The Lion Hotel

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Keep up to date with everything happening at The Lion.

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The Perfect Christmas Gift.

With just over six weeks (yes, just 6 weeks!) until Christmas we're sharing the love spreading some festive cheer. Thanks to our good friends at Yalumba we're giving away six bottles of Yalumba's 2012 'The Signature' Cabernet Sauvignon Shiraz, personally signed by Robert Hill-Smith. Beautifully presented in a gift box, it would make the perfect Christmas gift.

For your chance to win simply purchase a Lion Hotel Gift Voucher or order a glass (or bottle) of 'The Signature' over lunch or dinner in the Restaurant. Drop your business card in the entry box and you're in the running to win. The competition starts on Tuesday 10th November and finishes on Friday 18th December.

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Lion Events. Leading The Way in SA.

Once daylight savings starts and the days get longer it’s a sure sign that the social end of the year is fast approaching. Everyone’s talking about the Melbourne Cup winner, staff Christmas parties, social club events, New Year’s Eve celebrations and catching up with friends.

This is the time of year we love. Our award winning events team (we’ve been awarded Best Events in SA at four of the last five Australian Hotels Association ‘Awards for Excellence’) are as busy as Santa’s little helpers weaving their magic to create a truly memorable event that your guest will remember for all the right reasons.

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Spring Fling

Spring is here with a bang in true Adelaide style and we really know how to make the most of these lazy sunny days and gorgeous balmy nights. Come and try our divine Tempura Battered Line Caught K.I. Garfish with fries and salad plus a Peroni or Sauvignon Blanc to sweeten the deal.

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Melbourne Cup

Melbourne Cup at The Lion is all about the food and the fashion. Book now to be where all the action is on the biggest day of the spring racing calendar. Contact us now on the enquiry tab below or call us 8367 0222.



161 Melbourne Street North Adelaide
South Australia 5006
08 8367 0222
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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.