Are you the one in your group who has all this extra knowledge about anything and everything? Don’t let it go to waste! Drag your friends down to a riveting trivia night and show off all your knowledge about the hundreds of movies and TV shows you’ve watched over the years. Not to mention, all those ‘fun facts’ that you’ve learnt and are very keen to share.
So spend your weekdays discussing possible correct answers to win a prize or two. Let’s be honest, it’s time to get social… so grab your mates, your buzzing brain and head down to one of these locations for the ultimate trivia night! All that time watching Netflix is finally coming to use…
The Corner Hotel
57 Swan Street, Richmond
Located in the heart of Richmond, The Corner Hotel is a landmark favourite celebrating food, music and sport while especially being renowned for their showcase of live music performances.
The Corner Hotel plays host to weekly rooftop trivia nights with the topic Rock and Pop Culture Trivia! There are quizzes and quirky questions to be answered for some rocking prizes. A $20 trivia meal deal is also optional! You can get a pot, fizz or glass of wine with a parma or vegetarian pasta dish to get you thinking.
Every Wednesday night from 7.30pm. Table bookings are strongly recommended!
The Grosvenor Hotel
10 Brighton Road, Saint Kilda East
An iconic Melbourne venue, The Grosvenor Hotel caters for all kinds of occasions including birthday parties in their function rooms to family dinners or even just casual drinks. An industrial bar with a chic décor that serves bistro food and fine wine.
Who doesn’t love a good old game of Bingo? Well, The Grosvenor Hotel has bingo (with a twist) on Monday nights from 7pm. Don’t worry, they haven’t forgotten about your stomach by serving $15 burgers. Bingo and burgers? Yes please!
Then, join Funky Bunch with the funkiest kind of trivia on Wednesday nights with the addition of $15 parmas. Entry is absolutely free! There are even prizes to be won… ($150 first prize!)
The Rochester Hotel
202 Johnston Street, Fitzroy
A local favourite Fitzroy bar, The Rochester Hotel has it all. A dog-friendly pub with cocktails, local wine, craft beers in addition to the pool table, beer garden in the courtyard and a fireplace for those chilly winter nights. Whether you’re looking to indulge in some nibbles or need a hearty meal, this pub will cater to your every craving with locally sourced produce around Victoria.
Get down to The Rochey for Funky Bunch trivia every Tuesday night! Why? $10 burgers, $15 jugs, and prizes to be won…Need I say more?
660A Glenferrie Road, Hawthorn
Holy Moly… we’ve found Hawthorn’s once or twice refurbished bar! Formerly known as Cheers, it has the greatest appeal to the latest 20-something year olds. A sports bar and nightclub all rolled into one with quirky features left, right and centre. In addition, $5 pizzas can be ordered to satisfy every pizza craving with your pocket change.
Need something to do on a Wednesday night? Well, Holy Moly have their Shit Pub Trivia to get you thinking (and eating) so make sure to head down with your mates!
The National Hotel
344 Victoria Street, Richmond
The National Hotel is a modernised bar that caters to all walks of life with classic cocktails and a pan-Asian range of dishes. It features five separate indoor and outdoor areas for guests to get away from their busy lifestyle and to purely relax, eat and drink.
If you’re up for some shenanigans, good laughs and good drinks, then a Cards Against Humanity night is just what you need! Ideal group sizes are 5 to 8 and bookings are essential! Additionally, there are $15 dinner specials!
The Penny Black
420 Sydney Road, Brunswick
Located in the heart of Sydney Road, The Penny Black offers casual afternoon drinks to home-style dinners to local band performances – it’s something for everyone! There is a variety of food and drink choices to select from which can be enjoyed in the beer garden in the courtyard.
They host free trivia nights every Thursday night from 8pm at the Front Bar. Additionally, there are DJ’s in the Royale Beer Garden if you’re feeling like showing off a dance move or two.
120 Johnston Street, Fitzroy
George’s Bar, renowned after Jason Alexander’s character from the famous American sitcom Seinfeld, is dedicated to anything and everything George Constanza related. With $5 toasties and classic cocktails, this Fitzroy bar has it all. There are even signed posters, quotes and comfy booths to have a memorable night.
Seinfeld fan? You can quote every line and want to be more like George? Ever gotten yourself into an Elaine dance-off with your gang? Well, George’s Bar has you covered. Trivia is on Wednesday nights at 7pm!
MR5/3 Southgate Avenue, Southbank
If you feel like visiting Munich but don’t want to pay those expensive flight tickets, then Hophaus will be perfect for you. A reinvention of the Bavarian Bier Halls, Hophaus provides German culture along with views of the Yarra River. With an abundance of beers, you’ll surely have to try out their famous Bratwurst or Wiener Schnitzel.
Trivia is held on the last Wednesday of every month at 6.30pm. Free entry with prizes to be won. There are new themes every month so make sure to check out their social media to find out the theme! Register your team by contacting the venue.
472 Church Street, Cremorne
Maeve Fox is one of Melbourne’s hidden cocktail bars that exudes a sense of luxury with its décor and ambience. It features a fireplace and luxurious booth seating with views of the city. There are 3 different areas to sip on cocktails or for after work drinks.
Trivia nights are on Thursday nights from 7pm. So don’t miss out and head to Maeve Fox this Thursday!
The Palace Hotel
893 Burke Road, Camberwell
A local favourite situated in Camberwell, The Palace Hotel caters to a diverse crowd with a great bistro and pizza menu, a variety of beers and ciders on tap, live entertainment and pool tables. It conveys a relaxing atmosphere to be enjoyed for a casual lunch for a hearty pub meal, after work drinks or enjoying live music.
There are free trivia nights on Monday from 7.30pm with exciting prizes to be won. It’s a ‘must-do’ experience to show off your knowledge with lots of questions, music and audience participation. Along with trivia, there are $15 porterhouse steaks for dinner!
By Sahar Nessar