From the creators of Barrafina Tapas Bar and Contrabando comes ‘The Wolf’. Located in the heart of Sydney’s Financial CBD, The Wolf Wine Bar offers a selection of wines from the ‘old world’ and food inspired by Chef Peter Varvaressos’ culinary travels throughout Europe. Offering an incredible selection of ‘Bar bites’ and ‘Share plates’ accompanied by a killer cocktail list we eagerly set up a visit to experience it for ourselves.
Mojito & Aperol Spritz
Two delicious cocktails to start the night with a joyous buzz. Their HAPPY HOUR is between 5-7 with a range of cheap, delicious and waaay too easy to drink $10 cocktails.
Mac ‘n cheese croquettes with salsa brava  $8
These crispy little golden balls were filled with a rich gooey surprise of mac ‘n’ cheese. One bite and the glorious strings of cheese were enough to make you want to order 5 more. Nom Nom…
Crisp zucchini flowers filled with prawn mousse, aioli $14
Another crispy delight hiding a delicious inside. The plump flower had a unique filling of prawn mousse, which I can honestly say was a first for me (but certainly not the last). Bringing it up a notch was the creamy aioli that added a nice garlicy kick.
Baked new season figs, prosciutto di parma, italian blue cheese $15
It’s always a grand occasion when figs are in season. There’s so many ways to eat this delicious fruit but my favourite will always be baked with blue cheese and prosciutto. The rich sweet flavour of the caramelised figs mixed with the sharpness of the creamy gorgonzola and smoky saltiness of the pancetta is seriously delicious.
Yellowfin tuna ceviche, avocado, tomatillo $16
A fresh and zesty dish that to this day I haven’t stopped thinking of. The firm bite from the raw fish mixed with the sharpness of the curing lemon mixed with the creamy avocado is honestly to die for. Match that with the insatiable crunch of the tortilla chips and you have yourself a winning combo. A great dish for sharing!
Crisp pork belly, seared scallops, roast carrot puree, cumin caramel $22
I’m not sure who first thought of the combination between pork belly and scallops but whoever they are needs a medal or something.
The moreish flavour of the fatty pork goes perfectly with the silky buttery scallops. The richness of this dish is excellently cut by the sweetness of the roast carrot puree and cumin caramel giving a nice balanced dish.
Grass fed beef & cheese burger, tomato jam, mustard mayo, ‘fat cut’ fries 15
Finally this beast of a burger closed the show. Every aspect was perfect from the soft bun and melted cheese to the juicy tender beef and bitey pickles. Always an excellent accompaniment to a good ol’ burger is some chunky fries which were cooked to crispy perfection.
We had an absolute feast at The Wolf wine bar and would definitely go again and again. I mean just look at that spread! On top of that, you have a chilled, casual and fun atmosphere in a stylish and contemporary setting smack bang right in the middle of the city.
Does it get any better than that?
The Wolf Wine Bar, Sydney CBD
37 Bligh Street,
Sydney CBD, NSW 2000
2 Hungry Guys dined as a guest