Sometimes all you need is a quiet night out, drinking something nicer than you have in your fridge, somewhere nicer than your own living room. For such occasions, Nant Whiskey Cellar & Bar is just the stylish sanctuary you’re looking for.

The narrow establishment has an old-world feel, with exposed brick walls, whiskey barrels, and well-worn leather armchairs. For the full experience, rent a private cabinet behind the bar and use it to store a full bottle of your favourite whiskey; staff will greet you by name on arrival, seat you at your preferred table and serve you from your cabinet.

While there are beers on tap – and more than 150 boutique whiskies from around the world – the real star at the bar is the award-winning Nant single malt from Tasmania. It features in all of the cocktails, and makes an appearance on the menu as part of the whisky barbeque sauce too.

Tasmania is also on show through the Angus beef dishes including sliders, as well as the smoked salmon on the entree menu. The food is more substantial than bar food, but casual enough that it can be enjoyed with a round of drinks and a conversation.

Updated: January 22nd, 2018

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