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. 

 

Flavours:

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.

 

Sounds?

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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