About our Ballina pub & restaurant
The Australian Hotel Ballina is a true throwback to old fashioned service located in the heart of Ballina, NSW. A community pub where locals are calling their own. The bistro is usually full during busy times at lunch and dinner, serving traditional pub food. The restaurant is known for the best Chicken Parmi and the Famous Ballina Prawn Burger.
Licensee and owner Jackson Quinn and his wife Sarah have been managing the pub since December 2019. Together they have worked long and hard to quickly bring the pub up to a high standard. Recent reviews are reflective of the fact that the pub is returning as a cornerstone in Ballina.
The pub has accomodation upstairs with shared bathroom facilities. The perfect option for those wanting somewhere to rest their head when travelling or in town for a short period of time. Guests usually choose to dine in our bistro restaurant and enjoy our entertainment by night. The rooms are comfortable with all your basic needs.
Come on in to experience our new sports bar, amazing pub food in our indoor restaurant or beer garden. We have a new VIP lounge and Sports bar. Our front public bar is the perfect hangout for a lazy afternoon of watching live sport, with plenty of big screens, TAB and KENO.
Huge outdoor beer garden. The perfect function venue.
The venue us the ideal entertainment venue in the Northern Rivers NSW. We have a huge outdoor beer garden with stage and host live entertainment weekly. This area is popular for functions, Christmas parties and events. We have heaters for the winter and umbrellas for the summer. Check out our facebook page for "Whats On". If you are interested in hosting your party or event in our beer garden we are willing to work with you on putting together a package that suits your needs. Click here for our functions template.
Contact our events team on 91882454 to come check out the venue and make a booking.
VIP Lounge and Sports Bar
Our VIP lounge and smoking room and Sports Bar has recently been renovated. Whatever sport is playing you will find it live and loud on our big screens. Settle in for a day of watching horse racing, AFL, NRL or whatever is on at the time.
The pub is Ballina's true home for UFC. Fights are broadcasted live and loud and usually pull a crowd of local followers.
Proud sponsors of The Ballina Bombers AFL team so you are likely to find them at the pub selling "Chase the Ace" tickets at Friday night's meat raffle.
Supporter of local live entertainment.
Major sponsor of the Ballina Bombers AFL team.
Active member of the Ballina Chamber of Commerce.
Proud member of the Reches Appreciation Society and preferred Reches venue.
Sponsorship of numerous local community and school initiatives.