Snack & Sip2018-11-14T16:58:25+00:00

Snack

Platters & Shareboards

Ploughman’s Platter – Small|Large 25|45
A selection of cheeses, charcuterie, Pâté du Jour and pickled vegetables with grilled sourdough.

Four Piece Cheese Selection – 30
Selection of Australian and international cheeses served with tomato and mango chutney and crisp breads.

Pâté du Jour – 16
Served with Light Rye toast and pickled vegetables.

Something Substantial

NOLA Toasted Sandwich – 16
New Orleans style grilled cheese with smoked Wagyu beef, cajun spices, mustard pickles, caramelised onions and layers of melted Cheddar and Raclette cheeses.

Nibbles

Mixed olives – 9

Cajun spiced nuts – 9

Prawn or Vegetarian Gyoza – 12

NOLA Toasted Sandwich The Swinging Cat Late Night Bar Food Drinks

Sip

The Sazerac

Cognac
H by Hine – 20 | D’Ussé – 22
Delicate, smooth cognac. So hard to go wrong with the flavour that created cocktail culture.

Rye
Wild Turkey – 20 | Rittenhouse – 22
Rich, spicy american rye whiskey. Perfect. If you’re a fan of an Old Fashioned you’ll never look back.

“New York” Sazerac
H by Hine & Wild Turkey – 20 | D’Ussé & Rittenhouse – 22
It’s comfortable sitting on the fence too. A blend of both is tasty in its own right.

Southern Classics

You’re not just drinking, you’re also learning!

Hurricane – 21
House blend of rums, passionfruit, pomegranate, lemon and orange.
This legendary NOLA cocktail was created during WWII at Pat O’Brien’s bar for visiting sailors.

Ramos Gin Fizz – 20
Gin, orange blossom, lemon, cream, whites and soda.
Shaken for a long time, this lightly creamed cocktail is delicious and refreshing. A classic for a reason.

Roffignac – 20
Cognac, raspberry shrub and topped with soda water.
A mixture of sweet and tart. The perfect first drink of the night.

Georgia Mint Julep – 20
Bourbon, peach liqueur and mint.
A classic Southern cocktail that’s not seen enough. We’re peachy keen to bring it back!

Quench Your Thirst

Long drinks for hot summer nights.

Queen’s Consult No. 2 – 21
Gin, riesling, vermouth and lemon with house cucumber soda.
Clear your head and clear your palate with a visit to the voodoo queen. It’s a spa day for the soul.

Voodoo Man – 25
4 rums, maraschino, passionfruit, pink grapefruit, pineapple and orgeat.
Whiz, Bang, Pow! Nothing gets a night started like a touch of fire, showmanship and a bit of black magic.

Picon Bière – 15
Picon Bière topped with refreshing 4 Pines Pale Ale.
From France to Manly and back to the Sydney CBD. With orange and ice it’s the perfect summer refreshment.

What beers d’you have?

Peroni Red, Italy – 9.5
The most popular Italian lager with a slight richness.

4 Pines Kolsch, Manly – 10
German style golden lager with a crisp and clean finish.

4 Pines Pale Ale, Manly – 10
A gorgeous ruby red coloured ale with grapefruit and pine aromas.

4 Pines Stout, Manly – 10
World’s first ‘space beer’, made in the dry Irish style.

Sydney Beer Co. Lager, Sydney – 10
A clean and dry lager with a subtle hop aroma.

Hills Apple Cider, Adelaide Hills – 10
Pleasant dry cider made with 100% whole Adelaide Hills Apples.

James Boags Light, Tasmania – 7
A premium light beer alternative.

Ode to The Sazerac

Meet the cocktail that started it all.

In 1838, Antoine Amédie Peychaud, the Creole owner of a New Orleans apothecary invented ‘Peychaud’s Bitters’ – an aromatic bitters and herbal remedy.

By 1850 the Sazerac Cocktail, made using cognac, Peychaud’s bitters, sugar and absinthe, exploded in popularity and was one of the first cocktails ever invented.

By 1873 a cognac shortage, caused by a plague in French vineyards, resulted in American whiskey being substituted for the cognac.

The Sazerac is a delightfully smooth and boozy glimpse into early cocktail culture. Here at The Swinging Cat, we aim to carry on the tradition of the perfect Sazerac.

