The Lion Hotel

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The Blog

Keep up to date with everything happening at The Lion.

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The Art of Glass

Originally from New Zealand, George Agius has travelled around the world honing her skills in the art of glass.
After studying at Wanganui Glass School in New Zealand, George moved to Canada to complete a Bachelor of Fine Arts at the Alberta College of Art and Design in Calgary in 2011. She then relocated to Adelaide to begin her two year associate training program in the Glass Studio at the Jam Factory Contemporary Craft and Design. George is now a full time practising artist at the Jam Factory.

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Kick Start Sundays Feature Artist...John Engelhardt

Join us at 1pm on Sunday 7th February in the courtyard at The Lion as we welcome talented illustrator John Engelhardt to The Lion.
John is a unique illustrator, animator, art director, production designer and artist. Best known for his work with Australian hip hop band the Hilltop Hoods, John has been their exclusive illustrator since 1996 designing album covers, illustrating and directing music videos for the group.

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Kick Start Sundays

We’re always hearing reports of Adelaide’s talented young professionals and entrepreneurs being lured interstate and overseas due to the lack of local support. So we’ve decided to lend our support and give them a helping hand.

This is our chance to give back to our patrons, locals and the broader community and share the goodwill with the next generation of Adelaide’s shining stars.

On the first Sunday of each month we’ll collaborate with a local Adelaide artist, designer, craftsman or entrepreneur to help kick start their career.

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Contact

161 Melbourne Street North Adelaide
South Australia 5006
P
08 8367 0222
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History

From brewing beginnings to a modern enterprise,
The Lion is one of South Australia's most iconic buildings. 

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Built in 1871, the Lion Brewery was a modern masterpiece of its time. It reflected the vibrant growth of South Australia and was known for producing quality, specially crafted beer.

Today, The Lion seamlessly blends contemporary architecture with the heritage fabric of the building to deliver The Lion experience that patrons know and love.