A nostalgic lounge bringing back the old school eclectic charm Kings Cross was renowned for…

Charming, familiar and welcoming

A place to settle into – the retro jukebox tunes are familiar and the couches & booths welcoming.

The cocktails pay homage to the classics but with a fresh spin. The food is simple, full of flavour, and exactly what you want with a drink in hand.

Dean’s brings back the old school eclectic charm Kings Cross was renowned for, and if allow yourself you may just get taken back in time, or at least to a moment you are truly present in.

Outside Cocktail Bar
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A little history...

Dean’s Lounge is a reinvention of Dean’s Cafe – an institution that welcomed locals and late night revellers to Kellett Street, Kings Cross for over 3 decades from the mid 70s. It was kooky but so charming – nothing matched but everything fitted just perfectly.

The essence and casual charm of the original Deans has been kept as we wanted to bring a little bit of that back to the area. There is a vintage video games table plus board games to play while you listen to a soundtrack of mainly 80s tunes. Enjoy.


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SIGNATURE COCKTAILS



Sleepless in Sicily 19

Bombay Sapphire Gin, House made
Limoncello, Basil, Lemon.

Light, Sour, Herbacious

Musk be love 20

Bombay Sapphire Gin, Lemon,
Musk, Grapefruit, Orange Blossom.

Light, Refreshing, Fragrant

Alpine Jewel 22

Sipsmith Gin, Yellow Chartreuse,
Dolin Blanc, Noilly Prat, Orange bitters.

Boozy, Delicate, Herbaceous

Queen Collins 19

Eristoff Vodka, Lemon Juice,
Nashi pear, Vanilla, Chamomile Soda.

Light, Sour, Smooth

Tropicana Spritz 19

Eristoff Vodka, Aperol, Lemon,
Passionfruit, Coconut, Prosecco.

Light, Spritzy, Sweet

Golden Splice 21

Jose Cuervo Tradicional
Reposado Tequila, Lime, Turmeric, Melted Coconut Sorbet.

Creamy, Peppery, Smooth

Banoffee
Banoffee Old Fashioned 20

Cacao Infused Old Forester Bourbon, Banana Salted Caramel, Bitters.

Rich, Sweet, Smooth

Kentucky snow 21

Old Forester Bourbon, Rittenhouse Rye, Lemon, Honey, Butter, Lavender.

Perfumed, Rich, Tangy

OUR FAVOURITE CLASSICS



Penicillin 19

Dewar’s Scotch, Lemon, Honey, Ginger, Laphroaig.

Smoky, Sour, Spicy

Charlie Chaplin 19

Haymans Sloe Gin,
Apricot Brandy, Lime.

Sweet, Sour, Fruity

Banoffee
White Negroni 19

Bombay Dry Gin, Suze,
Dolin Blanc.

Bright, Bitter, Boozy

Army & Navy 19

Bombay Sapphire Gin,
Lemon, Orgeat, Bitters.

Sweet, Sour, Refreshing

Queens Park Swizzle 19

Bacardi Oro Rum, Lime,
Sugar, Mint, Bitters

Dry, Boozy, Refreshing

Vieux Carre 20

Rittenhouse Rye, Martell VS
Cognac, DOM Benedictine,
Sweet Vermouth, Bitters.

Smooth, Herbacious, Complex

NON-ALCOHOLIC



Lady Liberty 10

Mint, Lime, Strawberry Shrub, Soda.

Light, Delicate, Dry

Tuesday Takeaway 10

Lime, Coconut, Basil, Ginger Ale,
Passionfruit.

Sweet, Herbacious, Refreshing

Quick Cuppa 10

Lemon, Pear, Vanilla, Chamomile
Soda, Lemon Thyme.

