Taking its title from the Aussie larrikin, Larrie’s is Newcastle’s newest takeaway store impressed by the nostalgic milk bars of the 70s and 80s.
Larrie’s is positioned on the bottom flooring of The Seashore Lodge, which was acquired by Glen Piper in May last year.
“It’s an honour to swing open the doorways of the primary venue of what’s set to be the primary chapter in a brand new period for the Seashore Lodge,” says Piper.
“The pub is a spot the place the group has gathered for generations … [it’s] a nod to the outdated with a contact of the brand new – full of good mates, nice meals, chilly beer and a cracking view of the waves.”
The menu options basic seashore snacks starring domestically sourced, and sustainably caught seafood.
Among the highlights embrace a standard fish and chips, huge chip butty, battered pineapple fritters and even a Gaytime sundae for the candy tooth.
There are additionally contemporary eating choices akin to a retro prawn and mango bowl, alongside contemporary sashimi sourced from northern New South Wales and crispy fish tacos.
The drinks providing leans into the native focus, with wines from the close by Hunter Valley and beers from Foghorn, Metal Metropolis and the Newcastle-founded Modus.
Nostalgic non-alcoholic tipples together with passiona and creaming soda are additionally on pour.
The interiors of Larrie’s is sort of a step again in time, with classic surfboards and photographs donated by the Merewether Surfboard Membership lining the partitions.
The design was in collaboration with native architects EJE Interiors, with the goal of mixing Merewether’s surf historical past with the milk bar really feel.
Larrie’s is the primary instalment of the revitalised Seashore Lodge, with a new-look main bar and dining experience set to open later this year.
Larrie’s is positioned at The Seashore Lodge, 99 Frederick Road, Merewether.