One of The Parade’s most gorgeous buildings has re-emerged as a new venue, Lost Barrel.
As the name suggests, there are barrels at the heart of it, with an extensive wine, craft beer, and gin list on offer. But that’s not all.
Set in the heritage-listed former Baptist church building on The Parade, the venue has incredible, ornate ceilings and the original stained-glass windows. It actually works really well with the new fitout, highlighting the history of the spacious building, while allowing for its new tenant to fill the space with plenty of different areas to settle in and enjoy what’s on offer.
Lost Barrel ticks a lot of boxes. The menu features charcoal grilled meat, tapas, American cuisine (including a huge range of wings), wood oven pizzas (there’s a parmi pizza!) and the biggest selection of craft beers on The Parade.
If you’re a beer lover, there’s over 100 tap and bottled beers to choose from, including local, interstate and international choices, but it’s the on-site brewing that has us excited.
Lost Barrel has teamed up with The Little Bang Brewery Company, and pour their Little Bang IRA Pale Ale ,and their Little Bang Cloudy Apple Cider, from two of the three stainless steel beer tanks that adorn the walls.
It’s the third beer tank you want to know about though – with their very own in-house blend, crafted by the Lost Barrel beer experts and Little Bang Brewery.
If you’re a gin lover, make sure you check out the range of local boutique gins, which will continue to expand as the venue adds to their collection behind the bar.
On the menu, their speciality is the charcoal grill, firing up daily serving premium cuts of meat, steak or skewers, including dry aged and grain or grass fed beef.
If you REALLY get into your meat, there’s even a challenge. The 30 minute Chargrill Challenge to be exact. For $59 you must finish within 30 minutes – with the chance to win $1000 which is awarded to the leader every 6 months. You’ve got to eat a 1/2 chicken, 1 lamb skewer, 1 beer skewer, 2 sausages, fries, onion rings, coleslaw, corn, 3 sauces and 1 litre of house beer. If you manage to beat the clock, you’ll receive a $20 voucher and a Lost Barrel cap.
They also cater to vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free diets – including gluten-free and vegan beers to match!
The tapas menu has been inspired by a trip to Barcelona, Spain, where dozens of tasty dishes are on offer for only $6 each. An easy way to mix and match your lunch or nibbles, so you can get exactly what you’re in the mood for. The tapas menu is influenced from American, Brazilian and Mediterranean dishes.
But wait, there’s more. Love pizza? There’s a wood fired pizza oven on hand to create tasty hand-stretched pizzas, and the 1 metre pizza is a winner for those wanting to share with friends.
They’re opening for breakfasts (with your standard options, plus an Adelaide first Charcoal Breakfast Menu!), lunch, dinner, and of course drinks, 7 days.
What: Lost Barrel Bar & Grill
Where: 134A The Parade, Norwood
Hours: Monday to Thursday 10am-10pm
Friday 9am till late
Saturday & Sunday 8am till late