Kirin Sakaba Pop-Up at the Oaks

The Oaks in Neutral Bay is turning Japanese with the Kirin Sakaba Pop-Up in the 1936 Bar running from June until August.

Kirin Sakaba Pop-Up at the Oaks

Kirin Sakaba Pop-Up at the Oaks

Transformed into a Japanese garden, the 1936 Bar with traditional lanterns, bamboo archways, decorative bonsai trees and a striking LED cherry blossom tree installation and traditional rice paper screens give the space a cosy feel to bunker during winter.

Kirin Sakaba Pop-Up at the Oaks

Kirin mulled apple cider

The bar is serving an exclusive menu of Kirin beers and ciders as well as a Kirin mulled apple cider served in a traditional Japanese teapot. Should you be hungry, the bar is serving special menu of Japanese classics with a twist created by chef Danny Russo. Think Karaage chicken with chilli aioli, soft shell crab sliders and Japanese ‘fries’ with teriyaki salmon, crispy onions, nori, picked ginger and cheese.

Here are the highlights of the menu:

Kirin Sakaba Pop-Up at the Oaks

Nori Crackers, Smoked Bonito, Aioli, Black Sesame ($9)

Kirin Sakaba Pop-Up at the Oaks

Vegetable Gyoza, Radish, Nashi Pear, Wasabi, Dipping Sauce ($12)

Kirin Sakaba Pop-Up at the Oaks

Shichimi Spiced Soft Shell Crab Slider and Slaw ($15)

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Japanese Disco Fries, Smoked Salmon, Teriyaki, Chilli ($12)

Kirin Sakaba Pop-Up at the Oaks

Pork Belly Yakitori, Cucumber, Snow Peas and Pickle Ginger Salad, Aioli ($12)

Kirin Sakaba Pop-Up at the Oaks

Chicken Karaage, Chili Aioli ($16)

Kirin Sakaba Pop-Up at the Oaks

Pork Katsu Burger, Nashi Pear Slaw, Teriyaki, Dashi ($14)

Kirin Sakaba Pop-Up at the Oaks

Smoked Rump Cap, Radish, Cucumber, Red Onion Salad, Wasabi Condiments ($16)

The Kirin Sakaba at The Oaks launched on June 8th and runs until 21th August in the 1936 Bar at The Oaks.

The Oaks
118 Military Road, Neutral Bay, NSW 2089
Ph: 02 9953 5515

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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.