Come for the drinks, stay for the character

The face of the Portarlington Grand Hotel; the Front Bar is where the magic happens.

You don’t need to be a local to feel at home and soak up the atmosphere here.

Explore the extraordinary selection of drinks and savour a warm country town welcome like no other. 

Everyone’s a local at the Front Bar

Meet the locals, tell a yarn

Casual dining or perhaps a seafood platter

Friendly Staff that know you by name

Work your way through the local wine list

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If we don't get to the phone in time, leave a message and we will get back to you as soon as we can.
If you are walking by, don't hesitate to pop your head in to make a future booking as well.

Click Here for our full opening hours

Bistro and front bar open for lunch & dinner. wed to sun



front bar open for drinks & gourmet platters

on monday & tuesday 11.30- 7pm



not open christmas day 




Food & Drink Packages

Looking to treat someone special? Consider a grand gift voucher. Let the lucky recipient decide their own destiny to experience at the Portarlington Grand Hotel

Cruise direct from Melbourne to Portarlington, with a glass of wine in hand as you cross the bay with Port Phillip Ferries. Arrive in town to enjoy a stay in one of our boutique balcony rooms and dine and drink in our beautiful venue.

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