Wine, magic & Gourmet food at Esquire bar and bistro

Esquire at the QVB

Picture this: Your Thursday night filled with good friends, an exquisite 5 course menu of gourmet food paired with the finest of wines, along with some magical entertainment… Sounds pretty good right?

On the 22nd of April, Sydney’s popular premium bistro and bar, Esquire, will be hosting its first monthly Smoke & Mirrors event. Located in the historic Queen Victoria Building. Esquire will be putting on a night filled with wining & dining & sipping through to a full evening of stupefying magical entertainment.

The Esquire chef has created a five star five-course menu paired with only the most admirable wines from Jackson Family Wines, both from Australia and USA, which you will be able to compare on the night.


On Arrival Hiramasa kingfish, avocado, chive, black sesame salt, ponzu, miso mayo
2020 Yangarra Blanc

1st Course Risotto – scallops, cauliflower & white truffle butter
2020 Giant Steps YV Chardonnay vs. 2018 La Crema Monterey Chardonnay

2nd Course Pressed twice roast duck, fennel cream, juniper honey, carrot crumble, rosemary
2019 Giant Steps Fatal Shore Pinot Noir vs. 2016 Brewer Clifton Pinot Noir

3rd Course Slow braised wagyu beef cheek, Paris mash, fresh horseradish, anchovy gremolata
2014 Hickinbotham Trueman Cabernet Sauvignon vs. 2016 Stonestreet Cabernet Sauvignon

Cheese Grilled cheese sandwich, aged cheddar, pear chutney

Bringing a magical dimension to your dining experience, each ticket will include live, interactive entertainment by mentalist Andy Nunn and magicians Vincent Kuo & Adam Axford as well as the five course menu & coupled wines.

When: Thursday, 22 April 2021
Time: 6:30pm
At Esquire Bar + Bistro
Level 2 QVB, Market St entrance

Insta: @esquireattheqvb

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