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MELBOURNE CUP AT MERIVALE

24.09.2014

Merivale is set for a sensational Melbourne Cup with over thirty fever-pitched events across its unrivalled range of restaurants, bars and pubs. From the city to the surf, Merivale has a Cup Day package to suit with each venue screening the afternoon of racing live.  Tickets are on sale now from www.merivale.com.au

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SUNDAYS JUST GOT SEXIER WITH THE LAUNCH OF ALT AT THE BERESFORD HOTEL

08.09.2014

The Beresford Hotel is set to launch ALT, a sensational new entertainment extravaganza melding music, dance and theatrics, on Sunday 28 September. Created by James Browne, the talented designer behind award-winning Pacha Sydney, ALT will take place every Sunday night at the iconic Surry Hills venue. Tickets are $20, doors open from 7.00pm.

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COOGEE PAVILION GROUND FLOOR OPENS THURS 24 JULY

22.07.2014

Coogee Pavilion, Merivale’s stunning new beachside venue, will open the doors to its beautifully refurbished ground floor this Thursday 24 July. Offering a variety of casual dining experiences in a fun, beachside setting, the ground floor kitchen will be led by a team of dynamic Merivale chefs including Jordan Toft, Zac Sykes, Vincenzo Biondini and Danielle Alvarez.

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MERIVALE TO LAUNCH COOGEE PAVILION - GROUND FLOOR OPENS 22 JULY

24.06.2014

Merivale will launch its exciting new beachside venue, Coogee Pavilion, next month when doors officially open to the refurbished ground floor on Tuesday 22 July. Overlooking one of Australia’s most iconic beaches, Coogee Pavilion will be a vibrant lifestyle destination in the heart of Sydney’s Eastern Suburbs.  

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WORK IN PROGRESS: MERIVALE’S NEW ART-BASED POP-UP

28.04.2014

Work in Progress, Merivale’s new bar in Sydney’s CBD, will officially open its doors on Thursday 1 May. The art-based pop-up is curated by Glenn Barkley, former Senior Curator at the Museum of Contemporary Art, and features the distinctive and energetic work of Darwin-based pop artist, Franck Gohier. The bar will serve traditional Thai street food and offer a short but ever changing cocktail menu.

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MERIVALE ADDS THE BEACH PALACE HOTEL TO GROWING PORTFOLIO

03.04.2014

Merivale has continued the expansion of its hospitality portfolio with the exciting addition of the Beach Palace Hotel in Coogee.

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MERIVALE SET TO LAUNCH NEW VENUE ON KING STREET, SYDNEY

31.03.2014

Merivale has continued its commitment to Sydney’s hospitality sector with the purchase of the Noble Canteen (previously Trumps Tavern) at 50 King Street, Sydney. The acquisition is a wonderful new addition to the company’s diverse portfolio of restaurants, bars and event spaces.  

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2014 MARCH INTO MERIVALE FOOD AND WINE FESTIVAL

23.01.2014

March into Merivale, Sydney’s signature Food and Wine Festival, returns for its sixth sensational year from Wednesday 12 February to Friday 11 April. Inspired by the first and favourite food memories of Merivale’s talented chefs, the eight week culinary feast will feature over 60 mouth-watering events across an unrivalled range of restaurants, bars and pubs, from the hatted est. and Mr. Wong to local hangouts Papi Chulo and The Fish Shop. Tickets are on sale Wednesday 22 January from www.merivale.com.au

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MANLY WHARF SET TO SIZZLE - PAPI CHULO OPENS

18.12.2013

Papi Chulo, Merivale’s first restaurant in Manly, will officially open on 31 December 2013. Located on the iconic Manly Wharf, Papi Chulo is a smokehouse and grill dining destination with a menu that breaks all the rules. The kitchen is headed up by talented Head Chefs, Patrick Friesen (Ms G’s) and Christopher Hogarth (El Loco) while Dan Hong will oversee the restaurant as Executive Chef. 

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MERIVALE WINS SEVEN AHA NSW AWARDS FOR EXCELLENCE

26.11.2013

Merivale collected seven awards at the Australian Hotel Association (AHA) NSW Awards for Excellence, held on Monday 25 November, in Sydney. Justin and John Hemmes were honoured for their outstanding contributions to hospitality and inducted into the prestigious AHA NSW Hall of Fame.

