First: the pub. It used to have another name, but now it’s The Local Taphouse and it offers an extensive range of boutique beers (including a tasting paddle for the dedicated) and a funky menu of snacks and full meals. (There is another The Local Taphouse pub in St Kilda which hosts Melbourne’s longest-running independent comedy room under the name Cooper’s Local Laughs, and this Local Laughs comedy room is a spin-off from that.) The ticket price for the show includes two half-price Coopers beers – happy days.
After two and a half years it’s back and in a bright new room. First Wednesday of the month, upstairs in Janie’s Room at the Hardiman’s Hotel in Kensington. From the Hardiman’s website blurb: The Lair began life as a weekly comedy room at the old Prince Patrick Hotel in Collingwood, back in 2002. Since […]