Restaurants

Whirly Bird Opens in Pyrmont

Whirly Bird, a new venue with a focus on fine poultry and liquor has opened in Pyrmont.

 Whirly Bird Pyrmont  

Located along Union Street in Pyrmont, the upbeat eatery and bar is the brainchild of Anthony Prior, formerly of The Keystone Group. The open plan venue is split into multiple areas, with a total seated capacity of 150. The 80-seater dining room includes a 12-person private dining area, as well as a bar, lounge and outdoor areas.

Whirly Bird Pyrmont

Renowned industry professionals Rollo Anderson (L) and Liam Doherty-Penzer (R), both formerly of The Rook are behind the bar. Together they bring their creativity to the drinks offerings taking inspiration from musical legends and records such as Presley’s King Creole.

Whirly Bird Pyrmont

The cocktail list is designed with sections that complement the dining experience with an Intro, Bridge, Chorus and Outro. You’ll also find a good selection of craft and classic beer, a solid wine list with all options available by the glass.

Whirly Bird Pyrmont

The food is shared style dining with a focus on fine poultry, be it small plates, bar snacks or larger offerings. Think signature rotisserie spit roast birds, buttermilk fried chicken paired with one of two sauces; chilli & honey caramel or house made Whirlybird smoky BBQ. Vegetarian and vegan diners need not shy away. Dishes such as ‘salt ‘n’ pepper silken tofu’ with spring onions, ginger and ponzu are set to please.

Whirly Bird is open from Sunday to Wednesday 12pm-12am and Thursday to Saturday from 12pm – 1am.

Whirly Bird
84 Union Street, Pyrmont
Phone: (02) 9660 7134
www. whirlybirdsydney.com.au
Hours: Sunday to Wednesday 12pm-12am; Thursday to Saturday from 12pm – 1am

Photo Credit: Esteban La Tessa, used with permission.

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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.