Queen's Head Hotel Address - 117 Kermode St, North Adelaide
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About Queen's Head Hotel
Queen's Head Hotel
117 Kermode St , North Adelaide
Adelaide, SA, 5006
P:08 8267 1139
The Queen's Head Hotel is not the oldest hotel in South Australia bit it is the oldest licensed venue in the original building. Historically the Queen's Head Hotel is significant as it is associated with the first part of North Adelaide's settlement and became an important venue for public meetings.

First opening in 1838 (licensed on the 17th of July 1838) by Giles Abbot Senior and Henry Grigg Hewitt. In 1839 Giles Abbot Seniors son Giles Abbot became the publican of the Queen's Head Hotel. He had traveled out to Australia on board the ship "Buffalo" win the first governor of South Australia, Charles Hindmarsh.

The Queen's Head Hotel has had several alterations to the extra over the years. The facade that you see today is that of the rebuilding or 1881, essentially the front two rooms. The simplistic design and detailing was R.B. Lucas.

Internally the Queen's Head Hotel has been continually updated since the original opening in 1838 to suit the requirement of each period.

In 1935 the publican applied to be permitted to relocate the Queen's Head license to new premises at Prospect. The application was refused on the 23rd of July 1935. The Queen's Head Hotel was recommended for State Heritage Listing in 1982.
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