The Australian Hotel & Brewery is the community pub of the Hills where mateship is celebrated, craft beer is enjoyed, and friendly service is provided. Home to the Australian Brewery local beer, serving award-winning, hand-crafted brews onsite, matched with locally sourced pub classics.

A true community-centric venue to celebrate social and exceptional entertainment experiences. Fit with unique indoor and outdoor public bars, a spacious TAB and Sports Lounge, Bistro and alfresco dining areas, and a variety of function and event spaces. The best part, an onsite Brewery where you will relish in a true cellar-door experience right in the heart of the Hills. 

Live Music


Australian rock band Thirsty Merc have been patiently waiting these last two years for the chance to get back on the road and play live again…and now the time has come! Thirsty Merc announce a new album and tour that will see the guys get back on the tour bus and back on stage, performing their much loved hits alongside songs from their new album CELEBRATION.




Calling all trivia buffs, walking encyclopaedias and self proclaimed know-it-alls!

Join the Brewery team every Wednesday night for a good feed, a crafty brew and 2 hours of Trivia rivalry as teams battle it out! Free to play with prizes to be won every week!

Registration from 6:45pm
First round: 7:15pm
Location: The Loft (Upstairs)



Welcome to the bistro, classic pub-style food with some exciting chef's specials updated every week.

To guarantee everyone in the community can have the best possible experience back at the Brewery we ask for your help to book online via the button below before visiting the venue.

Trading Hours:
Monday to Thursday: 11am - 9pm
Friday and Saturday: 11am - 9:30pm
Sunday: 11am - 9pm




A large playland suitable for kids of all ages with a mix of safe hard and soft play equipment, colouring activities and puzzles to keep the kids engaged. Located adjacent to the Australian Hotel & Brewery Bistro for parents to enjoy a coffee and fresh slice from the viewing area.

View our Hops Playland Party Packages or contact our Functions & Events Team today on (02) 9679 4555 to discuss your booking.

Hops Playland Hours: 10am-10pm 


With large function and event spaces that are quintessentially Australian, there are spaces to suit all group types from 40 – 300 guests or 1,400 for exclusive Hotel use. The Australian Hotel & Brewery is the perfect spot for your next social celebration, delivered by our passionate and experienced team. 

Complete the enquiry form below to discuss your event with our Functions & Events Team

The Australian Hotel Brewery Atrium


A beautifully spacious space with high ceilings, and a lavish in-house garden that basques in the glow of natural light.

Capacity: 180

The Australian Hotel Brewery Bistro


A versatile space with a private bar and a spacious balcony overlooking the Sports Bar, it's perfect for smaller gatherings

Capacity: 60

The Australian Hotel Brewery Loft


With a private bar, sound system and dance floor, The Loft is the perfect environment to host the ultimate celebration.. 

Capacity: 300

The Australian Hotel Brewery Bistro


The social hub of the Australian Hotel & Brewery, perfect for those casual gatherings of up to 40 guests.

Capacity: 40

The Australian Hotel Brewery PlayLand


Offering full visibility to the main bistro and equipped with enough table seating for the whole family - Hops Playland is the perfect place to enjoy a casual meal with the kids or to celebrate that special occasion!

