Accommodation & Food
Raffertys has a variety of accommodation just waiting for you… The terrace suites and resort cottages are just a relaxing stroll from the event centre which is located between the resort pool and lake foreshore. Whether you have a family with kids or a group of runners, Raffertys offers you excellent value-for-money accommodation on race weekend.
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Raffertys Resort features a number of restaurants and food options on race weekend:
Event Centre – On Race Day
Raffertys Resort will be supplying a special Race Day only pop up food stand on race day for runners to access post race (and to feed those hungry spectators). Featuring fresh fruit smoothies, cold drinks, traditional BBQ options, hot chips and vegetarian options.
Menu available HERE
All runners are encouraged to join the event team at a pre-race Pasta and Pizza Buffet on the Friday night before the event. Featuring an all you can eat menu for that all important pre-race carb load you can book in for this dinner when registering online. With race registration being open on Friday night as well we recommend taking advantage of this offer to grab a delicious meal and complete your registration early so you can have an extra sleep in on race morning.
Menu available HERE
Al Lago Italian Restaurant
Al Lago is a family friendly Italian Restaurant, situated just metres from the lakes edge and a stones throw from the resort pool. Enjoy a range of gourmet pizzas, fresh pastas or choose from our a la carte menu. Al Lago is the perfect venue to relax and dine with a long lunch or while watching the sunset over beautiful Lake Macquarie.
The restaurant is licenced for you to enjoy an icy cold beer, a glass of wine or a delicious cocktail.
Opening Times: Lunch (12:00 – 2:30pm) Dinner (6:00 – 9:00pm)
To make a reservation, please call 02 4972 5555 (between 8am – 3pm) or 02 4976 3038 (After 3pm or a message can be left).
Freddies Tapas + Wine Bar
Located in the central conference centre as you enter the resort, opposite the arboretum. It serves Spanish style tapas with an extensive beer and wine list, including sangria carafes and pimms jugs.
Opening Times: Dinner (4:00pm until late)