The Caledonian Hotel
We offer a large range of drinks, tap beer and wine plus a great Family Friendly Bistro catering for all occasions.
The Caledonian is also home to some of the best live music around, boasting fantastic headliners from all over Australia and international tours. Check out our Events page for more details on who’s playing at the Caledonian and when.
Within a 15-minute drive, you’ll find an array of stunning coastlines, great beaches for swimming, surfing or just kicking back after a great lunch or dinner.
All in all, it’s the ultimate venue for food, drinks, people, live music and of course to kick back and relax.
A Rich History
Wonthaggi is entrenched in the history of the coal mining. As the town began to grow the people of Wonthaggi asked the state government to provide licensed venues. In 1911 several clubs were established including the Caledonian Club which reflected the presence of a significant number of settlers of Scottish origin to the region.
In October 1915, a license was granted for the establishment of the Caledonian hotel. The hotel has now been is business for over a century and has served as a focal point of social activity for generations of towns people. Today the hotel continues to build of the history of the past providing great food, great people and great music.
The Caledonian Hotel is a licensed venue in the town with no gambling facilities making it a perfect place for family and friends to gather.