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Cardea: Cocktails & Entertainment at Barangaroo, Sydney

Cardea: Cocktails & Entertainment at Barangaroo, Sydney

One of the finest establishments to open its doors at Barangaroo in recent times is Cardea. This captivating cocktail and entertainment bar beckons guests into an enchanting world where exquisite flavours, impeccable craftsmanship, and remarkable entertainment converge.

Taking its name from the legendary Roman Goddess Cardea – who fearlessly guards doorways against evil spirits – Cardea safeguards the art of cocktail creation and culinary excellence, elevating the gastronomic landscape of Sydney to unprecedented heights.

The venue exudes the charm of a clandestine speakeasy with elegant vintage furniture, luxurious velvet interiors, and private booths where you can kick back and create some memorable moments. At the heart of Cardea’s culinary magic is the visionary collaboration between George Bekarian, a master mixologist with an unparalleled record of achievements, and Dario Nencioni, an esteemed executive chef renowned for his global culinary expertise.

At Cardea, you will find an extraordinary cocktail and bar menu that combines cutting-edge mixology with a globally inspired culinary journey. Reflecting the team’s shared passion for innovation and cultural exploration, each dish is a symphony of flavours, seamlessly blending ingredients from diverse corners of the globe. From the aromatic herbs of the Mediterranean to the exotic spices of Asia, every creation tells a story of travel and culinary discovery, inviting guests to embark on an unforgettable gastronomic journey.

Cardea: Cocktails & Entertainment at Barangaroo, Sydney

Small Plate highlights include delicious Oysters with raspberry gazpacho and dill, Kangaroo Tartare featuring Kangaroo loin, eshallot, chives, anchovy dressing, mix nuts, pickled radish and chorizo mayo and the amazing Pistachio Tuna Crudo featuring Yellowfin tuna, pistachio cream and stracciatella – fresh, zingy and utterly delightful.

A nod to the flavours of Australia, you can also enjoy the Potato Mille-Feuille, a succulent Beef crudo made from premium MB4 Australian Wagyu striploin from WA, served with locally sourced royal blue potatoes layered with sour cream and crowned with Oscietra caviar.

Signature highlights include Half Moon Dumpling, Bottoni Parmigiano, Charcoal Lobster and the outstanding Kataifi Prawns Kataifi wrapped tiger prawns with yuzu avocado, sweet and spiced mayo and fresh starfruit. Light with a delicious crispy coating, you’ll definitely want to go back for seconds!

Cardea: Cocktails & Entertainment at Barangaroo, Sydney

Also available is the Wagyu Tri Tip MB9+ (200g MB9+ Blackmore Wagyu tri-tip with Tuscan cabbage, kohlrabi, yoghurt and plum) and the absolutely delectable Swordfish Tataki – Swordfish with raspberry puree, katsuobushi sauce, wasabi and shiso. Heaven on a plate!

Wash it all down with a plethora of drink options ranging from fine wines and beers to some stunning cocktails. Hero cocktails include the Truffle Maker, a truffle-infused vodka blend infused with guava and Mrs Dorothy, which promises a journey through the enchanting landscape of grapes, elderflowers, and aloe vera, where every step unveils a magical sensation.

Cardea’s commitment to sustainability goes beyond its culinary offerings. The bar embraces eco-friendly practices, from sourcing locally produced ingredients to minimising waste and implementing energy-saving technologies. By championing sustainable practices, Cardea aims to positively impact the environment while providing guests with an extraordinary experience.

Cardea is a top-notch venue to explore in the vibrant Barangaroo precinct of Sydney. With its great vibes and friendly staff – combined with exceptional mixology and innovative culinary creations – Cardea is a must-visit!

Cardea: Cocktails & Entertainment at Barangaroo, Sydney

Shop 2, T3.01, 300 Barangaroo Ave, Barangaroo
Open Tuesday to Saturday (4 pm to late)
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