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Ground Floor Newtown Social Club

Newtown Social Club has opened the refurbished Ground Floor with a new food and drink menu.

Ground Floor Newtown Social Club
Ground Floor Newtown Social Club

The new look Ground Floor features a bar, a 50 seater dining area and a new cocktail lounge under the stairs which lead up to the band room.

Ground Floor Newtown Social Club
New Dining Area

Along with the new look, a new food and drink offering brings a solid wine list with organic and biodynamic wines. The bar has a local focus and you’ll find Australian spirits such as Archie Rose Signature Gin, 666 Tasmanian Vodka, Lark Single Malt Whisky, Ord River Rum and Tromba Tequila.

Ground Floor Newtown Social Club
Wagyu with Roma Tomato, Basil and Mash

The all day food offering has weekly specials and a new signature meatball-focused menu for $19. “Balls of the World in Three Easy Steps” gives you ample choice.

Ground Floor Newtown Social Club
Tofu, Eggplant, Pesto with Chermoula, Green lentils and Tomato Fondue

The Balls option features free range chicken, wagyu beef, Berkshire pork, fish and tofu. Sauces include Roma Tomato with Basil, Chermoula, Romesco, Yoghurt Tahini and Blue Cheese. Sides feature garlic mash, Moroccan spiced couscous, kale tabbouleh and buttered penne pasta among others.

Ground Floor Newtown Social Club
Ice cream with Spiced Brandy Glaze and Berries

Dessert takes on the same principle with locally produced organic vanilla beam ice cream served with your choice of toppings and syrups.

Ground Floor Newtown Social Club
Ice cream with Belgian Dark Chocolate with Caramel Popcorn

The spiced brandy glaze with tout fruits berries is light and fruity while the Belgian dark chocolate with caramel popcorn satisfies chocoholics.

Ground Floor of Newtown Social Club opened on 23 July 2015.

Newtown Social Club
387 King Street
Newtown, NSW 2042

Opening Hours:
Tuesday to Thursday – 4pm til late
Friday and Saturday – 12pm til 2am
Sunday – 12pm til 10pm


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About the author

Corinne Mossati

Corinne Mossati is a drinks writer, author of GROW YOUR OWN COCKTAIL GARDEN, SHRUBS & BOTANICAL SODAS and founder/editor of Gourmantic, Cocktails & Bars and The Gourmantic Garden. She has been writing extensively about spirits, cocktails, bars and cocktail gardening in more recent years. She is a spirits and cocktail competition judge, Icons of Whisky Australia nominee, contributor to Diageo Bar Academy, cocktail developer and is named in Australian Bartender Magazine's Top 100 Most Influential List. Her cocktail garden was featured on ABC TV’s Gardening Australia and has won several awards. She is a contributor to Real World Gardener radio program and is featured in several publications including Pip Magazine, Organic Gardener, Australian Bartender and Breathe (UK). Read the full bio here.