BETA

The Classroom

Hey Perth! School’s back in, and how. Learn a thing or two about cocktails and good times at this small bar filled with educational artefacts

Bicycle wheels twisted into light fixtures. Food and drink menus glued into exercise books. Indoor netball rings. No scratch’n’sniff stickers for guessing where this neighbourhood hangout takes its design cues from.

But while owners Daniel Sterpini and Adam Keane have left no lunchbox unopened in the construction of their walk-in time machine, they’ve also tempered the nostalgia with A-grade eats and drinks that put the class in both the Classroom and the classics: get a load of this Jameson Whiskey Sour spruced up by a lick of bourbon vanilla syrup. Now meet Ms White, a terrifically balanced White Lady served with pipettes of edible “paint” for drinkers to do their artiest with.

Feel like some extra-curricular boozing? A puff of Peterson’s tobacco smoke adds an extra layer of richness to an already hefty Chivas Regal and Antica Formula Rob Roy (and, it bears mentioning, your drinking hand, too).

Or maybe you want something lighter on a school night? Easy. Although cocktails are the bar team’s favourite subject, strong grades in wine, beer, cider and all the other liquid-based disciplines ensures good drinking for all.

The canteen’s menu of smarty updated tuck shop staples should enjoy similarly universal appeal. Think pork and fennel sausage rolls, grilled fish butties and unctuous slow-cooked Bourbon beef short ribs, as big in flavour as they are in size.

First published on . Updated on .

By Max Veenhuyzen   |  

The Classroom details

Address
1 / 356 Charles St

North Perth 6006

Telephone 08 9444 7729

Open Wed-Sat 11am-late; Sun 11am-10pm

The Classroom website

Restaurants near The Classroom

West End Deli

1390m - This little corner bistro is the place for an upmarket brunch, plus they do...

Sayers Food

1595m - At Sayers Fine Foods the produce is the star. The coffee is 5 Senses, the...

Duendé

1626m - Café, tapas joint, wine bar and all round nice guy, Duendé has the cure...

Bars & pubs near The Classroom

The Rosemount Hotel

797m - The Rosemount Hotel is a rock solid pub with decent food, cold drinks, and...

Kitsch

1466m - Kitsch by name, awesome by nature, at least if giant technicolor murals from...

The Leederville Hotel

1696m - This local institution sees capacity crowds and packed dance floors...

Other venues near The Classroom

Luna Leederville Cinema

1624m - Located in the hub of Oxford Street’s café strip, Luna screens all the...

Perth Centre for Photography

2209m - Established in 1992, the Perth Centre for Photography is Perth’s only...

The Bakery

2221m - The Bakery is a live performance venue, exhibition space, music venue, and...

Readers' comments, reviews, hints and pictures

  • Post a comment!

Post your opinion now








Image Code

 


© 2007 - 2014 Time Out Group Ltd. All rights reserved. All material on this site is © Time Out.