Spritzy, Refreshing, Light

SPARKLING



Eddie McDougall Prosecco NV 12 / 56

King Valley, VIC

Holly’s Garden Uberbrut Pinot Noir, 16 / 80
Pinot Meunier, Chardonnay NV

Whitlands, VIC

Champagne Dosnon Blanc de Noir NV 135

Champagne, FRA

Rosé and Skin Contact



2019 Gilardi Rosé 12 / 58

Provence, FRA

2019 Dubstyle Bela 14 / 68

Riverland, SA

2020 Even Keel Rose 70

Multiregional

2019 Moondara Studebaker 74

Gippsland, VIC

WHITE



2020 Vinden Pokolbin Experimental White 14 / 68

Multiregional

2019 Gilbert Riesling 16 / 76

Eden Valley

2018 Even Keel Chardonnay 16 / 76

Tumbarumba, NSW

2018 Annie & James Millton ‘Te Arai’
Chenin Blanc 80

Gisborne, NZ

2019 Ocean 8 Pinot Gris 82

Mornington Peninsula, VIC

2018 Moon Chardonnay 90

Nagambie Lakes, VIC

Dessert, Fortified and Digestifs



2018 Inkwell ‘Sweet Thing’ Viognier 14

Mclaren Vale, SA

El Maestro Sierra Pedro Ximénez Sherry 14

Jerez, ESP

El Maestro Sierra Fino Sherry 14

Jerez, ESP

Hanwood 10 Yr Grand Tawny Port 14

Barossa Valley, SA

Amaro Averna 11

Umbria, ITA

Amaro Montenegro 11

Bologna, ITA

Fernet Branca 12

Milan, ITA

Martell VS Single Distillery 14

Cognac, FRA

Dartigalongue 25 YR Armagnac 16

Armagnac, FRA

Banks & Solander Limoncello 11

RED



2018 Even Keel Pinot Noir 16 / 76

Mornington, VIC

2015 Domaine Laurent Savoye Beaujolais 82

Beaujolais, FRA

2019 Phillippa Farr Pinot Noir 98

Gippsland, VIC

2018 Vinicola Rocca Primitivo 14 / 68

Puglia, ITA

2017 David Franz HP Shiraz 16 / 76

Barossa Valley, SA

2016 La Zona Barbera 76

King Valley, VIC

2016 Maranones Garnacha 86

Marañones, ESP

2016 Inkwell “Reckoner” Cabernet Shiraz 18 / 86

Mclaren Vale, SA

BEER / CIDER



Hawkes Lager 10

4.5%

Hawkes Opener IPA 11

5.7%

Hawkes Patio Pale 10

4.5%

Hawkes Underdog 10

3.5%

Dolly Aldrin Berliner Weisse 12

3.3%

Kronenbourg 1664 10

5%

Yulli’s “Margot” Apple Cider 11

5%

Vodka



Archie Rose Vodka 12

Rosebury, NSW 40%

Eristoff Vodka 9.5

Racha, Georgia 37.5%

Grey Goose 13

Picardy, France 40%

Manly Spirits Marine Botanical 12

Manly, NSW 41.6%

Titos 13

Texas, USA 40%

GIN



Archie Rose Dry 13

Rosebury, NSW 42%

Archie Rose Distillers Strength 15

Rosebury, NSW 52.4%

Aviation Gin 12

Oregon, USA 42%

Bombay Dry Gin 9.5

Hampshire, England 40%

Bombay Sapphire 11

Hampshire, England 40%

Brookies Dry 11

Byron Bay, NSW, 46%

FOUR Pillars 13

Yarra Valley, VIC 43%

Haymans Sloe 11

London, England 26%

Hendricks 13

Ayrshire, Scotland 41.4%

Martin Millers 12

Hertfordshire, England 40%

Never Never Triple Juniper Gin 14

SA, Australia 43%

78 Degree Sunset Gin 14

Adelaide Hills, VIC 42%

Sipsmith Dry 14

London, England 41.6%

Star of Bombay 13

Hampshire, England 47.5%

RUM



Angostura 1919 13

Trinidad, 40%

Bacardi 8 12

Puerto Rico, 40%

Bacardi White Rum 9.5

Puerto Rico, 37.5%

Bacardi Oro Rum 9.5

Puerto Rico, 37.5%

Diplomatico Reserva Exclusiva 14

Venezuela, 40%

Plantation Original Dark 12

Barbados, 40%

Plantation OFTD 16

Barbados, 69%

Plantation Pineapple 14

Barbados, 40%

Sailor Jerry 11

U.S. Virgin Islands, 40%

Tequila



ALIPUS MEZCAL 14

Oaxaca, Mexico, 47.4%

Calle 23 14

Jalisco, Mexico, 40%

Clase Azul 25

Jalisco, Mexico, 40%

Herradura Anejo 16

Amatitán, Mexico, 40%

Herradura Reposado 14

Amatitán, Mexico, 40%

Jose Cuervo Tradicional Blanco 9.5

Jalisco, MEX, 38%

Jose Cuervo Tradicional Reposado 12

Jalisco, MEX, 38%

Vida Mezcal 14

Oaxaca, Mexico, 42%

AMERICAN



Balcones Brimstone 17

53%

BBarrell Dovetail 20

61.45%

Canadian Club 10

37%

Eagle Rare 10yr 15

45%

Jack Daniels 10

40%

Makers Mark 12

40%

Old Forester Bourbon 9.5

40%

Rittenhouse Rye 14

50%

