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Beer and Brains! Our Favourite Pub Quizzes

January 28, 2017
Inner Circle Magazine

The Inner Circle crew like to think we’re a pretty intelligent bunch, so there’s no better way to put that to the test than a quiz night. Melbourne’s north is home to not only some great pubs offering cheap eats and craft beers, but also some of the most challenging and enjoyable brain teasers you can find. If you enjoy putting your mind to the test then we suggest hitting up some of the tremendous quiz nights below.

Edinburgh Castle

The famous Mrs Smith’s Trivia night at one of Brunswick’s oldest pubs continues to draw big crowds every Wednesday evening. With jugs of beer, bottles of win and meals up for grabs, the quiz has a focus on keeping the questions coming thick and fast, making the Edinburgh Castle’s quiz night extremely well organised and a bucket of fun.

When: 8pm every Wednesday

Location: 681 Sydney Road, Brunswick

Website: Edinburgh Castle

Royal Derby Hotel

This easy on the eye hotel has great meal deals and an entertaining weekly trivia night held every Tuesday. Free to enter, this general knowledge quiz generally runs roughly three hours with the major prize being a $50 beer tab. There are weekly cash jackpots and other rewards that can be won, with $8 pints of S&W Pacific Ale on offer all night to keep you hydrated.

When: 7pm every Tuesday

Location: 446 Brunswick Street, Fitzroy

Website: Royal Derby Hotel

Fitzroy Beer Garden

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Fitzroy Beer Garden

Frequently visited on hump day night for parma night (where you can get a chicken or egg parma for just $10!), Wednesday evening is also when the Fitzroy Beer Garden hold their weekly quiz night. Opening at 4pm with cracking drink specials up until 7pm, the trivia night covers a broad range of topics and is always packed out, so we advise booking early if you want to secure a table.

When: 8pm every Wednesday

Location: 243 – 245 Gertrude Street, Fitzroy

Website: Fitzroy Beer Garden

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The B-East

Brunswick’s B-East is known for it’s amazing burgers and rotating vegan menu (available every Monday), but it’s their newly established quiz night that will have you coming back for more. Held every Tuesday evening, the quiz has a new theme each week chosen by the previous weeks losing team. There are prizes galore throughout the night with the winner taking home a slab of beer while cheap pints of Two Birds Brewing are on offer all night to keep you hydrated.

When: 7pm every Tuesday

Location: 80 Lygon Street, Brunswick East

Website: The B-East

The Corner Hotel

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Corner Hotel

Not quite in our region,  but must be mentioned! A Melbournian favourite, The Corner’s Rock And Pop Culture trivia night has been running for over 10 years and always draws a big crowd. A number of great prizes up for grab during the quiz and the $20 trivia meal deal – pot of beer or glass of wine along with a parma or vegetarian pasta dish – is a sure fire way to fuel the brain for the onslaught of questions to come.

When: 7:30pm every Wednesday

Location: 57 Swan Street, Richmond

Website: Corner Hotel

Northcote Social Club

Northcote Social Club

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Much like the above mentioned Corner Hotel, the Northcote Social Club is recognised as one of Melbourne’s best live music venues and is also home to a brain busting trivia night. With a $100 bar tab up for grabs for the top team, this is one quiz that always draws a crowd, so be sure to call ahead and book a table. There are plenty of other prizes up for grabs and $6 house wines all night to keep you motivated.

Location: 301 high Street, Northcote

When: 7:30pm every Tuesday

Website: Northcote Social Club

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Birmingham Hotel

One of Fitzroy’s oldest pubs, the Birmingham Hotel meshes classic architecture with modern design with a huge selection of craft beer and pub grub. They are show all the big sporting events and conduct a Thursday night quiz that attracts the punters in droves. The trivia night offers drinks prizes and drink specials during the evening and is always an entertaining way to warm up for the weekend.

When: 7:30pm every Thursday

Location: 333 Smith Street, Fitzroy

Website: Birmingham Hotel

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