join us at the

Botanical Hotel

(03) 5448-3777

Craft & Local Beer. Cocktails.  Good Eats. Great People.

Great Pub Food.

Good Drinks & Fun Times.

Celebrate at The Bot.

About Us

Welcome to the Friendliest Pub in Bendigo

Located opposite the Bendigo Botanical Gardens, The Botanical is the friendliest and best pub in Bendigo. Built in 1855, this iconic Bendigo pub has been recently reinvigorated.  Behind the unassuming façade awaits a warm welcome and a delightful interior, perfect for family gatherings, meeting friends over a casual dinner or drinks, or celebrating an important event.

The Botanical is also the pawfect place in Bendigo to bring your beloved pooch, yes we are dog friendly!

What’s On

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Dog Day Afternoon

Pups are welcome on the green

EOFY at The Bot

bring your team for lunch or dinner – book now!

Gift Vouchers

Looking for a great gift idea for family or friends?  Why not shout them dinner or drinks at The Bot with an online gift card!

To purchase, visit our online store.


We Do Private Parties

At The Botanical Bendigo, there is a place for everyone. Whether it’s dinner with the family or catching up with friends, The Bot is the perfect location.

We can help make your special occasion or get together truly memorable in our beautiful, warm and friendly environment. We like to go the extra mile and treat our guests as part of our family. We have a mix of indoor and outdoor dining, we have snug corners and open spaces, all adorned with lush plants and greenery.


555 Napier Street, White Hills, Bendigo.


(03) 5448-3777

Opening hours

Tue - Sun:  11.30am - late

At the Bot we welcome groups of any size. We encourage guests to reserve a table in advance to avoid disappointment. 

We try our very best to cater to all dietary requirements.  Please send us a message if you have any specific requirements or ask one of our friendly team members on the day.