/ Melbourne Cup Luncheon /

Tuesday, 2nd November
From 11:30am


Pick out your favourite fascinator or tie and join us for the race that stops the Nation.


Full Bistro Menu Available
* Please note Schnitzel Day price will not apply at lunch.


Hosted by the very entertaining Rich Tieger. Sweeps available to purchase in the Bistro & full TAB facilities in the Front Bar. 


Complimentary glass of Grant Burge Petite Bubbles or Furphy on arrival in the Bistro.


Book Now to go into the draw to WIN our Melbourne Cup door prize (Bistro only).

/ Paint your Pet /

Friday, 5th November
6:00pm – 8:00pm


The Barker is hosting an unforgettable experience full of colours, laughter and good wine on Friday the 5th November. No prior experience required! A local Artist will walk you through the process step by step to create your own masterpiece of your pet.


Please bring a clear, front profile picture of your pet for reference. Trained dogs welcome to attend (on leash only).


Tickets: $65 per person 


Ticket includes: take home canvas (painting of your pet) & use of paints, brushes, apron and easel. PLUS choice of large glass of wine

**Food and additional drinks available to purchase. All day menu available.
***shared tables, get in early to pick your spot.

/ Christmas Functions /

 Celebrate your Christmas functions at The Barker!


From Christmas business breakups to family festive catch ups! The Barker team are here to take care of all the details so you can relax and enjoy. We pride ourselves on offering high quality, affordable function options and a unique space to suit any occasion.


Browse our Christmas Functions package below and get in touch via our Functions Enquiry Form.


We would love to chat about how we can help bring your next function to life!


/ Schnitzel Day /

Every Tuesday
Lunch & Dinner


$19.00 including choice of

Chicken Breast schnitzel, fries & house salad
Beef Porthouse schnitzel, fries & house salad


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) 


/ Rich the Magician /

Every Wednesday
6:00pm – 8:00pm


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.


Magic night is one of our busiest nights, so Don’t Miss Out – Book a table and treat the family to a night out!


FREE kids ice cream sundae with every kids meal purchase!


/ Trivia Thursday /

Every Thursday
From 7:00pm


We’re bringing ‘Trivia Thursday’ back, kicking off 2nd September hosted by the very entertaining Rich Tieger.


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


Enjoy 1kg wings for just $15.00 (Trivia Participants only).


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


** Free Entry**

/ First Fridays /

Friday, 5th November
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.


– $6 Beer of the Month
– $6 Sparkling
– 2-for-1 cocktail of the Month
– 2-for-1 Espresso Martini’s
– Wine of the Month
– Live Music from 5-8pm
– All day food available


** COVID Restrictions apply.


Click here to join our Facebook event for updates.

/ 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.


AHA | SA, Awards for Excellence, 2020


Consistently holding the standard for the perfect pour technique, temperature and presentation judged by the nation’s top brewers – Coopers, Lion & CUB.

Winners 2017 | 2019 | 2020
‘Judges Commendation’ 2018
National Winners 2019


Judges base their assessment on many things including:
– Cellar/Keg room and beer system cleanliness
– Beer lines / Tap cleanliness and functionality
– Keg freshness / Stock rotation / correct storage
– Glass management & cleanliness
– Beer Presentation
– Pouring technique
– In glass appearance
– True to type (beer taste, aroma, texture)
– Glass temperature


We pride ourselves on pouring the best beers in the state!

Come in and ‘judge’ for yourself.