The Gateway Blog

7 Reasons to Watch Your Favourite Sports at The Gateway Mildura

Friends watches football on TV in a sport bar

With the footy season back in full swing, there’s no better time to gather with your family, friends, fellow supporters and punters for a nice drink and a hearty meal.

The Gateway Mildura is the perfect place to catch all the action, offering a friendly atmosphere, wide coverage of games and races, and plenty of delicious and refreshing reasons to make it your go-to sports destination. 

In this article, we’ll delve into seven compelling reasons why The Gateway Mildura is the ideal spot for sports lovers and provide valuable insights that’ll enhance your experience.


1. Showing a Wide Range of Sports on Multiple Screens

There’s nothing worse than having to bump shoulders and crowd around a grainy television in a far corner, hoping to get a glimpse of the big game.

Fortunately, with multiple high-definition screens throughout The Club Bar, we can ensure you won’t miss a second of the action, no matter which sports you’re most passionate about. The impressive 105-inch big screen provides an immersive experience that brings you closer to the game. With coverage of popular sports from around the world, you’ll never be short of options when it comes to catching your favourite events. The Gateway Mildura also hosts special game day promotions and offers, too, making your experience ever more enjoyable.


2. A Warm and Inviting Sports Community

The Gateway Mildura is more than just a venue or sports club function room; it’s a hub for the sports community in the area. With a welcoming atmosphere and a strong commitment to fostering connections, it’s no wonder locals consider it their go-to spot for all things sports-related. Mingle with fellow fans, discuss the latest games, and make lasting memories as you bond over your shared passion. The Gateway Mildura regularly hosts events that cater to the sports community, such as meet-and-greets with sports personalities and live game streaming events.


3. Mouth-Watering Meals at the Best Restaurant in Mildura

When settling in for a full session, great food is a sure-fire way to improve the experience. The Gateway Mildura delivers an array of scrumptious dishes from a diverse menu featuring options for both lunch and dinner. We proudly offer a top-notch establishment that caters to all tastes and preferences. 

Enjoy all-day dining between 11 am and 9 pm, ensuring that you won’t miss a moment of the action while still satisfying your appetite. From delicious starters to hearty mains and delectable desserts, there’s something for everyone. 


4. Fully Stocked Bars in Mildura Filled with Your Favourite Beers, Spirits, Wines & More

At The Gateway Mildura, you’ll find an outstanding selection of cold beers, top-tier wines, and top-tier spirits to complement your sports-watching experience. The Club Bar offers a friendly environment where you can unwind with friends and family, making it the perfect place to enjoy a drink and catch the latest matches. Our attentive staff will ensure your experience is seamless, from recommending the perfect beverage to accompany your meal to promptly refilling your glass as needed – we know cheering on your team can be thirsty work!


5. Additional Entertainment Options & Events

Beyond the thrilling sports action, The Gateway Mildura also offers a variety of entertainment options to keep you engaged. With TAB Facilities featuring six terminals (three in our new and improved smoking area) and three Keno terminals, you can place bets on a whole host of games, events and races. 

What’s more, the Trackside room is one of the leading sports club function rooms available for free hire in Mildura, making it an excellent choice for hosting sports club event ideas or other special occasions. Moreover, we often feature live music, trivia nights, and other entertainment options for a well-rounded experience!


6. Be a Part of the Australian Poker League

If you’re a poker fan, you’ll be delighted to know that The Gateway Mildura is an active participant in the Australian Poker League (APL). The venue hosts weekly poker games on Wednesdays, Saturdays, and Sundays, welcoming beginners and seasoned players alike. 

With points and prizes for the top players, it’s a great way to test your skills, make new friends, and enjoy a little friendly competition. The supportive environment encourages learning and growth, making it an ideal place to develop your poker skills.


7. Sports Club Function Rooms For Special Occasions

Embodying sports club values and fostering community engagement, The Gateway Mildura provides the perfect setting for sports-themed celebrations and gatherings. Our sports club function rooms offer ample space, modern amenities, and customisable layouts to suit your event’s specific needs. 

Whether it’s an end-of-season party, corporate event, or fundraising initiative, The Gateway Mildura team will work closely with you to ensure every detail is taken care of, making your event a resounding success. With our professional and attentive staff, you can rest assured that your guests will have an unforgettable experience.


Want to Make a Booking?

If you want to secure a spot before the next big game, book a reservation at The Gateway Mildura today.