Relax, unwind and watch the sun set over Sydney Harbour with a Martini in-hand at Sydney's first and only bar and bistro dedicated to all things vermouth.

Introducing Martini Sunset Sessions at Banskii Vermouth Bar and Bistro. Set to be Sydney's best happy hour but with a twist, Martini Sunset Sessions is a celebration of
Banksii's five favourite Martinis, available for sipping weekdays, 3.30pm to 5.30pm.

Curated by
Banksii's Head Sommelier and co-owner, Rebecca Lines, the expertly-crafted Martini Sunset Sessions menu has something for everyone, perfect for enjoying solo or with a group of coworkers or friends.

Martini Sunset Sessions cocktail menu:

Bianco & Tonic $5
Martini Bianco, Capi Dry Tonic & fresh lime 

Riserva on the Rocks $6 
Martini Ambrato or Rubino served over ice 
Riserva Spritz $10 
Martini Riserva, pomegranate tea syrup, lemon, mint & rose petals 
Negroni $10 
Martini Riserva Rosso, Campari & Star of Bombay
Wet Martini $15 
Martini Riserva, Star of Bombay Gin served with a twist 
During Sunset Sessions, Banksii is also offering its house wine, vermouth and beer for $5.

Bookings not essential.


What's for lunch this week? How does a two-course lunch by the harbour for just $35 sound? 

This week's Midweek Lunch Menu, available Monday to Thursday, features the following delicious options:

Bread & cultured butter
Seared Cone Bay barramundi, fennel vinaigrette & fermented chilli;
Braised Wagyu beef brisket, salad of sugar loaf cabbage & pickled cucumber, ginger dressing
Banksii trifle - vermouth sponge, vanilla custard & rosella jelly; 
Maffra clothbound cheddar, lavosh & vermouth quince paste    

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​​Enjoy the final weeks of this beautiful winter sunshine with our Dine & Wine special, perfect for two people to share:​​

Pork belly, grilled shallots & apple
Roast new potatoes, anchovy butter & fresh herbs
2 x glasses of house red or white wine or beer
 = $49

Order this week for lunch or dinner from today through to Thursday, Saturday lunch or Sunday.
Secure your reservation  here.


What’s your favourite vermouth and why?

Tell us in 25 words or less and the two best answers will each win a copy of The Book of Vermouth by Shaun Byrne and Gilles Lapalus (makers of Maidenii).

Entries close at 12 noon on Friday 24 August. 


We launch a new competition and question via our e-newsletter at the beginning of every month. 

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Need a night out? We are giving away the ultimate night out in Sydney as part of a major competition, combining a few of our favourite things...

One lucky winner will be treated to dinner for two at Banksii, followed by a water taxi trip from Barangaroo to Circular Quay, to the iconic Sydney Opera House to see Andrew Lloyd Webber's hit musical, EVITA, starring Australian singer, Tina Arena.

Dine with us between now and 30 September, and fill out your details on our 'Friends of Banksii' card which comes with your bill. The winner will be announced on Monday 1 October.


Banksii Vermouth Bar & Bistro
Major Giveaway Competition
*This offer is open to those who dine at Banksii between 1/5/18 and 30/9/18.
*Valid entry requires diners complete an in-venue form where they must provide their name, email address, phone number, Instagram handle and postcode to complete their entry.
*Participants must be aged 18 years or older at the time of entry.
*The prize must be redeemed on Tuesday 16th October. Dinner is pre theatre at 5pm, transportation to the show is at 6.30pm with the show commencing at 7.30pm.
*The dining experience component of the prize is valued to a maximum of $200. Any additional charges incurred at the time will be payable by the prize winner at their own cost.
*The prize, including dining experience, water taxi and 2 x EVITA tickets, is valid for one use only, and cannot be redeemed or transferred for cash or used in conjunction with any other offer.
*No more than one entry per person is permitted.
*Banskii employees, affiliates, suppliers, subsidiaries, advertising and promotional agencies are not permitted to enter the competition.
*The winner will be selected at random, and notified by email on 1/10/18. If no reply is received from the winner claiming the prize within two (2) days of the email being sent, Banksii reserves the right to re-select a winner of the competition.
*By entering this competition, you understand and agree that Banksii shall have the right, where permitted by law, to publish your name for promotional purposes.
*By entering this competition, you agree to all of the rules listed above.


Join Hamish Ingham, co-founder and executive chef at Banksii Vermouth Bar & Bistro as he talks Petite Bouche TV through the inspiration behind, and processes involved in launching the Barangaroo restaurant.