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!
It seems since moving into Enmore with the Queens Hotel, Justin Hemmes and his hospitality empire have furthered their interest in Sydney’s inner-west. Now Merivale have added another local icon to their expansive portfolio, buying up Marrickville’s beating heart: Vic on the Park.... Read More | Share it now!
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!
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!
In what should be big news for club-minded Sydneysiders, London’s iconic Ministry of Sound Club is making it’s way on over the the harbour city, launching from Saturday 10th June for weekly residencies at ivy. Every Saturday night onwards will feature a brand new four-room soundsystem and clubbing experience curated by MoS, which has remained a South London mainstay for the past 25 years.... Read More | Share it now!
The opening of the Queens Hotel late last year marked Merivale’s first ever venture into Sydney’s inner-west, refreshing an Enmore institution into what has now become the go-to for its gorgeous upstairs cocktail bar, The Smelly Goat, and resident dumpling kitchen Queen Chow. Now the property has added Zebra Bar to that offering, completing the two-level venue with a cozy upstairs terrace that’s pushed as an ideal spot for group bookings and 40-capacity events.... Read More | Share it now!
Michelin-trained chef Ben Greeno has been leading the charge at Merivale’s The Paddington since it opened late 2015, and this week he’ll be overseeing the long awaited extension of that concept as the takeaway focused The Chicken Shop opens on Thursday 26 January. The small shopfront right next to The Paddington will be turned into an old-school chicken shop, peddling rotisserie meats, salads and sandwiches whipped up by Greeno and his team.... Read More | Share it now!