His Daily Beer: Tea Gardens Hotel

Tea Gardens Hotel Tea Gardens 1953 ANU

Tea Gardens Hotel, Tea Gardens, 1953. Picture: Noel Butlin Archives, Australian National University

Tea Gardens Hotel Tea Gardens NSW Google

Tea Gardens Hotel, Tea Gardens, 2019. Picture: Google Streetview

dog beerSporty, a fox terrier cum kelpie, of Tea Gardens, is offered a class of beer by his owner, Mrs. W. Morton.  

Sporty is a regular daily drinker of middies at a hotel at Tea Gardens.

Customers say he really appreciates his beer and thrives on it. Very temperate, Sporty has been known to err but once – with out his knowledge someone mixed his drinks.

– Newcastle Morning Herald Saturday 21 February 1953

Tea Gardens is located in the Great Lakes Council local government area. The pub continues to trade and is located on the corner of Maxwell Street and Marine Drive, Tea Gardens NSW, on the northern extremity of the Hunter Region in NSW.


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