The Green Park Hotel, Victoria Road, Darlinghurst. Image: Google Maps

Last Drinks for the Green Park Hotel

By Beau
Beau is the founder of Apollo Social. He recently relocated to Melbourne with his husband and has begun a love affair with the city.
The Green Park Hotel will call last drinks in December before being transformed into a mental health facility next year.

The Green Park Hotel has been sold to neighbouring Saint Vincent hospital who will operate it as a mental health and community centre by day, and a drop-in "safe haven cafe" by night.

The venue has operated as a pub for 127 years and has long been beloved by the LGBTQI community and a landmark venue for Mardi Gras celebrations.

St Vincent’s chief executive Associate Professor, Anthony Schembri acknowledges the significance of the pub to the LGBTQI community. 

"[From] 1893, when the area was predominantly working class, to more recent decades… as a particularly inclusive watering hole, especially for our LGBTQI community.

"We will ensure we preserve the building’s heritage and acknowledge its historical legacy"

"The Greeny" will be sorely missed.

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