Month: December 2009

24 Moons

Opened in October, 24 Moons occupies the old site of the Alley Bar and is a collaboration between four respected and very experienced industry folk: Marcus Motteram, Simon Digby, Boris Von Rechenberg, and Michael Christadoulou (Mr Delicious, Mr Music, Mr Creative and Mr Hospitality respectively). Normally we would list all their relative experience but you’ll have to wait for January’s Bar Profile for that; rest assure that 24 Moons is a meeting of the minds between some serious bar nerds.

Plate by Kristalia

At Fanuli have a reputation for spotting design trends having introduced to Australia year after year some of the most cutting-edge furniture designs to come out of Italy. One of Fanuli’s latest releases is the Plate chair by award-winning design house Kristalia.

Laruche Bar & Supperclub, Brisbane

Laruche is the latest bar offering from Ellie Moubarak owner of West End cocktail joint Lychee Lounge. Moubarak has once again joined forces with designer Remo Vallance (also behind the Lychee Lounge), glass blower Lucal Salton and artists Jennie Jackson and KT Doyle to help him create this decadent new venue

The Old Cuban

Audrey Saunders’ classy take on the Mojito

Cargo Bar Pizza Lounge, Hobart

Hobart is welcoming the addition of Cargo Bar Pizza Lounge to its ranks in the Historic Salamanca precinct. This wine bar and pizza spot boasts the creative attentions of Paul Kelly Design. The space previous to the renovation was two tenancies; one a fish and chip shop and the other a historic walkway with cobble stone floors, housing an ATM.

Richmond Club Hotel, Melbourne

The Richmond Club Hotel certainly isn’t a new joint, but it is a pleasure to announce that they re-opened in September following a fire back in November 2008 which caused extensive damage to the Hotel.

The Baden Powell Hotel, Melbourne

Located only a few minutes from the Melbourne CBD, The Baden Powell Hotel occupies a prominent corner and Victorian Terrace which dates back to 1878. A historic landmark in the Collingwood area, it has been trading as a pub for over 130 years. Purchased by a couple of local publicans in 2008, the Hotel has undergone extensive renovation