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“This concept is a keeper. Book it now”

Banksii Vermouth Bar & Bistro
Ranked #165 of 6,668 Restaurants in Sydney
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 27 November 2016

Coming specifically for the vermouth is a pleasure reserved for Manhattan, negroni or my grandma's liquor cabinet. The space is compelling, something between a beach house in the Hamptons and a garden party. Interestingly a knowledge of of botanist Sir Joseph Banks is a reference of reverence to the great man and eludes to a cornucopia of local ingredients like crunchy carrot, radish and cucumber swooshed through sasame yoghurt dotted with pepper leaf oil... but its sweet tang of muntrie jam balances the chicken liver pate. Its not the Hungarian variety that i grew up with but alongside the pickled shards of turmeric covering grilled prawns its a big Wow. My snapper has a wild fennel vinaigrette which adds oomph to accompany the femme's choice of glazed duck partnered by glazed plums.
We split the trio of caramelised pear and rosemary cake, colourful trifle and chocolate mousse that has a spectacular mandarin granita finish.
This is a fine concept. Dont wait too long

Thank Eli B
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Reviewed 19 November 2016

We were greeted enthusiastically by staff, seated outside at table of our choice and given water while we perused the menu.
Share plates were encouraged and this seems to be their speciality.
Enticing appetizer of creamed macadamia with cranberries on their bread rolls.
Pate with crisp bread for one with the other meal being Whiting fillets.
All were delicately flavoued and savoured.

All were accompanied by wine.
Most enjoyable. ☺

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Thank Alison S
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