Billy’s is named in tribute to William Lung (1882 – 1969) a.k.a. Billy Butterfly, an iconic noble character from Ballarat’s folklore who was well loved by many Ballarat locals.
Mercure Ballarat is proud to rekindle and honour the memories of Billy Butterfly in the operation of Billy’s Bistro & Bar and to hold in high esteem his belief in independent thought and his gentle spirit.
ENJOY A FEAST OF GOOD FOOD EVERY DAY AT BILLY’S BISTRO & BAR.
Choose a sharing platter or an individual serving from Billy’s Bistro & Bar Mediterranean inspired menu all ingredients fresh from the market daily as Mother Nature has provided.
Billy’s Bistro & Bar opens daily from 7.00am – last orders 9.00pm.
Start with a superb buffet breakfast or give in to the urge for a snack or barista coffee at any time through the day.
Chef’s Meza Lunch is a selection of small shared dishes, a specialty of the eastern Mediterranean with fresh flavours designed as one option for an easy lunch from the menu.
For a casual dinner, enjoy Billy’s Bistro & Bar full menu which features seasonal produce, prepared fresh by the chefs in our kitchen with ingredients from local growers and suppliers.
From a comfortable seat at the bar or at your dining table, enjoy our selection of local wines, boutique and popular beers, ciders and a range of mixed drinks or cocktails