Coogee gets a Lush Rooftop Bar by Editorial Team | 23 January, 2015 Designed as if it was once the conservatory of an eccentric botanist, Coogee Pavilion Rooftop has been brought to life by a design team including Kelvin Ho and Emilie Delalande of Akin Creative, Amanda Talbot, Justin and Bettina Hemmes. The latest instalment in Merivale’s expansive three level venue, Coogee Pavilion Rooftop is a local oasis where guests can enjoy sensational food, great company and an unrivalled view of the breathtaking Coogee shoreline. From overflowing lush greenery to mismatched Moroccan tiles, each bar possesses an entirely different aesthetic. Beautiful chairs covered in sketches of exotic birds and tables painted by local artist Mayriel Luke complete the stunning interiors. Laidback and fuss-free, the Rooftop caters to a wide range of tastes and occasions, from post-beach snacks to cocktails at sunset. Executive Chef Jordan Toft leads the Rooftop kitchen. Inspired by his travels throughout the Eastern Mediterranean, the menu is defined by lip-smacking yet simple flavours befitting the Rooftop’s oceanfront home. Think whole baby calamari in ink vinaigrette; haloumi wrapped in grape vine leaves with lemon oil; adana – ground lamb and beef with washed onion and sumac; pork neck with sea salt and fresh dill; and kefta meatballs with warm spice and Arabic string cheese. The drinks menu features a long refreshing list of summertime cocktails and sharing pitchers, alongside a beautiful selection of wine chosen by Merivale’s MS Group Sommelier Franck Moreau. Coogee Pavilion Rooftop merivale.com Tags: bar. sydney, rooftop Related Posts Colourful Captain Grey – Isn’t it Ironic?