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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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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.



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.