Pub - 14 January 2014

GIVE IT SOME WELLY

The Duke of Wellington, established 1853, is ready for its next big campaign. Story: Christopher Holder The Duke of Wellington pub is old. If the walls could talk they’d probably have an emphysema wheeze and could tell you stories that would make your hair curl. It’s always been a quintessentially CBD pub, in tune with

Pub - 14 January 2014

EMPIRE BUILDING

Woolwich Pier Hotel: 2 Gale St, Woolwich NSW (02) 9817 2204 or www.woolwichpierhotel.com.au A local pub that bucks the shabby trend. Tuck into a bucket of prawns on the terrace and admire Sydney Harbour from your prime position on the peninsula, old chap — the newly made-over Woolwich Pier Hotel is happy to make your

Bar - 17 October 2013

CHIMMI LOVES RUM AND FUN

Chimmi’s The Eastern, 500 Oxford St, Bondi Junction (02) 9387 7828 or theeastern.com.au There is a new South American host at The Eastern. Chimmi has thrown open the doors to his home where enjoying great food, rum, cigars and dancing are the only house rules. A nod to his South American and Latin American heritage,

Uncategorized - 9 September 2013

WIN A TRIP TO WIMBLEDON AT WOOLWICH PIER HOTEL

Woolwich Pier Hotel 2 Gale St, Woolwich NSW 2110 (02) 9817 2204 or woolwichpierhotel.com.au The Woolwich Pier Hotel has re-opened its doors after being closed for renovations. The Pier renovations take inspiration from the tradition of British pubs, particularly gastro pubs, but have their own twist. There are a series of spaces broken up into

Pub - 4 July 2013

NEW LOOK FOR THE GRAHAM HOTEL

The Graham Hotel 97 Graham St, Port Melbourne 3207 (03) 9676 2566 or www.thegraham.com.au   Gastropub The Graham Hotel has undergone a refurbishment to reflect a more casual bistro offering as part of a relaxed and informal dining experience. Observing a culinary trend towards more traditional gastropub meals served in an elegant yet comfortable setting,

Pub - 26 June 2013

THE ROSE ON CLEVELAND ST

The Rose Hotel 52-54 Cleveland St Chippendale 2008 (02) 9318 1133 or www.therosehotel.com.au The Rose occupies the high-traffic terrain of Cleveland Street at the point where Broadway becomes Newtown. It’s tough country, yet this rose flowers in every department and the human traffic from the nearby Seymour Centre and Sydney University ensure it’s always buzzing.

Hotel - 19 June 2013

PIPE DREAM

The Prahran Hotel: 82 High St, Prahran VIC (03) 9529 2168 or www.prahranhotel.com Matt Mullins: “We approached The Prahran design the same as any other: talk to Techne, ask for some options, dig into those and work out the best approach. And we always say: bring us the crazy shit too. Don’t hold back. We’re open

Hotel - 28 May 2013

VINCENT HOTEL IN BLOOM

The Vincent Hotel 111 Victoria Ave, Albert Park 3206 (03) 9682 6444 or www.thevincent.com.au   The Vincent Hotel’s restoration is a salute to the history of this corner pub, originally established as ‘The Albert Park Windsor’ in 1889. Once famous for its vast internal garden, the hotel embodies the Victorian penchant for genteel design: a

Goods - 14 May 2013

JANDS AT PJ’S IN PARRAMATTA

PJ’s Irish Pub 73 Church St, Parramatta 2150 (02) 9635 8811 or www.pjsparramatta.com.au   PJ’s has maintained tradition by keeping its Irish-style pub interior but has stayed contemporary through a multimillion-dollar refurbishment in mid-2012.Xcite Audio Visual were bought on board to supply a comprehensive and quality audio system, and turned to Jands. Xcite AV have

Local - 18 March 2013

IVANHOE HOTEL RETURNS

The Ivanhoe Hotel 27 The Corso, Manly NSW 2095 (02) 9976 3955 or www.ivanhoehotelmanly.com.au Next Monday 25 March, The Ivanhoe Hotel will re-open following an eight-month long major refurbishment. The design channels a Hamptons-inspired coastal beach vibe while retaining the relaxed atmosphere of Manly and a local pub. The pub’s new fit-out features lots of natural