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By Imogen Baker
February 02, 2016

Sydney CBD's Bentley Restaurant to Open Spinoff at Barangaroo

In the coveted space where Noma currently sits.
By Imogen Baker
February 02, 2016

The team behind inner-city, two-hatted restaurant Bentley have announced their new, unnamed project, and it's taking over quite the coveted space at Barangaroo — currently occupied by none other than the epic Noma pop-up. No pressure, guys.

Noma will inevitably be a hard act to follow (after all, they were voted third best restaurant in the world in 2015) but Brent Savage and Nick Hildebrandt hope to differentiate themselves from the culinary giants with their seafood-focused menu (including a few meat and veggie dishes thrown in for those of you who are so inclined). The pair told Good Food they originally proposed the idea of a wine bar but they couldn’t overlook the appeal of a seafood restaurant right on the water (real original… no we kid, it literally sounds like heaven and we want to go to there). The project is a fresh break from Bentley, however, and the new venue will have a new name and identity entirely. So while you can expect chef-hat quality, don’t expect a Bentley clone.

They’ll be joined at Barangaroo's massive new precinct by Aria chef Matt Moran’s new project and by the time the dust has settled and all doors thrown wide open, the precinct will boast around 90 retailers, mostly specialising in fancy eats.

Bentley's new restaurant will open at Barangaroo in September 2016.

Via Good Food.

Published on February 02, 2016 by Imogen Baker

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