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344 Victoria St,
Richmond, VIC 3121
functions@thenationalhotel.com.au

(03) 9429 8811

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TUES - THU: 4PM-LATE
FRI TO SUN: 12PM-LATE

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The National Hotel

FAQs

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COVID-19 FAQS

DO I HAVE TO WEAR A MASK?

Yes, it is mandatory to wear a mask indoors and when checking in to the venue. If you move to an outdoors area you can remove it while you are outside.
Our staff may ask you to remove your mask momentarily so we can confirm your ID or for the safe sale of alcohol.

WHAT WILL YOU BE DOING TO CREATE A SAFE AND HYGIENIC VENUE?

All the staff are vaccinated.  All patrons over 18 years of age will be asked to provide us with evidence of their vaccination to visit the venue.

We have dedicated Marshals keeping an eye on the cleanliness and sanitation, ventilation is being promoted through open doors and windows, and physical distancing is being encouraged.

HOW MANY CAN WE BOOK FOR?

You can currently book via our bookings page for up to 10 guests. Bookings are recommended as capacity is limited.

HOW LONG CAN WE BOOK FOR?

We are currently offering sitting sessions of 2 hours. Head to our bookings page to book now!

WILL YOU TAKE OUR DETAILS ON ENTRY?

Yes, we are required by the Public Health Orders to ask you to check in using the Vic Services app, if you don’t have a phone we can take down your details manually.

Every patron over the age of 18 will be required to have proof of vaccination.

WHAT ELSE DO I NEED TO DO?

Only attend the venue if you are feeling well and are free from Covid-19 symptoms.

Vic Health recommends patrons return a negative Covid-19 test before attending venues and crowded places.
If you have attended the venue and test positive to Covid-19 in the days after your visit please notify the venue as soon as possible.

What should I do if I experience or witness antisocial or dangerous behaviour in the venue?

Please speak up. We strive to be a safe and inclusive space for all.

You can report to our staff or security, or ask to speak to the manager on duty.

Does The National have wheelchair access?

Yes, via the entrance on Victoria Street. We also have a fully accessible bathroom in the beergarden.

Are Under 18s allowed at The National?

Under 18s are welcome in the venue during kitchen hours. On Friday & Saturday nights this is 10pm at the latest.

Can I bring my dog to The National?

Yes, dogs are welcome in the beer garden and entry is via Lambert st.

Does The National have high chairs?

Yes, we have highchairs. Let us know that you are after one while booking.

Where is best to park at The National?

There is street parking along Victoria St and surrounding side streets, although be sure to check the signs for permit zones or clearways.

How do I get to The National via public transport?

Trams routes that take you here directly are the 109 Box Hill tram, the 24 North Balwyn tram and the 78 Chapel street tram. The nearest train station, North Richmond, is a 12 minute walk away.

Can I pre-order a meal?

If you’re on a tight schedule then you’re welcome to pre-order your meal. For large groups, we require at least 2 hours notice either over the phone or via email and are unable to split bills.

What facilities does The National provide?

We have an ATM and cigarette machine located in the walkway through to the courtyard.