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Our story

Varsity didn’t start off as Perth’s best sports entertainment venue or burger joint, but the passion for American food and culture has always been there, and we knew from the get-go we wanted to bring these vibes to Perth. 

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How it all started

For the love of good burgers, sports
and good times!

When we opened up our first venue in Nedlands in 2013, our vision was to recreate the ultimate American college ‘frat-style’ bar and hangout for uni students. And that it was! So much, there wasn’t even a burger in sight.

Since then (and 6 venues later), we’ve evolved heaps and we’ll keep doing that. We’re all about the experience and creating genuinely good times, for everyone. We’re proudly WA born and support local all the way.

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Enjoy the Varsity Ride

We’re taking our food concept to the next level, and we have some great things on the way. So sit tight and enjoy the Varsity ride. We’re here for the long haul.

Discover who and what Varsity get behind, find out more about joining the team or explore the Varsity history.

Discover the
history of varsity.

Varsity has done a lot of growing up since it first opened it’s doors in 2013. The early days in Nedlands were more about uni students and beer pong than burgers and sports. But as word spread across Perth about the quality of the burgers, there was a culture shift towards the classic, American style sports bar that Varsity was inspired by. 

Feb 2013 First Varsity Opens
Feb 2013 Dux Nuts Quiz Night Launches
Apr 2013 First Varsity burger made it on the menu
May 2013 Varsity’s Second Menu Launches
Jun 2013 First Varsity Wing Night launches
Nov 2013 $5 Cheeseburger Night launches
Feb 2014 First superbowl event at Varsity Nedlands
Feb 2014 “Chali 2na”
Oct 2014 Varsity Burgers opens in Northbridge
Nov 2014 Varsity’s 3rd menu launches
Jul 2015 Perth's Best Burgers
Nov 2015 Menu #4 Launches
Nov 2015 Varsity Burgers Northbridge trials first drone delivery
Oct 2016 UberEats + Varsity
Oct 2016 Varsity Waterford opens
Jan 2017 5th menu launches
Oct 2017 Varsity Morley opens
Jan 2018 6th menu launches with a brand new design
May 2018 Varsity Joondalup opens
Sep 2018 VANS launch collaboration for their retail stores in WA
Nov 2018 Highest customer satisfaction
Nov 2018 Best Sports Entertainment Venue
Dec 2018 Varsity Northbridge opens in its new location as a tavern license
Jan 2019 7th menu launches
Feb 2019 Varsity Morley is within the top 5 trading venues on UberEats Australia wide
Sep 2019 Beer collaboration with Feral Brewing
Nov 2019 Best Sports Entertainment Venue
Feb 2020 Merchandise collaboration with ‘David the Robot” for Valentine’s Day
Apr 2020 Fremantle pop-up opens its doors
Aug 2020 Doordash launches in Perth with Varsity as a launching partner
Nov 2020 Best Sports Entertainment Venue
Nov 2020 Best Training Initiative
Nov 2020 Suns Out Buns Out
Dec 2020 Varsity App

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