Merivale trades Papi Chulo for Queen Chow on Manly Wharf (Sydney)

Based on the success of Merivale’s Enmore debut, the hospitality group have now opened a second location for their Cantonese kitchen Queen Chow, which moves into the former digs of waterfront meat-sweat haven Papi Chulo. Patrick Friesen and Eric Koh are aiming for “classic neighbourhood Cantonese” inspired by the way the diverse cuisine is recreated around the globe, dedicated to its evolution throughout the ages as well as traditional Hong Kong dai pai dongs by showcasing something unique for Manly’s ever-changing dining scene.... Read More | Share it now!

Merivale add Zebra Bar to Enmore’s dynamic Queens Hotel (Sydney)

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!

Merivale open Queen Chow and The Smelly Goat in Enmore’s Queens Hotel (Sydney)

Merivale weren’t about to end 2016 quietly, playing one last card for Christmas just weeks after unveiling Paddington’s well-received double-venue Fred’s and Charlie Parker’s. It now feels like a long time ago when Merivale announced that they had purchased Enmore’s historic Queen Victoria Hotel, and for over a year we’ve been slowly drip-fed info about exactly what the group were planning for their very first foray into Sydney’s inner-west. Turns out those plans take the form of Queen Chow and upstairs bar The Smelly Goat, both falling under the title of Queens Hotel and both open to the public as of this week.... Read More | Share it now!

Recap: March Into Merivale’s “Wok On” packs Establishment with Asian eats and hip hop beats (Sydney)

The current March Into Merivale festival continued throughout this past week, with the strongest event being Wok On, one of the signature events of Merivale’s massive food and wine festival, and once again amongst the most wildly popular of the extensive program. Establishment was packed out early for the three-hour event, which called upon the rich stock of various Asian eats that Merivale is known for, from the famed Mr Wong and Ms.G’s to the forthcoming Queen Chow, which will be opening soon as the hospitality group’s first foray into Sydney’s inner-west (Enmore to be exact).... Read More | Share it now!

Merivale will preview Queen Chow this week at “Wok On” (Sydney)

March Into Merivale’s ultimate showcase of various Asian cuisines, dubbed Wok On, will take place this Wednesday 2nd March at Establishment Main Bar, calling on some of the group’s top venues and chefs like Mr Wong and Ms.G’s to offer up a selection of their best dishes at a market-style event. The mix of Asian fare, cocktails, and hip hop will also feature a special preview of the forthcoming Queen Chow at Enmore’s Queen Victoria Hotel, Merivale’s first ever foray into Sydney’s inner-west.... Read More | Share it now!

Merivale chefs name their top picks for this year’s ‘March Into Merivale’ festival

It’s not long now until the big launch of March Into Merivale, the renowned hospitality group’s annual festival which gives them a chance to celebrate their acclaimed team of chefs and bartenders through a series of food and drink events, catering for a massive range of tastes. This year also marks one of the biggest in Merivale’s history as they welcome a string of anticipated venues like Queen Chow (Enmore’s former Queen Victoria Hotel), Fred’s, and the much-buzzed-about The Newport, in addition to recent openings like The Paddington and J&M. Undoubtedly we’ll be celebrating and previewing these new venues throughout the month of events, as well as looking into established treasures like Mr Wong, Uccello and Papi Chulo, and to gauge just what’s in store for the public the AU review caught up with group chefs David Lovett and Christopher Hogarth to talk March Into Merivale, this year’s theme of “Guilty Pleasures”, their picks of the program, and more.... Read More | Share it now!