I come from a small country town where nothing fun happens. Instead of waking up to morning traffic, I wake up to a tractor spluttering to start up. Instead of casually walking to school with friends, my daily commute took one hour, two bus trips and a whole lot of motivation to stay awake for the remainder of the day.
Whether you’re new to Geelong or you’ve been here your whole life, we’ve rounded up a few of the best spots to grab something special, or maybe even with someone special. It’s at these spots where you can get something good, on the cheap or in a matter of minutes.
There’s a lot of debates against when the prime of your life is: is it during the youthful “innocent” years of high school or the moment where you enter into the world of adulthood and discovery at uni? There’s pros and cons for both, so we nutted them out in the ultimate decider…
As mentioned in the heading, Geelong is affectionately known as G-town or G-Banger – take your pick.
Let’s face it, there is no scientifically confirmed cure for a hangover, as much as we wish scientists were spending their time on figuring one out, it’ll probably be a long way off while there are more life-threatening diseases lurking around. But while there mightn’t be a cure as such, there are a few ways to lessen the blow the morning after and none of them involve sipping on ginger beer (though that would be the best solution of them all).
Here’s the predicimant: you’ve been at the bar for a while, you’ve found your beer and stuck to it for the past two hours. But now it’s dinnertime. Not wanting to ruin the perfect taste your chosen beer has given you, you look at the menu in confusion. That’s where our ultimate beer pairing comes in. We’ve picked the classic foods so you can stick to your classic beer. Cheers.
Situated in the backstreets of Geelong, Black Hatt is a hub of entertainment and one of the cities best kept secrets. With friendly staff and extensive opening hours, Black Hatt is the kind of venue that after your first visit you’ll find yourself returning to at all hours of the day.