Tag: Pocket Bar

Are bottled cocktails here to stay?

Bargoers still wanted to drink the good stuff, and all these amazing bartenders, well, let’s face it, they had some free time. Put it together and the business of ‘Bottle Cocktails’ had the chance to boom.

Operator Profile: Karl Schlothauer and Christophe Lehoux

Small is beautiful when it comes to successive bar openings for this Sydney based duo, and their latest digs – Button – is certainly going to cement their good reputation around town. In between opening new venues, and maintaining the high standards that they keep at the current ones, Christophe and Karl took some time out to chat about their experiences as multi-venue operators.

Pocket Bar, Sydney

Pocket Bar is a compact Sydney offering that has quickly snaffled itself a loyal following. One of the latest conscripts to the small-bar-revolution-that’s-not swelling its ranks in the Darlinghurst/Surry Hills area, first time owners Karl Schlothauer and Christophe Lehouk have made the most out of the new(ish) primary service authority (PSA) that came into effect after the much talked about ‘small bar’ licensing reforms.