The Crown Hotel
Regulars of The Crown Hotel in Lutwyche will know that the 140-year-old pub was in dire need of an update—but no longer. Hospitality group Australian Venue Co has stepping in and given the old girl a multi-million dollar makeover, and the venue is now almost unrecognisable, featuring a stylish new bistro, sleek sports bar and stunning new beer garden, with new menus to match.
Don't worry all the original charm is gone—the transformation has kept the pub's heritage and character intact, while turning it into somewhere that you'll happily head to for mid-week dinners, Sunday beers and special occasions alike. Designed to be a neighbourhood hangout, the pub's new menu reflects the casual charm of the refurbished venue, featuring top notch pub classics alongside trendy share plates. So whether you want a classic chicken parmy or a bunch of share plates like fried halloumi and beef tartare, you'll find it here, with vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free options to boot.
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