If Casablanca ever gets a remake and they require a ready-made bar for one of the sets, Gin Lane could easily fit the bill with lines like Bogart's classic, "Of all the gin joints in the all the towns in all the world, she walks into mine," working perfectly in this charming new drinking den.

Located in a restored 18th Century terrace house, Gin Lane has all the charm of yesteryear when sipping a restorative gin cocktail or five was the order of the day, mixed with a contemporary mod gin-based cocktail menu courtesy of award-winning cocktail maker Grant Collins.

Gin Lane Kensington St, Chippendale

Collins has pulled together an impressive and extensive menu with over 25 different cocktails to choose from. There are 75 gins sourced from around the globe on the docket plus a slew of vodka, rum, tequila, whiskey, wine and beer options.

Their signature drinks include the explosive sounding 'gunpowder plot' a concoction of gunpowder tea-spiked gin, Fernet Branca, gunpowder syrup, bitters and fresh citrus served in a smoking cloche with gunpowder twigs.

Gin Lane Kensington St, Chippendale

The boutique bar is also slated to host live music and themed art installations in the very near future, which will undoubtedly elevate the gin swilling good times.

Gin Lane is located at 16 Kensington St, Chippendale. Opening hours: Monday and Tuesday 5pm - 10.30pm. Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday: 5pm - late. Friday 12pm - late. Saturday 3pm - late. 
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A slick gin joint has opened in Kensington Street