Indulge at Merivale’s Ultimate Feast-ival
Merivale’s annual festival for the senses is set to kick off next month. March into Merivale is the ultimate food and wine celebration, inspired by the most outrageous guilty pleasures that you can imagine.
March into Merivale 2016 will run from 14 February to 20 March for five-weeks of world-class food, wine, cocktails and champagne from all of their incredible restaurants and bars.
The festival events include:
The festival launch party will take over the entire Ivy complex and surrounding laneways on Wednesday 10 February. The party will feature stalls from world-renowned restaurants including Mr. Wong, The Paddington and Coogee Pavillion, as well as live music and roving entertainment. Tix cost $45 and include eight food and drink tokens, with top ups available throughout the night.
Monday- Show and Tell
Wannabe connoisseurs can get their kicks from a host of classes every Monday
Tuesday- Friends with Benefits
Every Tuesday, dining devotees can rally their mates for the deal and meal of a lifetime, with a two-course meal, a drink of their choice and a few fun surprises at some of Merivale’s most-loved restaurants.
Food lovers can enter a new world every Wednesday with a host of spectacular showcase series.
Thursday- Chef’s Signature
Food enthusiasts can join Merivale’s most illustrious chefs for once-in-a-lifetime dining experiences
Friday- Guilty Pleasures
The UK’s biggest, boldest and brashest night hits Sydney, exclusively at March into Merivale for 5 weeks only. With outrageous DJs, cabaret performances and Chandon’s Unplanned Band this dazzling discotheque is a shameless celebration of the wonderful world of pop..
Saturday - Pacha Presents Absolut Nights
Australia’s No. 1 club night, Pacha Sydney, presents Absolut Nights with headline performances by a host of local and international DJ talent.
Sunday - Festival:
Sunday Sundown,6 March, Coogee Rooftop (free) and ivy Pool Club ($20) - Merivale’s new live music experience at dusk joins the March into Merivale line-up with performances by electro wunderkind Yahtzel (DJ set) at Coogee Rooftop and tropical-trap don L D R U at ivy Pool Club.
Coogee Foreshore Festival, 20 March, Coogee Pavilion ($25/$45, three/six food and drink tokens) Merivale hits the beach at this fabulous wacky seaside celebration, where guests can enjoy an amazing array of food from Coogee Pavilion, Papi Chulo, El Loco, sushi e and Mr. Wong, roving entertainment, live music performances, family games and plenty more surprises.
Mystery Feast: Throughout the festival, adventurous diners can add a little excitement to their day by booking a Mystery Feast. From the grand dining room at est. to the edgy Potts Pott hangout Ms.G’s, guests could end up in any one of Merivale’s award-winning restaurants.
#LIVELIFEUNPLANNED: Merivale fans can enjoy March into Merivale the unplanned way with the ultimate access pass. The $180 Chandon Unplanned Pass includes a Mystery Dinner and choice of any two events (events include Wednesday Show-off series, Friday Guilty Pleasures, Pacha Presents Absolut Nights or Coogee Foreshore Festival).