Who’s the cook?

John Rankin, executive chef: ex-Waitan, Quay, Astral Restaurant and Sean’s Kitchen.

Eye candy:

Elaine Richardson did the interior design – her previous work includes Trinity Hotel, Bat And Ball and The Henson Park Hotel.


Pub food classics as well as Rankin’s unique spin on traditional pub grub.

Something to start with:

Breakfast from 7am including buckets of spicy house-made hash browns with a selection of toppings, further enhanced by an accompanying Bloody Mary menu.

The main course:

Southern fried chicken burger, butter, lettuce, carrot relish, chipotle mayo, fries.

Room for dessert?

Baked s’more: cookies and crПme biscuits, marshmallow and chocolate garnish delicately constructed and leaving you wanting s’more.

Care for a drink?

A traditional Old Fashioned is a highlight from the whisky-heavy cocktail menu, but if you’re after something a bit quirky have a go at a boozy milkshake – perfect with breakfast, lunch or dinner.


Soul music is the word at this venue, with blues, bluegrass and swing featuring strongly in the lineup.

Make us drool:

The Annandale caters to a crowd who want everything the city has to offer in their own backyard – quality food, great vibes and live music. It’s your local, sans the gross carpet and boring taps.

The bill comes to: $30-$40

More info, including the full menu, at the Annandale wesbite.

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