Forster's Local

SINCE 1872

what's on at the lakes

From live music to meat raffles, there's something happening every day at The Lakes. Be sure to check back regularly for updates!

lakes bistro

The Lakes has a new-look menu! Drop-in and enjoy the best pub food on the mid-north coast!


Modern, affordable pub accommodation located right in the heart of Forster! Book direct and save 10% on the standard rate.

Book Direct
& Save 10%

Book your accommodation direct online or at the bar and save 10%.

Our affordable accommodation is just a hop, skip and a jump to shopping, beaches and the best Forster has to offer including our fabulous cafe, bistro and bars to keep you fed and refreshed during your stay.

What's On...

Great food, great location.

The Lakes and Ocean Hotel has been serving up good times in Forster for over 150 years! Come and check out the new bistro menu or stay in one of our modern ensuite rooms overlooking the beautiful Wallis Lake…