Mickey Bourkes Koroit Hotel

Established in 1853 and purchased by the Bourke family in 1920, this renowned hotel has retained its Irish integrity and character.

Take pleasure in a good yarn with a local over a smooth Guinness on tap, enjoy live music, or dine in the hotel's unique home-style restaurant, in which Irish favourites are a feature. 

Bed and breakfast accommodation is also available to experience the charm of the hotel.

A bit of our history.....

Koroit Hotel was Established in 1853 by David McLaws a Scottish carpenter and pioneer.  McLaws built a two-storey bluestone hotel with large stables erected at the rear and in 1869, an assembly room was added to be used for concerts, dances, lectures, auctions and other public meetings.

In 1877, he sold the land and buildings to Robert Bruce, a local State Parliamentarian.  Bruce altered the exterior of the hotel by rendering the bluestone walls with plaster and rough cast.  In the early part of the 20th century, the subsequent owner, J.F.Duffus, also a State Parliamentarian, commissioned a leading architect to remodel the exterior as a spectacular elaborate Art Noveau styled hotel, known as the "Menzies of the Bush."

Upon Duffus' death in 1922 the hotel was sold to Edmund (Neddy) Bourke.  The hotel earned an outstanding reputation under the management of Michael Bourke, the son of Edmund, and owned by the Bourke family from 1922 to 2000.  The hotel has always been a popular venue for Irish music and draws a grand crowd for St Patrick's Day celebrations.

The fifth owners of the hotel, in its 150 years, Bruce and Wendy Murley have brought the hotel back to life again being the centre of the annual Lake School of Celtic Song, Music and Dance, Koroit Irish Festival and links with the Port Fairy Folk Festival.  The hotel has strong historical ties with the town's Irish heritage, an icon meeting place for the community of Koroit.

Dining at Mickey Bourkes

 

 

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Gigs / Live Music

Here you will find our schedule of upcoming Gigs / Live music 

Contact us for upcoming gigs on 5565 8201.

 

 

Hotel Accommodation

King room

King 4 Poster Bed Room

  • King 4 poster bed
  • Free wireless WiFi
  • Shared bathrooms (separate male & female) 
  • Continental breakfast in our breakfast room
  • Non-Smoking

Queen room

Queen 4 Poster Room

  • Queen bed
  • Free wireless WiFi
  • Shared bathrooms (separate male & female) 
  • Continental breakfast in our breakfast room
  • Non-Smoking

Queen room

Queen Room

  • Queen bed
  • Free wireless WiFi
  • Shared bathrooms (separate male & female) 
  • Continental breakfast in our breakfast room
  • Non-Smoking

Family Room

Family Room

  • One double bed plus 2 singles
  • Free wireless WiFi
  • Shared bathrooms (separate male & female) 
  • Continental breakfast in our breakfast room
  • Non-Smoking

Twin room

Twin Room

  • 2 single beds
  • Free wireless WiFi
  • Shared bathrooms (separate male & female) 
  • Continental breakfast in our breakfast room
  • Non-Smoking

Single room

Single Room

  • 1 single bed
  • Free wireless WiFi
  • Shared bathrooms (separate male & female) 
  • Continental breakfast in our breakfast room
  • Non-Smoking

Our Facilities

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Pub

Unfortunately, until further notice, the pub is closed to the public.

Take pleasure in a good yarn with a local over a smooth Guinness on tap and enjoy live music on Fridays.

ON TAP
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Restaurant / Dining

Takeaway Menu

Please allow 30 minutes Cooking Time for Takeaway Orders

Hello and hope you are all coping in this crazy time we are going through. We are able to operate under the new laws to do takeaway food and alcohol only.  To protect you is our number one priority so under these trying circumstances and adhering to hygiene and legislative reasons we can not have you in our bar and restaurant.
+All food and alcohol will be served as takeaway only
+Payment via eftpos only
+All orders must be phoned in 55 658201
+Pick up from Commercial Road entrance

Open Hours
Thursday - Sunday 5pm - 9pm

These are our starting hours and days and menu choices but please understand that changes will happen as we work through this uncertain period.  Starting deal is one free dessert with every food order.

Thank you to everyone who has supported Mickey Bourkes and continues to support us. Take care.
Cheers Bruce and Wendy

Starters, Mains and Desserts available 

STARTERS
Cheese and Garlic Bread  $6
Soup of the Day  $8
Wedges w/ Sour Cream and Sweet Chilli Sauce $8

MAINS
Tempura Prawns with an Asian Salad $21
Beer Battered Fish & Chips  $21
Roast with Potatoes and Veg  $22
Chicken Parma Salad & Chips  $22
Vegetable Lasagne  $22
Beef & Guiness Pie with Mash & Veg  $22
Irish Stew w/Mash & Veg  $21
Curry of the Day  $21
Grilled Scotch Fillet Chips & Veg $34
Sauces:  Gravy, Dianne, Mushroom, Pepper or Garlic Butter.
Garlic prawns $5 extra

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PIZZA  
Small $12  Large $18

  1. Pepperoni - tomato, cheese, pepperoni, salami
  2. Hawaiian - tomato, cheese, ham, pineapple
  3. Aussie - tomato, cheese, onion, ham, egg
  4. Chicken Satay - tomato, cheese, onion, chicken, green capsicum, satay sauce
  5. Capricossa - tomato, cheese, ham, mushroom, olives, anchovies
  6. Egg & Bacon - tomato, cheese, bacon, ham, egg
  7. Vegetarian - tomato, cheese, char grilled veg, fetta
  8. Meatlovers - tomato, cheese, onion, bacon, ham, chicken, chorizo, bbq sauce
  9. Mexican - tomato, cheese, hot salami, ham, olives, capsicum, jalepenos, siracha sauce
  10. Seafood Lovers - tomato, cheese, prawns, scallops, clams, mussels, basil - Please note Small $15 Large $20

DESSERTS

Check for Daily Choices $9

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