September is always a great month for me as it’s my BIRTHDAY, yay, and I was excited for birthday cocktails at Trinket bar.
Where is Trinket bar?
Trinket Bar is located along Flinders Lane, one of Melbourne’s most bustling streets of fine food and good bars. As you can imagine, I was excited to visit for birthday dinner and drinks.
The entrance to the bar is an experience in itself. It is easy to miss the doorway but once you find you, it is a pretty cool experience… In a good way! I won’t spoil it for anyone reading who hasn’t been yet but it is quirky and unforgettable… in a good way.
What’s it like inside?
Trinket bar interior reminds me of something out of The Great Gatsby – eclectic and luxe. The chairs are a rich emerald green colour in velvet texture and the tables are a dark oak wood. It is the perfect blend of old world meets new. Not forgetting the jaw dropping chandeliers which are stunning! So nice, I wish I could have brought them home with me.
Let’s talk about the food
We decided on the ‘Feed Me‘ menu, which consisted of six chef’s favourites and is designed to share.
As you will see I did not manage to take any pictures because 1) we were starving and 2) scoffed everything because it looked and tasted delicious. I would highly recommend the ‘Feed Me’ menu, as we tried dishes that we probably wouldn’t have selected directly off the menu.
Onto the cocktails…
We kicked off the night with some Espresso Martinis and they were absolutely delicious. The glassware was even along the same 1920’s theme. I normally wouldn’t go for such a heavy cocktail before a meal but it was a celebration so I thought, why not.
I also tried a cocktail called ‘The Perfectionist’ because, well… #virgolife! I don’t normally opt for Vodka as I’m usually a Gin lady, but this was a palatable blend of Belvedere and watermelon – fruity yet smooth. My friend also tried the Trinket Aviation; a blueberry infused gin, lime and liquer concoction… smiles all round!
What are some of your favourite cocktails?
There is also a secret bar downstairs. Go on, I dare you to find it. It’s more private than the main upstairs bar so it would be great for private functions.
To round it up
I thoroughly enjoyed the Trinket experience – everything from the setting to the decor and of course the food was fantastic! It is safe to say that I will be going back in the near future to enjoy this fab bar with my fiancé. I might need to sample some more of the cocktails ;).
If you haven’t been to Trinket yet then definitely get yourself along to enjoy what this fab bar has to offer! There are lots of things to look forward to in the months to come so check out their events!
Looking for more places to eat in Melbourne? Check out my other posts here.