No need to contact us at the moment really on 03 5222 1697

38 Bellerine St
Geelong  VIC 3220



We were sanitised,
then we were
"spaced out man",
and now
we're CLOSED

Now our family run pub
is having
family time.

Our hours were:


 11:30am to 5:00pm

(Sunday until 2:30pm)


5pm to 8:30pm

(Sunday closed)


Monday to Thursday

11:30am to 9:30pm

Friday to Saturday

11:30am to 10:00pm


11:30am to 3:30pm


Labour Day Mar 9th

OPEN 11:30am to 3:30pm

Easter Friday 10th Apr


Easter Saturday  11th Apr

OPEN 11:30am to 3:30am

Easter Sunday  12th Apr

OPEN 11:30am to 3:30pm

Easter Monday 13th Apr


ANZAC Day 25th Apr

OPEN 11:30am to 3:30pm

Queen's Birthday 8th Jun

OPEN 11:30am to 3:30pm


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               Main Menu


           Monday to Saturday

            11:30am to 8:30pm
    Sunday 11:30am to 2:30pm


              Entrées & Snacks


Garlic Bread                                               8.5
Garlic & Cheese Bread                            8.5

Herb Bread                                                8.5
Salt & Pepper Calamari rocket, aioli     12
Vegetarian Spring Rolls (4) with            12
sweet chilli sauce
Beer Battered Onion Rings  served     13
with garlic aioli
Popcorn Cauliflower  dusted in spicy  12

chickpea flour                                     


                  (available Gluten Free)

Warm Thai Beef Salad                           20
- marinated beef strips tossed through a salad of lettuce, capsicum, cashews & red onion with a spicy citrus dressing      

Salt & Pepper Calamari                         18
- with rocket, pumpkin, capsicum, red onion and aioli
Caesar Salad                                             14
- with cos lettuce, bacon, croutons, Parmesan cheese, Caesar dressing and topped with a poached egg
                               with grilled chicken 18
Salmon Salad                                            26
- fresh salmon fillet served on a salad of mixed lettuce, carrot, capsicum and red onion, topped with herb mayonnaise


All steaks served with chips and salad with a choice of creamy mushroom, creamy pepper, garlic cream sauce or garlic butter

(all sauces Gluten Free)


All steaks are local, grass fed and aged for 4 to 6 weeks
Porterhouse - 300g                                 26

Scotch Fillet - 300g                                  32 
Eye Fillet - 250g                                        34

extra sauce                                  $1.50

change chips to Mash                $1.50

chips to Scalloped Potatoes    $1.50

salad to Steamed Vegetables  $1.50

add Garlic Prawns                      $8

add Garlic Prawns, Scallops,   $12

        Calamari & Marinara



Chicken Schnitzel                                   18

- with gravy, chips & salad

Chicken Parmi                                         20

- with gravy, chips & salad

Veal Schnitzel                                          21

- with gravy, chips & salad

Veal Parmi                                                23

- with gravy, chips & salad

Eggplant Parmigiana                             18

- topped with roast capsicum, Napoli sauce and melted cheese served with salad & chips

The Classic Burger                                    17
 American cheese, special burger sauce
 caramelised onion, tomato & lettuce
The Charlie’s Burger                                18
-  bacon, fried egg, American cheese, special burger sauce, caramelised onion 
The Darling Burger                                  18
  jalapenos, pickles, American cheese,smoky Jack Daniels mayo, caramelised onion, tomato & iceberg lettuce

Aussie Burger with the Lot                   20
- bacon, fried egg, beetroot, pineapple, tasty cheese, tomato relish, red onion, tomato & iceberg lettuce
 Veggie Burger                                          17
- veggie patty, tasty cheese, red onion, tomato relish, aioli, tomato & lettuce

Mixed Grill                                                 24

- steak(150g), sausage, chicken, tomato, field mushroom, bacon and egg served with chips & gravy


Chicken Kiev                                             24

-chicken breast stuffed with garlic butter served with chat potatoes and green beans

Seafood Chicken Schnitzel                   28

- prawns, scallops and calamari, marinara mix in a creamy garlic sauce served with chips and salad
Satay Chicken                                          18

- grilled chicken tenderloins served on steamed jasmine rice with seasoned vegetables and a creamy satay sauce                                      Tofu Option (VG)

Chicken Scaloppini                                 21

- grilled chicken. bacon, broccolini  in a creamy mushroom sauce, on smashed chat potatoes

Steak Sandwich                                       20

bacon, egg, caramelised onions, tasty cheese, beetroot, tomato relish, tomato, lettuce, chips

Tempura Battered Calamari               18

- served with chips, salad & tartare sauce
Grilled Salmon Fillet                              26

- served on smashed chat potatoes, broccolini & topped with a citrus dill sauce

                        Rice & Pasta

Prawn Linguine                                       20

- tossed with olive oil, garlic, chilli, white wine, fresh tomato, lemon and parmesan
Prawn Nasi Goreng                                18

- traditional Indonesian fried rice, prawns beans, carrot, peas, red capsicum
Spaghetti Bolognese                              20

- housemade with parmesan

Chicken Linguine                                     20

bacon & mushrooms in a creamy basil pesto sauce topped with parmesan on linguine pasta

Pasta Primavera                                      18

- spaghetti tossed with broccoli, green beans, baby spinach, mushroom, sun-dried tomatoes, peas and parmesan, sautéed in olive oil and basil pesto(VG


                       Small    $4           Large    $8
Fresh Steamed Vegetables
Mash Potato
Scalloped Potatoes
Beer Battered Chips
 - with aioli or gravy
Garden Salad

              Children’s Menu

                    (12 and under only)

Calamari & Chips                                    9
Fish & Chips                                             9
Spaghetti Bolognese                            9
Nuggets & Chips                                     9


Sticky Date Pudding                                 12

- and vanilla ice cream

Lemon Meringue                                       12

- short crust tart with lemon curd

Chocolate Volcano                                    12

- gooey ganache and ice cream

New York Cheese Cake                            12

Trio of Ice Cream                                       10

          A Surcharge of 10% will apply on

                          Public Holidays