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Sunday Music Sessions at The Three Brothers Arms Hotel

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by Karen Ross (subscribe)
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Published August 17th 2019
Live music, local wine and tempting bar snacks
Less than 50 minutes from Adelaide, and only 40 minutes from Goolwa, lies the tiny town of Macclesfield. It's a pretty town in a picturesque setting with lots of lovely walking opportunities nearby. Crystal Lake Park offers a short walking trail with sculptures to admire along the way, there is a 1.4km Heritage Walk centred around the Main Street and there are several longer hiking trails further afield.

Sculptures at Crystal Lake
Sculptures at Crystal Lake


Another feature Macclesfield has to offer is The Three Brothers Arms Hotel. It's a historic hotel, dating back to 1841, in fact, it claims to be the oldest existing hotel in the Adelaide Hills.

The Three Brothers Arms Hotel
The Three Brothers Arms Hotel


The main area of the hotel boasts not one but two open fireplaces inside to keep customers warm and toasty when it's too chilly to sit outside in the beer garden. The Goatshead Baaa is right next door, is just as cosy and has its own open fireplace.

Goat
Resident goat at The Three Brothers Arms


The ambience is reminiscent of an English pub with its stone walls, dark timber beams and friendly folk.

Friendly locals at The Three Brothers Arms
Friendly locals at The Three Brothers Arms


There's a friendly resident dog called 'Ranger' too.

'Ranger' resident pub dog. The Three Brothers Arms
'Ranger', resident pub dog.


The bar (baaa) hosts live music every Sunday afternoon between 2pm and 5pm as well as regular Friday night events. When I visited The Bobkatz were playing cool jazz tunes as they do on the third Sunday of each month.

The Bobkatz at The Three Brothers Arms
The Bobkatz at The Three Brothers Arms


Second and fourth Sundays of each month are 'open mic' sessions while first Sundays (and fifth) are a bit of a surprise - but always good.

Live music at Three Brothers
Live music at Three Brothers


There's a sophisticated system involving an umbrella that is lowered from the ceiling between sets to garner tips for performing musicians.

The Three Brothers Arms umbrella
The Three Brothers Arms umbrella


The menu offers traditional pub fare including its famous 'Three Brothers Arms Steak Burger' which is well priced at $18 as well as everyone's favourite schnitzels with a range of tasty toppings to choose from. Pizzas are available all day and are a popular choice in the Goatshead Baaa along with potato wedges and pizza bread in various flavours. These make perfect bar snacks to accompany a beer or glass of local wine from Longview winery in Macclesfield or others in the Adelaide Hills.

Pizza at the Goatshead Baaa
Pizza at the Goatshead Baaa


The Three Brothers Arms is a welcoming hotel bursting with character. A Sunday walk followed by drinks, snacks and music here might be just the thing to round off your weekend.

The Three Brothers Arms Hotel in the Adelaide Hills
The Three Brothers Arms Hotel in the Adelaide Hills
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Why? Drop in for drinks, snacks and music after a Sunday walk
When: Sundays 2pm-5pm
Phone: 83889265
Where: 40-42 Venables Street, Macclesfield. South Australia.
Cost: All day pizzas from $16
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