Tucker, Tunes & Trivia

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Your guide to weeknight happy hours, dinner deals and entertainment on the Border.

After a long day at work, what’s better than catching up with a few mates for dinner and a drink, especially when you can grab a good deal along the way?

Happy hour is arguably the best hour (or two) of the day, but deciding where to go isn’t always that easy. Albury Wodonga has no shortage of great restaurants, clubs and pubs, the only question is what’s on and when?

At Border Cafe, we’ve often found ourselves in the same situation, searching for weeknight deals and a cheeky after work drink. So, we’ve done the hard yards, compiling a list of weeknight dinner deals, drink specials and entertainment to keep you going until the weekend.

Cure your Mondayitis with a few all-time classics, get your Mexican fix on both sides of the border almost any night of the week, and unwind outside on select Thursday and Friday nights plus much more.

Whether you’re after traditional pub grub, or you just want to relax with a few drinks while going easy on the wallet – this is the list for you.

Monday

The Bended ElbowPie & Pint from 5.30pm for $18

Kinross Woolshed – $12 pasta

The Star Hotel – $15 300gm parmy

SS&A – Poker Night from, 6.30pm registration for a 7.30 start

Boomerang HotelMexican Mondays build your own burrito for $12

Tuesday

Birallee TavernTaco Tuesday with $5 margaritas, $5 Coronas, $5 tequila and three beef tacos for $17 (dinner only)

Public House – 2 for 1 pizzas

The Bended ElbowSteak Night with a 300g porterhouse steak for $20

BeerDeLuxe (Paddy’s Hotel)Poultry in Motion offering $15 chicken parmy starting at 6pm, with trivia starting at 7.30

Kinross Woolshed – $12 steak and trivia from 7pm

The Star Hotel – $15 200gm Porterhouse steak

Northside Hotel – Free trivia

Boomerang Hotel – $12 burger and beer

Go south of the border, north of the border on Wednesday night at South Cali Cantina with $6 tacos and $6 Coronas, tequila and cider.

Wednesday

Birallee Tavern – Buy one main meal, get the second at half price

South Cali CantinaTaco Night serving $6 Coronas, tequila, and cider and $6 tacos from 5pm

The Bended Elbow – $18 Parmy Night

St Ives Hotel – $11 steak from 6pm

BeerDeLuxe (Paddy’s Hotel)Beer Gives Me Wings serving up $10 chicken strips and $1 wings from 6pm and $3 selected middys and $4 basic spirits from 7pm, plus $5 schooners of cider; vodka and Red Bears; and Hahn Superdry.

Kinross Woolshed – $12 parmy

The Star Hotel – $10 pasta

Zed BarPint & Parmi $19.90 (house beer and cider only)

Boomerang Hotel – $12 steak and pot

Thursday

Sodens HotelThirsty Thursday with half-priced bottles of house wine, $15 Chicken Kiev and trivia

QEII SquareTwilight Markets are on the second Thursday of the month between October and March offering live music, market stalls and local artisans and street food vendors.

Birallee Tavern – $15 steak night

St Ives HotelClass Pub Trivia Night with a $14.90 dinner menu

BeerDeLuxe (Paddy’s Hotel) – Beers, Burgers and Beats keeping you fed, watered and entertained all day Thursday with $15 burger and Capital Coastal Ale deals and Karaoke kicking off from 10pm

Kinross Woolshed – $12 fish and chips

The Star Hotel – $20 ribs and wings

Zed Bar – Steak night with a free corona for $21.90 and music BINGO starting at 8pm

Northside Hotel – Free pool competition

Boomerang HotelPot & Parma Night for $12

Head to St. Ives on Friday night for a $6 parmi and $6 spirits until 11pm.

Friday

Atura Albury – Cocktail Fridays – $25 cocktail pitchers and beer buckets, $10 teapot cocktails. Happy Hour includes $5 beer and wine between 5pm & 7pm. Live DJ from 6pm!

The Cube WodongaFriday’s On My Mind on select Friday’s until April for live music, performances, and gourmet food and wine choices.

Birallee Tavern – live music from 6.30pm

Sodens HotelFlippin’ Friday offering $15 fish of the day

The Bended ElbowAfter Work Drinks pouring $4 house wine, $5 basic spirits, $5 Carlton Draught and Carlton Dry schooners

St Ives Hotel – Famous $6 Night offering $6 parmy meals starting at 6pm and $6 basic spirits starting at 5pm

Kinross Woolshed – live music from 8pm and $4 schooners from 3pm to 6pm

Zed Bar – $12 espresso martinis from 6 to 8pm plus $6 Finlandia vodka all night long ($8 with Mother)

Northside Hotel – live entertainment

SS&ALive & Free, check website for details.

Boomerang HotelPasta & Pot for $12

Something for every night of the week

Q Manhattans – $12 cocktails, $5 Carlton Draught beer and $6.50 basic

SS&A – Members Happy Hour 4 to 6pm $4 schooners, wine and sparkling (house selection only)

Brady’s Railway Hotel – daily pizza and bar specials

BeerDeLuxe (Paddy’s Hotel)Crafternoons with $5 selected craft schooners, $4 selected wine and spirits and $15 beer food tasting plates from 4 to 7pm

Border Cafe has made every effort to ensure a variety of venues are included, and that these specials are correct and current. We recommend checking with the venue before heading out to make sure these deals are still valid. If we have missed a venue’s regular weeknight entertainment, dinner or drinks special, or if any of these specials are out of date, please let us know.