Speed-dating event announced at Newmarket Hotel, St Kilda

Those over virtual dating should not miss out – Saturday, 26th June.  Let’s face it, we are all over virtual interactions and so The Newmarket in St Kilda is taking it back to basics by hosting a real-life speed-dating event – The Hunni Hustle – on Saturday, 26th June. The free event aims to bring togetherContinue reading “Speed-dating event announced at Newmarket Hotel, St Kilda”

Landmark Brunswick pub Sarah Sands Hotel returns

Doors opened Saturday, 12 June.   Landmark Brunswick pub Sarah Sands Hotel re-opened to the public on Saturday, 12 June, following an extensive renovation project valued at circa $3million. The pub has been closed since 2017, and returns to the neighbourhood under new operators, Melbourne-based food & beverage hospitality group Australian Venue Co. Established inContinue reading “Landmark Brunswick pub Sarah Sands Hotel returns”

What’s on | Long Weekend – Harbord Hotel & Manly Wine

With the Queen’s Birthday long weekend coming up, here’s what’s on at two Northern Beaches venues this weekend. Manly WineManly Margarita Meltdown BrunchSunday, 13 June | 12pm + 2:30pm | $79ppThere’s no better time for a Sunday sesh than in the middle of a long weekend. Celebrate with friends over a brunch by sea, withContinue reading “What’s on | Long Weekend – Harbord Hotel & Manly Wine”

Live Entertainment at Harbord Hotel

Freshwater’s Harbord Hotel is bringing live music and comedy to the Northern Beaches this May.  Great Gable LIVE – Sunday, 23 May Harbord Hotel is stoked to bring Perth’sGreat Gableto the Northern Beaches after selling out their only other Sydney show. Great Gable will be supported by Triple J Unearthed High winner, Aodhan. Tickets are $40 andContinue reading “Live Entertainment at Harbord Hotel”

Town & Country event coming to Regatta Hotel

Saddle up for the biggest country music takeover: 14–16 MayGet ready for an epic country music takeover with the iconic Regatta Hotel hosting Town & Country, a celebration of country music, 14–16 May. Over 20 of Brisbane’s best country music artists will play as the Regatta Hotel is transformed for this free event. From theContinue reading “Town & Country event coming to Regatta Hotel”

Harbord Hotel presents FROTH FEST

A 10-day festival celebrating the Northern Beaches surf culture. Harbord Hotel, Freshwater’s laidback beachside haven, presents FROTH FEST, a 10-day festival celebrating Sydney’s Northern Beaches surf culture, from 16–26 April. Riding the wave of the 2021 World Surfing League Rip Curl Narrabeen Classic, the action-packed programme of events will encourage Sydneysiders to immerse themselves in theContinue reading “Harbord Hotel presents FROTH FEST”

Drag Brunch Sundays sashay into The Smith, Prahran

Max Drag Queen & The Jawbreakers DJs steal the show, starting this Sunday. Melbourne’s best bottomless brunch party has a fabulous new set, starting this Sunday, 28 March. The Smith’s brand new Drag Brunch will kick off this Sunday, following the wildly popular Brunch with Soul, which is held every Saturday. Guests will be hostedContinue reading “Drag Brunch Sundays sashay into The Smith, Prahran”

Best Job Alert – Secret Sippers for Australian Venue Co

Getting paid to eat at favourite local venues!  Australian Venue Co, which owns and operates more than 160 pubs and bars across Australia, is looking for mystery shoppers to join its Secret Sipper team. That’s right, AVC are looking to pay people to have lunch or dinner in their venues, and tell them what theyContinue reading “Best Job Alert – Secret Sippers for Australian Venue Co”

Historic Brunswick pub being restored to its former glory

Multi-million dollar renovation under way.   Landmark Brunswick pub Sarah Sands Hotel will re-open in May 2021, following a renovation that will revitalise the shuttered venue and return it to the local community. Sarah Sands Hotel has a long history in Melbourne, dating back to 1854. In 2021, the Brunswick institution will return to itsContinue reading “Historic Brunswick pub being restored to its former glory”

The Hawthorn Hotel is coming back in 2021

Australian Venue Co and Swinburne University of Technology join forces to re-open the Hawthorn Hotel. The Hawthorn Hotel will open its doors once again in mid-2021, thanks to an innovative partnership between Australian Venue Co and Swinburne University of Technology. After closing its doors in 2020 due to the impacts of the coronavirus, the 152-year-oldContinue reading “The Hawthorn Hotel is coming back in 2021”

New opening: Hobsons Bay Hotel

Rustica founder breathes new life into a 100-year-old Williamstown pub with a new hospitality team and fresh look. Brenton Lang (with partners Drew Gibbs & Matt Cook) has opened the doors to his first venture outside the Rustica sourdough empire, with Hobsons Bay Hotel – a three-level neighbourhood pub in Williamstown, including a rooftop deck withContinue reading “New opening: Hobsons Bay Hotel”

The roof is on fire!

The Prince Hotel introduces rooftop Beer Garden in partnership with Brick Lane. Melburnians will be shouting “freedom” from the rooftops when the Prince Hotel launches a new open-air beer garden on the top floor of its multi-level carpark from Saturday, 7 November. Presented in partnership with Brick Lane Brewing and Nagambie Brewery & Distillery, theContinue reading “The roof is on fire!”

Harbord Hotel set to open this December

A community haven that encapsulates Freshwater’s rich history and young spirit. A Freshwater icon is set to reopen this December when Harbord Hotel unveils the first phase of its spectacular and highly anticipated refurbishment. Located just moments away from the beach, Harbord Hotel will encapsulate Freshwater’s rich history and young spirit, offering a laidback havenContinue reading “Harbord Hotel set to open this December”