Review of Bar Brose
The team behind Rushcutter’s much loved institution ACME have opened a wine bar in Darlinghurst, Bar Brose. Bar Brose occupies the site which previously housed The Passage and they’ve transformed the space into a casual bar/eatery.
There’s plenty of seating including stools and high tables, but don’t expect to see too many cushions for comfort! Though, you’ll find tables and bench seating in the middle dining room. It’s an unassuming and understated space with distressed timber floors and neutral walls and just a hint of colour.
Young Chef Analyse Gregory (ex Quay) is behind the food, but there is nothing fine dining about her menu at Bar Brose. It’s a rustic mis-match of cuisines, with interesting dishes on offer such as Kingfish, quince juice, apple and geranium, Potato gnocchi, lap cheong, chilli, comb butter or maybe Wild fennel ice cream, fernet chocolate, walnut for dessert. You get the idea! In keeping with the current trend, the menu lends itself to share style.
But, best of all the food menu is very reasonably priced with all but 1 dish coming in at $20 or under. Nice.
Naturally drinks are a focus with a signature cocktail menu on offer as well as an extensive wine list available by the glass, carafe or bottle. We suggest you enlist the help of your friendly sommelier to narrow down your choices.
We’re fans of Bar Brose. We love their no-nonsense approach to quality food and drink. There is nothing pretentious about this bar.
Address: 231a Victoria Street, Darlinghurst
Hours: Wed – Thurs – 5pm – 12am, Fri – Sat – 5pm – 1.30am, Sun – 3 – 11pm
Website: Bar Brose
Images courtesy of Bar Brose.