Tag: the rook

Plymouth comes out on top in our gin blind tasting

Here’s 8 great gins tasted, scored and rated: We chose The Rook for this tasting for one very simple reason — this joint loves its gin. We put eight gins out in front of our panel to explore, and the tasting turned some heads…

Bar Profile: The Rook

Looking for a bar? Well, don’t bother looking for the sign above a big, bold entry right on a main road. No siree, from what I can gather, those days are long gone. Bars in 2013 are secreted down laneways, up elevators, round corners, behind restaurants, or in basements. Sometimes you need a secret password.

Keystone looks skyward for new CBD bar

With Sydney’s CBD basements slowly fllling up it was only a matter of time before bar owners started to look up, as the team at Keystone have now done. “It’s called the Rook,” said group director Paul Schulte, “it means a playful bird that hangs out up high.”