/ Melbourne Cup Luncheon 2023 /

Tuesday, 7th November


Get amongst the action at The Barker this Cup Day! 

Ladies grab your fascinators, lads grab your ties and join us to watch the
race that stops the nation live and loud in our Bistro. 

Hosted by the very entertaining Rich Tieger, our Melbourne Cup luncheon
is the perfect team bonding day out! TAB facilities available in the bar
to get your bets on or try your luck with some sweepstakes.


Full Bistro menu available  

Complimentary glass of Hentley Farm Blanc de Noir
or Pirate Life Hazy XPA on arrival.

Book Now for a chance to win our Door Prize.

/ Christmas Functions /

Book your upcoming Christmas functions and end-of-year celebrations at The Barker this year and let us take care of all the details so you can kick back with a glass of bubbles.


With a range of food and beverage options to choose from, you can customize your event to suit your needs.


Menu Options:
– 2 Course or 3 Course Set Menu
– Canapé Menu
– 2 Course Seniors Menu


Drinks Packages:
Complement your meal with one of our drinks packages, with various beverages, including wines, cocktails, and non-alcoholic options, to keep the festive spirit flowing.


Choose your spaces: The Barker offers various spaces to accommodate your group size and style, whether you’re looking for an intimate gathering or a larger party. Select the perfect setting to create the ambience you desire.


View our functions packages below, get in touch with our team to start planning today and celebrate the holiday season in style!

/ The Barker Social Club /

Every Friday
9:00 pm until late

$6 Drinks 9pm – 11am

The Barker Hotel in collaboration with Foebiz bringing you DJs, plenty of Drink Specials & nothing but Party Vibes every Friday!

/ happy hour /

Monday – Friday*
4-5 pm / Available in the Bars only



Great Northern
Hahn Super Dry
Coopers Pale Ale


Adelaide Hills Sauvignon Blanc
McLaren Vale Shiraz
Grant Burge Petite Bubbles


*excluding First Fridays (Every first Friday of the Month) & Public Holidays.

/ Rich the Magician /

Every Wednesday (Excluding: December 28th)
NEW time 5:30pm – 7:30pm


The place to be for Family Friendly FUN on a Wednesday night in Mount Barker. Balloon animals, card tricks and magic will keep your little ones entertained so you can relax and enjoy a meal out.
Join us in the Bistro from 5:30pm until 7:30pm and enjoy a night of free entertainment for the kids!


FREE kids ice cream sundae with every kids meal purchase!

/ Trivia Thursday /

Every Thursday (Excluding: Dec 29th)
From 7:00pm
Free to play!


Join us for Trivia Thursday hosted by the very entertaining Rich Tieger.


‘Featuring very awesome trivia, for very awesome people!’ – Trivialicious.


Organise your mates for a night out with loads of laughs and your chance to WIN beer, wine & hotel vouchers.


/ Schnitzel Day /

Every Tuesday (excluding Dec 28th Public Holiday)
Lunch & Dinner


$19.00 including choice of

CHICKEN BREAST SCHNITZEL herb + parmesan crumb, fries, house salad, choice of sauce
MAYURA STATION WAGYU BEEF SCHNITZEL fries, house salad, choice of sauce


Choice of topping
parmigiana – Napoli sauce, Mt Pleasant ham, cheese
Aussie – caramelised onion, Mt Pleasant bacon, BBQ sauce, cheese


or sauce
gravy, Swiss mushroom, Dianne, green peppercorn (gf) 



/ Saturday Sessions /

Every Saturday
*New Time* 1:00pm – 4:00pm


Enjoy a relaxed drinking and dining experience in the Jackson Bar this Saturday. Stay for the live music and browse our extensive list of regional wine, craft beers and handcrafted cocktails.


Good Music Month
November 4th –
Soul Trader
November 11th – Ferg & Co
November 18th – Timmis & Adams
November 25th – Joke & the Theif
Bars open from 11am – late

All day food available

/ First Fridays /

Every First Friday of the Month
4:00pm – 7:00pm


The perfect atmosphere to kick off the weekend! Bring the work crew, rally your mates or head down with the family for a pint or a glass of wine, enjoy some nibbles and live acoustic music.

Live Music

November 3rdCliff Koma
December 1stSole

Drink Specials
$6 Beer of the Month
Guest Tap Special
$6 Sparkling
2-for-1 cocktail of the Month & Espresso Martini’s
All day food available