House Bar

House Bar, located on the ground level of Matt Moran’s Barangaroo House is an indoor-outdoor venue that spills onto a landscaped terrace overlooking Sydney Harbour. Drawing on a dark, moody palette of zinc, blackbutt timber and brass, its style is distinct from the other two levels of the building: Smoke on the rooftop and Bea below it.

Chef Cory Campbell (ex-Noma and Vue de Monde) has his work cut out for him steering the kitchen across all three levels. That said, the menu here is pretty straightforward: buckets of prawns with cocktail sauce; crisp-fried fish and chicken wings; and roast chicken or lamb done over a spit, then wedged inside warm pita with slaw.

The drinks list that champions 50 local and international beers on tap and in bottles, plus a succinct wine list with a focus on rosé. Cocktails are summery, from the house spritz (which combines elderflower, grapefruit and mint), to the Rosé Negroni, which balances gin, rosé vermouth, rosé wine, Campari and strawberry.

Updated: January 24th, 2018

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