The Thornbury Local


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The Thornbury Local

Thornbury, VIC

The Thornbury Local
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A two story venue located on High Street, the Thornbury Local are a huge supporter of the ultra-local live music scene.

Live music for free on Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights as part of their beloved free gig series – full of some of Melbourne’s best up-and-coming acts

Famous for their weekly Tuesday trivia nights, where you can grab as many $12 pizzas as you can eat

Infamous for their extended Thursday night happy hour – stretching from 5 – 11pm, that’s a lot of time to guzzle their $9 pints 

“This is a local’s bar,” says co-owner Nick Darling. “The kitchen’s open late seven days a week and we’ve always got music on.” Co-owner Daniel Crowe adds “We feel incredibly lucky to be part of such an friendly and supportive community. It’s been exciting to see how the neighbourhood has grown and changed over the years to support a bustling nightlife and live music scene. Thornbury is the place to be!”

They’re known for their live music series, where they invite local acts to play on their stage in a series of free gigs that take place every week on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. 

Enjoy, or perform in, their open mic on Wednesdays from 8pm, accompanied by $12 burgers. “Ours is really an incredibly bustling, fun community of people that come every week,” Darling continues. “There’s always a couple of new people who’ve never been here before. The hosts are very focused on getting the new people up onstage as a priority.

Relax after work with an extended happy hour on Thursday between 5 – 11pm, where the kitchen dishes out $1 buffalo wings and buffalo cauliflower bites, as well as $9 pints. With friendly staff, two levels of funky bars and North-American style flavours from the kitchen, visit the Thornbury Local and discover why it’s so beloved by the regulars. 

Head on down to The Thornbury Local on 635 High Street, Thornbury. They’re open ‘til late from 3pm Monday – Thursday and midday Friday – Sunday.