Peter Conistis’ PLOOs is PERFECT!!
The first day of December means Christmas and NYE plans are now in full swing!! Quietly opening in early 2022 this is the first year celebrated Sydney chef Peter Conistis – of Alpha, Omega, Eleni’s and Cosmos fame – will open the doors to his stunning new venue Ploos in prime position for New Years Eve … and the full Christmas / New Year festive season ahead.
Right on the sparkling harbour foreshore, in direct view of the Sydney Opera House, underneath the Sydney Harbour Bridge and next to the celebrated Park Hyatt Hotel in The Rocks, Ploos – meaning ‘sails’ – is positioned to exceed all your expectations this NYE as the best way to wine, dine and celebrate the year that was and the new year ahead with your friends, family – or even a fiancé to be?? – and grab THE prime position for Sydney’s spectacular fireworks while seated in style and comfort.
Sitting front and centre within the heritage-listed sandstone warehouses of Campbell’s Cove, where the waters of Sydney Harbour lap against the paved waterfront promenade, this venue is SO Sydney! Along with its breathtaking views and generous casual-luxe alfresco dining spaces, Ploos’ distinctive ambience connects land to sea with an emphasis on dishes that transport you to a serene destination – rich in flavour, culture and “South-Aegean feel”.
Commence your NYE with a glass of Taittinger and canapés on arrival. Then, enjoy a lush multi course ‘Loux’ sharing menu filled with all the sensorial dishes Conistis and long-time Exec Chef, James Roberts love.
Think about signature plates including the standout Kataifi tart with whipped feta, pastourmas, and candied eggplant; Abrolhos octopus, carob, taramosalata with caper shoots; the must-try Grilled halloumi, fennel glyko, lemon sprinkled with isot pepper; Kingfish omos, boukovo, lemon oregano, and olive oil; Nissiotiki Salad, tomato, aged feta, onion, cucumber, pickled samphire; Lamb rump souvlakia, afelia spices, roast tomato yoghurt, green olive salad; a twist on Spanakopita filled manti, dill yogurt, burnt butter; Aegean greens, grape molasses, olive oil, boukovo and more #yum
Widely regarded as the pioneer of Grecian cuisine in Australia, Conistis’ perspective on South Aegean dining combines his love of regional Mediterranean flavours, expertise in sourcing local produce and passion for reviving old favourites with a modern interpretation. So, if you’re looking for a sophisticated and iconic dining experience that combines the very best of Australian produce with South Aegean culinary inspiration and direct views of Sydney’s iconic Opera House – choose Ploos.
Date: New Years Eve – 31st December 2022
Address: 7-27 Circular Quay, The Rocks NSW 2000 (right next to the Park Hyatt)
Outdoor Dining: $850 per head inc champagne on arrival, multi course menu & more
Indoor Dining: $750 per head inc champagne on arrival, multi course menu & more