Bar - 4 May 2022

Something to Crow About

Sydney’s Crowbar is tooled up and ready for the full-throttle return of live music. Story: Christopher Holder Crowbar: 345 Parramatta Rd, Leichhardt NSW crowbarsyd.com Crowbar was about to close. For good. The Covid lockdowns had already permanently shuttered a number of other live venues in Sydney and owner Trad Nathan could see he was one

New Venues - 17 December 2021

Pumphouse Sydney

After an extensive refurbishment, the historic Pumphouse Sydney has now reopened to show off its incredible face lift. Guests will be welcomed back to try the plentiful collection of craft beers, explore the new wine room and delve into the new, elevated menu at Pumphouse Sydney. Inspired by the Pumphouse Sydney’s history amongst Australia’s burgeoning

Bar - 22 September 2021

Deeds Brewing Taproom

Located within an authentically industrial building in Glen Iris, the Deeds Brewing Taproom is an immersive experience bringing patrons into the centre of the craft beer production facility whilst providing an elevated beverage-focused hospitality venue. The fitout extracts principles behind the manufacturing processes and redefines the rhythm of the structural elements exposed in the warehouse

Retail - 24 May 2021

80 Collins Melbourne

80 Collins celebrates retail and dining openings with a new Melbourne Food & Wine Festival event series, an installation from designer Şener Besim and more Melbourne’s newest destination for luxury, 80 Collins, reinvigorates the ‘Paris End’ of Collins St with a new network of laneways leading to a discovery of highly curated flagship and concept

New Venues - 24 May 2021

Elm Rooftop Bar Darlinghurst

Whisked through a series of old-world staircases overlooking Darlinghurst’s bustling core, Elm Rooftop Bar has finally opened its doors with a refreshed industrial look for city dwellers near and far. In this highly sought-after part of town, perched above The Taphouse, Elm Rooftop Bar offers an intimate alfresco escape with an outlook of Centennial Parklands,

Restaurant - 17 May 2021

Hope St Radio Collingwood

Pete Baxter and Jack Shaw are set to open the doors to Hope St Radio, a new wine bar and custom-built home for the much-loved radio station, on Thursday May 11. The new Hope St Radio home and wine bar builds on its community DNA, incorporating works by the pair’s friends and families, lovingly brought

Pub - 14 May 2021

Surfair Beach Hotel leased to AVC

Australian Venue Co. has acquired the lease of the Surfair Beach Hotel in the picturesque Marcoola Beach, Qld.  A Sunshine Coast flagship venue, Surfair Beach Hotel features a recently renovated Garden Bar, Bistro and Sports Bar. The Garden Bar is just footsteps from the surf and is beside the 60m lagoon pool. The pub is

Restaurant - 28 April 2021

Vamos Fitzroy

Vamos was born from the innate desire of four friends Iliana Hernandez (Mexican), Marcela Rodriguez (Colombian), Juan Ignacio Angel (Colombian) and Thomas Norwood (Australian) with diverse backgrounds in hospitality, music, and education, to showcase the best that Latin America and Spain have to offer in terms of food, drinks, live music and fun. After six

Bar - 26 April 2021

Lorraine’s Sydney

Sydney’s East welcomes Lorraine’s, a European inspired bistro made for lazy afternoons and evenings spent drinking and dining with friends and family. Situated on level one of the iconic Robin Hood Hotel in Waverley, and following its multi-million-dollar renovation, the light filled venue features a stunning glass atrium roof – the perfect space to relax