Search

A feel of Flanders

WORD on the street is that the Carlton United Breweries takeover of the City Hotel will eventuate in a Belgian pub experience for Perth punters.

The deal, as sweet as Belgian truffles for the Australian Leisure and Hospitality group (CUB’s hospitality acquisition arm), is rumoured to have gained the Murray Street hotel for $1.2 million. Judy McEvoy, who purchased the pub about two decades ago, has spent roughly $900,000 on renovations.

ALH has achieved success with its recently-opened Belgium Beer Cafe in Adelaide.

The pub-style cafe serves four draught beers on tap and 19 fully-imported bottled beers. Apparently it’s all about the beer and food with only a few CUB beer products on the wide-ranging list.

Central to the Belgian-style food are the mussels, which are served in traditional Belgian pots and retail at $16.50. Authentic Belgian dishes such as waterzooi, beef stew and of course Belgian waffles and Belgium truffle mousse, feature on the menu.

The café has been open just six weeks.

Add your comment

BNIQ sponsored byECU School of Business and Law

Students

6th-Australian Institute of Management WA20,000
7th-Murdoch University16,584
8th-South Regional TAFE10,549
9th-Central Regional TAFE10,000
10th-The University of Notre Dame Australia6,708
47 tertiary education & training providers ranked by total number of students in WA

Number of Employees

BNiQ Disclaimer