Papa Gedes – Sydney
Located in an converted garage, at the end of a tiny cobblestone laneway off Kent Street, Papa Gedes is a New Orleans themed small bar, in downtown Sydney.
Named after the voodoo spirits of death, and fertility, Papa Gedes is the brainchild of a trio of well-versed, hospitality veterans Lara Dignam (ex-Red Lantern), Michael Dhinse (ex-Grandma’s), and their friend/housemate Joshua Ng (ex- Wild Rover).
Step inside this small, intimate, candle-lit venue, and you’re greeted by a long communal timber bench, tropical cane armchairs, a lovingly handmade bar, and walls covered in fern murals.
Beverage-wise, you can expect a compact list of craft beer, wine, and a gin/rum-centric cocktail list, featuring tasty delights such as the Barbados Slim – Jamaican rum, Coco Lopez, Campari, lemon, pineapple, vanilla & plum bitters and the Bitter Truth – sloe gin, averna, lime and orange bitters.
If you get a bit peckish, there’s a selection of bar snacks (including the much talked about peanut butter pretzels), and meat/cheese charcuterie platters.
If you like a good laugh, then Papa Gedes has got you covered here as well, with their regular monthly comedy nights, featuring the likes of Steve Hughes, Ddavid Smiedt, Marty Bright, Madeline Cupl and Reece Piper.
A: Enter via Laneway, 346-348 Kent Street, Sydney
O: Mon-Fri: 16:00–00:00, Sat: 17:00–00:00