25 August 2009

SumBar: Wine Bar and Tapas, Randwick (14 August 2009)

50 Frenchmans Road, Randwick NSW 2031

Small, Cosy & Intimate

A good glass of wine is a great way to start any night and this cosy and intimate bar delivers tonight. Their website describes SumBar as a funky front bar in a classic Spanish style with a lounge area upstairs that oozes character and comfort with a touch of Melbourne and a splash of 1930's bordello. If that's too hard to imagine then join the many locals that seem to visit and give it a buzzing atmosphere. Wine prices aren't especially cheap but the glass of Catalina Sounds Sauvignon Blanc ($11) and Robert Stein Shiraz Viognier ($9) went down very well. I've yet to try the tapas but spotting the $8 Tapas Tuesday night special looks like a tempting option. The arched windows and doorway certainly reminds me of the times I went tapas bar hopping around the beautiful San Sebastián in Spain where tapas are called pintxos.

Other visits to SumBar:
1 Sept 2009 - Tapas and Wine
14 August 2009 - Wine

View from window

Bar and service counter

Tuesdays $8 tapas till 8 pm

Drinks bill

Outside seating


Betty said...

aah.. I've driven past this bar so many times. It looks so cool and seems like the place where the cool kids hang :) Glad you had a good experience there!

Anonymous said...

I had dinner there with some mates and it was ordinary - ordinary and not inexpensive.

Simon Food Favourites said...

hi betty, have you had a chance to pop in as yet to try the wines?

hi anonymous, what did you try? i think it's more a wine bar than a restaurant. they were doing a cheap tapas night on tuesdays which would make it more reasonable to try.

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