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National Hotel Complex

Food & Drink - Pub Fare Bendigo

Hours: 7 days from 12 noon

Phone: (03) 5441 5777

The National Hotel is one of Bendigo’s most popular eateries with locals and visitors alike. It has an extensive menu that provides something for everyone from vegetarian to gluten free options as well as your classic pub dishes and gourmet choices. It is a wonderful place to meet up with family, friends or colleagues for lunch or dinner. The National is open 7 days a week for meals from 12 noon and has a great children’s menu to choose from. The perfect venue to hold your next function, business meeting, family get together, party or conference with a choice of 3 different sized functions rooms.

Situated only 1 km from the city centre and directly opposite Bendigo Central Deborah Gold Mine and Bendigo Talking Tram Tours. There is plenty of parking and wheel chair access.

Relax or catch up for a beer, wine, champagne or one of our cocktails in the National Bar. Treat yourself to a great meal from our Bar Menu with an excellent selection of burgers, snacks, meals or share plates – something for everyone.

Whilst in the bar you can play pool, watch the latest events on tv, place a bet or sit outside and enjoy the scenery of Bendigo in our alfresco area.

Being a part of the National Hotel Complex we can sort out your accommodation needs too. So what better place to set yourself up whilst in Bendigo.


Relax and unwind in our air-conditioned hotel bar. Sit and enjoy a cold beer in the company of your mates, other hotel patrons or the bar staff who will make you feel more than welcome. What a better way to end the day. The National Bar have a Burger night every Wednesday for $10 with a selection of burgers to choose from.

CLICK HERE for the Bar Menu

The National Bistro has seating for up 150 people, so whether you are after a quiet dinner for two or a family get together we can cater for you. Our bistro is well appointed, modern and spacious.

Our menu uses a variety of foods from around the Bendigo region and we offer a wonderful wine list showcasing many of our regions finest wines. We have a great children’s too. There is a wonderful lunch special in the bistro every weekday from 12 – 2pm.

CLICK HERE for the Lunch Menu
CLICK HERE for the Bistro Menu

The Pearl Room is an ideal conference venue offering a quiet and private work environment and is fully equipped to ensure the success of your conference. Our moderate hire fee covers the use of all equipment. Morning and afternoon teas, lunch and dinner can be tailored to suit your group's tastes and budget. The Pearl Room is also available for private dinner meetings, comfortably seating up to 65 guests. It is ideal for business dinners, anniversaries, birthdays or engagement parties.

The Diamond Room provides an intimate setting for up to 20 people. It can be closed off for privacy. Meals can be tailored to suit the needs of your function.

The Crown Lounge is situated off the bar and provides a private setting for the function of your choice. It has conference facilities such as an overhead projector, plasma tv and is fully air-conditioned.

Whatever your needs are, contact the friendly staff at the National and we can work with you to organise your function and cater for all your requirements.

The National Hotel Complex caters for all your needs, to see more information about our on site accommodation please CLICK HERE .

  • Air Conditioning/ Heating
  • A-la-carte
  • Alfresco
  • Bar
  • Birthday Parties
  • Bistro
  • Cafe
  • Children Welcome
  • Childrens Menu
  • Credit Cards Welcome
  • Disabled Access
  • Freshly Roasted Coffee
  • Fully Licensed
  • Function Room
  • Gluten Free
  • High Street Precinct
  • Large Groups Welcome
  • Local Produce on the Menu
  • Local Wine
  • Open 7 Days
  • Open for Dinner
  • Open for Lunch
  • Pram Friendly
  • Reservations Preferred
  • Special Dietary Requirements
  • Toilets
  • Vegetarian

186 High Street, Bendigo VIC 3550, Australia


Located on the highway 2 minutes drive South of the Bendigo CBD. Opposite Central Deborah Gold Mine.

Come in and check out our new menu with a sensational range of share plates, main meals and amazing desserts to choose from.

The National Hotel Complex caters for special occasions, celebrations or business events. Training conferences to board meetings and interview rooms are all catered for with your choice of 3 function rooms to select from.