About The Brown Hilll Pub Established in 1861 the Brown Hill Hotel is one of the oldest Hotels in Ballarat. It is situated on the Yarrowee Creek next to one of the three permanent waterholes along the Creek length.
It is at the foot of Brown Hill, and from the 1861 geological map appears to be in the same location as the present hotel, 385 Humffray Street North.
The Brown Hill Hotel is located in Ballarat’s northern region less than two minutes from the Western Freeway – Daylesford [C292] exit. It is located next to Brown Hill Reserve which includes a great modern kids playground, the Brown Hill Cricket Oval and Brown Hill Swimming Pool.
Situated on the northern end of Humffray Street, the Brown Hill Hotel offers an array of facilities and entertainment areas for everyone to enjoy.
For customers looking for something to eat, make sure you dine in our large 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


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 bar 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.