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Bistros/Pubs/Bars

Amped

Geelong’s newest bar AMPED promises you a night out where you'll dine, drink and dance. Enjoy a quiet drink upstairs or jump on to the dance floor downstairs and enjoy some live music including some favourite cover bands. 

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Armageddon Cake

Armageddon Cake is a quirky dessert bar serving up cakes, desserts, coffee, tea and much more. Relax in their vintage cafe on the sofas listening to vinyl or bring your friends for a round of cards and dominoes. Armageddon thinks dessert is for everyone and so caters for gluten free, vegan...

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Beavs Lounge Bar

Beav’s Bar is a unique bar situated behind a red door at 77-79 Little Malop Street, Geelong. The retro, metropolitan-feel bar with it’s eclectic couches and coffee tables provides a very relaxed atmosphere ideal for sampling the many wines, craft beers, teas and coffees on offer. Beav'...

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Big Ears

At Big Ears we don’t just love good beer and food, we love sharing it. So for your enjoyment (okay, ours too), our beer list is an ever-evolving collection of our stellar finds. Ranging from locally made small batch craft beers to boutique treasures from some of the oldest breweries across the...

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Black Hatt

As we all know Geelong is no longer the sleepy little town of rowdy hotels and sterile clubs, leading the way of this new wave of more sophisticated venues the Black Hatt Hotel. While retaining the charms of its rich hotel history the publicans have reshaped the original location into a venue to riv...

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Blackman's Brewery Bar

Blackman’s Beer Bar is an intimate space, set down a laneway in the growing social hub in the Geelong CBD. We have 10 taps with our core range, rotating seasons and the odd single keg ‘Wildcard’. You can also get our packaged range takeaway until 8pm and beers outside are now a thi...

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Cabinet Bar Geelong

Cabinet Bar Geelong is Melbourne’s sister venue to Cabinet Bar & Balcony and is now open in Little Malop Street. Open from 12pm, Tuesday to Saturday, serving signature cocktails and delicious share style food with friendly and professional service.

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Centra Hotel

Rustic Italian food is about locally sourced seasonal produce presented simply and with respect. For us, this means food that’s flavoursome, expressive, honest and (most importantly) delicious. So having a connection with our growers and suppliers is a natural part of our food philosophy &ndas...

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Dennys Italian

Denny’s Italian is located in the imposing bluestone wool store and office which were built by Charles John Dennys and his nephew and partner Edward Harewood Lascelles. The land was an old coal yard in Moorabool Street in Geelong and in December of 1870 it was purchased and the new building o...

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Edge Geelong

Edge cater for all ages and all tastes. The menu is designed to offer your old school classics including meals for the little ones or choose from an extensive selection of starters and sharing plates that all perfectly accompany a glass of local & international beer and wine. Enjoy a balmy summe...

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Frankie.

Frankie Bar & Eatery. A premier Geelong venue specialising in cuisine from all parts of Asia (PanAsian), an exotic cocktail menu & unique wine list.With a wine cellar that can be used as a space for wine tastings, our wine list is a selection from local and Australian producers along with a ...

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Geelong Cellar Door

Local wine bar and retail outlet offering a specialised selection of fine wines, cheeses, and charcuterie.

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Hogs Breath Cafe

Fresh, quality produce sourced locally from Aussie growers and producers. “Superior beef is selected especially for Hog’s Breath Cafe from cattle raised on fertile, open pastures. Our Prime Rib is then graded to our exacting standard to ensure our customers’ quality expectations a...

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Jokers on Ryrie

Jokers on Ryrie is an iconic Australian Pub, originally opening in July 1849 as the Prince of Wales, it is 1 of 3 hotels in the Geelong area to be still be in its original location. The hotel is also part of the Geelong historic walking tour, which will take you past many other buildings dating bac...

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Mad Kitchen Asian Food

Asian inspired cuisine set in a rustic restaurant, serving up professional barista coffee and adding a little spice to Little Malop Street. BYO wine.

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Manhattan Bar

From the creators of the”18th Amendment Bar”, Manhattan Bar is all about craft beers, quality spirits, cocktails, fine wines and classic rock.

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Ms Bartronica

Say goodbye to the same old boring nights out! Bring some extra positivity to your life with a bit of Bartronica action, it's always sure to add a smile to your dial. Mrs Bartronica and Mr Bartronica of 335 Flinders Lane are proud to announce the birth of their daughter Ms Bartronica in Geelong. She...

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Phoenix Hotel

The Phoenix kitchen is open from 12-3pm and 6-8.30pm serving meals in the warm friendly bistro or in the relaxing atmosphere of the al fresco café - perfect after a hard days shopping, for lunch with workmates or for a relaxing family meal.

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Piano Bar

Since opening in May 2015, Piano Bar is a Geelong success story that is keeping up with the demand and has now opened its second venue located at 26 Malop Street.  As Victoria’s only dedicated piano bar, Piano Bar offers the unparalleled atmosphere that only a piano bar delivers. Wi...

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Pistol Pete's Food n Blues

Pistol Pete's Food n Blues is a Southern American, Louisiana  and Blues music restaurant run by Geelong chef and Blues lover, Pete Raimondo.  If you're a fan of Gumbo, Burgers, Southern Fried Chicken, Jambalaya, Pulled Pork,  Waffles  or PoBoys, you need to check out our menu&nb...

