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165 years and still going strong

Welcome to
The Criterion Tavern Gawler

At The Cri, a cherished gathering place in Gawler since 1858, you can consistently discover a delightfully chilled beer, delectable cuisine, and a warm, welcoming demeanor accompanied by genuine traditional charm. Our loyal locals fondly refer to us as “The Cri,” and we pride ourselves on providing a comforting haven where you can unwind, savor refreshing beverages, indulge in delicious meals, and experience exceptional hospitality.

Pop in, join us for an ale and say hello real soon.

What’s on at the cri

Discover the heart of entertainment and events in Gawler. Stay up-to-date with the latest happenings, from live music performances and sports screenings. Whether you’re a local or a visitor, our What’s On page is your go-to resource for exciting experiences at the Criterion Hotel. Immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere, indulge in delicious food and drinks, and enjoy unforgettable moments with friends and family. Don’t miss out on the best events in town – check our What’s On page regularly for a fantastic time at the Criterion Hotel Gawler!