• Eat


    Our cafe Specialises in sandwiches, pizza, pasta, parma’s, woks, Australiana and superb espresso coffee in a relaxed & comfortable atmosphere.

    Alternatively Leo's restaurant boasts an outstanding a la carte menu and full table service.


  • Meet


    The Red Lion is the perfect place for your next function. Catering for small, intimate groups to larger corporate events.


  • Stay


    We have a number of self-contained apartments and residences on site and also in other great Ballarat locations.


Welcome to the Red Lion

The Red Lion Hotel is Ballarat’s premier entertainment facility with something for everyone. Whether you’re after a delicious meal in the relaxing atmosphere of Leo’s Restaurant, a spot to catch all the sports and racing action in Simba's TAB, a coffee and cake with friends in the cafe, or a great place for drinks after work, The Red Lion is the place to meet.

We are also child friendly and have a fantastic playground where the kids can enjoy themselves for hours.

There’s something for everyone at The Red Lion.

Latest events

  • Theme Nights

    In addition to our extensive regular menu we have great theme nights too!
  • RAW

    To celebrate Carlton Draught’s one hundred and fifty year amber jubilee get your workmates together and hit The Red Fridays…
  • Book now for Christmas

    The Red Lion can cater for your Christmas function and now is the time to book! Whether you have a…

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