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Recess

Recess is Central Geelong's newest venue offering you a space to run around, have a snack, play with friends and make new ones! This place is your go-to when you need a break from your hectic timetable. Enjoy your recess either dinning on a delicious menu, enjoying an array of beverage options, sitt...

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Ripe Pizza Bar

Pizza bar located in Lt Malop Street. #hiptobesquare 

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Rydges Geelong

Conveniently located in the heart of the CBD, Rydges Geelong offers stylish and affordable Geelong accommodation for business and leisure travellers alike. With sweeping views of the sparkling Corio Bay and only minutes from the lively foreshore of Eastern Beach, this premier Geelong hotel is the pe...

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Sailor's Rest

Sailors' Rest is open 7 days a week for breakfast, lunch and dinner as well as offering a wide range of beverages and desserts to titillate your taste buds. Our menus include vegetarian and gluten free options as well as savoury and sweet dishes for the kids. Restaurant including alfresco, backyard ...

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Section 3-Wharf Shed

Tucked away at the back end of The Wharf Shed Cafe in Geelong, Section Three offers the best value beer in town.

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Sir Charles Darling Hotel

The Sir Charles Darling Hotel is located in the heart of Geelong. Our Hotel was established in 1852 and remains one of the now rare traditional pubs. It is a simple and presentable Hotel, nothing over the top. The atmosphere is warm and inviting, all are welcome at The Sir Charles Darling Hotel. Our...

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Sir Charles Hotham Hotel

The Sir Charles Hotham Hotel is situated at the intersection of Brougham & Cavendish Streets, in central Geelong. Primely situated, its only a short walk to the waterfront and central business district. The Hotham Hotel offers quality meals at affordable prices, either from the public bar or the...

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The 18th Amendment Bar

Step back in time to Chicago speakeasy bars 1920-1933 when during "Prohibition" it was illegal to consume, sell or bootleg alcohol. Here at the 18th Amendment Bar we invite you  to enjoy our concoction of prohibition elegance interlaced with modern innovation. Now grab some 'giggle water', 'mak...

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The Deck

The Deck Geelong is situated near the Geelong Waterfront across the road from Deakin University's Waterfront Campus on Gheringhap St. A premium venue to catch up over food, wine, cocktails or all of the above. Birthdays and events welcome to be booked.

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The Geelong Boat House

The superbly located Geelong Boat House is situated over the water in Corio Bay, on the Melbourne side of the Cunningham Pier at Western Beach. The Boat House is licensed and provides ocean fresh takeaway fish and chips, as well as cafe style cake and coffee in a beautifully unique location. The Boa...

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The Geelong Hotel

Situated in the heart of Geelong's CBD, The Geelong Hotel is the newest and freshest kid on the block. Featuring a lunch special available Monday to Friday, dinner specials, live music all weekend, and one of the best rooftop beer gardens in town. Heaps of different beers on tap, and wines to c...

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The Inn Hotel

After giving the historic Bush Inn pub a facelift, The Inn is now open.  For all your coffee and lunch time needs enter the via the hotel carpark and find The Courtyard. Open 7.30am-3.30pm, Monday to Friday.  Photos By: Jack Davies

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The Lord Nelson

The Lord Nelson is an iconic Geelong pub steeped in history and an old favourite among the locals. After an eight month renovation, the Nelson has been restored, refurbished and re-opened to the public. The first step was to revive the original 1920s façade and the second was to include...

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The National Hotel

Come on in and enjoy Geelong's only rooftop bar with a beer in hand! The National Hotel is a newly refurbished pub in Geelong's CBD. Wander between our three levels, each offering a unique experience for diners and drinkers alike. Featuring Geelong's first rooftop bar with a retractable roof to...

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The Sporting Globe Bar & Grill

Geelongs best sports bar and grill! Garden with no pruning, weeding or mowing required... just beer. Happy Hour Friday 5-7pm

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The Workers Club Geelong

Live Music venue located in the heart of the city. The Workers Geelong Smokehouse is open for lunch and dinner from Tuesday to Saturday from 12, designed with sharing in mind. 

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There There

Where there is smoke, there is vinyl... and you'll find both at Geelong’s new 70s themed cocktail bar, There There. Leave today behind and step through a time warp at 8 Malop Street for cocktails, music and house party vibes that’ll take you right back to the 1970s. It’s a retro t...

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Twisted Dessert Bar

A new way to dessert. A fusion of coffee, dessert and cocktails. 

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Valhalla Brewing

Valhalla Brewing & Taproom is an independent family owned brewing company and bar in Geelong Victoria. Celebrating the gifts of the gods through beer. Valhalla are passionate about creating quality, handcrafted beer that helps to open up people’s perceptions of what beer can or should be....

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Wah Bar

Welcome to Wah Bah the cheeky, loud and boisterous younger sibling of popular Asian Fusion and ground-level restaurant, Wah Wah Gee. Geelong's newest nightspot is perched out on Cunningham Pier and is open 12pm till late Wednesday to Sunday with DJ's spinning the decks all night long.Don't know wher...

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