Hot Tip : The Standard

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Hot Tip : The Standard


It’s split into areas to match any occasion – the dining room with fireplace you can book for your birthday dinner, the public bar lined with draught-downing locals and it also boasts a massive beer garden (the largest in the suburb) for all times and types of tipple that manages winters worst and remains bustling on even the chilliest of evenings.

The extensive drink list includes dozens of wines and delicious boutique beers like White Rabbit on tap, and the food menu is great value for better-than-average pub fair. Light meals include cheeses galore (saganaki, caprese salad, goat’s cheese tart, cheese plate) and mains extend just beyond the expectations of you regular pub meal. Comforting and unpretentious, without being boring. The parma includes prosciutto and feta, the sausages are stuffed with lamb and basil, the vegetarian chilli bean enchiladas come served on a bed of lettuce, corn, pumpkin, sunflower seeds and the vegetarian crumbed eggplant parma comes topped with roasted capsicum, Napoli sauce and 2 types of cheese. It takes the traditional pub classic you know and adds a modern twist to keep it interesting. Daily specials and deserts are displayed but it’s up to you to look for them.

The standard was licensed in 1865 and it has been living up to its namesake ever since. The Standard sets the standard for pub meals and is the perfect place to catch up with your pals over a quality meal.