The interior includes open fireplaces, lounge chairs, a dining area, and a beer garden. Seating also includes booths, benches, and longer tables for large groups. This pub is popular with the relaxed locals and their friends.
[ADVERT]DJs play an eclectic mix of funk, soul, blues, and jazz music throughout the week. A trivia competition is sometimes held on a Wednesday nights, and solo artists and bands perform on weekends. Board games and a pool table are available for free, and families are welcome. A kids menu is also available.
The great weekday specials are $10 and under. One of the most popular on the schedule is Tuesday nights, with $10 beef, cajun chicken, or haloumi burger with chips. A $9.99 kangaroo and wine offer is provided on Mondays. There are some great, cheap vegetarian options including the tofu, cauliflower and potato with couscous, and the veggie nachos with salsa, guacamole and sour cream. Monday to Friday also has $15 jugs before 6pm, and this option is popular with the after-work crowd.
The Sporting Club Hotel caters for functions, and has a private room for free which can hold up to 40 people. There are larger areas including outdoor spaces where you can hold bigger parties.
This venue is on Tram Route 19, at Stop 20, on the corner of Weston Street, and a train station is nearby. Parking can be difficult on Sydney Road, although limited parking is available at Barkly Square across from the Sporting Club Hotel.