“The food was outstanding and the staff were incredible! What a great experience and definitely will be back! Five stars all the way!!”SH Sydney February 2019
“Annata continues to wow us with fantastic food and a great wine menu. As regulars here their service never fails to impress!”AW Sydney - January 2019
“The food, the drinks, the staff! I am lucky enough to be walking distance but if I wasn’t, I’d travel to come here.”JMc February 2018
“Great service. Great food. This is the perfect location for a celebration or a great evening with friends.”PO'S September 2017
Welcome to Annata
We’re a team of enthusistic food and wine professionals who love sharing our passion for creating amazing food cominations paired with exceptional beverages and of course eating, drinking, and having fun with our friends.
Whether it’s our cocktails, our wine list or our food, we go to great lengths to source excellent examples from small, integral suppliers with a great hand for quality, and a fond eye on the environment.
From a quick drink in the bar to date night or large groups. we have your evening covered, from light bar snacks, to A la Carte or one of our signature personally tailored set menus.
We change our menu to suit the seasons.
The below serves as an example of our available menus.
Sophisticated, sensational and sensible!
We have teamed up with the folks at Lyre’s, makers of premium non-alcoholic spirits to bring you a range of non-alcoholic cocktails to help you enjoy this festive season without the headaches!
Why not come in a try some of our latest creations?
Lyres London Dry, Lyres Sweet Vermouth, Lyres Italian Orange
Built on the Rocks
Lyres London Dry Spirit, Elderflower Syrup, Fresh Cucumber + Mint, Fresh Lime
Shaken and Served Up
Lyres American Malt, Lyres Italian Orange, Grenadine, Grapefruit
Shaken and Served On the Rocks
Guilt Free Sprytz
Lyres Italian Orange, De-Alc Sparkling Wine, Dash Soda
Built in a Wine Glass with Soda
Lyres American Malt, Lyres Sweet Vermouth, Angostura Bitters, Sugar Syrup
Chilled, Served Up
Lyres American Malt, Lyres Triple Sec, Lemon, Soda
Built and Served Tall
Lyres Amaretto, Lemon, Sugar, Egg White
Shaken On the Rocks
Lady’s Day Off
Lyre’s London Dry, Lyres Triple Sec, Lemon, Egg white
Shaken, Served up
Not over the weekend yet?
Join us for our Monday-itis special menu.
Always seasonal, always special, always delicious!
4 courses for $50ph
TRY OUR ANNATA EXPERIENCE SET MENUS
* Set Menus are available to the whole table only.
Please advise of any dietary requirements at time of booking.
Not available after 9pm
Early Arvo and Late at Night
Sydney Rock Oyster – Natural / Fermented Green Chilli / Seaweed Vinegar // 4.5
Roast Cashews – House Spices // 7
Mt Zero Mixed Olives (VIC) – Marinated // 8
Crispy Onion Petals – Manchego Custard // 9
Finger Sandwich – Yarra Salmon Roe – Creme Fraiche // 14
Confit Duck – Char Siu – Pickled Ginger // 12
Tandoori Lamb – Naan – Toum (Serves One) // 11
Shoestring Fries – Herb Salt – Malt Vinegar Mayo // 8
Bread & Butter Project Sourdough – Meander Valley Butter // 3pp
Three Cheeses – Date Puree – Almonds – Lavosh // 28
A La Carte Offering
Smoked Almonds // 7
Sydney Rock Oyster (NSW) – Natural / House Hot Sauce // 4.5
Bread & Butter Project Sourdough – Smoked Meander Valley Butter // 3pp
Mt Zero Mixed Olives (VIC) – Marinated // 8
Fried Maccheroni – Manchego Custard – Dried Tomato // 9
Kangaroo Carpaccio (VIC) – Toast Soldier – Duck Fat Mayo // 10
Tandoori Lamb (NSW) – Naan – Toum // 11
Sugarloaf Cabbage Schnitzel – Yoghurt Tartare // 12
Summer Tart – Moreton Bay Bug (QLD) – Bonito Cream – Roman Beans // 15
Stracciatella – Oxheart Tomato – Avocado – Vegemite // 20
Spaetzle – Sweetcorn – Black Garlic – Cultured Cream // 15
Snapper Crudo (QLD) – Cucumber Salmorejo – Bacalao – Jalapeno // 24
Lamb Leg Tartare (NSW) – Oyster – Eggplant – Nori // 27
Corner Inlet Calamari (VIC) – Pea + Broadbean – Kaiserfleisch // 32
Slow Roasted Cauliflower – Popcorn Polenta – Smoked Almond – Comte // 32
John Dory (NSW) – Japanese Pumpkin – Zucchini – Holy Basil Pistou // 38
Borrowdale BBQ Pork (QLD) – White Onion – Carrot Escabeche – Green Mango // 38
Ranger’s Valley Wagyu Rump Cap (NSW) – Bone Marrow – Shishito Pepper – Tomatillo // 45
Aylesbury Duck (NSW) – Drunken Leg – Chinese Broccoli – Wattleseed // 49
