Merivale will launch the first of three exciting new properties on Oxford Street this month when it opens The Paddington on Tuesday 24 November. Located in the centre of the historic inner-Sydney strip, The Paddington (formerly The Paddington Arms) will serve a rotisserie-led menu by the brilliant Executive Chef Ben Greeno, impressive cocktails by Palmer and Co.’s Sam Egerton and Toby Marshall and wine curated by the award-winning Franck Moreau and Adrian Filiuta.
Merivale, one of the largest hospitality groups in Australia, is preparing for its most exciting summer yet, with seven new venues set to open by February 2016. The group’s program of expansion and reinvention of existing properties will lay a foundation for the fastest period of growth in Merivale’s history.
Merivale has announced the appointment of Joachim Borenius as Head Chef of Coogee Pavilion Ground Floor. Joachim will work closely alongside Executive Chef Jordan Toft to introduce a tasty new winter menu for the vibrant beachside destination. Zac Sykes returns to the tree-lined streets of Potts Point to take the lead as Head Chef of The Fish Shop.
Merivale’s hospitality portfolio continues to expand with the acquisition of the Queen Victoria Hotel in Enmore. Located a stone’s throw away from Newtown Station on Enmore Road, the Queen Victoria Hotel is Merivale’s first venue in Sydney’s Inner West. It closely follows the group’s landmark purchase of the iconic Newport Arms in Pittwater last month.
Merivale has announced that the Newport Arms Hotel has joined its growing hospitality portfolio. Nestled on the idyllic shores of Pittwater on Sydney’s Northern Beaches, the landmark property is an exciting addition to the group’s burgeoning range of hotels, bars and restaurants across Sydney.
March into Merivale, connected by ANZ, returns for its seventh sensational year. Now encompassing an exciting range of food, drink, entertainment and lifestyle experiences, this year’s March into Merivale will run from Monday 23 February to Sunday 29 March and will set the rules on living larger in every way, every day.
Pacha Sydney, presented by Heineken, has announced its incredible new programme for 2015. Over the coming months, Pacha will feature four spectacular shows by talented new Creative Directors ‘The Squared Division’, exclusive residencies from MaRLo, Tigerlily and Timmy Trumpet, and headline sets by an unrivalled line-up of international headliners. The new shows will launch at ivy on Saturday 24 January.
Coogee Pavilion, Merivale’s stunning beachside venue, will open its highly anticipated rooftop bar this Tuesday 30 December. The latest instalment of the expansive three level venue, Coogee Pavilion Rooftop is a local oasis where guests can enjoy sensational food, great company and an unrivalled view of the breathtaking Coogee shoreline.
Pacha Sydney, presented by Heineken, has announced an exciting partnership with creative powerhouse The Squared Division in 2015. The formidable duo have joined the Pacha team as Creative Directors and will design dramatic new productions for the spectacular weekly entertainment experience at ivy. The new shows will launch on Saturday 24 January.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
Merivale has continued the expansion of its hospitality portfolio with the exciting addition of the Beach Palace Hotel in Coogee.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.