Experience Hotel Illawong, Evans Head

Located in the heart of Evans Head’s vibrant town centre we are surrounded by beaches, national parks & the Evans River. We offer a Hotel experience unsurpassed throughout the North Coast.

We pride ourselves on excellent food, cold beers & a family friendly atmosphere which captures the spirit of the great Australian beach holiday.

Come soak up the sun in our beer garden while enjoying local live entertainment on the weekends, enjoy a meal while the kids are kept happy on our new play equipment – all are welcome!


Stay with Us…

Enjoy the convenience of classic Australian hotel accommodation. We offer affordable, air-conditioned rooms that are clean and comfortable, close to all of Evans Head’s amenities. Walk to swimming and surfing beaches with in minutes. Explore the beautiful national parks of the North Coast.

We offer a variety of accommodation options to suit your needs. From singles to family rooms. For full details visit our Accommodation page here. To fast-track to bookings please see the link below.


The Break Restaurant

Our on-site Restaurant ‘The Break’, features both classic pub meals and a range of deliciously different dishes, from mouth watering steaks from the grill, fresh local seafood, gourmet burgers, fresh salads & much more!

Enjoy an easy lunch from 12noon and dinner from 5.30pm 7 days a week, we offer inside dinning or beer garden tables on our covered timber deck area. Boasting a sensational full menu with something for everyone, chef specials & family friendly atmosphere, we are the perfect venue for a relaxed meal with friends & family.

Our kids play area, kids meal options, kids colouring packs & available high chairs, make it easy to bring the family for an enjoyable meal.

In addition to our menu, we have $16 Meal Deals ($14 for Hotel Members) available from Monday to Thursday for lunch & dinner, daily chef specials & have separate gluten free, dairy free & vegan menus available, please click here.

Bookings are appreciated but not essential on 02 6682 4222

Special Restaurant Event

SAVE THE DATE! The next installment of The Break Restaurant’s Signature Restaurant Event has been dated!
Join us WED 8 MAY for an incredible 5 course, Japanese themed menu, designed especially for our fine food & wine loving friends to enjoy!

#omakase is a unique Japanese dining experience, where you place your evening in the hands of the chef, for an incredible multi course meal made with fresh, quality ingredients.

Advance bookings are essentialmore info here

Paper-less, hi tech, interactive trivia with QuizXpress! It is high energy entertainment, with state of the art displays, dynamic live scoreboards, wireless buzzers & fresh new content weekly. FREE TO PLAY & FAMILY FRIENDLY
For more info & to book your table online click here