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The bright, high-ceilinged corner site is decorated with kitsch ornaments, vintage propaganda and other souvenirs collected during owner Julia Pleadin’s time abroad. There’s a mismatch of chairs and tables, including two old cinema chairs with the words “Misery loves company” scrawled across them…
Far from a misery, this bar is just around the corner from Miss Jackson's Cafe and a nice spot to prop and have one or two when waiting for dinner or the next tram. Although you may find yourself stuck there if you're not careful.
Sunday afternoon music. Good in winter with candles and fire burning, mixed local crowd, good drop in bar close to The George for an early evening wine.
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“Take a short walk from the bright lights of St Kilda’s Fitzroy and Acland streets to bask in the warm glow of Love and Dysfunction. The cocktail bar is named after a quote from TV show Will and Grace, and nods playfully to Grey Street's more clandestine nightlife. This is a venue that doesn't take itself too seriously – except when it comes to food and drinks. Expect classic cocktails made with top-shelf spirits and homemade syrups, craft beers and fine wines – all with friendly table service in a home-away-from-home environment. British owner Reg Ridealgh delights in showing off his collection of vintage glass and barware, collected while perfecting his cocktail skills at Gin Palace and Ra Cigar Bar inside Collins Quarter. His love of electro-swing music exemplifies the venue's knack for refreshing twists on classic themes. The Dysfunctional Gimlet (Hendricks gin, lime and elderflower in an absinthe- rinsed glass) is perfect for passing warm nights in the intimate courtyard. In the colder months, seek refuge in the candlelit lounge area with a hot-buttered toffee rum. Here, modern Ottomans are posed next to Chesterfields and antique lamps. The resident kitchen, Rock the Baos, trades in fusion bao such as chicken parmigiana alongside more standard entries such as pork belly.”
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“From the mastermind behind Port Melbourne's Moshi Moshi, Machi is the second restaurant for Japanese-born chef, Tatsuya Yamazaki, whose impeccable skills are the focal point of this sleek bar and restaurant. His traditional technique in preparing sushi and sashimi, along with the constant urge to experiment with non-traditional dishes such as the miso baked barramundi, has seen his creations served in Japan, Spain and London. Quality is of tremendous importance, so weekly visits from a Wagyu beef specialist ensures nothing less than perfection, while using local produce and suppliers is considered essential. His traditional Kyoto-style recipes for preparing sushi rice, miso soup and pork gyoza set a high-standard, while his creative approach and keen eye for detail turns simple food into works of art. Collections of plants, local artworks and light installations decorate the space. Neutral colours and materials, such as Douglas-fir timber, fill the L-shaped room, while the stark contrast between dark-wood tables and chairs, ceilings and floors, white walls and open-kitchen means the food remains the centre of attention. With Asahi on tap, and considered cocktail and sake lists, Machi is a quiet icon of this St Kilda strip.”
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“The George Hotel, established in 1857, is an important part of St Kilda’s history. When Liam Ganley turned it into Freddie Wimpoles, he fitted out the 150-seat space as a hunter lodge–style bar, with dark timbers, a feature wall of beer cans and antler chandeliers. There’s a mix of seating options including large communal tables if you’re with a big group, square four-seaters if you’re looking for something more intimate, and bar tables and stools if you’re only in for a drink. Beer is the main offering. The name, Freddie Wimpoles, pays homage to a Frederick Wimpole who purchased The George in 1873, became mayor of St Kilda in 1886 and director of the Melbourne Co-operative Brewing Company (now Carlton & United Breweries) in the late 1800s. Twelve beers, both local and international, rotate through the taps. An extensive range of canned and bottled brews is also available. If you don’t fancy beer, there are 180 spirits to choose from. An American deli–style menu of subs, sandwiches and hot dogs complement the drink offerings. There’s a classic Reuben and the Traditional French Dip (a roast-beef and horseradish sandwich with beef juice for dipping). A vegetarian sub with roasted eggplant, Swiss mushroom and vintage cheddar is also available.”
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“When Luke Maguinness and Anna Olsson returned home after nine years working the corporate life in Sweden, they decided to forgo the office attire and open this little Scandinavian cafe. Nord Cafe is simple. It serves traditional Scandinavian sandwiches and sweets alongside Red Star coffee. The menu features everything from the timeless ham, cheese and tomato toastie with bread from Noisette Bakery, to the classic raksmorgas open prawn sandwich on homemade Danish rye. These choices are proof the humble sandwich can pack big flavours. Lined up neatly on the wooden counter top are several cookie jars filled with sweets made in-house by Olsson, who’s from Sweden. Treat yourself to pepparkokor, a spiced cookie similar to a gingerbread biscuit, or kolasnittar, which is a traditional caramel cookie. The menu also offers fresh cold-pressed juices. Aside from bringing fresh Scandinavian flavours to the streets of St Kilda, the duo also wanted to spark a new approach to cafe culture. Inspired by the Swedish word fika, which loosely translates to “coffee break”, Nord isn’t about rushing in and out for your morning takeaway. In Sweden they take the time to enjoy the menu; to sit, sip and be social.”
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