21 Armstrong St Nth, BALLARAT
21 Arms is one of the bigger night
clubs and tends to have bigger bands (several other
hotels have bands, but more local pub bands).
It always seems popular and crowded and the
band/bar/dance floor area in a large room out the back
makes it the best venue for crowded concerts.
Normal dress requirements - you need to be wearing a
shirt, and shoes. Shorts are a maybe - maybe ok, maybe
Lydiard Street, BALLARAT
Ballarat's newest and most
exciting venue has arrived! Situated in the heart of
Ballarat, the Bended Elbow offers the very best in
dining, bar and entertainment. Ballarat's premium, pub
and there are 20 varieties of beer on tap including our
very own Ballarat Gold Ale - brewed right here in
The Bended Elbow can also cater for functions and events
of all sizes from the smallest dinner party to a 700
person cocktail event!
The Basement @ The Bended Elbow is set to rock Ballarat
to the core - with the very best headlining DJs - now
you don't have to go to Melbourne to go out !"
Thus goes the blurb. I found it interesting that
Melbourne, some distance away, is obviously considered a
problem for the local nightclub scene.
10 Lydiard Street South, BALLARAT
Tabaret Gaming Lounge, Garden, Bluestone Cellar,
Sportsmans Bar, Bentley’s, Bath Lane Brassiere & Cafe
and Guest Lounge. Close to Theatres, Night Clubs,
Galleries and Shopping.
George Hotel & Cafe,
27 Lydiard St Nth,
The George Hotel & Cafe
has live entertainment every Friday & Saturday Nights.
The George is the place to be after work on Fridays. Sit
down relax and bring on the weekend with our Friday
George Club. Then Party the night away with live music
in the Heritage bar from 10pm and if that's not enough,
Rafters Nightclub opens from 11.30pm till late for the
long stayers with the best DJ`s in town. Saturday Night
is a big one. Start the night with a meal in our Bistro
a few warm up drinks in the Heritage Bar then party hard
with some of the best Live music in the country in
Rafters till late.
Gold Dust Saloon,
Piano lounge every Friday night.
rollicking entertainment every Saturday night.
Step back in time to the Gold Rush era, old
fashioned wholesome country food served
7 days/week in the The Gold
34 Doveton Street,
off Sturt St
After Ballarat's best live music place was shut down
early in 2003, Grainery Lane has quickly and rightfully
taken over with a massive, laid back venue out the back
of a cosy friendly bar at the front.
You could turn up naked and no one would bat an eyelid.
38 Sturt St.,
Located in the heart of Western Victoria, at Sturt
Street Ballarat, Murphys Bar & Restaurant brings you
premium beers and a stylish well priced menu in a
European style atmosphere. Head on in for a drink or
dinner - John and the team will look after you with
their Murphys version of hospitality!
Cnr. Field &
Camp Street, BALLARAT
Open Wednesday to Saturday 9pm till late
is Ballarat's Home of original live music.
Cnr of Mair &
Doveton Sts Nth, Ballarat
Peter Lalor is one of only a small
group of small pubs left in Ballarat who still play live
pub rock music on a regular basis.
Neat dress. The usual with Aussie pubs - no thongs, no
Lydiard Wine Bar,
15 Lydiard St
Sip a glass of our local and regional wine while
relaxing in our comfortable lounge chairs, enjoying the
music from our baby grand piano and savouring the
flavours of our exquisite shared style menu. The Lydiard
Wine Bar provides an elegant and sophisticated setting
for you to appreciate the act of winding down.
Mallow on Skipton,
18 - 20 Skipton St, BALLARAT
350 metres from the Ballarat Town Hall, the Mallow Bar
and Restaurant provides authentic Mediterranean cuisine,
light meals/snacks and fine coffee. A function room is
available and the bar has an extensive range of local
and imported beers.
Portico Wine Bar and
203 Dana Street,
BALLARAT. 3350 Phone: (03) 5332 1020
Located in the majestic Ballarat Club building, Portico
is an elegant fine-dining restaurant, ambient wine bar
and versatile function centre. Since opening its doors
to the public in 2004 Portico has become a beacon for
fun, great dining, and the appreciation of wine, and
takes great pride in supporting the arts, with its
regular music presentations and film screenings.
The Bended Elbow,
120 Lydiard Street North, BALLARAT
The Bended Elbow is located in the heart of Ballarat
with 20 boutique beers on tap, including Ballarat’s own
premium ale – Ballarat Gold Ale. Delicious meals served
for lunch & dinner 7 days a week and live entertainment
75 Lofven Street,
The Nerrina offers live entertainment
every Friday night with local bands performing from 9pm,
3 kms from Sturt Street. Bistro meals
available, pool table and jukebox. Lounge bar
with open fire.
The Regent Bar,
71 Lydiard Street North,
BALLARAT. 3350 Phone:(03) 5331 5507
Located on the corner of Mair and Lydiard Streets in
Ballarat, the Regent Bar is the cream of Ballarat
nightlife. Trading Friday, Saturday and Sunday
nights, Regent brings a real cosmopolitan atmosphere
into Ballarat offering a unique experience.