As everyone counts down to that summer break, here are the latest new venues to try plus a couple we have to wait for.
Della Hyde gives a nod to those lobby bars of the grand hotels of yesteryear, serving up sophisticated cocktails in a setting to match. If peckish there is bar food that includes a touch of North Africa. Della Hyde is the latest from the team behind Bondi Hardware, The Botanist, The Butler and Socal. More about Della Hyde here.
Della Hyde, 34 Oxford Street, Darlinghurst NSW 2010
Zeus Street Greek
Zeus Street Greek serves up fresh Greek food at its latest in Rosebery. Think pitas, Greek salads plus lamb, pork and chicken from the souvla with maybe a drop of Greek wine. Dine in or they have home delivery if you are close by if can’t make it down. This is venue number four for Zeus with two more coming soon in Dulwich Hill and Cronulla .
Zeus Street Greek, 2/34 Morley Avenue, Rosebery NSW 2018
Work in Progress @erickoh
Those tasty dumplings from Work in Progress @erickoh are with us for a bit longer as their stay has bee extended until 23 December 2015. Read our review of Work in Progress @erickoh here.
Work in Progress @erickoh, 50 King Street, Sydney CBD NSW 2000
Saké Live & Saké Jr.
The Saké family is set to expand in 2016 with two new openings.
Saké Jr. is described as a fast fine-casual concept, serving up pristine, market-fresh, seasonal ingredients that are gluten, preservative and GMO free. Still using Saké’s signature flavours, options include customized noodle or rice meals with diners able to select vegetables, sauces and for example toppings plus of course there are the signature dishes. Saké Jr. is set to open mid-2016 in the CBD.
Saké Live brings the tastes, sounds and lights of Tokyo to Sydney. There will be largest robatayaki grill and sushi bar in the city, showcasing innovative food dishes that are paired with over one hundred signature cocktails. Add in a see through DJ stage and plus media and art installations and this will be big. Saké Live is set to open mid-2016.
MCA Gin Garden Pop Up
As part of the Sydney International Art Series, at the same time as Grayson Perry: My Pretty Little Art Career, catch this MCA Gin Garden Pop Up on the outdoor terrace with cocktails by Archie Rose Distillery and craft beers from Young Henrys with views over the harbour. From 4th Dec 2015. Read more on MCA Gin Garden Pop Up here.
MCA , Ground Floor, Outdoor Terrace, 140 George St, The Rocks NSW 2000
INDU Dining brings the taste of Southern India into its heritage building home in the CBD. Coming together are the diverse and fresh flavours from the busy villages to fine dining in India using the best of seasonal produce. Following from the food, cocktails take a twist with the blending of tonics and spices. Read more on INDU Dining here.
INDU Dining, Basement Level, 350 George Street Sydney, NSW 2000
Lot. 1 Sydney
Lot. 1 Sydney has already been serving coffee but will open its restaurant doors before years end with a stunning fitout. Traditional Italian food with a twist inspired by the part heritage of Chef Adam Swanson will be the feature. There will be an aperitivo hour and two underground bars to open early in the new year. Read more on Lot. 1 Sydney here.
Lot. 1 Sydney, 18 – 20 York Street, Sydney, NSW 2000
Yakitori Yurippi is bringing a taste of Japan to Crows Nest. Enjoy share plates and the selection of yakitori all using the freshest of ingredients accompanied by a selection of Japanese beers. For those that love sake, a full list will be joining the menu in the coming months. Read more on Yakitori Yurippi here.
Yakitori Yurippi, 7 Falcon St, Crows Nest NSW 2065
Darlo Country Club
Darlo Country Club is at the former Victoria Room site with country club chic and serving up brasserie dishes made to share. The cocktails showcase classics and signatures with some designed to pair with the food. Read more on Darlo Country Club here.
Darlo Country Club, 235 Victoria St, Darlinghurst NSW 2010
- The Highball Express is a touch of grand Havana in Canberra with over 350 rums.
- 54 Benjamin is a local’s bar in Belconnen well worth the trip to the suburbs when in Canberra.
- And here are the Top 10 Australian Craft Gin you should be drinking now.
Photo Credit: Indu Dining, used with permission.
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