Custom cocktails at slick Hawthorn whisky bar The Kilburn

The Kilburn - Old Fashioned Cocktail. Photo: Kylie Thomson

The Kilburn - Old Fashioned Cocktail. Photo: Kylie Thomson

THE KILBURN

 

THE VIBE

Built in 1890 and recently refurbished, it’s now a luxurious but understated destination.

THE DECOR

A blue-toned colour scheme is accented by brass elements, chandeliers and velvet-cushioned booths.

The Kilburn - Rose tea, Ferdinand's gin and Persian fairy floss cocktail. Photo: Kylie Thomson

The Kilburn – Rose tea, Ferdinand’s gin and Persian fairy floss cocktail. Photo: Kylie Thomson

THE CROWD

Serious whisky connoisseurs and a cool crew drawn in by bands playing New Orleans-style jazz on Fridays and a roster of DJs on Saturdays.

THE FOOD

Snack on cheese and ploughman’s platters, or have pizza delivered to your table by neighbouring Santoni Pizzeria.

THE DRINK

Manager Lam Tran knows his stuff when it comes to whisky, fine spirits and custom-made cocktails.

A cutting-edge drinks menu features classics and new concoctions infused with exotic ingredients.

THE VERDICT

Consider yourself lucky if the Kilburn is your local.

When you're in the mood for a Scotch that's old enough to order it's own Scotch. #whiskyporn #decanter #humpday #whisky

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