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Review - Bar 100

Does My Bomb Look Big In This?

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Barely suppressing a giggle, I enter the Rawson Institute for Seamen, and am struck once more by the architectural beauty of the multilevel space.

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My last visit coincided with their well-attended launch, complete with naughty nautical performance from Jessica Mauboy.

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I’m pleased to report the focus on live music has remained, with the warm, textural tones of Duan & Only weaving through the dining room.

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While he croons an excellent cover of Basement Jaxx's Romeo, I avail myself of an equally syrupy red: Mudgee's 2007 Cirillo 1850 Grenache ($90/bottle).

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Guessing it’ll sing with Twice Cooked Duck ($32) I order a plate, but next time I’d stick to burgers and pizza.

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Our personable waiter Liam agrees: “On Friday nights the burgers walk out the door!

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The Bar 100 Beef Burger ($18) drops to ten bucks on Friday nights, but it’d be hard to beat even at full price, if the small exemplar served up in Three Sliders ($21) is anything to go by.

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Slightly dry Pork Bites ($14) with chilli salt and maple syrup were bettered by...

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...a thin, white based Funghi Bianci ($21) generously dotted with mushrooms, garlic and truffled pecorino.

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The second best thing I ate was an ultra-creamy Panna Cotta ($12), slipped onto my table by the forward-thinking Liam.

Bar 100
100 George Street, The Rocks
Ph: (02) 8070 9311

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