The Workers Club
A quintessential corner pub with a band room that pumps most nights of the week.
The Workers Club is a classic Northside pub in front and a rollicking music party out the back, with a band room that's been known to jump with live gigs most nights of the week. This one's long been a champion of emerging Aussie acts, especially those of the rock, punk and hip hop persuasion, and has played host to Australia-wide tours and more intimate local EP launches alike.
These days, you can even grab a dinner-and-a-show ticket to most gigs, which gets you both band room entry and a cheeky pre-show parma or burger in the dining room. Elsewhere on the menu proper, you'll find more classic pub grub, including a hefty signature steak sanga ($24), a southern fried chicken burger on brioche ($22) and a suite of cracking vegan options.
The corner pub is rocking a comfy old-school front bar, complete with a tap-list full of favourites and big screens showing the footy, as well as a cosy beer garden for al fresco pints in between sets. And outside of the live tunes, the Workers is almost just as famous for its Tuesday night rock and pop culture trivia, and a student-friendly Monday situation featuring cheap drinks, food specials and free DJ sets.
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