New Bars

New Bars


Continuing to shake up the Melbourne drinking and dining scene, the Press Club Group has recently opened another sophisticated venue; PM24. The highly acclaimed chef Phillip Mouchel has come on board and the new addition is a modern French bistro that is sure to help set the trend for 2011.


A powerful little venue taking the Newtown area by storm is Bloodwood. It’s all about the share plates here as well so don’t think of keeping one for yourself.

Sake Restaurant & Bar, Brisbane

Having opened for friends and family in late November, Brisbane’s own Sake Restaurant & Bar opened its doors to the general public just in time for the Christmas rush. Serving up contemporary Japanese cuisine at the Eagle Street Pier venue, the team looks set to take charge in the same style as they have done in Sydney.

Time to Vino

The well heeled Sydney wine venue, Time to Vino, has moved itself a little bit closer to the action and co-owner Clint Hillary says of the new lease on life; “we have certainly grown up and are looking forward to bring a real ‘adult bar’ to Sydney’s wine scene”.

Tone Bar

Tone 16 Wentworth Ave Surry Hills, Sydney 02 9267 6440 This new bar was…

The Village

The Village Hotel (formerly the East Sydney Hotel) has recently benefited from a ‘triumphant return’ to the drinking scene. The site is sporting a new dining room and a fresh make over that has reinvigorated one of Sydney’s favourite drinking spots.

Malt Supper Club, Perth

Set in a plush interior the Malt Supper Club is one of Perth’s new additions having opened late November 2010. Maddy Andrijich, Venue Marketing Manager, describes their offering as; “a new bar that is a little bit different, a late night bar that serves light supper style food until late.”

The Cut Bar and Grill

This might be just the place to have a boys night in however there is enough finesse and class at the Cut Bar & Grill that it would be a great place to entertain a lady as well.

Pony, Neutral Bay

With the reigns griped low and the stirrups high, the team at Pony Dining has raced across the bridge in de groot fashion and opened their new venue in style.