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Rachel Barnes3 years ago

Test your general knowledge at these local trivia nights.

What year did the Titanic sink? What was Madonna's first #1 hit? Which horse won the Melbourne Cup in 2002? If you know the answers to these questions, or think you could take an educated guess, then it's time you put your money where your mouth is. Rockhampton is home and host to a variety of trivia nights throughout the week. We've listed a few of them to get you started.

Whether you’ve had a rough start to the week or just can’t stop sitting at home playing along to quiz shows on TV, you might need to get out of the house. Trivia nights are a great way for you to make new friends, have a great time and potentially win some prizes! So, what are you waiting for? Catch the trivia bug at one of these local events and grab a great feed while you’re there.

Allenstown Hotel

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Allenstown Hotel – Rockhampton

Get ready to “test your little grey cells” at the Allenstown Tuesday trivia night. Every Tuesday night from 7pm, Allenstown holds a free trivia night for anyone who is quick enough to register at 6:30pm. Hosted by a very quirky Dr. M, this Rockhampton trivia night is definitely one to get you thinking. Bring your team down to try and dominate the night, or make new friends as you combine forces to become champion underdogs.

While you’re here, jump over to the Allenstown sustainable restaurant and make sure your brain is energised and ready to go. With fresh Australian beef, cage-free Australian chicken, sustainable seafood and so much more, you can rest assured knowing any meal that comes out of this kitchen is not harming the environment. Grab a delicious Graziers steak, the Fisherman’s Catch or let yourself be tempted by one of the indulgent desserts.
Where: 8/14 Upper Dawson Rd, Rockhampton, QLD.

The Criterion Hotel-Motel

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The Criterion Hotel-Motel – Rockhampton

“Bring ya brains, bring ya mates and lets get it on,” The Criterion Hotel-Motel is keen to get the community together for a Wednesday night unlike any other. If you are stuck at home wishing it was Friday, or just can’t find anything good to watch on TV, jump in the car and head down to Criterion. The trivia night at Criterion is on every Tuesday night from 6pm and is filled with all of the character, charm and conversation that locals have become accustomed to. And, when it comes to the food, get ready to drool.

This family owned and operated restaurant has been serving up Rockhampton local’s two favourite food groups since 1991 – steaks and beer. Start off with a Crumbed Camembert entre, grab a chunk of steak covered with your favourite Meal Toppers, order a ice-cold drink and get ready for trivia. Better yet, if you are part of the Pub Club, get ready to enjoy 20% your food until close (excluding takeaway meals).
Where: 150 Quay St, South Rockhampton, QLD.

Eldino’s Cafe

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Eldino’s Cafe – Rockhampton

From 7pm sharp on every Wednesday night, Eldino’s Cafe on East Street turns into trivia central. Enter as a single player or bring down an entire team, but, whatever you do, make sure you are ready to indulge in one of Rockhampton’s best spreads. Don’t forget to BYO alcoholic drinks if you need to loosen up before (or during) the game. If your team is lucky enough to win this event, you will go home with a $50 voucher to share at Eldino’s or Rock the Cake.

Meals are available from 6pm and it’s half-price night! Every Wednesday night, from 6pm until 8pm, Eldino’s restaurant offers its patrons 50% off all nachos and burgers. Whether you like beef, chicken or prefer a vegetarian or vegan option, Mr Eldino has put a little bit of love into every bite. Enjoy a drink in the courtyard and stargaze while you get ready to test your general knowledge.
Where: 159 East St, Rockhampton, QLD.

Are you a Rockhampton trivia night regular? Let us know which trivia night you attend in the comments below!

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