Governor Hindmarsh Hotel

  • Cuisine:
    Modern Australian
  • Phone: (08) 8340 0744
  • Open:
    Lunch and Dinner
  • Address:
    Governor Hindmarsh Hotel
    59 Port Rd
    Hindmarsh, Adelaide, SA 5007
  • Rating:
    8/10

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  • Entrees Price: from $7
  • Mains Price: from $18
  • Dessert: from $8
  • Alcohol: Licensed
   

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Proudly owned and run by the Tonkin Family, The Gov is a live music venue in Adelaide with a capacity of 700. With a great restaurant, free live music in the front bar, a wide selection of beverages and so much amazing live music, The Gov has something for everyone.


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Opa! Live

20th December

Just in time for the holiday season, OPA! Live, Adelaide’s premier Greek entertainment night returns to The Gov with live on stage action from The Band...

$15

Orianthi at The Governor Hindmarsh Hotel

21st December

Adelaide-born, platinum selling solo artist Orianthi is returning to her hometown for one show only, at The Gov on Sunday, December 21. Living in Los...

$51

Blanco/ White Latino Nye

31st December

BLANCO/ WHITE LATINO NYE EXTRAVAGANZA at The Gov with Sydney’s Latino singing sensation: Carlos Velasquez aka… C MAJOR (Channel 9s THE VOICE), BRAZZA...

$20

Shooglenifty at The Governor Hindmarsh Hotel

2nd January

Shooglenifty’s sound springs from traditional Scottish dance music, energised by the beats and bass line of something altogether more contemporary. It is...

$30

Adelaide Ukulele Appreciation Society Album Launch

10th January

Going strong for seven years, the Adelaide Ukulele Appreciation Society has (finally) recorded a CD featuring 50 uke players! With a set-list of songs...

$20

Lyall Moloney at The Governor Hindmarsh Hotel

16th January

Sydney based producer and musical shape-shifter Lyall Moloney is gearing up for another trip to The Gov on Friday, 16 January after supporting Sticky...

$15

Kevan Keeler And The 5019 Band

25th January

Veteran Adelaide rock and roller Kevan Keeler, has just released his debut album, FIVE O’ ONE NINE. After the recent sold out launch, Kevan and an...

$15

Red Emmett And The Katz

31st January

Red Emmett & The Katz return to their favourite venue in SA – The Gov – to give you some of the best rock n’ roll music around on Saturday, January 31....

$15

Ronnie Taheny With Ben Ford-Davies

7th February

After 20 years of non-stop touring and working with the likes of Luka Bloom, Billy Bragg, AnidiFranco and Fairport Convention, diminutive power-house,...

$30

Backsliders with Old Gray Mule

13th February

Backsliders, after 28 years on the road, are still “redefining, refining and diversifying the [blues] genre”(The Australian, 2014). Regulars at Bluesfest...

$31.50

Peter Hook at The Governor Hindmarsh Hotel

15th February

“Best decision I made all year? Quite possibly.... My god, man. Go see this band.... Well played, Mr. Hook. Well played.” – The Pale Drummer “An encore of...

$65

Bondi Cigars at The Gov

7th March

Rarely has an Australian band received as much consistent and widespread acclaim from critics and music fans alike. With nine albums under their belt...

$30

Tech N9ne at The Governor Hindmarsh Hotel

12th March

Tech N9ne’s stage name originated from the TEC-9 semi-automatic handgun, a name given to him by rapper Black Walt due to his fast-rhyming Chopper style....

$50

Megadeth's David Ellefson Spoken Word Tour 2015

22nd March

A part of their legacy was their influence on the Big 4 of Thrash Metal – Metallica, Anthrax, Slayer and Megadeth. Megadeth were always the more...

$50

Absolutely Live

2nd May

The Absolutely Live Doors Show are not just another Doors cover band, they are The Doors” - Ray Manzarek, keyboard player from The Doors Absolutely Live -...

$39

Suffocation at The Governor Hindmarsh Hotel

6th May

Death metal - Widely imitated, rarely duplicated. Many bands don’t have the skill or the balls to hang with the big guns. However, 2 of the best acts...

$59

Karise Eden at The Governor Hindmarsh Hotel

7th July

Karise Eden first captured the nation’s attention in 2012 when she won the television series ‘The Voice’ at the age of 19 with a uniquely soulful yet...

