The iconic Silverton Hotel is undoubtedly the heart and soul of the town.
Sitting in the centre of the town the pub has maintained it’s laid-back country life style even as it has flourished into one of the most filmed and photographed Hotel’s in the country.
A large range of Cold beers and wines are available, supported by the Famous Silverton Hotel Hot Dogs and light snacks, the beer garden can cater for larger groups.
New Publicans Peter & Patsy Price and staff are always happy to share local Knowledge with visitors, as well peruse the memborilla in the hotel. A good range of souvenirs are also available.
When it comes to the Silverton Pub, the third time is the charm. The original single story hotel was opened in 1884, to cater for the towns growing horde of miners. A two storey model replaced this, only one year later as the growing Silverton
population became increasingly thirsty.
The building burn't down in 1918 and the then used Silverton Post Office became the current Silverton Hotel.
While the mining Industry has developed in Broken hill, the Silverton Pub continues to thrive, and has become a mainstay of the film industry.
The film Wake in Fright was filmed on the premise in 1970.It was the start of something big.
Since then there have been so many films, commercials and television shows filmed there that today,no one knows the exact number.
If you have seen Mad Max II,Razorback, A town Like Alice,Dirty Deeds, the Craic or countless other Films, you’ve seen the Silverton Hotel.
The Silverton Hotel is open from 9am til late every day ,except Sunday when it is open 10am until 10pm