Time Out Sydney Bar Awards 2012 at The Standard, Darlinghurst

The Time Out Sydney Bar Awards returned for the fourth time to celebrate the winners of this year’s awards and the launch of the 2012 Time Out Bar Guide.

Time Out Sydney Bar Awards

Sydney came out to celebrate a vibrant and growing bar scene which has flourished due to the passion, skill and dedication of its bartenders.

The Awards took place at a brand new Taylor Square venue, The Standard, upstairs from Lo Fi in Darlinghurst with Chef Lennox Hastie (ex Spain’s Etxebarri) and John Fink (Quay, Otto) taking to the pop up kitchen.

Time Out Sydney Bar Awards
Greg Fleet (Host) and Myffy Rigby (Time Out Sydney Food and Drink Editor)

Host Greg Fleet started the Awards ceremony with each nominee in every category receiving a rousing cheer which was excelled every time the winner was announced.

The winners of the Time Out Sydney Bar Awards for 2012:

Best Bartender: The Shady Pines Saloon team
Best Cocktail Bar: Victoria Room
Best Small Bar: Grandma’s
Best Wine Bar: 121 BC
Best Pub: The Old Fitzroy
Best Design: Gardel’s Bar
Hot Talent: Phil Gandevia
Best Entertainment: FBi Social
Best Bar Food: Gardel’s Bar
People’s Choice: The Corner House
Hall of Fame: Longrain
Best New Bar: Love Tilly Devine
Bar of the Year: Eau de Vie

The evening’s entertainment included contortionist Billie Bradshaw, hula hooper, Bunny Hoop Star and singer Fanny Lumsden.

The bar served Little Creatures beer, Pipsqueak Cider, Buffalo Trace Maple Old Fashioneds, Ultimat vodka Martinis and Green Fairy Punch.

Time Out Sydney Bar Awards 2012
Contortionist Billie Bradshaw

Time Out Sydney Bar Awards
The Green Fairy serving a Wicked Party Punch

Time Out Sydney Bar Awards
Shady Pines Team

Time Out Sydney Bar Awards
Sarah Doyle (Gardel’s Bar) and Luke Ashton (Duke)

Time Out Sydney Bar Awards
Grandma’s Bar

Time Out Sydney Bar Awards
Dr Phil Gandevia, Winner of Hot Talent Award

Time Out Sydney Bar Awards
Bar of the Year: Eau de Vie Bar, with Max Greco, Luke Redington and Phil Gandevia

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Canapés

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Green Fairy Punch

Time Out Sydney Bar Awards
Paella and Pig

Time Out Sydney Bar Awards
Ultimat Martini and Mahnattan

The Time Out Sydney Bar Guide 2012 is free to subscribers and $4.95 at selected outlets.

The Time Out Sydney Bar Awards took place on Mon 24 October 2011 at the Standard in Darlinghurst. Gourmantic attended the Time Out Sydney Bar Awards 2012 as media guests.

** For a photo gallery with over 100 images of the event, visit Gourmantic on Facebook where you can “Like” the page and tag.  **

Photography by @MrGourmantic

The Standard
Level 3, 383 Bourke St
Darlinghurst NSW 2010

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Corinne Mossati is the Founder/Editor of popular online magazine Gourmantic and Cocktails & Bars, a website dedicated to cocktail culture and the discerning drinker. She is named in Australian Bartender Magazine’s Top 100 Most Influential List, is a member of The Academy responsible for judging the World’s 50 Best Bars. She has also judged the inaugural Australasian Whisky Awards and various national cocktail competitions.

6 Comments:

  1. Looks like a great vibe at the awards! I like the graffiti walls. Nice work on the Facebook photos too!

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