A base spirit of your choice stirred with a gomme sugar syrup and Peychaud’s Bitters. Served neat in a glass washed in absinthe.

TSC Crowd Pleasers

Try some of our long time menu favourites.

Rue Royale – 19
Vodka, passionfruit, salted caramel, vanilla, apple and lemon.
If you want a taste of that New Orleans opulence, look no further.

Swinging Cat Sour – 20
Rye and lemon with house blood orange and Malbec foam.
How else do you make a whisky sour better than making the foam beyond tasty? It’s the cat’s meow.

Rue Dauphine No. 2 – 19
Prosecco, strawberry liqueur, and strawberry gelato.
A refreshing and refined fizz for when sparkling just doesn’t quite feel classy enough.

Shake Ya Tailfeathers

Fun drinks shaken to get your night going.

Raspberry Beret – 21
Scotch, strawberry liqueur, lemon, salted caramel, raspberry and cream.
Just like Prince sang in 1985, “and if it was warm, she wouldn’t wear much more.” We think we love her.

Spiced Banana Daiquiri – 21
Spiced banana rum, sherry, banana liqueur, lemon, maple and bitters.
Welcome summer with this rich and refreshing cocktail, you cheeky monkey! This shit is bananas. B-A-N-A-N-A-S.

Golden Goose Flip – 22
Rum, Dom Bénédictine, Picon Bière and whites.
Countless herbal nuances and a cocktail fit for a king. Finalist drink for the Australian Bartender of the Year 2018.

Stirred & Strong

Watch out – these have a kick!

Ein Herbstnachtstraum – 21
Cognac, vermouth, sherry, Amer Picon and cardamom.
This Midautumn Night’s Dream tastes almost as German as Mendelssohn’s romantic composition.

The Snozzberries Taste Like Snozzberries – 22
Gin, vermouth, banana liqueur, blue curaçao and tonka bean.
A whimsical take on a classic Gin Martini – serious yet so much fun. Finalist drink for the Australian Bartender of the Year 2018.

True Romance – 22
Tequila, Italicus and white chocolate liqueur.
Hablas español? Parli italiano? Parlez-vous français? Anyone can speak the language of love after one of these!

Anything less boozy?

Water – 6
San Pellegrino Sparkling Water • Acqua Panna Still Mineral Water

Juices – 5
Orange • Apple • Pineapple • Cranberry

Soft Drinks – 4.5
Coke • Coke Zero • Sprite • Tonic • Dry Ginger Ale • Soda

Lemon, Lime & Bitters – 5

Mocktail – 12
Give us some flavours to work with and we’ll smash one out!

Can I see the Wine List?

Champagne & Sparkling Wine

Pizzini Prosecco – 12|60
King Valley, Victoria

Champagne Taittinger Cuvée Prestige Brut/Rosé – 22|110
Champagne, France

N.V. Louis Bouillot Perle d’Ivoire Blanc de Blancs – 80
Burgundy, France

2012 Deviation Road Loftia Brut – 95
Adelaide Hills, South Australia

Ruinart Blanc de Blancs – 195
Champagne, France

N.V. Taittinger Prélude – 260
Champagne, France

2006 Perrier-Jouët La Belle Époque – 300
Champagne, France

2005 Dom Pérignon Brut Vintage Blanc de Blancs – 400
Burgundy, France

Rosé Wine

Triennes Rosé – 12|55
Provence, France

White Wine

Mahi Sauvignon Blanc – 12|60
Marlborough, New Zealand

Roustabout Riesling – 12|60
Margaret River, Western Australia

West Cape Howe ‘Old School’ Chardonnay – 12|60
Mount Barker, Western Australia

Pizzini Pinot Grigio – 12|60
King Valley, Victoria

William Fèvre Chablis – 95
Burgundy, France

Red Wine

Heartland Cabernet Sauvignon – 12|60
Langhorne Creek, South Australia

Mitolo ‘Jester’ Shiraz – 12|60
McLaren Vale, South Australia

Springvale Pinot Noir – 12|60
Freycinet Coast, Tasmania

Alamos Malbec – 11|55
Mendoza, Argentina

Heathcote Cravens Place Shiraz – 70
Heathcote, Victoria