$40

Past events

Shake Your Booty: 70s Disco Explosion

13th December

$35

The Dead Daisies at The Governor Hindmarsh Hotel

6th December

They’ve toured with Alice In Chains, Jane’s Addiction, ZZ Top, Aerosmith and Slash – they even had a Rolling Stone join their band for their most recent...

$25

For Your Love: 60s British Rock Invasion

6th December

$35

Mo' Magic! with Isaac Lomman

26th November

Through the power of our individual art forms we want to bring some Mo' Magic! back into people's lives by creating awareness in the community about Men's...

$15

Mo' Magic! with Matt Tarrant

26th November

Through the power of our individual art forms we want to bring some Mo' Magic! back into people's lives by creating awareness in the community about Men's...

$15

Mo' Magic! with Vinh Giang

26th November

Through the power of our individual art forms we want to bring some Mo' Magic! back into people's lives by creating awareness in the community about Men's...

$15

African Comedy Festival 2014

13th November

No more talks, its for the unprepared. Get ready to dial 000 from hurting your throat and cracking your ribs!!! It all started in Benin 16years ago, moved...

$70

The Whitlams at The Governor Hindmarsh Hotel

11th October

Irrespective if you prescribed yourself a solemn dose of the dirge that was Charlie No 2, held your lighter to the sky in unison with Blow Up The Pokies...

$38

Andrew Strong The Commitments Australian Tour 2014

3rd October

Following their intimate performance in Adelaide last year, Andrew Strong returns to for a full band show with The Commitments by his side at The Gov on...

$45

Tuba Skinny at The Governor Hindmarsh Hotel

2nd October

New Orleans is set to send it's musical regards to us through the five person jazz & blues collective Tuba Skinny, returning to Australia for the fourth...

TBA

The Strange Tenants

13th September

The Strange Tenants, hot off their tour of the UK with international reggae and ska legend, Jimmy Cliff, will be heading to The Gov on Saturday, September...

$21

The Animals at Governor Hindmarsh Hotel

12th September

The Animals & Friends are Mickey Gallagher and John Steel with Friends Pete Barton, & Danny Handley. Who can forget the hits? House of the Rising Sun,...

$40

An Evening of 'Wild Sex' With Dr Carin Bondar

19th August

Here's something to rouse you this afternoon – I'm going to tell you about an exciting evening of 'Wild Sex' with a Canadian Doctor best known for her TED...

$5

Bodyjar at The Governor Hindmarsh Hotel

18th August

Goddamn that’s a question that causes some fights eh!? For some, its the clothes you wear. For others, the clothes you avoid wearing. Straight Edge,...

$38

Bodyjar at Governor Hindmarsh Hotel

18th August

Goddamn that’s a question that causes some fights eh!? For some, its the clothes you wear. For others, the clothes you avoid wearing. Straight Edge,...

$38

Dan Sultan 'Blackbird' Album

14th August

Dan Sultan’s Blackbird epitomises everything a good Australian rock album should be. A perfectly balanced blend of big band rock n’ roll matched with...

$45

Busby Marou at Governor Hindmarsh Hotel

10th August

Busby Marou are high achievers, having previously shared the stage with James Blunt, Dolly Parton and Pete Murray. The band also featured on He Will Have...

$25

The Beards at Governor Hindmarsh Hotel

2nd August

After an already impressive three full-length albums about beards, the world’s premier beard-related rock act The Beards are returning with a brand new...

$25

Steve-O at Governor Hindmarsh Hotel

1st August

Comedian, stuntman, daredevil or just plain crazy, Steve – O has been called all of these things and more in his time and with good reason. Star of the...

$59

The Ape at Governor Hindmarsh Hotel

26th July

In January, The Gov was treated to the debut tour from Tex Perkins’ newest project, The Ape. The primal vibrations of rock and roll elicited more than...

$25

The Ape at Governor Hindmarsh Hotel

26th July

In January, The Gov was treated to the debut tour from Tex Perkins’ newest project, The Ape. The primal vibrations of rock and roll elicited more than...

$25

The Angels at Governor Hindmarsh Hotel

19th July

our decades of hits, four decades of touring and legendary Australian band The Angels are still making great music. Celebrating their 40th anniversary...

$40

The Angels at Governor Hindmarsh Hotel

18th July

our decades of hits, four decades of touring and legendary Australian band The Angels are still making great music. Celebrating their 40th anniversary...

$40

Violent Soho at The Governor Hindmarsh Hotel

16th July

It would appear that over 7 months after releasing their third studio album Hungry Ghost, the steam train that is Violent Soho is still not showing any...

