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
Jimbo & Rex: Crown Melbourne, Southbank VIC www.crownmelbourne.com.au Located within the new West End at Crown, Jimbo & Rex is a warm, inviting space — perfect for meeting friends for a drink, or stop for a meal. There’s plenty to enjoy about the Mim Design fitout as well: the lofty ceiling heights with floating beams,
LK Jewellery: Crown Casino, Southbank, Melbourne www.lkjewellery.com Upscale casinos are a haven for primo retail. And like 24-carat limpets, you’ll always find upmarket stores selling fancy undies and expensive jewellery. I’ll allow you to draw your own conclusions about why they’re such a good ‘fit’, but so it is with Crown Casino and LK Jewellery.
It was only September when Crown Perth officially entered the world, superseding the older Burswood Entertainment Complex, but what a few months it’s been. The casino floor was substantially expanded, and the opening of a plethora of restaurants and bars as part of the Crown complex has heralded a change in the hospitality landscape of
The beautiful Nobu serves modern Japanese cuisine with Peruvian influences, designed by architect Michael Fiebrich who is based in Singapore. Overlooking Perth City, river, pools and tropical gardens, Nobu Perth offers diners a theatrical Teppanyaki experience (the only Nobu restaurant with Teppanyaki) complete with a private Teppan dining room. Another unique feature is the Sake
Cotta The West End at Crown, Clarendon St, Melbourne (03) 9292 8888 or www.thewestendatcrown.com.au Mim Design’s work on Cotta at Crown has been shortlisted for Best Cafe Design at this year’s Eat-Drink-Design Awards. Mim worked on custom furniture and lighting pieces, visual merchandising, uniforms and packaging for the cafe as well as the interior design.
Crown Melbourne 8 Whiteman Street, Southbank, VIC (03) 9292 8888 or www.crownmelbourne.com.au With The Star shaking up its F&B, Crown has brought in a new face, Nicholas Kurban. He shares with venue his plans to make Crown the toast of the world, not just Australia.
The Merrywell Corner of Clarendon St & Crown Riverside, Melbourne (03) 9292 7468 or www.themerrywell.com.au “Casual. Unpretentious. High Energy.” That’s The Merrywell, a modern interpretation of a gastronomy-driven pub now open at Crown. Scottish-born, Las Vegas-based chef Grant MacPherson and acclaimed American chef, Sam DeMarco (Sammy D) cherry-picked Melbourne for their latest venture, their first
The Atlantic Restaurant: Crown Entertainment Complex (03) 8623 9615 or www.theatlantic.com.au The Atlantic restaurant at Crown is almost here. The big fish will surface next week on March 14th. From then on, you’ll be able to sample chef Donovan Cooke’s seafood-heavy menu, which, according to Con Andronis, co-owner of the The Atlantic, will be about