Top quality pub meals & pub accommodation
Jokers on Ryrie is an iconic bistro in Geelong, originally opening in July 1849 as the Prince of Wales. We are one of three hotels in the Geelong area to be still be in its original location.
Located in the heart of the Geelong CBD, we are easy to find. Our bistro is within easy walking distance of the major shopping precinct and cinemas, and approximately 15 minutes walk from Geelong Railway station and the newly renovated Arts Precinct, which includes the Geelong Performing Arts Centre and Geelong Library.
On street parking is available, also within a short walking distance.
Jokers on Ryrie is also part of the Geelong historic walking tour, which will take you past many other buildings dating back to the Gold Rush Age and early wool settlement of the area.
The Jokers on Ryrie bistro dining experience is popular with locals and visitors alike. If you’re looking for a pub meal that tastes great without blowing your budget, you’ll love our pub dinners and pub lunch menus.
There’s something for the little ones, as well as gluten-free, dairy-free and vegetarian options. Our pub meal deals are also super-popular, from parmi night on Monday and Tuesday, to roast and steak nights.
Jokers on Ryrie offer clean rooms in the middle of Geelong, perfect if you’re looking for cheap footy accommodation. Our facilities are modern, clean and well-maintained, with lots of great value features, including:
- great value bistro menu by awarded chefs
- bar with beer on tap and a huge wine collection
- alfresco dining
- lounge area
Our bistro accommodation is perfectly located for exploring all Geelong has to offer, being just across the road from Village Cinema and within walking distance to Westfield and Simmonds Stadium.