Category Archives: Pub

Le Pub, Town Hall

Sydney’s pubs have been upping their game of late and the French gastropub Le Pub is a fine example of what’s on offer these days. The dual entrances to Le Pub are marked by chic tiled signs in white, red and black and once you descend down the stairs into the pub, you’ll see that it’s split into 2 main areas – a bar section with stools and high tables and a proper dine in restaurant section. It’s rather dark in Le Pub since it is underground after all, but they’ve done a great job creating some ambience in the restaurant area with a patterned light feature on the ceiling and funky Scrabble like black/ivory tiles on the walls spelling out Frenchy words like “croissant”.

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Filed under CBD - Town Hall, French, Pub

The Bristol Arms Hotel, Sydney

The Bristol Arms Hotel recently got a new makeover, including the Bristol Kitchen on the lower floor and the Bristol Rooftop Bar, overlooking the harbour at neighbouring King Street Wharf. We pay a visit to the lower kitchen for dinner tonight, which is full of colourful chairs and reminds me of a school cafeteria.

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Filed under Australian, CBD - Wynyard, Pub

30 Knots, Sydney CBD

Nestled away just around the corner from George Street is 30 Knots, another Merivale eatery that is extremely convenient but not particularly well known. It sits up on the upper levels of The Grand Hotel and seems much busier now than a couple months back when I first visited.

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Filed under Australian, Bar, Bar Food, CBD - Wynyard, Pub