Since the lock-out laws stripped Kings Cross of its fun factor back in 2014, most people have migrated to other parts of Sydney to get a taste of Aussie nightlife, leaving the Kings Cross party scene rather barren. But, don’t despair, there are still some delightful bars and restaurants hidden in the back roads of edgy Potts Point, classy Woolloomooloo and the less seedy part of Kings Cross that are brimming with fun, great food options, sexy cocktails and good crowds. It’s just knowing where they are…
As a Potts Point and Kings Cross local I am weekend-by-weekend slowly exploring the yummiest foodie hotspots and the quirkiest cocktail bars around and first up is: The Silly Tart.
You would never know this gorgeous little gem was nestled in the back streets of Kings Cross – a mere 2 minute walk from Kings Cross station actually. My friends and I spent a Saturday morning here where we enjoyed their homegrown menu and rustic interior. The Silly Tart has a cute little courtyard which is ladened with beautiful potted wall plants and fairy lights entwined with ivy – it oozes a country garden feel and you couldn’t feel further from the busy CBD.
Ever since stepping foot in Australia I have been a sucker for corn fritters, they just know how to get them right here and you’ll spy them on most breakfast menus. I have to say, the fried corn fritters with house made bacon, avocado, relish and 12-hour tomatoes were absolutely to die for and wait for it, the best corn fritters I have ever eaten. A bold but true statement. The bacon was cooked perfectly to my crispy request and the relish added a tangy kick – I devoured it with a couldn’t-be-happier-with-my-food-decision look smeared right across my satisfied little face.
Visit The Silly Tart and be prepared not to be disappointed!
1 kellett Street, 2011, Potts Point, New South Wales, Australia