Brisbane bar Electric Avenue has been open a few months now, but it’s fighting the good fight in Brisbane’s Woolloongabba precinct (that’s near the Gabba, for those outside the Sunshine State).
When Chula, opens in mid-October, they’ve got an extra boost of talent with Agave Cartel founder and one of the country’s most knowledgeable agave aficionados, Reece Griffiths, heading up the drinks program.
Take a look at Brooklyn bar Diamond Reef — with drinks of the calibre you’d expect from Ross and co, we’re kind of upset the bar didn’t open here.
Sydney is set to see a new CBD rooftop bar when Old Mate’s Place opens, and it’s coming from some of Sydney’s best bar talent.
Bridge Bon-Appétit is now open. “Like everything that Swillhouse does, it’s dimly lit, with good music, good booze, good times — and chuck in some good food as well,” Irvine says.
New Sydney bar The Duke of Clarence will open iin the alleyway where you find The Barber Shop and The Baxter Inn – here’s what to expect.
The list at new Geelong bar The 18th Amendment features a Hall of Fame section, in which they highlight some modern classic recipes from influential bartenders of the last two decades — Audrey Saunders’ Old Cuban and Dale DeGroff’s Anejo Highball are just two examples from the opening list.
The Gresham, two-time winning Bar of the Year at the Bartender Magazine Australian Bar Awards, is creating a bar within its walls called The Drawing Room.
The first thing you’ll notice when you encounter Deathproof is the art on the walls. The bar functions as part bar, part art space, and is the first bar for owners Anthony Calligeros and Artis Steen Jones.
Martin Lange, who you may know from Brisbane bar, Cobbler, has opened Savile Row with business partners Trent Goodwin and Kahn Mills. They’re stocking the bar well, with some 900 bottles on the back bar. Stairs take customers up and around the bar, to booth seating and spaces for couples, all of which look down on the bar below.