Frequently Asked Questions

What time are you open?

Open every day at 12 noon, closing Sun-Thu 11pm, Fri-Sat 1 am. See our “Entry Fee & Hours” page for special events and times.  Closed Christmas Day.

When are your busy periods?

Between the hours 12.00 noon to 3.00 pm Monday to Thursday, Friday to Sunday afternoons and evenings.

Do male prostitutes operate on the premises?

No, male prostitutes are not allowed to trade on the premises.

Can I bring liquor or drugs onto the premises?

No, consumption of alcoholic beverages or drugs are not permitted on the premises.

Can I pay with a credit card or EFTPOS?

We accept cash, Visa, Mastercard, American Express and EFTPOS for entry and incidentals. There is no cash out facility.

Is there entry at a concession rate?

There is a concession entry price for Commonwealth card holders including all types of Pensioners, Carers, New Start and Youth Allowance; Seniors; and full-time students.

Do you have COVID-19 restrictions in place?

In the interests of other patrons and in order to minimise the risk of infection, you should be fully vaccinated against Covid-19. In general you should observe good hygiene by showering on arrival and washing your hands regularly. You should stay away if you are a close contact of an infected person, feeling unwell or under a medical directive (e.g. to isolate for 7 days).

Where are you located?

In the city, 431 Pulteney Street, just south of Hurtle Square, next door to The Astor Hotel.

Is there an age limit to gain access?

Yes, the minimum age is 18 to gain entry, ID may be requested for proof of age.

Can I smoke in the building?

No, by law it is not permitted to smoke in the building. However, there is an outside courtyard where you can light up.

Can I leave the club and come back later in the day?

Yes, if you intend to return to the club on the same day just ask for a pass-out from the reception desk.

How can I become a member?

Just ask at reception about becoming a member and our staff can sign you up.

Can I use my mobile phone or other devices inside the club?

Use of photographic or recording devices anywhere on the premises is strictly prohibited. Mobile phones (to make calls or message) and other devices such as lap top computers and tablets can only be used  in the Billiard Lounge, Café, Locker Room or Garden. If you use your phone anywhere else you will be told to leave.

What about sexual health?

In the interests of other patrons and in order to minimise the risk of infection from sexually transmitted diseases, indeed any disease, you should get regular checkups with your doctor or sexual health clinic, and use the protections offered (such as by using condoms or taking PrEP). The club has regular input from SAMESH sexual health counsellors. We currently host a CONNECT project HIV testing kit dispenser which allows users to undertake free rapid testing onsite or at home.

Still have questions?