THE BEST BARS AND PUBS IN PORT MACQUARIE
Published Australian Traveller - 07 September 2020 . By Eliza Sholly
A bunch of new (and old) drinking dens are spicing things up in Port Macquarie, offering holidaymakers plenty of options for bar-hopping in this coastal town.
From boutique bars serving natural wine, to sunset cocktails in Mediterranean-inspired surrounds to a brewery worth 150 awards, here are eight of the best bars and pubs in Port Macquarie.
UNHAPPY HOUR: Publican serves free beer to 90 of his staff after sacking them as he is forced to close his business due to strict coronavirus social-distancing rules
Published Daily Mail Australia - 24 March 2020
A pub owner has thrown open his bar to devastated staff he had to lay off and other jobseekers hours before it was forced to close due to the coronavirus lockdown.
CORONAVIRUS SEES PUB ON THE NSW MID NORTH COAST PUT ON LAST DRINKS FOR THOSE WHO'VE LOST THEIR JOBS
Published ABC Mid North Coast - 23 March 2020
The owner of a number of venues around the coastal town of Port Macquarie on the NSW Mid North Coast took to social media overnight, inviting those who had lost their jobs to come and responsibly drink his kegs dry.
SETTLERS INN FINALIST FOR REGIONAL HOTEL OF THE YEAR
Port Macquarie’s Settlers Inn is regarded as one of the city’s top pubs but it could soon be up there with the state’s best. The pub was nominated alongside a list of others from the region for several big awards.
How is your business planning for the future growth of our region? Settlers is in a very fortunate position to sit on 2 acres of land, and we have plenty of plans to completely utilise every inch! Our introduction of the kids’ playground has seen huge upside to our business and sits nicely with the target market of new people who are calling Port Macquarie home.
BARCAPPELLA TO RETURN TO PORT MACQUARIE THIS JULY AT SETTLERS INN RAISING MONEY FOR THE MID NORTH COAST COMMUNITY LEGAL CENTRE
Published Port News - 17 June 2018
Do you love to belt out a tune or are you more of a behind the shower curtain kind of singer? Either way BarCappella in Port Macquarie is for you. BarCappella, pub choirs or pop-up choirs have taken off around the world with people from all walks of life joining together to share their love and passion for music.
PORT MACQUARIE LOCAL GABBY BAKER RAISED MORE THAN $23,000 FOR CANCER RESEARCH BY SHAVING HER HEAD
Published Port News - 15 June 2018
These days it seems that most people know someone who has been touched with cancer and Gabby Baker is no different. After she lost her friend to the disease in January she wanted to do something to raise money for cancer research. Not necessarily for a particular cancer, but she wanted to raise money so that researchers can continue to look into new treatments, prevention and ultimately a cure.
WHAT MAKES PORT MACQUARIE PUBS TICK: ALISTAIR FLOWER
In Bush Telegraph by Clyde Mooney 18/09/2017
After years running pubs for large operations such as NLG, Redcape and Public House Management Group, Alistair Flower took the plunge into freehold ownership with the Settlers Tavern in Port Macquarie in late 2015.