Places to Get a Pre-Homegame Feed

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Places to Get a Pre-Homegame Feed

Barwon Club Hotel

Known as one of Geelong’s greatest live music venues, the Barwon Club is also a good place to get a hearty meal with a beer to throw it down. We’d say that’s a pretty darn good mix for before the game. With it’s close proximity to the stadium, and football-friendly nature, this joint may be on a few other people’s minds as well. Though it’s worth fighting for.

Where: 509 Moorabool St, South Geelong
When: Mon-Fri 11am-10.30pm; Sat 11am-1am; Sun 3pm-12am
Ph: (03) 5221 4584



Let’s be honest, there’s something about burgers that just screams football. And rather than paying the price for one at the stadium, save your $$ for a top notch burger at Burgerinc. With 10 years experience and a walk down Noble street to the stadium, it’s a good pick!

Where: 320 Pakington Street, Newtown
When: Mon-Wed 11.30am-8.30pm; Thu-Sat 11.30am-9pm; Sun 11.30am-8.30pm
Ph: (03) 5222 7776

Lorm Thai

Thai mightn’t quite be on your mind before a big game. But with a reputation amongst locals for having the best feed around and a brisk 5-10 minute walk to Kardinia park, it’s a good option if there ever were one. Plus, hopefully with everyone grabbing parmis and burgers you’ll be able to avoid the crowd.

Where: 485 Moorabool St, Geelong
When: Dinner 7 nights a week, 5-10pm
Ph: (03) 5222 3148


Clarendon Hotel

Known as one of Geelong’s best family restaurants, the Clarendon is also conveniently located across the road from Kardinia Park. So if you’ve got some kiddies in tow, or are just wanting a delicious pub feed, then this is your spot.

Where: 378 LaTrobe Terrace, Geelong
When: Wed-Fri 5-11pm; Sat-Sun 11am-11pm
Ph:(03) 5221 2526


Lord of the Isles Tavern

A favourite amongst cats players, both past and present, the Lord of the Isles is a great spot for a quick dinner while knowing you’re not too far away when the action is about to start.

Where: 3-7 West Fyans, Geelong
When: Mon-Sun 8.30am-3am
Ph: (03) 5224 2522


Cremorne Hotel

Still within walking distance to the stadium, and guaranteeing you a good pub feed, the Cremorne has a diverse menu from the homestyle right to the fancy. Though we know you’ll all be here to get one of the parmis ¬†pictured above.

Where: 336 Pakington Street, Newtown
When: Mon-Fri 10am-12am; Sat 9am-12am; Sun 10am-11pm
Ph: (03) 5221 2702

Images sourced from venue’s websites.