Summer Friday Pub Food
There’s nothing better than heading to the pub after work on a Friday in the summertime, particularly when the promise of good food awaits. Here’s our list of the best pub grub on offer around Australia.
The Courthouse Hotel is a gem of Sydney’s inner west, situated in the heart of Newtown. The bistro offers a range of pub classics, with the option to dine indoors or outside in one of Sydney’s biggest beer gardens.
For those looking for a centrally located place to head to after work, the Fairmont at The Occidental is the perfect place to drink and dine. Located in busy Wynyard Square, the Fairmont restaurant offers a wide range of top notch dining options, including oysters, schnitzel and prime cuts.
If you’re after something different to standard pub fare, head to the Clarendon Hotel in South Melbourne for a range of Asian dishes. Menu highlights include laksas, Singapore king chilli prawns with mantou and steamed dim sum.
The Carindale Hotel is a local favourite, with an al fresco dining area and a selection of classic pub grub including pizzas, steaks and schnitzel. The hotel is the ideal place to head to for a relaxed post-work drink and meal with family and friends.
Catering to a variety of tastes with a substantial menu featuring burgers, steaks, parmigiana and fish and chips, the Bellbowrie Tavern is situated just outside Brisbane’s CBD near the Brisbane River. For those looking to kick on after dinner head to the Sports Bar for a drink while watching the game.
For a relaxed dining experience, visit the Quarie Bar & Brasserie. Located just outside of Perth, the venue features a range of pub classics and other dishes including nasi goreng, Thai red chicken curry and crispy skin barramundi.
Head to Coopers Alehouse Gepps Cross for some of the best beer and pub fare on offer in Adelaide. Take your pick of pizza, fresh seafood and steaks, or pull up a seat in the outdoor beer garden.
Links Hotel in Seaton is our pick for the best pub grub west of Adelaide. Visit for brews on tap and wine sourced from premium South Australian producers, and stay for dinner. With a menu of burgers, steak, seafood and salad, there’s bound to be something for everyone.
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