Asian Beer Café has been operating successfully for six years. It is themed 1920’s Shanghai with a mix of authentic and contemporary design. The 20-meter long bar caters for ever-increasing patrons. Tapas dishes are the choice with everything, $4-$10. $8 Jugs and $5 happy hour specials make this place a cool and affordable hangout for uni and corporates alike.
Leigh – who received a Highly Commended acknowledgement from the prestigious HM Magazine group - was voted in the top eleven chefs in the industry awards. He takes the construction of his seasonal menu very seriously - with weekly taste test panels which often make for a special guest experience.
After being nominated for an unprecedented 7 Bartender Magazine Bar Awards, Lisa Kelly and the teams at 1806 and The Understudy were absolutely thrilled to accept the following awards at the ceremony:
Victorian Cocktail Bar of the Year - 1806
Rookie of the Year – Daniel Warren
“We couldn’t be any prouder of Dan – he is an integral part of what makes 1806 and The Understudy such great venues. We send him the hugest congratulations and look forward to celebrating with him as soon as he gets back to Melbourne.”
1806 will celebrate their 6th birthday in October.
Two of our favourite restaurants have received a Dimmi Award for September 2013.
Renowned Melbourne patisserie and café Brunetti has joined forces with Di Bella Coffee, Australia’s leading specialty coffee company, to establish a roasting warehouse within its Carlton café and to service the café’s coffee account, one of the largest in the country.