A retro-inspired dive bar has opened up not far from Kings Cross’ iconic Coca-Cola sign, transforming what was formerly The Old Growler and bringing Sydney the vibrant 80’s-minded Chachi’s. Described as a “fully immersive eighties bar”, the brightly hued watering hole has gone through the dark and grungy space with a serious itch for nostalgia, making use of everything from a Grace Jones mural and polaroid cameras to lego, classic arcade games and rubiks cubes. ... Read More | Share it now!
Later this month will see a new restaurant open at designer hotel Ovolo Woolloomooloo as award-winning U.S chef Matthew Kenney focuses his long history of advocating for plant-based cuisine to Sydney with Alibi. Adding something incredibly unique to the envied scene at Woolloomooloo wharf, the new restaurant will take over most of the ground floor of the hotel with a casual approach to dining and a focus on innovative, seasonal dishes highlighting plant-based dining along with a comprehensive cocktail programme and an Australian-focused wine list showcasing lesser known producers as well as a few classics. ... Read More | Share it now!
Sydney’s ever-changing William Street has copped a new neighbourhood Italian café and restaurant with Vizio Caffé e Cucina, opening up on the Hyde Park end of the long strip with designs on serving up hearty international breakfasts, leisurely lunches and authentic Italian dinners. The venue is owned by the Fuscaldo family, who have a long and storied history with bringing Italian food to Australia, dating all the way back to the first fresh pasta retail shop in Melbourne, opened in 1964.... Read More | Share it now!
A warm Summer’s day became cooler as the breeze off the Woolloomooloo water blew towards The Frisco Hotel that lies one block away from the water. Tightly-wound townhouses are stacked up the street, as the maritime blue poles of the nautical themed herald a new era for the long-standing pub. Under new management, the 13-week makeover involves the introduction of an attractive new menu where the spotlight is on seafood and vibrant cocktails.... Read More | Share it now!
The team at Woolloomoolo Manta Restaurant and Bar have announced they are collaborating with local sushi master Hideo Dekura to create a special six-course Japanese dinner matched with sake and wine that promises to take guests on a cultural and culinary journey on Wednesday 25th May. The handcrafted raw sashimi dishes showcased by Dekura will focus on the level of freshness that Manta Restaurant upholds as they stay committed to using sustainably caught, local produce.... Read More | Share it now!
As far as Gastropubs go, few venues can match up to the perfectly positioned Tilbury Hotel in Woolloomooloo, which doesn’t just have location on its side, but a reputation as one of the best dining options outside of the suburb’s iconic wharf; one which has just received a refreshed and refocused makeover, slightly switching up the interior for the first time in 12 years, while also the menu on offer, which has been designed by the venue’s new Michelin-accredited Head Chef James Wallis.... Read More | Share it now!