TopHat Coffee Small Bar, Clovelly

We take a first look at TopHat Coffee’s small bar in Clovelly opening to the public on 21 November, 2013.

Clovelly finally has its own small bar. A favourite with residents and locals since it opened a year ago, TopHat Coffee Merchants turns into a neighbourhood style bar when the sun goes down.

Tophat Coffee Small Bar
TopHat Coffee by Night

Located along Clovelly Road near the roundabout with Arden Street, the 20 person capacity venue is a welcoming spot to sip on your favourite beverage and enjoy tasty snacks.

Tophat Coffee Small Bar
L-R: Our Moscow Mule, Nightcap

Food offerings range from Marinated Olives ($7) and Pretzels ($5) to a Cheese Plate ($20), Charcuterie Board ($20) and Pulled Pork Jaffle ($12).

The bar menu offers a choice of local and international wines and sparkling including Trapiche Malbec from Argentina ($8.50 a glass) and craft beers and cider.

Coffeeholics can choose from cocktails such as a cold drip Negroni ($17), a TopHat Twist on the original and the Espresso Martini ($18) made with fresh espresso, Kahlua, vodka and a dash of milk. Our Moscow Mule ($15) is a light and refreshing mix of cucumber, lime, ginger and vodka while the Nightcap ($18), TopHat’s Old Fashioned ups the ante with a balance of whisky, orange and a hint of ginger.

Tophat Coffee Small Bar

TopHat Coffee Merchants’ small bar is opening to the public on Thursday 21 November 2013 and will trade on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays until 10pm.

TopHat Coffee Merchants
315 Clovelly Rd
Clovelly, NSW 2031


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Corinne Mossati

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 since 2013, 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.

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