Interior Design: 3R Design
Audio: John Leigh Caulder
Surry Hills’ most recent addition to an already thriving scene is this dark, cosy, low-lit bar which is ideal for cold winter nights.
Lush red velvet drapes line one end of the dark, wooden panelled space scattered with high tables and a big outdoor front section spills onto the street.
The site was originally a noisy greek restaurant and a fairly big open area with no points of interest or definition of areas. The layout was completely re-worked to provide some intimate areas befitting a small bar with late night trading and most importantly a functionable layout to suit the operational requirements of a bar and restaurant. The reclaimed
The bar has a mixture of personas - London club, New York jazz bar, Surry Hills local, but overall the layered look using a variety of reclaimed materials creates a sense of weathering, age, mystery and a feel that the place had been here all along, hidden behind the facade all these years.