Review: Solotel and Matt Moran have something special with Little Big House (Brisbane)

Located at the end of South Bank’s Grey Street in a heritage listed house is one of the most interesting new openings you’ll find anywhere up and down Australia’s East Coast. Little Big House, from Solotel and Matt Moran, takes place in the former Collins Place: a beautiful two-storey house shining with timber and separated into multiple spaces, spanning two bars, a lounge with a pool table, veranda seating and even a karaoke room. Solotel have obviously looked at what has been working in some of their other venues, like Sydney’s Japanese-leaning Goros, where promises of neon-lit karaoke sessions have been drawing capacity crowds for the past few years. ... Read More | Share it now!

After three years in the making, Matt Moran’s ambitious Barangaroo House is now open (Sydney)

Ambitious, architecturally stunning, and right by Sydney Harbour. Solotel and Matt Moran have finally opened the three-level Barangaroo House to the public. The dramatic award-winning building on Barangaroo Avenue has been carefully shaped to offer three distinctive dining and bar concepts, all taking full advantage of those sweeping water views. ... Read More | Share it now!

Barangaroo House introduces waterfront rooftop bar “Smoke”

Before the year is out Sydney will be getting of the year’s biggest openings. The epic three-level Barangaroo House from Solotel Group and Matt Moran will be officially opening doors towards the end of December, but ahead of the full launch the team are set to reveal one level per week. They’ll start up the very top for this one, launching their smoldering waterfront rooftop bar Smoke on Friday 15th December.... Read More | Share it now!

Matt Moran’s three-level Barangaroo restaurant is opening in December (Sydney)

Featuring three distinct levels, Barangaroo House will be one of the biggest openings to date for the ever-growing precinct, led by none other than Matt Moran in partnership with Solotel, the group behind some of Sydney’s biggest venues including Aria, Chiswick and Opera Bar. It’s been a long time coming, with the project in the works for the past three years, but now the restaurant has finally locked in a December opening date, promising the define the new capital of contemporary Australian cuisine.... Read More | Share it now!

The Regent Kingsford reopens following refurbishment (Sydney)

Revealed just a few weeks out, Kingsford favourite The Regent has thrown open their doors to the public following an extensive makeover that has seen changes to both the interior and the pub’s food and bev offerings. The popular student haunt now sports a restored heritage ceiling and a design that has gone street-level with vintage posters, records and neon-lit walls, one of which is a huge letter ‘R’ that has been salvaged from an old Toys ‘R’ Us sign. ... Read More | Share it now!

The Paddington Inn reopens after extensive renovations (Sydney)

Solotel’s legendary gastro pub The Paddington Inn is the latest in long-standing local favourites to benefit from Sydney’s string of renovations, this week unveiling an extensive makeover in collaboration with Sydney designer George Livissianis (who also recently refreshed The Dolphin) along with a new dining room and bar, and a kitchen team headed by ex-Rockpool, ex-Kitchen by Mike chef Justin Schott.... Read More | Share it now!