This meticulously designed Menai lounge bar has one of the Shire’s largest cocktails menus

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Walking through the entrance of 3 Doors Down is an experience within itself. The atmosphere is dark, booths and tables are lit by candlelight and you feel as though you've just been transported back to an upper class 1950's Jazz Bar.

. . . and hey, we're here for it.

Its chic, it's trendy and it's EXACTLY the kind of vibe you're looking for on a Friday or Saturday night. (They also do boozy bottomless Sundays, but I'll get to that in a moment)

3 Doors Down isn't just beautifully designed, it's been meticulously well thought out right down to the very last detail, and I'm telling you right now, it's an absolute vibe and a half!

Become A 3 Doors Down Loyalty Member

Earn points and redeem exclusive Deals and Discounts happening from 3 Doors Down. Simply fill out the form below to become a VIP. They have a GREAT one-time offer waiting for you inside the Shire Rewards app just for signing up!

Don't be surprised if you're seated at a lounge, bar table, even a wine barrel, this is not the place for a sit down 3 course meal with the in-laws. 

Shire Talk spent an evening here recently (yes, we had an amazing time) and look, there's a lot to digest.

Let's dig in.

3 Doors Down Restaurant: Let's Talk About The Food

3 Doors Down boasts an INSANE menu.

It's truly world class with the stand out being their extensive Tapas options. We started with chips and quac followed by Prawn Dumplings, Mushroom and Halloumi Arancini and the most amazing Creole Spiced Salmon Tacos with avo ranch.

Tick, tick, tick!

If you're dining with a group there are plenty of set menu options too. If you're after something that will give you nice mix of everything they have to offer then this is definitely the best way to go. (I actually wish we chose one of the two set menu options, but hey, there's always next time, right?)

You can add salads and sides (ps. the buffalo mozzarella salad is unbelievable) and they even have a separate vego/vegan menu as well with dishes like Zucchini Taco Fritters and Stuffed Field Mushrooms with rocket, salsa criolla, walnut and parmesan.

No complaints here.

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Book A Table

We highly recommend making an online reservation prior. Walk-ins welcome however, you may be seated outside.

Thursday - Saturday from 5.30pm - late
Sunday from 12pm - 6pm
Located at Shop 11/72-80 Allison Crescent, Menai

Phone: (02) 9543 9999
Make a reservation here >>>

You really can't beat kicking back on a Saturday afternoon with a cocktail in hand, mood set by electro-blues, jazz and R&B music, having a laugh with your friends after a big week of work. 3 Doors Down really does set the scene for a great night out.

. . . and honestly, they do it REALLY well.

You can enjoy chill music most nights with live acoustic sets on the weekends, start your weekend early with Thirsty Thursday specials and/or round up the troops for bottomless Sunday Lunches.

lounge bar menai

In between our own (lame) jokes, general banter (and cocktails) we were all still in awe of how amazing the fit out was inside.

There's really nothing else in the Shire that compares to this kind of unique detail. There's plenty of bars around town but none that have put this level of thought into the décor.

The food and cocktails are one thing, but the dark moody atmosphere they've managed to create is on a whole other level! The place is decked out with wood panelling, sexy newton light bulbs and tons of vintage furniture, rugs and art.

I mean, bravo team, bravo!

Craft Beer, Cocktails & Long Sunday Lunches

Alright, obviously I can't just brush past the drinks menu, because this is where 3 Doors Down REALLY shines.

Become A 3 Doors Down Loyalty Member

Earn points and redeem exclusive Deals and Discounts happening from 3 Doors Down. Simply fill out the form below to become a VIP. They have a GREAT one-time offer waiting for you inside the Shire Rewards app just for signing up!

With one of the largest cocktail menus in the Shire (38 on the menu + sangria options), it's no wonder why this Menai bar/restaurant is getting rave reviews from locals. Like Kareen Hemphill who said,

“Hands down my fave place in 2234 to grab a cheeky cocktail or two. Talk about selection! The atmosphere, the service & the food are top-notch. See you next time.”

They seemed to have put A LOT of effort and thought into their cocktails and craft beer selection. They offer a decent selection of wine as well but trust me, you're not going here for the wine.

The cocktails are where it's at!

We were super impressed with our waiter on the night too!

She was surprisingly versed in all the different cocktail concoctions and was more than happy to answer all our questions and recommend her favourites, which was really great.

We all agreed that her Coconut Lychee Bae recommendation sounded too good NOT to try, so we kicked things off with a round for everyone just after we arrived.

(So I may have polished off 3 of these in a very short space of time but 1. #yolo and 2. It was freaking amazing)

"We like to party, we like, we like to party!"

No doubt, the bar offers an amazing atmosphere for parties. Birthdays, Boys/Gals Night out, pre-drinks, special occasions, family functions. With multiple function options available, they can cater for groups of 20 up to150. 

There's 3 different rooms to choose from which can be booked directly from their home page here. They can also help with catering and have packages to suit every occasion and budget.

As you can probably tell, we had an amazing night at 3 Doors Down and I'm 100% certain you and your friends will too. Reserve a table below and don't forget to join their Loyalty Rewards program to score a FREE cocktail on arrival.


Thursday - Saturday from 5.30pm - late Sunday from 12pm - 6pm

Phone: (02) 9543 9999
Make a reservation here >>>


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