Casino - 5 November 2012


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

Pub - 30 June 2012


Paul Beale, Director of Electrolight, describes the philosophy and some of the detail behind the outstanding Merrywell lighting design: “The lighting design concept was developed to create a point of difference from the rest of the casino’s hospitality offerings. The client wanted to create a warm and cosy atmosphere using a simple, clean palette of

Restaurant - 30 June 2012


The Merrywell: Cnr of Clarendon Street & Crown Riverside, Melbourne VIC (03) 9292 7468 or Launched in April, The Merrywell has seen the Las Vegas-based forces of Scottish born Grant MacPherson and New York-Italian Sam DeMarco rise to the challenge posed by Melbourne’s food and bar obsessed culture, creating a relaxed and multifaceted venue

Restaurant - 31 May 2012


The Merrywell Corner of Clarendon St & Crown Riverside, Melbourne (03) 9292 7468 or   “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