WHISTLE PIG RYE 10YR 16

50%

Woodford Reserve 13

43.2%

Woodford Reserve Rye 14

45.2%

Scotch



Balvenie 14yr Carribean 16

43%

Glendronach 12yr 15

43%

Glenfiddich 15yr 16

40%

Glenmorangie Quinta Rubin 15

46%

Johnnie walker black 12

40%

Lagavulin 16yr 18

46%

Laphroiag 10yr 15

40%

Macallan 12yr Double Cask 15

40%

Macallan 15yr Triple Cask 18

43%

Oban 14yr 16

43%

Pure Scot Blended 12

40%

Australian & World



Archie Rose Rye Malt 20

46%

Belgrove 100% RYE 25

42%

Jameson 10

40%

LARK CLASSIC CASK 28

43%

Michel Couvrier OVERAGED 18

43%

Nikka Coffey Malt 20

45%

Redbreast 12YR 18

40%

SCOTCH MALT WHISKY SOCIETY



26.150 Zesty lemon macaroons 58.2% 24

8 Years • 1 of 247 • 2nd Fill Ex-Bourbon Barrel

Young & Spritely

55.61 The ambassador of lavender 56.9% 24

11 Years • 1 of 282 • Refill Bourbon Hogshead

Sweet, Fruity & Mellow

112.70 Toffee Cough Syrup 57% 26

12 Years • 1 of 239 • 1st Fill Toasted Barrique Cask

Sweet, Fruity & Mellow

1.223 Dessert triptych: mushroom sorbet 63.4% 28

10 Years • 1 of 618 • Refill Ex-Oloroso Sherry Butt

Deep, Rich & Dried Fruits

10.192 Deep and Complex, Sweet & Earthy 60.8% 28

9 Years • 1 of 271 • 2nd Fill Moscatel Hogshead

Juicy, Oak & Vanilla

93.103 Last of the summer grime 62.3% 30

12 Years • 1 of 181 • 1st Fill Ex-Bourbon Barrel

Oily & Coastal

53.339 Molotov Wellingtons 58.8% 28

13 Years • 1 of 293 • Refill Bourbon Hogshead

Peated

128.9 Electrochemystery 59.8% 30

9 Years • 1 of 211 • 2nd Fill Ex-Bourbon Barrel

Light & Delicate

Jaffles



4 Cheese Truffle Macaroni v 14

Pecorino, mozzarella, cheddar, parmesan,
black truffle.

Spanikopita v 14

Spinach, onion, garlic, ricotta, feta, on puff. Lemon.

Eggplant Parmigiana 14

Roasted eggplant, spiced tomato, mozzarella.

Ham, Jam & Cheese 15

Double smoked ham, caramelised onion, raclette, parmesan.

Spicy Lamb 15

Slow cooked lamb, chilli tomato, goat’s cheese.

*Gluten Free Bread Available + 2

Dean's Bean Nachos GF



Medium / Monstrous 15 / 25

Black Beans, Onion, Garlic, Spices, Cheese, Guacamole, Salsa Fresca, Sour Cream.

*Hot sauce optional.  **Vegan option available +3

Nibbles



MARINATED SICILIAN OLIVES 6
SALTED PRETZELS 5
CHIpS & GUACAMOLE 10
CHEESE BOARDS – Regular 26 / Large 45

Three cheeses. Served with Quince paste, Pickled Cornichons & Lavosh

Affogato



CLASSIC VANILLA BEAN & ESPRESSO 9

With a little somethin’:

Frangelico +7
Brookies Mac +10
Disaronno +7
Amaro Montenegro +8

Ice Cream 5 / scoop



Vanilla Bean, Belgian Chocolate, Espresso Coffee, Coconut v

CAKES



All served with Vanilla Bean Ice cream

Sticky Date Pudding & Caramel Sauce 14
Baked Cheese Cake topped with passionfruit 14
Flourless chocolate cake & sauceGF 14

COFFEE



Espresso 4
Flat White, Cappuccino, Latte, Piccolo, Macchiato, Long Black 5
Chai Latte 5
Belgian Hot Chocolate, MOCHA 6

Large / Extra Shot +.05
Almond / Soy +1

TEA LOOSE LEAF



English Breakfast, Earl Grey, Green, Peppermint, Chamomile, Turkish Apple 6

Jaffles

We’re located at 7 Kellett Street, Potts Point (off Bayswater Road)

Just a few minutes walk from the Coke sign and Kings Cross train station.

Hours

Wednesday 5pm – midnight
Thursday 5pm – midnight
Friday 5pm – 3am
Saturday 5pm – 3am
Sunday 5pm – midnight

Group Bookings

GROUP BOOKINGS

With various pockets to sip your drink in Dean’s Lounge has many unique spaces to host your next event.

We accept group bookings of 6 and more.

Under current COVID conditions we can accommodate bookings of up to 30 people.

So get in touch and we’ll help curate your next event…

Send your enquiry now to: info@deanslounge.com.au

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