Casino - 3 October 2022

More Than A Casino

A multi-million dollar investment turns The Ville into Townsville’s self-sufficient destination venue. The Ville: Sir Leslie Thiess Drive Townsville QLD 4810 Australia www.the-ville.com.au The casino in Townsville has been a landmark and feature attraction of the North Queensland city for over thirty years since it first opened in 1986. Townsville doesn’t quite get over the

Industry - 15 April 2021

20 Questions with Kelly Jackson

Kelly Jackson is Crown Melbourne’s Executive Chef. In his newly expanded role Kelly will oversee the back-of-house kitchen operations while also driving the culinary vision for Crown restaurants and events & conference business. An Executive Chef is a manager. They need to know how to run a restaurant and how to build a menu, but

Local - 21 October 2013

NUMBER’S UP

No.8 by John Lawson Crown Melbourne, Southbank VIC 03 9292 5777 or www.crownmelbourne.com.au/number-8 Crown’s Number 8 Restaurant has relaunched as No.8 by John Lawson with a new menu, a new wine program, a reworked interior and a new produce-inspired attitude to food. Headed up by young chef John Lawson, the restaurant offers produce-driven menus and

Bar - 17 October 2013

SUMMER AT SKY TERRACE

Sky Terrace The Star, Pyrmont www.star.com.au/sydney-nightlife/Pages/Sky-Terrace.aspx The Star will launch the city’s newest rooftop bar, Sky Terrace, on November 1. Sky Terrace takes advantage of the expansive views over Sydney Harbour and the city skyline from the balcony of the state of the art Event Centre atop The Star. Sky Terrace will open every Friday

Hotel - 29 September 2013

ASTRAL TOWERS MAKES A SPLASH

Astral Tower and Residences The Star, 80 Pyrmont St, Pyrmont 2009 1800 700 700 or www.star.com.au/sydney-hotel-accommodation/Pages/astral-tower.aspx The Star Sydney’s Astral Towers, has launched a new rooftop, indoor/outdoor pool for hotel guests. The pool was re-designed to take advantage of the stunning Sydney harbour location. During the evening, guests can bask in the light offered by

Uncategorized - 14 August 2013

FULL HOUSE AT MAN TONG

Man Tong Kitchen Level 1, West End, Crown Entertainment Complex, Southbank (03) 9686 9888 or www.mantongkitchen.com.au Man Tong is is the latest eatery to open at Crown Casino Complex and a sister to Hu Tong at the Cullen Hotel. Literally translated the name means “full house”. Completed on 18th December for the Golden Age Group,

Casino - 20 June 2013

COMMON SENSE AUDIO

The Common Room: www.crownmelbourne.com.au/the-common-room The West End at Crown Level 1, Clarendon St, Southbank VIC   When Crown Casino knocks a wall through, its with real intent, and a decent budget. So it was when Melbourne’s gaming cathedral refurbished its West End, throwing $50m at the project, much of which we’ve covered in venue. From

Restaurant - 19 June 2013

GOCHI BY MIM DESIGN AT CROWN

Gochi Ground Floor, Crown Melbourne, Southbank (03) 9292 8888 or www.crownmelbourne.com.au/Gochi   Gochi is a modern take on a traditional Japanese style restaurant, from Mim Design. Items such as the chopstick were transformed into feature custom-designed lighting which scale the walls. The ceiling structure made up of interwoven rope creates a textural element throughout. The

Casino - 19 June 2013

IN THE LAP OF LUXURY AT CROWN SPA

Crown Spa Southbank, Melbourne (03) 9292 6666 or www.crownmelbourne.com.au/Crown-spa The Crown hotel day spa has recently completed an $10 million enhancement. Located within the Crown Towers hotel, Crown Spa now boasts 19 treatment rooms, two exclusive couples’ suites and a dedicated hair and beauty salon. The new Aqua Retreat facilities feature a hammam steam room,

Live Music - 14 February 2013

NEW STAR OF THE SHOW

The Star Event Centre The Star, Pyrmont NSW www.star.com.au/star-event-centre The Star’s new Event Centre is a little like the glacé cherry atop the extensive $870m casino redevelopment — albeit a heavyweight, $100m state-of-the-art cherry. The Event Centre, with sweeping views across Sydney Harbour and the city, is designed to host domestic and international meetings, seminars,