Shadowplay by Peppers Review: a dark twist on luxury living

August 9, 2019

The shimmering silver, reflective ripple-like façade of Shadowplay by Peppers looks awkwardly out of place in overdeveloped Southbank. Melbourne’s major entertainment district is no stranger to impressive buildings, but this new apartment hotel really is something else. It’s as if the building has been ripped from the pages of a futuristic graphic novel, standing at […]

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Luxury party cruiser Seadeck swims up coast to kick off Brisbane season

May 20, 2018

You’ve no doubt seen the endless Instagram stories of Australia’s party crowd making the most of their time onboard Seadeck. After hosting consistently sold out parties during Sydney’s vibrant summer season, the European-styled vessel has cruised on up to Brisbane where it has just kicked off its season and will be hosting a series of […]

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Matt Moran and Solotel to open Little Big House in Southbank this December (Brisbane)

November 14, 2017

One of the country’s biggest hospitality groups, Solotel, are putting the finishing touches on their newest venture. Coming to Brisbane’s Southbank in December will be Little Big House, a dedicated house party destination slash gastropub, shaped into a heritage listed house that dates back to 1889. The house, which has gone from being a private […]

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Deliveroo and Messina are bringing an immersive pop-up milk bar to Sydney and Melbourne

November 1, 2017

Delivery service Deliveroo and reigning dessert kings Messina are hooked up to bring a very interesting immersive pop-up to Sydney’s World Square this weekend and Melbourne’s Southbank the week after. Dubbed The Infinity Field, the one-day-only Messina store will be shaped into an interactive infinity mirrored cube which will be erected on-site, operating as a […]

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Hopscotch is Southbank’s new 30-tap beer bar with DIY cocktail kits and a microbrewery (Melbourne)

November 27, 2016

Hopscotch, a new arts-inspired “urban beer bar”, will open in Southbank just in time for the summer holidays, setting up on the riverside promenade with a strong dedication to craft beer, fancied pub eats, and cocktails. Melbourne’s adjacent arts precinct has found its way into the design for the new venue, with local artist Resio […]

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Southbank’s Fish Lane to host a festival full of live music, food, and craft beers (Brisbane)

April 21, 2016

Southbank’s freshly upgraded laneway, Fish Lane, will host its first ever festival next month on May 7th. Set to be an exhilarating night of live music, fresh food eats and craft booze, Fish Lane Festival will bring together the best in the business from midday to 10pm. With a focus on showcasing local heroes from […]

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Review: Saké Restaurant & Bar’s summer 2015 cocktail menu – Southbank (Melbourne)

November 24, 2015

On the surface, Saké Restaurant & Bar is an ode to contemporary Japanese dining. It has the quintessential dark mahogany timber highlights and dim lighting that make it the perfect place to enjoy fresh sushi and sashimi whilst overlooking the breathtaking Yarra River and CBD. While Saké fits the classic description of a Japanese restaurant, […]

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