UK bartender Ryan Chetiyawardana has revealed plans to open a restaurant on the ground floor of the old White Lyan space, called Cub.
Perth bar operator Andy Freeman — the guy behind the award-winning Perth whiskey bar Varnish on King and The Flour Factory — is opening the new Perth CBD tequila bar, Caballitos in July.
There’s a little touch of tiki to be found in Brisbane drinking district, Fortitude Valley. Head down into Heya Bar, and you’ll find a bar within a bar called Tiki Tiki Gai.
Madame Shanghai is the newest addition to the Lotus Dining Group, and it's one with a big emphasis on the bar program, group bar operations manager Kate McGraw tells us.
New Brisbane bar Saville Row is due to open next week, and it is the first outing in Fortitude Valley for Cobbler’s Martin Lange.
The 18th Amendment Bar is the brainchild of Australian hospitality veteran, Gorge Camorra, and has been in development over the last five years.
Matt Whiley is the brains behind Peg + Patriot, as well as a co-founder of Purl and Worship Street Whistling Shop. His new bar, Scout, is a small bar with big plans for respecting seasonality and sustainability.