The Astor Reopens
While a certain southside cinema may be on the bench right now, The Astor, on the corner of Carlton’s iconic Lygon Street and Elgin, has reopened after a short gap following the departure of tennant, legendary Carlton premiership player Peter “Percy” Jones.
Restaurateur Darran Smith snapped up the memorabilia-laden footy pub after spells at Sydney’s Icebergs Dining Room, Merivale’s Hemmesphere Bar and the Hilton’s Glass Brasserie. It’s reopened as a smart bar with dark wood, brass and mirror finishes, minus the TVs, focusing on shared plates. The Astor also encompasses a new dining room dubbed The Roving Marrow.
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