$30

Violent Soho 2014 Australian Tour

16th July

We sit around on couches, buying what we think makes us who we are, like a hungry ghost, it was these words from Kalle Lasn's book Culture Jam that...

TBA

High Voltage at Governor Hindmarsh Hotel

12th July

HIGH VOLTAGE, the original line up. The first Australian band to pay a full tribute to one of Australia’s greatest rock bands AC/DC. The band covers both...

$20

High Voltage at Governor Hindmarsh Hotel

12th July

HIGH VOLTAGE, the original line up. The first Australian band to pay a full tribute to one of Australia’s greatest rock bands AC/DC. The band covers both...

$20

The Audreys 'Til My Tears Roll Away'

11th July

Triple ARIA award winners The Audreys have just released their fourth studio album ‘Til My Tears Roll Away’ – already winning huge praise from Rolling...

$30

Graveyard Train at Governor Hindmarsh Hotel

5th July

After playing to inmates at Barwon Prison, seducing thousands of punters at Australia’s largest festivals, and then having some redneck write a song about...

TBA

Opa Live

28th June

On Saturday, 28 June our venue will become a mecca of Greek-inspired entertainment featuring AXIA LIVE, with five singers including the beautiful...

$15

Industrial Chaplain at The Governor Hindmarsh Hotel

28th June

Free

California Cousin at Governor Hindmarsh Hotel

22nd June

Adelaide pop-rock band California Cousin are pleased to announce the launch of their new single Black Eyes with a massive show at The Gov on Sunday, June...

$25

The Paper Kites at Governor Hindmarsh Hotel

21st June

Isn’t this just the dream - since the release of their debut album ‘States’, Melbourne five-piece The Paper Kites have had a whirlwind six months....

$25

The Paper Kites at Governor Hindmarsh Hotel

21st June

Isn’t this just the dream - since the release of their debut album ‘States’, Melbourne five-piece The Paper Kites have had a whirlwind six months....

$25

Industrial Chaplain at The Governor Hindmarsh Hotel

21st June

Free

Finntroll Australian Tour 2014

19th June

Finnish folk metal maniacs, Finntroll embark on a medieval crusade down under this June for another round of "shock and awe-someness!" According to legend...

$67.25

Finntroll at Governor Hindmarsh Hotel

19th June

After a ravenous tour of the country in 2011, the endless head banging six piece, dressed in complete troll attire will bring a hearty metal hoedown to...

$59

The Shaolin Afronauts Album Launch

14th June

A collection of Adelaideʼs most talented musicians are set for a world stage worthy of them – Glastonbury 2014. The Shaolin Afronauts are preparing...

$20

The Shaolin Afronauts 'Follow The Path' Album Launch

14th June

2014 looks set to be a break out year for Adelaide’s The Shaolin Afronauts, with the release of their 3rd full-length album, tours of Japan and Europe and...

$20

Industrial Chaplain at The Governor Hindmarsh Hotel

14th June

Free

Boney M at The Gov

12th June

The statistics are phenomenal - BONEY M have sold over 159 million CD's worldwide garnering 18 Platinum and 15 Gold Albums and over 200 Gold and Platinum...

$69

Boney M at Governor Hindmarsh Hotel

12th June

Yes, this is actually happening – The Gov will play host to legends Boney M on Thursday, June 12. The statistics are phenomenal - BONEY M have sold over...

$69

Salcedo Band Album Fundraiser Party

8th June

Strap on your dance shoes and get ready for a fantastic evening out - live Latin music, comedy show, Latino DJ, dance shows and lots of dancing!

$20

Motown Connection Present Funk Soul Brothers and Disco Divas

7th June

After sold out performances of “The Motown Story” in 2013 and 2014 for The Adelaide Fringe and returning to The Gov by popular demand, Motown Connection...

$15

Industrial Chaplain at The Governor Hindmarsh Hotel

7th June

Free

Frente at Governor Hindmarsh Hotel

6th June

In conjunction with the deluxe re-issue of the 21st anniversary of their platinum-selling, ARIA Award winning album, ‘Marvin The Album’, Frente will...

$40

Frente 'Marvin The Album'

6th June

In conjunction with the deluxe re-issue of the 21st anniversary of their platinum-selling, ARIA Award winning album, ‘Marvin The Album’, Frente will...

$40

A Tribute To Mike Stewart

5th June

Adelaideʼs music community has been deeply saddened by the passing of the generous, talented and much loved jazz musician Mike Stewart this May. His...

