Australian wanderlust has been reignited in a brand new way, and we are spending more time than ever exploring our own backyard.
The Albury Wodonga region, full of natural Australian beauty and great foodie hot spots, is the perfect spot for anyone looking for a getaway.
Packed to the rafters with small-town charm, country hospitality and with craft beers, cocktails and local wines galore, these top bars and pubs in Albury Wodonga are well worth a visit.
Our favourite pub in Albury and a beloved local favourite, Public House is a great place to stop in for some local hospitality. The team behind the Public House are passionate about championing local craft beer, regional wine and locally-grown seasonal produce. They’ve got a happy hour (of course!) but they’ve also got some amazing unique specials like mini $6 martinis every Wednesday from 6pm-8pm, two for one pizzas all day Thursday and live music all night from Thursday to Saturday. With all your favourite pub feeds, great lunch specials and a downright exhaustive list of signature cocktails, this truly might be the best pub in Albury Wodonga.
491 Dean Street, Albury
Local boy and legendary chef, David Kapay, is responsible for bringing fine dining to the Albury Wodonga region. His restaurant, Miss Amelie, is absolutely stellar and he’s keeping his streak going with Little Miss, one of the best bars in Albury Wodonga. Serving up a mix of classic and custom cocktails you’ll want to stay for more than a couple of drinks. The most intriguing drink on the menu is undoubtedly the Black Forest made with spiced rum, Chambord, chocolate liquor and cream. The best part? Miss Amelie is right next door. Dinner and drinks anyone?
Station Building, 46 Elgin Boulevard, Wodonga VIC
Another gorgeous local pub in Albury, The Bended Elbow is the perfect place for those looking for a classic pub feed and an ice-cold beer. Located on Dean Street, this pub is right in the heart of the Albury city centre and a great option for sightseers looking to drop in for a quick drink.
480 Dean Street, Albury NSW
Down a Melbourne-esque laneway in the heart of Albury, Temperance and General is one of the best bars in Albury. With a tapas-style share plate menu, an art deco interior, an extensive wine list and 30 cocktails on the menu, Temperance and General is the perfect place for a tipple.
AMP Lane, Albury NSW
Beer, parmas, trivia nights - what more could you want in a local pub? This Albury establishment has over 100 beers and ciders on deck from major brands and bespoke craft breweries alike. On the food front you can expect crispy pork knuckle bao buns, mac and cheese balls and, of course, your classic burgers and parmas.
491 Kiewa Street, Albury NSW
The Goods Shed is Wodonga’s answer for a good time. The bar boasts an extensive and rotating range of tap beers from the world’s best craft breweries. Their menu is also full of great feeds that all pair perfectly with beer, from pizza and pasta to bar snacks and burgers. The Goods Shed has everything you’ll need for a properly good sesh.
1/71 Church Street, Wodonga VIC
This cool bar and barbershop is known for its underground vibes and live music scene. Perfect for a lingering evening with friends, the modern gentleman can come in for a fresh fade and stay for a whiskey neat or two. Beyond the whiskey offering, the drinks list is filled with a great mix of wines, brews and cocktails, and their delicious snack menu pairs well.
464 Smollett Street, Albury NSW
A local favourite watering hole in Albury Wodonga, Albury Brewhouse is all about brews, beats and good times. At this craft brewery, you can expect the taps flowing and live music bringing the party atmosphere each weekend. And even though the beer is the main attraction, they serve up local wines and cocktails on tap too! If you’re visiting the region, this brewery is an absolute must-visit.
618 Dean Street, Albury NSW
More than just a pub, Huon Hill Hotel is the local hangout. With multiple bars, lounges, dining spots and outdoor terraces, Huon Hill Hotel is your one-stop dining and entertainment destination. Their food offering across the hotel is absolutely delectable and their bars pour a range of beers, ciders and an amazing variety of wines by the glass and by the bottle.
48 Reid Street, Corner Havelock Street, Wodonga VIC