Put your thinking caps on, here’s a list of the best pub trivia nights in Geelong

Put your thinking caps on, here’s a list of the best pub trivia nights in Geelong

Words by Mackenzie Pennycook

If you’ve been anxiously waiting for your time to shine at a local pub trivia night, this one’s for you.

It’s time to gather your mates and dust off your best trivia night outfit because pub trivia is back, and it’s better than ever.

Murphy’s Geelong

Gather a group of your smartest friends and join Murphy’s Geelong for some highly competitive trivia. The iconic Geelong venue is back bringing its ever-popular pub trivia nights Geelong on Wednesday evenings. The trivia night is hosted in the front bar and is free to play. Murphy’s trivia fills fast and is often booked out so make sure to gather your crew and book in advance for the chance to play.
You can find Murphy’s at 30 Aberdeen St, Geelong West


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Torquay Hotel

Heading down the Surf Coast is fan favourite venue Torquay Hotel, as the warmer weather wraps up Torquay Hotel is set to make waves in the pub trivia game after a successful summer of day parties and live tunes. Torquay’s trivia night is hosted by Questionable Company and is held every Wednesday at 7pm. If the promise of pub trivia wasn’t enough, it also happens to be Torquay Hotels Parmi night (big bonus points). Spots are set to fill fast so be sure to book.
Torquay Hotel is located at 36 Bell St, Torquay

Elephant and Castle

A classic venue in the Geelong pub scene, Elephant and Castle is starting off the trivia season with a bang. The iconic Geelong pub is hosting its Jackpot Trivia every Thursday night. Its free to play, and to ensure you and your crew don’t go hungry (or thirsty) whilst exerting all that brain power Elephant and Castle offers a $20 Parmi and a pot special on its trivia nights. Walk ins are welcome at the bar but tables fill up quick so be sure to book in to secure your space.
Elephant and Castle is situated at 158 McKillop St, Geelong

Barwon Heads Hotel

If the Bellarine Peninsula is more your scene, don’t fret. You can score a $20 Parmi and partake in trivia riverside at Barwon Heads Hotel. Barwon Heads Hotel hosts pub trivia every Thursday from 7pm. Its free to participate but bookings are required, call Barwon Heads Hotel on 5254 2201 to secure your spot.
You can find Barwon Heads Hotel at 1 Bridge Rd, Barwon Heads

The Grovedale Hotel

Grovey residents never fear, you can head to your local every Tuesday from 7pm for your very own trivia fix. Escape your winter blues every week with the ever-competitive Grovedale pub trivia. Round up your smartest pals and book a spot for their next trivia night, oh and did we mention its Parmi night on Tuesdays? If that doesn’t convince you and your trivia team, I don’t know what will.
The Grovedale Hotel is located at 236-258 Torquay Rd, Grovedale


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The Sporting Globe

The Sporting Globe is a Geelong staple for everybody’s sports viewing needs but that have made their way into the pub trivia scene and we couldn’t be more stoked. Kicking off Wednesdays at 7.30pm you and your crew can play a round of trivia while smashing a $14.90 Parmi, accompanied with $8.90 pints and jam jars to help you celebrate your victory (or drown your sorrows). Pub trivia at Sporting Globe is not without some seriously sweet prizes, including a $100 voucher to whoever team is crowned Sporting Globes Trivia kings.
You can find The Sporting Globe at 75-177 Ryrie St, Geelong

Piano Bar

If classic pub trivia isn’t your style Piano Bar might be the place for you. Hosting regular drag trivia nights at the Geelong venue. Piano Bar trivia nights are hosted by the ever-iconic Sasha Starr. Bookings are essential for this one, and you can head to their socials to find the dates for their upcoming Piano Bar trivia nights.
Piano Bar Geelong is located at 90-92 Little Malop St, Geelong