Doutta Galla Hotel

Full name: The Doutta Galla Hotel

(Also known as "The Doot")

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339 Racecourse Rd, Kensington 3031, Victoria
(On the corner of Eastwood St, near Newmarket train station)

Contact information

Telephone: 03 9376 7233
Fax: 03 9376 5739


Bistro and pokie-free pub.

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  • Named for the historical "Parish of Doutta Galla" which it is located in.
  • Built in 1888, opened in 1889, and is on the Register of the National Estate.
  • In the early 20th century, gained the nickname of the Bloodhouse, perhaps due to the nearby slaughterhouses of the period.
  • Was known as the Sydney Liars Club between 1990-1998 and the Geebung Polo Club between 1998-2005.
  • A detailed history can be read here.


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