Halford Bar is an aesthetic institution situated within the basement of the State Buildings, on the nook of Hay Street and Cathedral Avenue, the location of the protected room of the previous Titles Office. Entering down stairs you discover the bar space, with a putting marble topped bar, then by means of an archway to a few sitting areas, or down extra stairs to a different intimate area.
Furnished with an array of velvet couches and chairs, dimly and moodily lit, is an eye fixed catching and spectacular area.
A quick little drinks listing has a variety of cocktails, beer, spirits and wine on supply – the wine throughout quite a lot of varietals and areas, each from Australia and overseas – however its main emphasis is whisk(e)y and there’s a lot to select from – web page after web page of Scotch, Irish, America, Japanese, Australian – if this amber fluid is your bag, then Halford have to be in your listing.
Lady FWO and I dropped by for a snifter whereas ready for the kitchen at Long Chim to open and settled into one of many plush chairs and sat again to take pleasure in a glass of The Sum Cabernet Sauvignon from Great Southern producer, Castelli – a silky clean drop with aromas of plums, mulberries and tobacco, flavours of chocolate and pink berries.
A far as meals is worried, Halford has moved away from counting on the kitchen of one other institution within the constructing, and now presents up charcuterie and cheese plates – easy, however one thing to nibble on when you take in the environment (and drinks, in fact).
Halford is definitely advisable – it’s nice little bar, and as I stated if whisky of no matter provenance is your curiosity, then get alongside quickly!