Welcome to The Lee’s Hotel – formerly known as the Day Dawn Hotel, a legendary establishment known far and wide as “The Pub with No Beer.” Nestled in the heart of Ingham, this iconic watering hole has captured the imaginations of locals and travelers alike for generations.
But what is it that makes The Lee’s Hotel so special? It’s a story that has been featured in the news, celebrated in song, and etched into the annals of Australian folklore. Our tale begins with a fateful day when the taps ran dry, leaving patrons parched and the shelves bereft of brews. This remarkable incident led to the creation of the timeless hit song, “The Pub with No Beer,” by Slim Dusty, which catapulted our humble establishment into the international spotlight.
As you explore this page, we invite you to delve into the rich history and the countless headlines that have revolved around The Lee’s Hotel. Discover the enduring charm that has made our pub a beloved institution, a place where stories are told, friendships are forged, and laughter resounds. Join us on a journey through time and tradition, and uncover why The Lee’s Hotel continues to be a cherished part of Australia’s heritage as The Pub With No Beer!
Tom Sheahan recites poem Pub with no Beer at the Poets Breakfast at the Australian-Italian Festival in Ingham Queensland 2013