Corner of Mair & Pleasant Streets. Ballarat.
Phone 03 5332 1155

(03) 5332 1155

Happy Hour

Phone: (03) 5332 1155

1321 Mair Street
(Cnr Mair and Pleasant St Sth)
Ballarat. 3350


Positioned perfectly in between Ballarat’s main thoroughfare the iconic lake Wendouree, and the historic City Oval.

The City Oval Hotel has a long history as a warm and friendly destination for travellers and locals alike. Today, it’s a lovingly renovated historic local hotel complete with warm fires, a relaxed atmosphere and a modern pub menu in a relaxing restaurant with a range of Beers, Ales, and Wines from around the world served from a traditional pub bar with warm friendly service and honest value.






The City Oval Hotel’s menu is a fresh take on modern pub dining, traditional pub veterans side by side, with new exciting flavours and seasonal chef specials.

Wherever possible, our seafood is sourced from sustainable Australian waters and local produce is used to ensure the finest and freshest tastes in our restaurant meals.

Lunch Menu  (11:30 – 2:30 only) Dinner Menu (11:30 – 2:30 & 6:00 – 9:00pm)


We are constantly striving to provide a enlightening and responsible drinking experience with an exciting choice to explore, or if you just need to wash away the working day.

We enjoy a broad range of craft ales, traditional beers and ciders and wines from all of this country’s famous wine regions.

Open 7 days per week  (11am – 11pm)


With a choice of 3 spaces for your private or corporate function, the City Oval Hotel can tailor the perfect space for your perfect celebration or event. Birthdays, anniversary’s and corporate meetings are our specialty, with special and custom packages available for all budgets.


Premiers Room

An elegant room filled with natural light by day and a warm atmosphere by night, enjoy a wonderful ambience to your function.

To enquire or book your private or corporate
function Click Here.

Choose from three different styles for your function:

  • Seated - 48 guests
  • Theatre - 50 guests
  • Cocktail - 80 guests

Regatta Room

This room is perfectly suited to a smaller event, with a fresh and bright outlook. It’s perfect for corporate get-togethers or private gatherings.

To enquire or book your private or corporate
function Click Here.

Choose from three different styles for your function:

  • Seated – 25 guests
  • Theatrette – 35 guests
  • Cocktail – 50 guests

Entire Venue

For extra special occasions, private functions, or larger events, the entire Hotel venue can be booked with our staff catering to your every need.

For more info or to enquire via
our Functions Co-ordinator
Robert Gayton Click Here.

  • or Phone: 5332 1155



1321 Mair Street
(Cnr Mair and Pleasant Streets)
Ballarat. Victoria. 3350
Phone:  (03) 5332 1155
Fax:  (03) 5333 4459

We’re located opposite the City Oval and 100 metres from Lake Wendouree. Come in for a bevvie!


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— ALL MEALS $10 —

Fish and chips
Minute Steak with Chips & Salad
Sausage & Mash
Ham & Cheese Pizza
Chicken Schnitzel with Chips & Salad
Ice Cream & Topping $5

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