“Gimlet is a venue where everything and anything is okay. It’s one of the only places in Australia, in my opinion, where the drinks and food are on a level playing field. Usually one takes priority over the other.”
Ground floor restaurant, Loam, and the Lobby Bar are now open for business, while the rooftop restaurant and bar, Kiln, helmed by Chef-Partner Mitch Orr and designed by Fiona Lynch Office is opening soon.
‘Amaro’ means bitter in Italian (‘amari’ is the plural), and covers an incredibly wide category of bitter herbal liqueurs made by steeping botanicals in spirits or wine, and adding sugar. Amari were originally made by monks and thought to be medicinal (where would we be without those tonic-touting monks?! Living in a much less flavourful world, that’s for sure).