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Phone: 03 5472 3568

One of Central Victoria's best restaurants - Awarded 1 Chefs Hat from The Age Good Food Guide


Castlemaine's historic fire station now houses Public INN, a European inspired Provincial Bistro & Bar, with an old world passion for food, wine and beer.

Public INN prides itself upon the creation of a sociable restaurant atmosphere with detailed and knowledgeable service to match.

The result is a professional, all round eating and drinking depot, perfect for many options.

  • Enjoy a stunning weekend lunch or evening meal 7 days a week in Public INN, with a regionally inspired menu and matching wines.
  • A quick coffee, breakfast or light meal from Cafe re-PUBLIC located next door
  • Afternoon casual drinks and snacks from DEPOT Bar Menu
  • Showcasing distinctive regional cuisine from a talented and dedicated kitchen, Public INN is open 7 evenings a week and lunches on weekends. Private dining room available.

    Cafe re-PUBLIC and DEPOT Bar open daily.

    • Air Conditioning/ Heating
    • A-la-carte
    • Alfresco
    • Bar
    • Birthday Parties
    • Children Welcome
    • Childrens Menu
    • Cloak Room
    • Credit Cards Welcome
    • Dairy free
    • Disabled Access
    • Fully Licensed
    • Function Room
    • Gluten Free
    • Local food
    • Local Produce on the Menu
    • Local Wine
    • Open 7 Days
    • Open for Breakfast
    • Open for Dinner
    • Open for Lunch
    • Regional produce
    • Reservations Preferred
    • Special Dietary Requirements
    • Table Service
    • Toilets
    • Vegan
    • Vegetarian

    26 Templeton Street, Castlemaine 3450


    Only 30 minutes from the Bendigo CBD by car, or 25 minutes by train and a 2 minute walk from the station.