14 of the country’s top chefs are putting on an exclusive dinner in memory of Jeremy Strode

Some of Australia’s top chefs are joining together for an epic fundraising dinner in memory of the late Jeremy Strode, the talented and widely loved chef who is best known for his work at The Fish Shop and Bistrode CBD. As a testament to his influence on this country’s hospitality industry, the dinner will feature some of the most highly regarded and exciting chefs in the country, all coming together to raise money for Jeremy’s wife and sons.... Read More | Share it now!

Merivale’s notorious party spot ‘ivy’ may be demolished and turned into a hotel (Sydney)

Big announcements from Merivale are nothing new. The juggernaut hospitality group has been dominating Sydney for very a long time, opening institution after institution from Enmore’s Queens Hotel to Coogee’s Coogee Pavilion. Though nothing has been anywhere near as successful and internationally renowned as ivy, Sydney’s most divisive party spot that remains highly sought after by the elite and wannabe-elite alike. Well, lovers of the unique complex should make the most of it while they can as Justin Hemmes has now confirmed that ivy may be demolished in the future, to be replaced by a 55-storey international hotel.... Read More | Share it now!

Merivale reveal second phase for The Newport with European restaurant Bert’s (Sydney)

Opened this past weekend, vintage-inspired European restaurant Bert’s is the latest edition to The Newport, Merivale’s sprawling Northern Beaches destination. Taking design cues from the grand hotel rooms of the 1930s, the new addition is headed by Executive Chef Jordan Toft and Head Chef Sam Kane who lead a team from a centre kitchen, flanked by charcoal ovens and basque grills with aims to highlight fresh Australian produce with simplicity.... Read More | Share it now!

Attention Wine Lovers: Merivale have added the full set of Penfolds Grange to their collection

In what should come as some very welcome news to discerning wine lovers in Sydney, hospitality juggernaut Merivale have announced that they have added the full set of Penfolds Grange to their premier wine collection. For those not already up on Penfolds, the label is one of the country’s most iconic and prestigious, known for their superior releases and highly sought after rarities. The rare acquisition makes Merivale one of the only hospitality groups in the world to house the collection.... Read More | Share it now!

The Newport welcomes Bert’s Brasserie and Bar this Summer (Sydney)

The expansive grounds of The Newport is set to become even more elegant with the inclusion of Bert’s, Merivale’s newest brasserie and bar. Inspired by grand hotel dining rooms of the 1930s, Bert’s aims to capture the easy air of Sydney’s Northern beaches with a hint of whimsical nostalgia. An all-star line-up of hospitality talent will take charge of the space. This includes Jordan Toft as Executive Chef, Franck Moreau as Master Sommelier and Sam Egerton as the Bar Manager.... Read More | Share it now!

The chefs behind Pinbone are opening an American-style Italian diner with Merivale (Sydney)

Sydney chef duo Mike Eggert and Jemma Whiteman are two names which are always welcome at any table in Sydney, stemming from their time running the city’s hugely popular Pinbone before closing up shop in 2015. Since then they’ve been spotted in and around the likes of 10 William Street and their own Kensington restaurant, Good Luck Pinbone; their latest project is a pop-up in collaboration with Merivale, titled Mr Liquor’s Dirty Italian Disco. ... Read More | Share it now!

Merivale’s The Paddington is going Cuban for a limited time only (Sydney)

Celebrating the people and street culture of modern Cuba, Merivale will be using The Paddington to host a temporary transformation, filled with Que Bola feasts and Havana club cocktails. Across three nights, the popular Paddington gastropub will be taking on the character often credited to Cuba’s festive hospitality scene, with the crux of celebrations happening later this week on Thursday 28th September.... Read More | Share it now!

Merivale have opened their very first flower shop (Sydney)

Adding a bit of colour to the already energetic scene in the famed ivy laneway, Merivale have unveiled something a bit different from the usual big-ticket food and drink opening. Now standing right next to Lorraine’s Patisserie is the hospitality group’s first ever flower shop, Pailings Flowers, opened just in time to spring with a bespoke flower service offered in the heart of Sydney.... Read More | Share it now!