Iceberg – Buttermilk – Dill // 9
Shoestring Fries – BBQ Spice – Chipotle Mayo // 9
Holy Goat Fromage Frais – Mandarin – Olive Oil – Burnt Sugar // 16
Ricca Terra Farms ‘Broken Forklift’ Fortified Blend, Riverland SA // 16
Yoghurt Sorbet – Rhubarb – Coconut – Tonka Bean // 16
Domaine Des Baumard ‘Petit Paon’ Chenin Blanc, Loire Val. FR // 13
“Milk and Honey” – Lemon Curd – Pomelo – Quinoa // 16
Domaine De La Pigeade Muscat De Beaumes de Venise, Rhone FR // 16
Pan Di Spagna – Jerusalem Artichoke – Dark Chocolate – Miso // 16
Giuseppe Campagnola Recioto Della Valpolicella, Veneto IT // 21
A Selection of Three Cheeses // 28
Espresso Based Drinks – Full Cream – Caffeinated // 4.5
Tea Selection – By The Pot // 5
Please ask to see the Spirits List for a full range of Whiskies, Digestives and other nightcap options
Our goal at Annata is to introduce our guests to new flavours. While we pride ourselves on our innovative and creative food we are equally proud of our cocktails and wines. Our wine list will appeal to wine aficionados curious to try something unusual as well as diners who just want a nice glass of wine with their meal.
Our Signature Cocktails
A good cocktail, like good food, relies on great produce, a deft hand, a little creativity and a sharp palate. Like our food, our cocktail list is designed to reflect the seasons, the producers, and the creativity of our people.
Of Course, A Cobbler 18
Beefeater, Tio Pepe, Lemon, Season’s Best Fruit, Sugar, Rocks
Champagne Something 16
Absolut Citron, Lemon Thyme, Pastis, Lemon, Sparkling Wine, Flute
Bella e D’annata 18
Absolut, Floral Tea, Peach Liqueur, Aromatic wine, Lemon, Spice, Whites, Up
Strawberry Fields 21
St George ‘Botanivore’ Gin, Bruto Americano, Strawberry + Lemon Peel, Citrus, Whites, Up
The Diplomat 18
Havana 3, Apricot Jam, Orgeat, Lime, Cardamom, Bitters, Up
Toro V 19
Calle 23, Mandarin Shrub, Campari, Lime, Sugar, Big Roc
Heather and Stone 18
Jasmine Jameson, Pistachio, Suze, Lime, Whites, Rocks
Mamie’s House 17
Ballantines, Muscovado Pineapple, House Ginger, Lime, Tall
Patio Mary 17
Del Maguey Mezcal, Lime, Patio Beverages Bloody Mary Mix, Tall
A Dark Stirring 21
Appleton 12, Port Reduction, Fernet, Walnut oil, Up
Alex DuBois 19
Martell VSOP, Chestnut, Honey, Allspice, Egg, Up
The Hive Mind 24
Buerre Noisette Elijah Craig, Leatherwood Honey, Xocolatl Bitters, Big Roc
69 Willoughby Road, Crows Nest NSW 2065
Phone: (02) 9437 3700
We are open 6 days a week!
Monday: Open from 4:00 pm (Set menu $50 per person)
Tuesday-Thursday: Open from 4:00 pm (Full Annata menu)
Friday: Open for lunch from 12:00 noon, Dinner (Full Annata menu)
At Annata we are passionate about food and wine. Whether you’re a guest in our bar or dining in our restaurant, our goal is to take you on an inspirational journey through the world of eating and drinking, in a relaxed and informal setting.
Our menu is innovative and carefully crafted, using the best seasonal produce.
Our cocktails are created by experts who understand what works and our wines are chosen with knowledge, passion and care.
We love what we do at Annata and we can’t wait to share it with you.
Owner – General Manager
You’d be hard pressed to find someone more passionate and knowledgeable about cocktails, wine and hospitality than Christian Blair. For three years Christian managed the multi-award-winning Darlinghurst cocktail bar Eau de Vie and subsequently worked behind the bar at Rockpool Bar & Grill.
A former bar industry consultant and trainer, and a finalist in several international cocktail competitions, Christian understands what it takes to make the perfect cocktail. Equally passionate about wine, he also knows how to curate an intriguing and fascinating list that is as creative and innovative as the food it’s designed to complement.
Out the Front
Our team of friendly, knowledgeable hospitality professionals will guide you through the Annata experience, ensuring your time with us is memorable and one that you will want to share with us again.
Meet the Chefs
With a focus on using the freshest seasonal produce from the best growers, combined with creativity, attention to detail and exceptional culinary skills, our team in the kitchen craft some truly inspiring dishes that continue to amaze our guests.