$10

Open Mic Night

4th June

TBA

The Waifs at Governor Hindmarsh Hotel

2nd June

The Waifs recently announced and long awaited first national tour since 2011 has just gotten bigger. After multiple years of living life in different...

$50

Dead Letter Circus at Governor Hindmarsh Hotel

1st June

Brisbane’s Dead Letter Circus are pleased to announce The Insider Tour, with 19 shows sweeping across all points of Australia, coming to The Gov on...

$25

Dead Letter Circus at Governor Hindmarsh Hotel

1st June

Brisbane’s Dead Letter Circus are pleased to announce The Insider Tour, with 19 shows sweeping across all points of Australia, coming to The Gov on...

$25

Tom West at Governor Hindmarsh Hotel

31st May

Tom West learned how to play in the low lit bars and pubs of Adelaide, Australia. Songs were tested at open mics and schoolyard concerts before graduating...

Free

Industrial Chaplain at The Governor Hindmarsh Hotel

31st May

Free

Dragon 'The Trilogy Concert'

30th May

Unlike many bands, there are three distinct ages that define the evolution of iconic rock band Dragon. The eras represent the rites of passage that have...

$40.20

Dragon at The Governor Hindmarsh Hotel

30th May

$40

Open Mic Night

28th May

TBA

Dr Martin Taylor at Governor Hindmarsh Hotel

25th May

Starring the world’s foremost exponent of solo Jazz & Fingerstyle guitar playing – Dr Martin Taylor MBE – with support from Maton Endorsed Ukulele Player...

$40

Dr Martin Taylor at The Gov

25th May

Now to business – The Gov will have the pleasure of hosting internationally renowned Fingerstyle guitartist Dr Martin Taylor MBE (UK) on Sunday, May 25 as...

$40

The Zep Boys at The Governor Hindmarsh Hotel

24th May

The Zep Boys offer an unforgettable show with note perfect performances of the most famous and biggest rock band in history... Led Zeppelin. The Zep Boys...

$56.65

The Zep Boys at Governor Hindmarsh Hotel

24th May

The Zep Boys offer an unforgettable show with note perfect performances of the most famous and biggest rock band in history – Led Zeppelin. A true rock...

$50

Industrial Chaplain at The Governor Hindmarsh Hotel

24th May

Free

The Zep Boys at The Governor Hindmarsh Hotel

23rd May

The Zep Boys offer an unforgettable show with note perfect performances of the most famous and biggest rock band in history... Led Zeppelin. The Zep Boys...

$56.65

The Zep Boys at Governor Hindmarsh Hotel

23rd May

The Zep Boys offer an unforgettable show with note perfect performances of the most famous and biggest rock band in history – Led Zeppelin. A true rock...

$50

The English Beat Australian Tour 2014

21st May

Due to the overwhelming success of their first ever tour of Australia in 2012, ska forefathers, THE ENGLISH BEAT lead by Dave Wakeling and his all-star...

$49

Salt And Pepper Swing at Governor Hindmarsh Hotel

18th May

$20

Industrial Chaplain at The Governor Hindmarsh Hotel

17th May

Free

Things Of Stone And Wood at Governor Hindmarsh Hotel

10th May

Twenty-five years ago a rag-tag bunch of folkies got together and formed a band called Things of Stone & Wood that went on to define Melbourne in the...

$33

Les Gitans Blancs at The Governor Hindmarsh Hotel

10th May

Les Gitans Blancs is an acoustic instrumental quartet of two guitars, violin and double bass, playing music inspired by the combination of Manouche gypsy...

Free

Industrial Chaplain at The Governor Hindmarsh Hotel

10th May

Free

Rear Admiral Stand Up Comedy

5th May

Local Comedians, Julia Clarke & Justin Stone present REAR ADMIRAL - Stand Up Comedy at the GOV!! A Stand Up comedy show set in Adelaide’s best live...

$5

Boom Crash Opera

3rd May

$30

Industrial Chaplain at The Governor Hindmarsh Hotel

3rd May

Free

Stonefield

1st May

The Findlay sisters could court Led Zepplin with the purity of their rock music – but instead they’ll be courting The Gov as part of their ‘Love You...

$20

Colwin Lee at The Governor Hindmarsh Hotel

1st May

The exhibition will feature the work of Colwin Lee, an Adelaide based print maker who draws his inspiration from horror films, underground comics and punk...

TBA

Open Mic Night

30th April

Come one come all! No matter what style of music, or what playing experience you’ve had, you’re welcome to strut your stuff on the front bar stage! Each...

