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344 Victoria St,
Richmond, VIC 3121
Wurundjeri Woi Wurrung Country
functions@thenationalhotel.com.au

(03) 9429 8811

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

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The National Hotel

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COVID-19 FAQS

DO I HAVE TO WEAR A MASK?

In Melbourne you should carry a mask with you to wear on public transport, taxis, in ride share cars or if you are in the airports.

You are encouraged to wear a mask in crowded spaces and it is required that you wear a mask if you are a known close contact.

WHAT HEALTH INFORMATION SHOULD I KNOW BEFORE COMING TO THE VENUE?

All our staff are vaccinated and have had infectious control training. We continue to maintain a high standard of cleaning and sanitation, promote air flow and ventilation and physical distancing.

We ask that you only attend the venue if you are feeling well and are free from Covid-19 symptoms and if you are a close contact that you wear a mask.

If you require more information regarding our health and safety protocols please get in touch.

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!

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.