The AFL Grand Final has arguably become Australia's most important sporting event. It is said to have the largest attendance, metropolitan television audience and attracts the interest of a broad group of people from all over the world. It is often associated with Australian culture and identity and this year in Victoria it is preceded by a public holiday, so you can attend the Grand Final parade.
Look out for some great all day deals at these exclusive and stylish pubs on grand final day.
Now that is unique
You are invited to come celebrate the end of the footy final year in style. From 11am the Prahan Hotel will bring the day alive with over 20 screens to catch all the action. Snare a table in the restaurant for lunch for $50pp (inclusive of a 2-course set menu) and the table is yours for the day or secure your place in the newly renovated Upton Bar (includes a 4-hour drink and canapés package) for $100pp.
The Bridge Hotel, is famous for its special day parties and is planning a screamer of a day. The doors will be open as wide as Cloke's shots for a goal this year at 10am, with a breakfast BBQ from 10am-12pm. Watch all the action in the hotel's famous laneway with a Jumbo Tron TV erected and streaming all the action.
Plan to stay all day. Bookings in the bistro are available from 12pm and include a 2-course menu for $50pp. As Brucey Mac would say, it's gunna be 'delicious'!
To Book: Call (03) 9429-5734
The stunning Richmond Hotel
RICHMOND CLUB HOTEL
Located just one drop punt away from the MCG, this sprawling three level venue has ample space for the masses. For those who are really keen, the doors open at 8am for a pre match feed or to nab the best position and settle in for the day.
Fuel up with an $85pp belly liner brekkie and 3 hour drink package. Either join the herd on the stroll to the MCG, or sit back and enjoy the battle that stops a nation on 17 screens. For those still in the mood, you can kick on with our live acoustic following the Norm Smith.
To Book: Call (03) 9428-6722
The grand old lady of Abbotsford is lacing up her footy boots and getting ready for this year's AFL Grand Final Day. With 17 screens, you won't miss a minute of the action. For $55pp you can have a delectable 2-course menu in the dining room. Stay as long as you please. With a DJ following the Norm Smith, expect the celebrations to go well into the night.