We are officially registered as a COVID Safe business

In addition to our own safe practices, we call for assistance to all Patrons in these extremely tough times to abide by the Government rules for all of our benefit.

We can provide a COVID safe venue if everyone helps, co-operates and respects these testing times.


Any persons entering our premises agrees to comply with the following “Conditions of Entry”, which have been implemented in accordance with the current NSW Public Health (Covid-19) Order for the purpose of keeping patrons and staff safe.

All Patrons attending this licensed premise shall;

  • Provide their name and phone number/email on entry
  • Be refused entry if they display signs of illness
  • Be requested to leave should they display signs of illness after entry
  • Be seated whilst consuming liquor
  • Adhere to social distancing as required including at entry and exit points or where markings are in place
  • Comply with any request to relocate due to patron number restrictions in any area
  • Comply with reasonable directions from staff
  • Consider downloading the COVID-safe app
  • Adhere to a maximum number of ten persons per table

Failure to comply with any or all of these conditions may constitute an offence under the Public Health Order and the licensee, their staff or agents reserve the right to remove from the premises any patron not adhering to these conditions under section 77 of the Liquor Act 2007.


Whether a couple, mates, family or corporate night away we can cater for you. Golf weekends, bucks nights, hens parties, Christmas parties, cocktail parties, birthday parties or any kind of celebration, we can cater to your needs.

Group Bookings & Enquiries

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We now have wine tours at The Bellbird! For booking and all information please go to…



February 7th – All access 80’s

February 21st – Kempy

February 22nd – Radiators

February 23rd – Dean Kyrwood

February 28th – Chris Saxby

February 29th – Shivoo


March 1st – Jayde Corner


Come in and meet the team, try the coldest beer in town, our delicious bistro menu, watch exciting live entertainment, why not come by and revisit the newest “Old” pub in the Hunter Valley.

Built in 1914 the Bellbird Hotel captures the grand style of turn of the century Australian country hotels. We’re located 5 Km west of Cessnock and the turn to the Wineries. Ideally located for wine tours, the Bellbird Hotel is the perfect place to escape from the day to day grind.

Bookings are essential.

MON-THU 11AM-9:30PM MON-TUES 12PM-2PM, 5:30PM-8:30PM
FRI-SAT 11AM-Late WED-FRI 12PM-2PM, 5:30PM-9PM
SUN 11AM-9 PM SAT 12PM-3PM, 5:30PM-9:00PM
SUN 12PM-3PM, 5:00PM-8:30PM

388 WOLLOMBI RD, BELLBIRD NSW 2325 Tel: (02) 4990 1094

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Need a lift? We will pick you up! Call 4990 1094 for bookings.


Courtesy Bus policies

Patrons during daylight savings we will be doing pickups from 6PM on  Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays.

The primary purpose of the courtesy bus is to provide a mode of transport for “Bellbird Hotel Patrons” to transit home safely and should be within a 5km radius or a reasonable distance from Bellbird hotel.

Bookings are essential for functionality of courtesy bus and we are always happy to try accommodate group pick ups or drop offs to and from the hotel.

The more notice the more opportunity we get to try accommodate your requests.

The courtesy bus is not a form of shuttle to concert or private events unless prior arrangements have been made and agreed upon with management.

Anti social behavior towards other patrons or drivers will not be tolerated.

No food or drink to be consumed on the bus. No smoking on bus.

What’s On

  • $10 steaks: Mon – Fri all day
  • $13 steaks: Sat – Sun all day
  • 10 for $10 lunches: Mon – Fri
  • 10 for $10 dinner: Mon – Tue
  • $13 lunches: Sat – Sun
  • Happy Hour: 3 pm to 6 pm
  • $4 XXXX Gold Schooners:
    frm 8pm – Mon – Thu
  • Nightly bistro specials: Mon -Fri


Happy Hour 3 pm – 6 pm + $1 pool + $10 Lunches and Dinners


Happy Hour 3 pm – 6 pm + $1 Pool + $10 Lunches and Dinners


$10 lunch specials! Raffle from 6pm + Badge Draw 7-9pm + $10 chicken schnitzel (day) + $5 Weekly guest toppers. (night) + Happy Hour 3 pm – 6 pm.


Happy Hour 3pm – 6 pm + Treasure Chest 5pm-7pm + $10 Lunches + $10 Burgers (night)


$10 Lunches + Dinner specials + Happy Hour 3 pm – 6 pm + Poker night 7pm + Monster Meat Raffle from 5-7pm.


Burger & Beer $15 (night) + Happy Hour 3 pm – 6 pm. $10 cocktails. $4 schooners, house spirits and wine + All sports all the time + Punters Club


Kids eat free with every main meal purchase at lunch + $15 Sunday Roast ($12 with a seniors card) + Happy Hour 3 pm – 6 pm + Jam session from 4pm + Chook Raffle from 6pm

Conditions apply*




The Bellbird Hotel has comfortable long-term or short-stay accommodation with spacious Single, Double, Twin styles available.

We’re virtually on the doorstep of the Hunter Valleys best vineyards and only 5 Km west of Cessnock.

  • Spacious Single, Double, Twin styles
  • Share male and female bathrooms on each level
  • Free wireless internet
  • Secure

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Bellbird Hotel

388 Wollombi Rd, Bellbird NSW 2325

(02) 4990 1094