Mr West serves a lot of different drinks, from weird and wonderful lambic beers, to natural and fine traditional wines. Alongside local spirits such as Four Pillars gin there are local and international wines, and beers by smaller Australian producers such as Perth’s Feral Brewing and Melbourne’s La Sirene. The latter’s hazelnut ale, Praline, is even used in Mr West’s Espresso Martini.
The space makes heavy use of upcycled materials. The original concrete walls of the 500-square-metre area remain (it was previously a $2 shop), as do wooden ceiling beams. There’s a mix of booth seating and communal tables, and upstairs there’s a small rooftop courtyard. The ground floor has a bottle shop.
The food offering is simple – it’s a bar snacks kind of menu; cheese and charcuterie. Patrons are also encouraged to BYO from surrounding restaurants.