Bar Felix 320-330 George Street Sydney www.merivale.com.au This new bar was featured in the January…
James Miller and James Wirth have certainly made another good move on the Sydney bar scene with this latest opening coming ‘on-line’ just as 2010 came to an end. A short walk from Central Station and within a stones throw of venues like the Sydney Football Stadium and the Belvoir St Theatre to name a couple, The Norfolk Hotel is providing Surry Hills with a great option for a night out.
Good things are happening in Australia’s most western state and Kitsch Bar has been described as, ‘a gem of an example of a small bar/restaurant’.
The venue is owned by Jamie Pickering and Craig Missen who also own The Bedroom Nightclub in Surfers Paradise. With their extensive experience in hospitality, the owners decided to keep the design of the venue in-house and charged Maya Eschembrenner and Bastian Foersterling with the task of bringing their concept to life.
This place lives up to its name, being securely tucked away, just off the roundabout at Five-ways, Paddington. If you find it though, you’ll enjoy its laid back style and simplicity.
A little slice of New York has landed on Sydney’s Oxford Street in the form of Gotham; a moody bar with an upstairs area available for functions and a downstairs area perfect for a post-dinner cocktail. Gotham is situated on the ground floor of a face brick art deco cinema building beneath what was the former DCM nightclub.
Want to find one of the seriously cool Sydney dive bars that’s filling out this ever growing category? Then get the cabbie to drop you at The Flinders Hotel. With dim lights, exposed brickwork, chincy décor and a turquoise tiled bar that’s accessible from all angles this place fits the bill. There is also space aplenty to roam free, and not get boxed in by the crowds.
Canberra has been slowly growing its niche market of trendy drinks spots and even some of the older comrades are vamping up their look to stay in the limelight.
Chapel Street Melbourne is a hot spot for all things bar related and Steer Bar & Grill is sure to make use of the street’s reputation. Since opening in early September the new kid on the block has been going all out to impress those well heeled Melbournites.
Owners Jimmy Sing and Hana Shimada have revamped their recently opened venue adding a new front bar area that they describe as, “Part social Club, part subterranean getaway and part late-night drinking haven.