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RECREATING 165 YEAR OLD BEER IN HISTORIC SA PUB

Two men's journey to recreate a 165-year-old pour of beer at a regional pub for SA's history festival Recreating the first pour of beer from a regional pub 165 years ago proved to be more challenging…

AUSTRALIAN VENUE CO PUB GROUP STEPS UP PUB PURCHASES

A recent article in the Australian Financial Review reported that Australia’s second-largest hotel group, Australian Venue Co. is continuing its aggressive purchase of hotels this year. Australian…

TWO ICONIC BRANDS SEAL THE DEAL WITH STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP

TAB has secured a brand-new strategic partnership with iconic pub barons, Laundy Hotels. The new partnership means that TAB will continue as the group’s exclusive wagering partner across Laundy Hotels…

SHOGROUP ACQUIRES EIGHT DRAGONS CHINATOWN

In a prime spot next to the Adelaide market, the new Eight Dragons Chinatown is the only hotel located in Chinatown and is set for a multi-million dollar fit-out by famed designer Tony Donnelly. Donnelly…

MELBOURNE’S FIRST ROOFTOP BREWERY BAR OPENS

Melbourne beer brand, Brewmanity, will open Melbourne’s first rooftop brewery bar in South Melbourne next month. The unique venue will throw open its doors on Thursday 14th March to reveal three floors…

SYDNEY AND MELBOURNE’S PUB FAVOURITES REVEALED

Sydney loves a cocktail, while Melbourne’s diners prefer to wash down their burger with a beer, new research into the pub habits of Australia’s two biggest cities shows. The Happiest Hour, an app…

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AUBURN HOTEL HAWTHORN REOPENS TODAY AFTER A $4.3 MILLION EXTENSION

The iconic Auburn Hotel has been at the heart of the Hawthorn community for 135 years. The pub now fully reopens after a $4.3 million project to create an extended beer garden with kids play area and to…

BLI BLI HOTEL LAUNCHES FEATURING ALFRESCO ROOFTOP-STYLE DINING

The highly anticipated Bli Bli Hotel launched on Monday 30th October by Maeva Hospitality, featuring a modern bistro and bar that extends to a Mediterranean inspired rooftop style terrace and a lush tropical…

SURGE PRICING – THE “UNHAPPY HOUR”

They call it the “unhappy hour”: the time of day when the owner of Britain’s Slug and Lettuce chain of pubs puts up the price of beer. Not by much – an average of 38 cents on top of a typical…

ICONIC SYDNEY PUB TRANSFORMS INTO RITZY VENUE

Jacksons on George St was formerly known for its sticky floors, pub grub and as the site of many Aussies’ first drunken kiss, but after a five-year closure and multimillion-dollar renovation, the iconic…

BLI BLI HOTEL TO LAUNCH LATE SPRING FEATURING ALFRESCO ROOFTOP-STYLE DINING

The highly anticipated Bli Bli Hotel is launching late Spring by Maeva Hospitality, featuring a modern bistro and bar that extends to a Mediterranean inspired rooftop style terrace and a lush tropical…

IN THE NEWS – PUBS

There’s always plenty happening in the fast-paced world of pubs. Russell Crowe is considering buying a well-known old skool Sydney corner hotel, ALH Group fined $550K by Victorian Gambling and Casino…