The Garibaldi, a simple concoction of Campari and freshly juiced orange, is named after the great Italian patriot Giuseppe Garibaldi.
Situated in the semi-heritage-listed basement of 222 Clarence Street, you can expect an ode to both past and present drinks with a concept that lends itself to all things great about hospitality. “We’re hoping to connect the dots on Clarence Street and extend the precinct,” says Lochy Paech, Owner-Operator.
“The idea was to create what we think would be the first tiki bar with the introduction of exotic flavours, like pineapple, papaya or guava. They probably didn’t have the silly shirts or the ridiculous glowing neon lights and wild garnishes. We’ll still have that element of fun, but we’ll peel back that kitsch element that it’s been associated with.” Dre Walters, Owner/ Operator
The pub will feature two televisions playing a variety of sports with one dedicated to classic 90s action films highlighting the golden age of Civic Video. “[The Magpie] will be a tiny sports bar celebrating all things Australiana with all the quirks,” says Wijesena.