The Mitta Pub, A Pop­u­lar Des­ti­na­tion

North East Living Magazine - - News -

For­merly known as The Lau­rel, the Mitta Pub was built in the mid to late 1800’s. It was orig­i­nally a weath­er­board build­ing owned by Bar­nett and Dou­glas. Left aban­doned for years, it be­came a derelict build­ing for cat­tle to wan­der around and chil­dren to play in.

Ge­orge Lewis came along and took up The Lau­rel again with the front brick por­tion of the pub be­ing erected by Mrs. El­iz­a­beth Craig in 1906.

The Lau­rel was one of three pubs to be built in Mitta. The Junc­tion, which was later de­stroyed by fire and the Bridge Ho­tel, which was de-li­censed in 1949 and then be­came a guest­house. All three pubs were built in an era of cat­tle­men, log­gers and min­ers.

The Lau­rel or Mitta Pub to this day is a place to visit.

The Mitta Pub is one of the North East’s true iconic wa­ter­ing holes. Pro­vid­ing a great des­ti­na­tion for a day out all year round. Warm and cosy open fires for the win­ter months and cool moun­tain breezes for the sum­mer. An ex­ten­sive wine list and hearty meals keep the at­mos­phere inviting and pro­vide a com­fort­ing stop all year.

The beau­ti­ful din­ing room over­look­ing Snowy Creek pro­vides the per­fect spot for en­joy­ing a few cold beers or glass of North East Vic­to­ria’s lo­cal wines. Set in bush sur­rounds, back­ing on to Paddy’s Re­serve and the beau­ti­ful Snowy Creek, the Mitta Pub of­fers a re­lax­ing meal and a drink to ev­ery­one vis­it­ing the Mitta Val­ley. The pub of­fers good qual­ity fa­cil­i­ties while keep­ing much of its his­toric charm.

Chef Heather Smith cre­ates an ex­cit­ing and di­verse range of din­ing ex­pe­ri­ences, her pol­icy of us­ing fresh and whole­some pro­duce syn­ony­mous with the Mitta Val­ley en­hances tra­di­tional Pub style meals while high­light­ing some of the more modern din­ing sug­ges­tions.

The Pub con­sists of a va­ri­ety of ac­com­mo­da­tion rooms of­fer­ing guests a re­lax­ing stay, en­hanced by old fash­ioned cus­tomer ser­vice.

The Pub and Mitta Mitta at­tract a very di­verse mix­ture of pa­trons be­ing a very pop­u­lar des­ti­na­tion for fish­er­man and na­ture lovers, campers and car­a­van­ers, fam­i­lies and trav­ellers ea­ger to ex­pe­ri­ence the hos­pi­tal­ity of a friendly coun­try pub.

We hope you have a won­der­ful time in our lit­tle piece of par­adise

www.mit­ta­pub.com 02 6072 3541

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