Walsh Bay Kitchen has opened its doors to the heart of Sydney’s vibrant Arts District, with a sleek new fit out paying homage to its theatrical setting. The new dining venue is located on the site of the former Hickson Road Bistro at Roslyn Packer Theatre Walsh Bay.
Locals, visitors and theatre goers alike will converge to sample delicious and innovative new Australian fare, with an Asian twist created by Head Chef, Kay Hwang. Chef Kay works closely with Sydney’s finest providores to feature the freshest and most interesting seasonal offerings presented with true culinary flair. The varied and innovative menu is sure to impress, whilst paying homage to perennial favourites.
When working their way through the menu, guests can indulge in seared scallops, almond butter, squid ink, finger lime or wagyu flat iron, salsa verde and creamy potato or Jasmine tea smoked duck breast, parsnip, Korean BBQ sauce which is the house specialty.
A new bar has also launched as part of the new dining venue, furnished with select cosy lounge chairs, complete with an impressive wine list, creative house cocktails and a signature sherry/digestives list. Through this, Walsh Bay Kitchen aim to create a unique space where people can meet and enjoy culinary delights, anticipating or reflecting upon the shows of the Roslyn Packer Theatre, Sydney Theatre Company’s (STC’s) Wharf Theatres or simply sharing the eclectic sights and sounds of Walsh Bay and the Sydney’s Arts Precinct.
Walsh Bay Kitchen Venue Manager, Karen Roleff said, “We are excited to finally open our doors to theatre goers and patrons, especially in time for the opening of Sydney Theatre Company’s The Present at Roslyn Packer Theatre.”
“We have worked hard to ensure our new restaurant offers something for everyone, from pre and post-theatre menus, delicious Modern Australian dining options with an Asian twist and a new bar area and menu that will surely impress.”
Trippas White Group Managing Director, Joseph Murray said, “We are thrilled to finally open Walsh Bay Kitchen, it’s another piece of the puzzle that has come together towards the new face and direction for Trippas White Group. We have been on a tremendous journey for the last two years, working hard on an innovative strategy that is seeing the new direction for Trippas White Group come to fruition. More exciting concepts are about to launch to market over the next six months, what people know of Trippas White Group is changing, watch this space!”
STC Executive Director Patrick McIntyre said: “STC has played a leading role in the ongoing development of the Walsh Bay cultural precinct for over thirty years. Walsh Bay Kitchen at the Roslyn Packer Theatre is a new step forward in terms of providing expanded options for visitors. The new service style has been designed to complement the experience of attending shows with terrific pre and post show eating and drinking options, but also to provide a new standalone dining attraction for the burgeoning Hickson Road strip.”
Walsh Bay Kitchen is part of leading hospitality company, Trippas White Group’s diverse portfolio of restaurant and event spaces and is also the exclusive catering partner to Roslyn Packer Theatre; servicing its three main theatre bars and an array of event spaces.
Walsh Bay Kitchen is located at Roslyn Packer Theatre, 22 Hickson Road Walsh Bay.