'Tis the season!
A lounge for staff and alumni only...
to socialise, engage and network.
Invite your guests, friends and partners of UNSW to enjoy a smart dining hospitality experience - for a coffee, breakfast, morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea, dinner, or Social Hour - Monday through Friday. Choose from the bar area, dining room, a semi-private room, a private-dining room, or outdoors on the terrace at a table or cabana. The Lounge is a high-quality modern and designed staff space, with matching hospitality, food and service, and is a cashless experience (personal and UNSW credit cards are both welcome, including chart code charging and Lounge gift vouchers). Enjoy happy social hours from 4pm nightly….and a host of offers each month, see ‘What’s On’.
Week 1 (2-6 Dec): Sebago potato & caramelised onion tart with green beans, baby cos, smoked trout & herb crème fraiche
Week 2 (9-13 Dec): Roasted pumpkin & kale tart with wild rocket, roast kipfler potatoes & pesto
Week 3 (16-20 Dec): Spinach & feta tart with a salad of sprouting lentils, chick pea & roast tomato
Join us for live music on the terrace
Every Friday from 4.30pm till 7.30pm
13th December - Chantelle Duo playing acoustic covers
Celebrate Christmas every day over lunch or dinner in December. From Monday 2nd until Friday 20th December enjoy a 1, 2 or 3 course traditional Christmas meal.
Perfect for small or large groups, end of year celebrations and just work friends getting together…or bring your family in for dinner and make it a special occasion.
Enjoy a complimentary glass of bubbles on arrival and coffee/tea after, with every 3 course meal enjoyed. Table set with decorations and fancies.
Week 1: Vedura Mista: Marinated capsicum, spiced zucchini, wilted greens artichoke, sweet potato, asparagus & marjoram dressing
Week 2: Miso Rice Cake with broccolini & baby carrot spring onion, fermented black bean aioli, togarashi
Week 3: Yemista: Greek stuffed vegetables stuffed tomato, pepper & zucchini, vegan feta, oregano
Week 4: Marinated Summer Pumpkin young cicoria, organic quinoa, roast tomato, cashew cream
Week 5: Buck Wheat Noodles with tempeh & smoked peanut, brasicca, chilli, spring onion
Open from 7am for coffee and midday for alcoholic beverages with social hours from 4pm till 6pm nightly. We offer a full range of boutique wines by the glass and Australian local spirits and beers. The seating surrounding the bar is set up for all-day work, social, meetings and engagement. Feel free to open your laptop, have a coffee or a meal from 7am till close. No need to book, just walk in and take a table.
The central dining area is a dedicated restaurant space from 11:30am till 3pm and 6pm till close. Please wait to be seated. We ask that laptops and mobile phones are not used during the main meal periods. Outside of meal times, please feel free to take a table and have a meeting or social engagement. Due to our limited facilities, the following applies: For bookings under 10 people, the full a la carte menu will be available. For bookings over 10 and under 20 people, a limited menu of 3 choices will be offered and orders taken. For bookings over 20, 2 choices will be served alternatively and no orders will be taken.
A selection of four semi-private spaces, for 2–20 people with sliding doors and curtains to create semi-private (but not sound proof spaces) with stunning views. After confirming your reservation, please request "semi-private dining" in the message section.
A stunning and totally private 14 seat dining/board table, with AV and natural light. Bookings with meals only during lunch and dinner period and outside of meal times the room may be used for meetings. After confirming your reservation, please request "private dining room (PDR)" in the message section.
Our spacious terrace allows guests to enjoy views east, west and south over campus and across Sydney’s skyline. There is a choice of tables and chairs in the central area or three cabanas seating up to 12. Bookings subject to availability and is limited during inclement weather. After confirming your reservation, please request "terrace" or "cabana" in the message section.
Breakfast 7am - 10.30am
Lunch 12pm – 2.30pm
Social Hours 4pm - 6pm
Dinner 6pm - 8.30pm
Closed from 21/12/2019
December - Traditional Christmas
Thursday 12 Dec (from 3pm)
Friday 7 Feb (from 3pm)
Tuesday 24 Mar (from 3pm)
Thursday 2 July (from 3pm)
Groups, Functions, Events & Private Dining Enquiries
For all group dining bookings over 20 people, for all functions requiring food and drink packages, for all events wanting something special, part of or the whole lounge, and for all private dining room bookings, please enquire here. 'Drinks Only' reserved areas including the terrace require pre-booked food and drink packages.
Melbourne Cup Lunch
The many dishes, flavours, tastes & sensations
The Lounge proudly partners with The Fresh Collective, our exclusive gold licensed caterer, a team of passionate hospitality experts who stand by the company’s values of excellence, innovation and integrity. See our collection of dishes
The many areas and design of The Lounge
Lounge Trial - Week 1 & 2
UNSW staff enjoying their lounge experiences whilst we test our quality and service. Hope we met and exceeded their expectations!
The Lounge Launch
Our many invited guests enjoying the first event to be held in The Lounge, sampling our food and drinks and of course loving the sunset.