Free

Rear Admiral Stand Up Comedy

28th April

Local Comedians, Julia Clarke & Justin Stone present REAR ADMIRAL - Stand Up Comedy at the GOV!! A Stand Up comedy show set in Adelaide’s best live...

$5

Nice Verdes at Governor Hindmarsh Hotel

26th April

Nice Verdes first started playing music together back in 2003 when they met in Vancouver. Since then they have toured extensively throughout Australia,...

Free

Satisfaction: Like A Rolling Stone

26th April

It was a time of change, when swinging was hip, when old school was out, when Bohemian was cool, when The Stones were “The Greatest Rock N Roll Band in...

$35

Industrial Chaplain at The Governor Hindmarsh Hotel

26th April

Free

Robyn Hitchcock at The Governor Hindmarsh Hotel

25th April

Robyn Hitchcock and Steve Kilbey were born in England a year and twenty five miles apart. Both were influenced by the sixties icons (Beatles/ Dylan/ The...

$45

Vance Joy at The Gov

24th April

I'm buzzing like an ADHD kid on red cordial in line to visit Willy Wonka! I think it would be fair to say that Vance Joy is the biggest name in Australian...

TBA

Open Mic Night

23rd April

Come one come all! No matter what style of music, or what playing experience you’ve had, you’re welcome to strut your stuff on the front bar stage! Each...

Free

Adrian Edmondson at Governor Hindmarsh Hotel

22nd April

rreverent folk music, sprinkled with the classic punk attitude of the Young Ones era will take to The Gov stage on Tuesday, April 22 when Adrian Edmondson...

$45

Eurofest

20th April

$15

Easter Fiesta

19th April

Born in Cartagena, the Caribbean coast of Colombia, director Hugo Salcedo brings a wealth of experience and Afro-Caribbean heritage. He has travelled the...

$15

Appalachian Sessions

18th April

The Governor Hindmarsh Hotel is giving way to the free entry String Band Appalachian Sessions each week to which fiddle, banjo, mandolin guitar and bass...

Free

Gumbo Room Blues Jam

17th April

Gravy Train Promotions, who presents the regular and very successful Roots Night series at The Gov have collaborated with the popular “Norwood Blues Jam”...

Free

Open Mic Night

16th April

Come one come all! No matter what style of music, or what playing experience you’ve had, you’re welcome to strut your stuff on the front bar stage! Each...

Free

Rear Admiral Stand Up Comedy

14th April

Local Comedians, Julia Clarke & Justin Stone present REAR ADMIRAL - Stand Up Comedy at the GOV!! A Stand Up comedy show set in Adelaide’s best live...

$5

Vanderaa at Governor Hindmarsh Hotel

13th April

Live Music on Sunday nights in the Front Bar of The Gov featuring a selection of local and interstate acts to ensure you get your weekly live music fix!...

$10

The Strangers at Governor Hindmarsh Hotel

12th April

Originally formed in 1998 as The Dirty Strangers their sound broods from its classic rhythm and blues/rock drum and bass engine room, coloured by the “art...

Free

Michael Franti and Spearhead at The Governor Hindmarsh Hotel

12th April

Frontier Touring is delighted to confirm Michael Franti & Spearhead will headline three shows in Australia in April 2014, while visiting for Blues & Roots...

$73.95

Twelve Foot Ninja at Governor Hindmarsh Hotel

11th April

Well, for Twelve Foot Ninja it helped them raise $52,600 from fans for the development of their new video clip for single Ain’t That A Bitch. It’s a gory...

$25

The Algorithm at Governor Hindmarsh Hotel

11th April

$25

Tabula Rasa at Governor Hindmarsh Hotel

11th April

$25

Burn Collect at Governor Hindmarsh Hotel

11th April

$25

Brad Strut at The Gov

5th April

Melbourne MC Brad Strut will headline a huge line up of local hip-hop plus a very special guest as The Gov plays host to an awesome night of talent,...

$25

Open Mic Night

2nd April

TBA

The Scientists at The Governor Hindmarsh Hotel

30th March

I've got 3 pieces of news for you lovely people this morning before the majority of you all head off to the Big Day Out swelter pit! Personally, I'm off...

$40

Kylie Kain 'Things That Float' LP Launch

29th March

As the cool change comes through and prepares to dump around 2 inches of rain upon us to cleanse the heat from the pavement, I was sitting in my office...

TBA

Open Mic Night

26th March

TBA