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PAPI CHULO SET TO OPEN IN MANLY

22.11.2013

Merivale is set to launch its first restaurant in Manly when Papi Chulo opens its doors in January 2014. Located on the iconic Manly Wharf, Papi Chulo will be a smokehouse and grill dining destination led by talented Head Chefs, Patrick Friesen (Ms G’s) and Christopher Hogarth (El Loco). Dan Hong will oversee the restaurant as Executive Chef.

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PACHA ANNOUNCES SENSATIONAL SUMMER PROGRAMME

19.11.2013

Pacha Sydney, presented by Heineken, has announced its brand new summer programme for 2013 - 2014. Over the sizzling summer months, Pacha will feature four spectacular shows including LOVE, a new pool club series celebrating rock, soul and disco from the sixties and seventies, headline sets from an unrivalled line-up of international headliners, exclusive Sydney residencies and a Defected in the House Pool Party. 

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WINNERS ARE GRINNERS AT MERIVALE ON MELBOURNE CUP DAY

25.09.2013

On Melbourne Cup Day, Merivale is hosting a multitude of fantastic fever pitched events across its unrivalled range of restaurants, bars and pubs that will leave guests grinning all day. Whether it is an inimitable rooftop pool party at Pool Club, a sophisticated soiree at The Den, a Cantonese feast at award winning Mr. Wong or a 1920s knees-up at Palmer & Co, Merivale has over thirty spectacular Cup Day packages to suit, all screening the afternoon of racing live.

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A STELLAR FIRST YEAR FOR MR. WONG

03.09.2013

Merivale’s Mr. Wong has celebrated an incredible first year earning a string of highly regarded awards and accolades, including ‘Best New Restaurant’ and two hats at the 2014 Sydney Morning Herald Good Food Guide Awards held last night, Monday 2 September.

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MERIVALE LAUNCHES BERT’S PIES

29.07.2013

Merivale is launching Bert’s Pies, a new brand venture producing Merivale’s version of the perfect beef pie and sausage roll. Created by Alex Woolley, head chef of the iconic three-hatted est., Bert’s Pies will be available to enjoy from Monday 5 August at Palings Kitchen & Bar, The Royal George, Establishment, Hotel CBD, York 75, Grand Hotel, Angel Hotel, Wynyard Hotel and to take away from Lorraine’s Patisserie. To celebrate the launch, Merivale will also host Pie Week, 5-11 August with one thousand pies to give away and a special dine-in offer. 

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UCCELLO INTRODUCES NEW MENU

20.05.2013

ivy’s one-hat Italian restaurant, Uccello, has introduced a stunning menu designed by new head chef David Lovett. Inspired by Lovett’s appreciation for rustic and regional cooking, the menu bursts with elegant yet accessible Italian fare.

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STUNNING NEW CONCEPT STORE ‘THE APARTTMENT’ LAUNCHES AT IVY

29.04.2013

THE APARTTMENT, a stunning new clothing and furniture concept store, has launched at at ivy’s coveted retail laneway. Inspired by a chic Parisian boudoir, THE APARTTMENT is a charming new retail experience offering a range of quality brands and products suited to the many aspects of a woman’s lifestyle and personal living space from home furnishings to fashion and beauty.

The beautiful store is the brainchild of Claire Coppins, the creative force behind fun and rebellious Australian fashion label, Tighttigers, known by many simply as TT. Infused with Claire’s innate creative flare and penchant for soft fabrications, sensual silhouettes, natural tones and understated luxury, THE APARTTMENT is designed to feel as if you are strolling into a stylish apartment of chic friend in Paris. The boutique is filled with gorgeous products from an array of complementary fashion, home furnishing and beauty brands, carefully selected by the talented young designer to reflect an effortless sense of luxury and aspiration at an incredibly accessible price point.

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LUNCH AT EST. TOO GOOD TO KEEP UNDER OUR HATS

17.04.2013

The iconic award-winning culinary destination, est. has introduced a brand new lunch menu, featuring a collection of Head Chef Peter Doyle’s most celebrated dishes. The new menu offers the most exquisite and affordable three-hatted lunch in Sydney and is suited to any occasion, from short business meetings to longer celebrations.   

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