East Coast Lounge at Chowder Bay

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Yesterday we had the pleasure of being invited to our friends Rory and Renae’s engagement party at The East Coast Lounge and I had to say I hadn’t heard of the place but this is due to the fact that they have only recently opened their doors. When we arrived we made our way to a vintage military building, perched looking out onto Sydney Harbour, but when we went inside WOW! This place is amazing, it has a long bar on one side of the white slatted room and the place is stuffed full of amazing quality furnishings and homewares all of which are for sale.  In amongst all of the amazing goodies are tables where you can sit, relax and choose some amazing nibbles from their menu,  anything from fine cheeses to smoked salmon, or maybe an antipasto platter then washed down with a cold glass of Champagne, or a quality Vino. The views from this place are incredible, every window you are treated to a different aspect of our amazing harbour.  East Coast Lounge is a must and now we have found it we are going to be regulars.  Below you can see both their Food and Drinks menu

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FOOD MENU
GOOD MORNING
Fruit toast with Australian cultured butter and jams – $6
Selection of rustic breads toasted and served with Australian cultured butter and a choice of fruit preserve, honey, ricotta, Vegemite or homemade peanut butter – $7
Healthy granola with berries and yoghurt – $9
East Coast Lounge Plate Boiled egg, shaved ham, avocado, tomato and rocket – $18

SMALL PLATES
Hummus, paprika oil and flat bread – $9
Marinated olives with a dip and grissini – $12
White Anchovies and small toast – $14
Chorizo, haloumi and lemon – $14

GRAZING PLATES TO SHARE
Winter Grazing Plate
Warm winter salad with beetroot side – $14
Mezze Plate
Dips, crackers and crudités – $16
Vegetable Plate
Roasted and marinated seasonal vegetable plate served with olives and toasted sourdough – $18
Ploughman’s Plate
Glazed ham, cheese, chutney and pickled onions with beer and barley sourdough – $22
Classic Smoked Salmon Plate
Smoked salmon, créme fraîche, capers, lemon and chives, with rye bread – $22
Antipasti plate
Freshly sliced jamon, salami and proscuitto, olives, roasted and marinated vegetables and toasted olive oil and rosemary flatbread – $25
Charcouterie Plate
Freshly sliced salami and proscuitto, cheese, paté and pickled vegetables – $28

CHEESE PLATES
A selection of Australian and international cheeses served with a range of bread, crackers, fruit paste, honeycomb or gelatina di zibbibo

2 cheeses – $19
3 cheeses – $26
4 cheeses – $34
6 cheeses – $50
Single cheese plate with matching wine or beer – $19

FOR THE KIDS
Includes a babycino or Little Dickens Bellocq tea
Kids’ Cheese Board
Two mild cheeses, fruit and crackers – $12
Kids’ Grazing Plate
Ham and cheese fingers, fruit pieces and organic popcorn – $12

SELECTION OF CAKES AND PASTRIES
*Please ask about our gluten free options

APERITIVO MENU FROM 5PM
Marinated Olives with a dip and grissini – $12
White anchovies and small toast – $14
Hummus, Honey Macadamia and Rocket Pesto plus crackers – $14
Charcuterie Plate of freshly sliced salami, and proscuitto, cheese, paté and pickled vegetables – $28
Cheese boards as per main menu

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DRINKS MENU
CHAMPAGNE
Laurent Perrier Brut (half bottle) – Tours-Ser-Marne, France
Laurent Perrier Brut – Tours-Ser-Marne, France
Laurent Perrier Cuvée Rosé – Tours-Ser-Marne, France

SPARKLING WINE
Villa Jolanda Prosecco – Veneto, Italy
Pipers Vintage Brut 2008 – Pipers Brook, TAS
Kreglinger Vintage Brut Rosé 2004 – Pipers Brook, TAS
Turkey Flat Sparkling Shiraz 2014 – Barossa Valley, SA

WHITE WINE
First Creek Chardonnay 2013 – Hunter Valley, NSW
McHenry Hohnen ‘ Rocky Road’ Chardonny 2013 – Margaret River, WA
Krinklewood (Biodynamic) Chardonnay 2012 – Hunter Valley, NSW
Chalkers Crossing Hilltops Semillon 2011 – Hilltops Region, NSW
Chain of Ponds, Black Thursday Sauvignon Blanc 2013 – Adelaide Hills, SA
Shaw + Smith Sauvignon Blanc 2013 – Adelaide Hills, SA
Cullen Mangan Sauvignon Blanc Semillon 2012 – Margaret River, WA
First Creek Vermentino 2013 – Hunter Valley, NSW
Roustabout, Mt Barker Riesling 2012 – Margaret River, WA
Tar and Roses Pinot Grigio – Heathcote, VIC

RED WINE & VARIETALS
All Saints Estate Moscato – Rutherlegn, VIC
Turkey Flat Rosé – Barossa Valley, SA
Krinklewood Wild Red (Organic) – Hunter Valley, NSW
Paringa Estate PE Pinot Noir 2012 – Mornington Peninsula, VIC
Battle of Bosworth (Organic) Shiraz 2011 – McLaren Vale, SA
Clonakila Hilltops Shiraz 2012 – Canberra, NSW
Ferngrove Orchid Majestic Cabernet 2014 – Frankland River, WA
Cullen Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot 2012 – Margaret River, WA
Pizzini Sangiovese 2012 – King Valley, VIC

STICKIES & PORT BY THE GLASS
Keith Tulloch Botrytis Semillon 2012 – Hunter Valley, NSW
Angove Rare Tawny 10 years – McLaren Vale, SA

SYDNEY BEERS
Dad & Dave’s – Curl Curl
Pale Ale

Sydney Brewery – Sydney
Glamarama Summer Ale · Paddo Pale Ale · Surry Hills Pils · Darlo Dark

Four Pines Brewing – Manly
Kolsch · Pale Ale · Hefeweizen · Stout

Rocks Brewing Co – Alexandria
The Hangman Pale Ale · The Governor Golden Ale

Young Henrys – Newtown
Hop Ale · Natural Lager · Real Ale

CIDER
Hillbilly Cider – Bilpin, NSW
Apple · Pear

Willie Smiths Organic Apple Cider – Huon Valley, TAS
Apple

Sydney Brewery – Sydney, NSW
Apple

JUICES
Parker’s Organic Juices
Blood Orange · Mango & Peach · Orange & Apple · Passionfruit · Raspberry & Apple

SOFT DRINKS
Parker’s Organic Soft Drinks
Cola · Ginger Beer · Lemonade · Lemon, Lime & Bitters · Orange Squash

SPIDERS
Cola · Lemonade

MILKSHAKES
Chocolate · Strawberry · Vanilla

HOT DRINKS
Allpress Espresso Coffee
Pot of Bellocq Tea
Kids Babycino or Bellocq Little Dickens Tea
Hot Chocolate

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One response to “East Coast Lounge at Chowder Bay

  1. My Kitchen Stories

    Its a beautiful place . I just love the view. i’ll meet you there.

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