The cocktail bar and listening lounge opens its doorways this week as a part of the just lately launched Saint Lodge in St Kilda.
It’s all about music, cocktails and snacks on the new providing, with a bespoke sound speaker arrange by Pitt & Giblin who additionally labored on Waxflower and Caretaker’s Cottage.
“It’s not a nightclub and it’s not a bar. Extra so, Stellas is a spot to have fun expertise – behind the decks and behind the bar,” says Mrinal Beekarry, basic supervisor of Saint Lodge.
“The expertise we ebook shall be rigorously thought-about simply because the specialty cocktail and meals menus have been.”
Stellas’ meals providing options gentle snacks corresponding to oysters and house-pickled crudités, plus smaller share plates together with Mayura Wagyu tartare and Macedon Ranges duck croquettes.
There’s additionally charcuterie and cheese plates, plus a Mooloolaba prawn sando for these in search of one thing bigger.
Drinks sensible, Bar Supervisor Roy Das Neves has crafted Stellas’ signature cocktails which take a seasonal focus to showcase native substances.
“I’m hoping to attain a zero-waste coverage at Stellas with a produce-driven menu that utilises each part of an ingredient in a clear and minimal approach,” says Das Neves.
Head Sommelier Aleks Jeremic has additionally put collectively a wine record highlighting native Victorian winemakers, plus a variety of beers, ciders, spirits and seltzers.
There’s a rotating roster of native and interstate DJs, who will take to the decks every Friday and Saturday night till late.
Stellas sits adjoining to the Saint Lodge’s Bar 54 on the primary flooring, and boasts a extra vibrant, vibrant setting than the under Saint Bar and Eating.
Stellas at Saint Lodge is situated at 54 Fitzroy Road, St Kilda.