The Australian Croatian Association Cardinal Aloysius Stepinac also known as the Croatian National Hall or “The Dom” to the locals was formed in September 1957 by the local Croatian Community of Geelong to create a place of comfort and welcome where you can enjoy a wide range of festivities. Today we are proud to offer a unique, relaxing and friendly place with a great atmosphere. It offers a wide range of delicious bistro meals for lunch during the week and specialty seafood fare on Friday Nights.
Over the last 50 years we have been offering functions of all sizes right through to 350 people. Whether it’s a small lunch with friends or a traditional wedding with a large number of guests our experienced functions manager will assist you to create that special occasion and make it a memorable event. The pleasant surrounds of our main hall, with outstanding food, wine and service are sure to please anyone’s wishes. We can provide a range set menus to suit any style or budget; alternatively we would be only too happy to help you create one for your own individual needs. Whatever the occasion, we use only the freshest, best quality ingredients to prepare our meals.
Whether you are planning a large gathering of casual drinks and nibbles or an intimate formal dining experience, The Australian Croatian Association Centre will ensure you have the perfect setting for your big event. We offer different catering packages to ensure different needs are being met and aim to make your function memorable and momentous.
We’ve been hosting special events at our social club function centre for more than 30 years, for members and non-members alike. Everyone is welcome at Geelong’s own Australian Croatian Association function Centre.
Bring a companion, or bring along a group, and you don’t have to be members. Our fully licensed Bistro serves a combination of Western and Balkan cuisine, so you can choose your favourites, or try something different! The seasonal menu includes traditional Croatian cuisine and popular Aussie standards like seafood and of course, chicken Parmi, plus daily specials too. Lunch from Sunday to Friday, with Mediterranean seafood night every Friday night. Bookings are recommended
Our dedicated function co-ordinator will help you plan a memorable event, whether it’s a small intimate gathering, or a full scale traditional affair. Choose from an extensive, flexible menu of classic western dishes, and specialty European cuisine to suit your guests. The Australian Croatian Association Centre’s elegant function room caters for up to 350 guests. Conveniently located in Separation St North Geelong, with ample free parking, our recently renovated venue is a hidden gem for parties small and large.
To discuss your function requirements, please phone 03 5278 2596.
The Australian Croatian Association caters for a wide range of tastes. In the Members Bar and Bistro you can pull in for lunch and our friendly staff will have delicious choices of meals and refreshments to choose from. The food is fresh and tasty and we can either set the scene for a long casual affair or an express lunch to help you on your way for the rest of the day.
For those who may want to try their luck, our Gaming area has free tea and coffee making facilities for your refreshment. Your comfort and enjoyment is important to us and we will provide fast, friendly and attentive service. Please remember to gamble responsibly.