What’s Coming Up?

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All Games will be played live with pints at schooner prices for the durations of the game!

Wednesday 9th June | Game 1

Sunday 27th June | Game 2

Wednesday 14th July | Game 3

Weekly Trivia night

Trivia night Every Thursday 6.30pm QuizExpress Trivia is an interactive trivia entertainment for the whole family. Book your table now online or call 6682 4222.

Live entertainment this weekend

Friday Live Music | 11th June 8pm| Harry Nichols.

Harry Nichols will be live at the Hotel Illawong from 8pm, this Friday.

Saturday Live Music | 12th June 8pm | DJ Twosinc.

DJ Twosinc will be spinning at the Hotel Illawong from 8pm, this Saturday.

Sunday Live Music | Sunday 13th June 8pm | Wayward Connection.

Wayward Connection will be playing in the beer garden from 8pm, this Sunday.

Queens Birthday Monday Live Music | 14th June 3pm| Adam Harpaz.

Dinner bookings are advised to avoid disappointment. Book here , or call 02 6682 4222

Covid Safe Venue – Bookings Essential

Illawong Hotel Evans Head is back to trading 7 days a week. Our Hotel is open from 10am til late & our Restaurant from 12noon for Lunch & 5pm for Dinner. Keeping our staff & guests safe is our top priority. Social distancing laws of 1.5m are still in place & need to be adhered too. All guests must be seated in the Hotel, including children. It is a condition of entry that guests are to supply name & contact details. Guests will also be required to use hand sanitizer upon entry to the Hotel. Please view our Covid Safe Conditions of Entry here. We need YOUR HELP in following these guidelines, so that we can continue to serve the community. Thank you!

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. As a Team, we pride ourselves on offering our guests a Hotel experience unsurpassed throughout the North Coast.

The ‘Hotel Illawong Experience’ captures the spirit of the great Australian beach holiday! With cold beers & a full bar, friendly service, a menu full of great food, spacious beer garden dining, live music every weekend & a relaxed, family friendly atmosphere, there is something for everyone to enjoy.

Yes! We are Pet Friendly.

We welcome well behaved pets on leads in the lower section of our beer garden.

Restaurant Dining

Our on site Restaurant, ‘The Break’ is OPEN 7 days with a Full Menu, Weekday Meal Deals & Daily Chef Specials! Serving Dine In & Take Away Lunch from 12noon & early bird Dinner from 5.00pm everyday!

Bookings are appreciated as we do have some limitations to guest numbers at this time and social distancing rules do apply. Give us a call 66824222 or click below to go to our Restaurant & Menu page which also offers online bookings.

The Break Restaurant

Roof Top Parties & Special Events

At Illawong Hotel Evans Head, we love to party! Whether it be a small gathering or a big event, we can help to create the perfect function or special event. We offer free function room hire in the heart of Evans Head, free live music & easy and affordable on-site accommodation options. Our on-site Restaurant offers a range of  catering options from gourmet buffet style spreads to easy-eating canapes.
*Our Functions are currently unavailable due to Covid Restrictions*

Bottlemart Bottle Shop

Open 7 Days a Week on Oak Street & now offering 1 hour Home Delivery to Evans Head, Woodburn & Broadwater!

We stock the largest range in the area & are happy to assist you in store or online with our NEW Ordering App, which offers 1 hour Home Delivery or Pick-up options.

Search for ‘Bottlemart’ in your App Store or follow this link on your iphone to download the App today

Browse specials, promotions & stock up easily from your lounge room!

*Proof of Age to be presented for any alcohol deliveries

Availability & Online Bookings


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 within 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.