Want somewhere a little bit different to go on a Friday night? The Magill Club incorporates a bar, beer garden and dining area with definite retro appeal.
Even though this may be the first time you have ever heard of it, the Magill Club has actually been around since 1953. Coming here for the first time you may be unsure if you have found the right place. It is definitely off the beaten track, a left turn off Magill Road just before you head into the hills. Find a park on narrow Uren street and head under the green awning and you have made it into the Magill Club. Don't be surprised if someone comes up and introduces themselves. Everyone seems to know everyone here and kids and adults alike are welcome. The other members and staff are also extremely friendly and the atmosphere is relaxed and comfortable.
A glass of pale Ale
If you want to become a member of the Magill Club you will get a few perks, such as a discount on drinks and entrance to some special events throughout the year. This will set you back $25 or only $15 for pensioners. I am told that many people become members on their first visit here.
The Magill Club is open 7 days a week and often has different dinner specials. Check out the offerings on the noticeboard just to the left of the entrance. On Friday nights they have a buffet BBQ which is very good value at $8 for a great choice of salads, meats and of course chips. Don't let your eyes deceive your stomach though as waste is frowned upon and you are encouraged to eat all that you take (which is an excellent idea in my opinion). Raffles are also held at the club regularly and you can also keep yourself entertained with the pool table or large screen TV showing in one area. There are toys to keep children busy as well.
After dinner your kids might also be lucky enough to get a free ice-block which is given out by one of the helpers. A nice little treat that shows what a friendly place you have found.