By Sacha Delfosse
Merivale has opened the latest addition to the ivy, Paling's Kitchen & Bar, located on level one of the Sydney complex.
The recently refurbished and reinvented space includes an open air beer garden and a series of bars offering a range of food and drink options for guests.
Head chef Christopher Whitehead created a menu catering for all types of appetites and including fresh salads, seafood, grilled meats, light snacks and a selection of ‘dude food’. [continues below]
There is also a selection of traditional street-style Thai dishes on offer from the Sunee’s Thai Canteen run by head chef Wii Trissanamaneewong (ex Sailors Thai ivy) that is located in the courtyard.
The fit-out is dominated by timber furnishings and colourful textiles surrounded by a splash of greenery. There is a range of seating options available from bar and table service to restaurant dining and communal tables.
The cocktail list has an Americana influence and includes six signature concoctions as well as a handful of share cocktails served in carafes, with an extensive selection of wines also available.