grumpy Neighbour with a great…


Treat your loved one on Valentine’s Day

Why not treat your valentine this Sunday to either lunch or tea and some free entertainment between 2.30pm and 5.00pm?

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Check out our February Entertainment on Sundays, Free in our Beer Garden

After a very successful launch of our Beer Garden in January with free entertainment on Sunday afternoons, we are pleased to be able to announce our Gig Guide for February.…


Enjoy our new Beer of the Month, Venom Golden Ale, in the New Beer Garden

Why not enjoy our latest beer of the month in our new beer garden? If you join us on Sunday from 2.30pm to 5.00pm, you will be treated to free entertainment by Doc Henry and Ange Mitten.

This Golden Ale is crisp, clean and full flavoured. Venom Golden Ale pours a vibrant golden colour, using a blend of ale and wheat malts, and Motueka and Nelson Sauvin hops driving the flavour, Venom Golden Ale is… deadly good.

RHC Gig Guide Jan16

Enjoy Sunday Arvo Entertainment Free

We are offering free entertainment in our new Beer Garden every Sunday through January from 2.30pm to 5.00pm. Enjoy class acts and your favourite craft beer on cider on tap or a refreshing spirit, wine or bubbles?


Book now for your Christmas Party!

Bring your friends, bring your family, bring your work colleagues and have a Christmas celebration at the Railways. Book now! Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day.


Our sister hotel in Golden Square Bendigo has some great entertainment as part of the Blues & Roots Festival

If you are in Bendigo next weekend, November 6 and 7, why not drop in to our sister hotel, Golden Square Hotel Bendigo, and check out some of the great…

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Come and Try Our New Beer of the Month – Castlemaine Red

CELTIC RED ALE is a traditionally brewed old world beer with a modern twist. Combining the roasted toffee and caramel flavours of an Irish Red with the bright citrus and pineapple notes…

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Spring in and try our new menu

We have just launched our new Spring Menu with some lighter and tastier meals to suit the warmer weather and the largest range of craft beers and ciders on tap…

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Enjoy the Spring Racing Carnival at our Sister Hotel, Golden Square Hotel Bendigo

Why not enjoy our Award winning meals and the widest selection of craft beers and ciders on tap during the Spring Racing Cup Season at our Sister Hotel, Golden Square…

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Come and try our New Duck Masher!

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Book now for Father’s Day

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Train, Wine and Dine

Try Our New Fish Dining and Beverage Masher as part of our new menu


Try Our New Dining & Beverage Masher

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Try Our New Autumn/Winter Menu

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Spoil Mum on Mother’s Day, Sunday 10th of May


Happy Easter – Come and See Us

Offering the full range of Sutton Grange wines at affordable prices by the glass or bottle.

Featuring a Full Range of Sutton Grange Wines

Win two tickets to the Bendigo Craft Beer Festival

Two Tickets to Be Won to Bendigo Craft Beer Festival

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Check out our new menu

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Try our new craft beers on tap.

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Castlemaine Gold Sparking Ale

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas! We are closed December 25 and 26.

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New Year’s Eve at Railway Hotel

Social Club members enjoy their Christmas party with two chefs

Social Club Enjoys Annual Christmas Party

Rave Dining Reviews

Glowing Review in Daylesford

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Our Own Tombstone Draught

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This Month’s Featured Winery – Taltarni

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An Introduction to Local Brewers Brookes


Brookes American Pale Ale

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Free Pool Wednesday Nights

Fathers Day

Spoil Dad on Father’s Day


Book Your Christmas Function at The Railways


Live Footy Finals

Craft Beer Festival GSH Nov14

Our Sister Hotel in Golden Square Sponsors Craft Beer Festival

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Check out our Facebook Page to Win a $75 meal voucher

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Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence 2014


Open For Lunch Weekends

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Deadhead Imported Rum – Take a Magic Carpet Ride!


Scorpion Mezcal, a bit of a bite!

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Golden Plate Award Nominees for 2014


Introducing our own brew, Tombstone Draught


Christmas in July


Castlemaine chef on The Project


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Brown Ale from Cavalier Brewery