Capacity: 40



Do you charge a room hire fee?
Yes, we charge a room hire for our private spaces
The room hire includes:
5 hour room hire
Host, Bar and Wait staff
A/V usage
Linen (if applicable)
Set up and Packdown
What is a minimum spend?
A minimum spend is the amount that must be met on food and beverage purchases. Our minimum spend is required to be prepaid.
Additional costs such as Service Charge, theming, security, AV etc is not included in the minimum spend.
Does the room hire get removed if I meet the minimum spend?
The room hire is a separate cost that covers Room Hire (5 Hours), Bartender (5 Hours – If Applicable), Function Planning, Venue Liaison during your function, Audio Visual requirements, Linen & Setup. Room hire will be charged in addition to the Minimum Spend.
Do you place a tentative hold on spaces?
Yes, we allow for a 7 day tentative hold to be placed on enquires - this is dependent on other incoming enquiries and the timeframe of the event.
Is a deposit required to secure my booking? What if I change my mind after I’ve paid it?
Yes, we require a $400 deposit on all private function bookings. Deposits are non-refundable upon payment should you choose to cancel your function.
Do you allow BYO food or drinks?
We are a fully licensed pub, therefore we do not allow BYO.
Can minors attend my function?
Minors are welcome to attend provided they are accompanied by a responsible adult at all times. Minors are not permitted in the hotel after 11pm.
Do you do 18ths?
The Australian Hotel and Brewery cannot cater towards 18th birthdays. This is due to one or more factors, the main one being the extensive licensing issues these high risk events cause for our venue.
What is the dress code?
The Australian Brewery is a relaxed and casual venue, as is our dress code.
We do however not allow the following:
Clothing with offensive language or designs
Gang clothing
Offensive or gang related tattoos
Can we bring our own cake?
Yes, you may. We can even provide you with a knife and plates to serve it FREE of charge. Alternatively, we can cut and plate your cake for an additional fee.
Do you have a courtesy bus?
No, we do not have a courtesy bus. However, we are a 10 minute UBER ride from the closest station.


Air Conditioning
Disability Access
Internet Access
Free Parking Available
Smoking Areas
Open Plan Space
Audio Visual Equipment
WIFI Access
Near Public Transport
Outdoor Space
Ceremony On Site
Dance Floor
VIP Lounge


Birthday Party Milestones
Third Party AV Companies
DIY Theming
Alcoholic Events
21st Birthdays
18th Birthdays
Underage Events
BYO Food/Drink
Outside Catering
NO Glitter/Confetti


Function Enquiry
Functions Guide
Celebration Of Life


With bars like no other in the Hills district, the Australian Hotel & Brewery 's Sports Lounge boasts a giant high definition LED screen to showcase the finest sporting moments. Surrounded by multiple screens to ensure you don't miss a minute of your favourite game, race or event.

Embracing the authentic Australian chatacter the Australian Hotel & Brewery is known for, the Sports Lounge is complimented by an easily accessible outdoor TAB space with KENO. 



Twenty years ago six brothers from Sydney with a passion for craft beer and hospitality started taking small steps towards creating a range of signature Australian craft brews. Along the way, steps have become giant leaps as consistently the Australian Brewery beers continue to win internationally recognised awards, all whilst delivering to the public nationwide.

Led by our Head Brewer, Daniel Shaw where his dedication, hard work and creativity are demonstrated in every Australian Brewery beer you drink. Discover more about our award winning beers and ciders.

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Kids with Cancer $26,909.73
Full Stop $7,798.08
Rouse Hill RFS $5,698.30
Youth Off The Streets $4,873.67
Foster Care Angels $3,198.16
Fit Kidz Foundation $2,093.82
Hills United FC $671.85
Kenthurst Netball $530.65
Rouse Hill Rhino's Junior Rugby League Club $471.68
Total $52,245.94

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The Australian Hotel & Brewery is home to one of Sydney's premier VIP Lounges. The Dragons Lounge is open till late, 7 days a week where our hosts are committed to ensuring your experience is always exceptional, friendly and safe.


When you work for the Australian Hotel & Brewery, you're part of the family. We are commited to delivering exceptional customer service, combined with a unique Brewery experience. You’ll work in a multifaceted hospitality business where your experience will not just provide you a job, but a platform from which to launch your hospitality career.

If you are interested in a career in this exciting industry, apply below or contact us today on (02) 9679 4555 for a confidential chat. 

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ContacT Us

Australian Hotel & Brewery
350 Annangrove Road
Rouse Hill NSW 2155

P: 02 9679 4555
E: enquiries@australianhotelbrewery.com.au
Opening Hours
Monday 10:00 am 3:00 am
Tuesday 10:00 am 3:00 am
Wednesday 10:00 am 3:00 am
Thursday 10:00 am 3:00 am
Friday 10:00 am 3:00 am
Saturday 10:00 am 3:00 am
Sunday 10:00 am 12:00 am