Established in 1861, the Brown Hill Hotel is one of Ballarat’s oldest Hotels. It is situated on the Yarrowee Creek next to one of the three permanent waterholes along the Creek length.
The Brown Hill Hotel offers all who visit the experience of a tradional Local Pub. You can enjoy a cold beer in the sports bar or out on the deck which over looks the creek and Monte Cristo Reserve.
For customers looking for something to eat, make sure you dine in our family friendly bistro. We’ve got all your pub favourites, kids’ meals and regular specials to keep the whole family happy!


Our bistro offers traditional and classic meals in cozy comfortable family friendly surrounds. We cater for couples, families, groups and functions
Our dedicated kitchen team are constantly sourcing local & seasonal produce from Ballarat and regional areas to deliver the freshest ingredients for your memorable dining experience
Friendly and qualified kitchen staff are always happy to accommodate your dietary requirements


We are a favourite with the locals and those passing through…

– Cold Beer –
– Friendly Atmosphere –
– Weekly Member prize draws –
– Great meals in the bistro or public bar –
– Full TAB, Trackside & Sportsbet facilities –
– Pool Table-
– Great outdoor deck –
– BottleShop –

…so why not drop in today?


Our sports bar in Ballarat offers a relaxed and friendly environment, perfect for catching up with friends or a relaxing drink. Our bar also features KENO & TAB facilities, full sports bar with multiple screens for sports & racing as well as regular social and sporting events.
Place your bets across thoroughbred, greyhound and harness racing in Australia or across the world. Our state of the art TAB has trackside betting, mystery betting and 2 EBT’s (self service) for your convenience. For the sports fans, TAB Sportsbet Ballarat is offering fixed odds betting on a wide range of sports.


Krista and Mike Harvey took over management of The Brown Hill Hotel in April 2018.
Their aim is for you to feel welcome and get a cold beer & drinks in a friendly atmosphere. The meals are traditional pub fare using fresh local ingredients.
Come and visit Your Local Ballarat Pub today. 


The Brown Hill Hotel Ballarat provides live entertainment regularly along with trivia nights and special sporting events live. See whats coming