15 September 2009

ZanziBar Newtown: Tapas, Newtown (4 September 2009)

323 King Street, Newtown NSW 2042

Nice rooftop

On a nice night you can really enjoy the renovated rooftop at Zanzibar Newtown like a few other pubs offer around Newtown including the Bank Hotel and Coopers Hotel. It has a reasonably priced bistro menu including tapas which include vegetable plates ($7), meat plates ($8) and seafood plates ($9). Tonight I order the Prawn Spaghetti (pictured) which has decent sized prawns and quite a kick of garlic which is good for me but not for others. Nice ambient lighing to be found on the Level 1 bar and downstairs seems to be a bit more grungy.

Prawn Spaghetti with garlic, chili, tomato, white wine sauce $14.90

Char grilled 250g scotch fillet with Spanish style beans, stuffed tomato and beef jus $17.90

Tapas mixed stand $38 (Chef's selection: 2 x vegetable, 2 x meat, 2 x seafood)

Rooftop courtyard

Level 1 bar

Ground floor bar


Adrian @ Food Rehab said...

That scotch fillet looks oh too juicy! Why do I read your blog after dinner....

Anonymous said...

My friends fav pub in Newtown, never ate the food though,and my younger friends dont believe me that it use to be a lesbian bar!! Maybe im too old.........


YaYa said...

The prawns and pasta dish looks great, terrific value as well too!

Simon Leong said...

hi adrian, it was pretty good. not too much grizzle which is always a good sign of quality. thanks for reading my blog, even after your dinner :-)

hi sydneyguyrojoe, i believe you are right that it used to be a lesbian bar but i think it's changed now.

hi yaya, i thought it was pretty good value too. more money for drinkies :-)

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