Tag Archives: bar

Small Bar Liquor Laws- Comment Invited

As part of a review of small bar liquor laws, Liquor and Gaming NSW is inviting feedback from the public and members of the industry. The review is inviting feedback on the small bar laws which affect 50 venues across the state. These bars are limited to a maximum of 60 patrons, offering many an […]

Melbourne gets ‘secret’ Schweppes Bar

Bar Schweppes opened last month in Melbourne and is in its last week. The location was kept a closely guarded secret and those that have booked, had the location revealed to them on the day of their booking. According to a post on TheShout.com, the bar is managed by the team at Tommy Collins (Hawk […]

Sydney’s Inner West Gets Bar Boost

The Leichhardt Council has proposed changes that will make opening up a venue in the Sydney’s inner west area easier and cost less. The plan is aimed at boosting activity and building the night time economy according to the council. With the area already being a popular restaurant destination the council hopes to attract more […]

Two Aussie Bars on Best Bars List

Sydney’s the Baxter’s Inn and Melbourne’s The Black Pearl have made it into the top 10 of the World’s 50 Best Bars list compiled by Drinks International Magazine. Other Australian venues that made the list include Melbourne’s The Everleigh at number 25 and Sydney’s Bulletin Place at number 28. The London bar, Artesian made it to the number one […]

Peak Bodies Call for 1am Lockout in Canberra

Alcohol-fuelled assaults have prompted calls for a 1am nightclub lockout in Canberra. The ACT Alcohol Policy Alliance representing 47 organisations have called on the ACT government to introduce a 1am lockout policy at bars and nightclubs inCanberra Canberra’s emergency departments have recorded a 35 per cent increase in intoxication cases and a 24 percent increase in […]

Research Shows Food, not Alcohol Driving Pub Visits

Roy Morgan research shows that most of the Australians visiting pubs are going for a meal rather than just a drink. Pub owners should be pleased because this is good for business. According to the research, in the 12 months to June 2015, 43 per cent of Australians over the legal drinking age visited a pub or […]

The Scientific Key to the Perfect Cocktail

Nowadays bartenders aren’t just bartenders but mixologists and cocktails involve more than just throwing a bunch of ingredients into a glass with some ice, there’s an art to it and there are thousands of combinations. But is there one singular key crucial to a good cocktail? According to science, there is and its ice. The […]