The Laurel Hotel

Your local hotel with a little bit more...

The Laurel Hotel has been in existance since 1853. It is owned and run by mother and daughter team Christine Day and Loren Smith who have owned the hotel since May 2008.  It is your local corner pub with a little bit more... and No pokies!!!
Enjoy traditonal pub fare plus many more options in the TAB / Sports Bar area and Roof Top Beer Garden...Or aim for a more upmarket meal in 'Bistro 289' which you enter on the Mt Alexander rd entrance.

Loren and Christine has been continually renovating and upgrading all area's of the hotel over the past 4 years introducing a Rooftop Beer garden in 2011, Upstairs Function area in 2009, Full Pub TAB in 2010 and 'Bistro 289' in August 2012.

Pop in and say Hello to us or one of our friendly staff members, enjoy a nice cold beer, a wine from our extensive wine list, a yummy meal (check out our weekly specials) and just enjoy......

  • Renovated Modern & Stylish 'Bistro 289' with Outdoor Courtyard - Seats 140 - Can be booked for private functions
  • Private Dining Area 'The Atrium' - Seats 26 w' Large TV & Fireplace
  • Full Pub TAB - 3 EBT Machines, Racing Sheets, Ticket Machine, Plasma's - comfortable surroundings
  • Bar Area - Fox Sports, sports shown live, great selection of Bar Meals and specials.
  • Beer garden - Heated and protected in winter - Outdoor TV.
  • Roof Top Beer Garden - Lots of seating, extensive menu, outside Bar with large range of tap beer and cider. Try Our famous Sangria and Pimms Jugs
  • Hotel Open 365 days a year - Yes that's every day
  • 'Bistro 289' Open Lunch and Dinner everyday apart from lunch on a Monday, unless a booking is made.
    Bookings essential on weekends






We wish to thank you for successful evening last night and for your great support and understanding during the preparations. Please thank the chef for the great food and your wonderful staff whom went out of their way to make the night a success.