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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SUMMER SIGNATURES



Salsa Fresca Margarita 20

Jose Cuervo Blanco Tequila, Lime,
Tomato Shrub, Coriander, Chilli, Salt

Bright, Spicy, Savoury

Sunset Garibaldi 17

Sage Infused Campari, Apricot Brandy, Lime, Fresh Whipped Orange Juice

Refreshing, Juicy, Bitter

Bijou Blanc 22

SSipsmith Gin, Yellow Chartreuse,
Dolin Blanc, Noilly Prat, Orange Bitters

Boozy, Delicate, Herbaceous

Strawberry Jam Collins 19

Mint Infused Eristoff Vodka, Aperol,
Spiced Strawberry Shrub, Lime, Peychaud, Soda

Light, Fruity, Refreshing

Black Bellini 18

Martell VS Cognac, Plum,
Lemon, Lambrusco

Dry, Fruity, Spritzy

Jasmine Sour 19

Bombay Sapphire Gin, Lemon Juice,
Jasmine Green Tea, Absinthe

Bright, Fragrant, Tart

Texan Old Fashion 21

Woodford Rye, Texan Dry Rub Spice, Angostura Bitters, Laphroaig

Boozy, Spicy, Savoury

SUMMER CLASSICS



White Negroni 19

Bombay Dry Gin, Suze,
Dolin Blanc.

Bright, Bitter, Boozy

Army & Navy 19

Bombay Sapphire Gin,
Lemon, Orgeat, Bitters.

Sweet, Sour, Refreshing

Toreador 19

Jose Cuervo Tradicional
Reposado Tequila, Apricot
Brandy, Lime, Agave

Sharp, Fruity, Citrussy

Mint Julep 19

Woodford Reserve Bourbon,
Mint, Sugar

Dry, Refreshing, Boozy

Vieux Carre 20

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

Smooth, Herbacious, Complex

NON-ALCOHOLIC



Strawberry Fields 12

Spiced Strawberry Shrub, Lime,
Mint, Soda

Light, Refreshing, Fruity

Tuesday Takeaway 12

Lime, Coconut, Basil, Ginger Ale

Sweet, Herbacious, Refreshing

Purple Spritz 12

Plum, Lemon, Soda, Cherry

Spritzy, Fruity, Refreshing

SPARKLING



Eddie McDougall Prosecco NV 12 / 56

King Valley, VIC

Monte Delle Vigne Lambrusco NV 16 / 80

Emilia Romagna, ITA

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

Hunter Valley, NSW

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

2021 Vinden “Headcase” Noveau Shiraz 16 / 76

Hunter Valley, NSW

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%

Kronenbourg 1664 10

5%

Yulli’s Dolly Aldrin Berliner Weisse 12

3.3%

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 & Mexcal



Calle 23 14

Jalisco, MEX, 40%

Clase Azul 25

Jalisco, MEX, 40%

Herradura Anejo 16

Amatitán, MEX, 40%

Herradura Reposado 14

Amatitán, MEX, 40%

Jose Cuervo Tradicional Blanco 9.5

Jalisco, MEX, 38%

Jose Cuervo Tradicional Reposado 12

Jalisco, MEX, 38%

ALIPUS MEZCAL 14

Oaxaca, MEX, 47.4%

Ilegal MEZCAL Joven 14

Oaxaca, MEX, 40%

Ilegal MEZCAL Reposado 16

Oaxaca, MEX, 40%

Ilegal MEZCAL Anejo 18

Oaxaca, MEX, 40%

Vida Mezcal 14

Oaxaca, MEX, 42%

Scotch



Balvenie 14yr Carribean 16

43%

Dewar’s White Label 9.5

40%

Glendronach 12yr 15

43%

Glenfiddich 15yr 16

40%

Glenfiddich 18yr 22

40%

Glenmorangie Quinta Rubin 15

46%

Glenmorangie 18yr 34

43%

Johnnie walker black 12

40%

Lagavulin 12yr Distillers Edition 24

57.8%

Lagavulin 16yr 18

46%

Laphroiag 10yr 15

40%

Macallan 12yr Double Cask 15

40%

Macallan 15yr Triple Cask 18

43%

Oban 14yr 16

43%

Octomore 7.1 24

59.5%

Pure Scot Blended 12

40%

Talisker 10yr 15

45%

AMERICAN



Balcones Brimstone 17

53%

Barrell 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%

Australian & World



Archie Rose Rye Malt 20

46%

Bakery Hill Double Wood 22

46%

Belgrove 100% RYE 25

42%

Hakushu 12yr 38

43%

Hakushu 18yr 68

43%

Hibiki 17yr 75

43%

Jameson 10

40%

LARK CLASSIC CASK 28

43%

Michel Couvrier OVERAGED 18

43%

Nant Single Cask Sherry Wood 28

43%

Nikka Coffey Malt 20

45%

Redbreast 12YR 18

40%

Yamazaki 12yr 42

43%

Young & Spritely



26.150 Zesty lemon macaroons 58.2% 24

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

108.13 Green Fingers, Nougat & Ginger 59.5% 24

10 Years • 1 of 244 • 2nd Fill Bourbon

Sweet, Fruity & Mellow



35.227 Waffle Stacking Ecstasy 53.7% 28

14 Years • 1 of 275 • Refill Ex-Bourbon Hogshead

55.61 The ambassador of lavender 56.9% 24

11 Years • 1 of 282 • Refill Bourbon Hogshead

112.70 Toffee Cough Syrup 57% 26

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

Spicy and Sweet



64.120 Semifreddo and Spaghetti 59.0% 28

13 Years • 1 of 290 • Refill Ex-Bourbon Hogshead

82.32 Boozy Cherry Cake 63.0% 26

8 Years • 1 of 144 • 2nd Fill Barrel/Ex-Bourbon

Spicy and Dry



59.57 Dancing a Duet 55.1% 24

10 Years • 1 of 320 • New Oak Hogshead/Heavy Char

88.11 A day at the Beach 54.8% 28

8 Years • 1 of 224 • Refill Barrel/Ex-Bourbon

Deep, Rich & Dried Fruits



1.223 Dessert triptych: mushroom sorbet 63.4% 28

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

Light & Delicate



128.9 Electrochemystery 59.8% 30

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

Juicy, Oak & Vanilla



10.192 Deep and Complex, Sweet & Earthy 60.8% 28

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

113.36 Honey Salad 61.8% 20

8 Years • 1 of 209 • 2nd Fill Ex-BourbonBarrel

Oily & Coastal



93.103 Last of the summer grime 62.3% 30

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

Peated



3.318 Exotic Miso Glazed Octopus 57.1% 32

16 Years • 1 of 195 • Islay Festival Release

53.339 Molotov Wellingtons 58.8% 28

13 Years • 1 of 293 • Refill Bourbon Hogshead

10.SPR Sweet, Smoked Salmon Jerky 59.6% 28

7 Years • 1 of 2333 • Islay Festival Release

Jaffles



4 Cheese Truffle Macaroni v 15

Pecorino, mozzarella, cheddar, parmesan,
black truffle.

Spanikopita v 15

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

Eggplant Parmigiana 15

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 17 / 25

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

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

Nibbles



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, Coconut v

CAKES



All served with Vanilla Bean Ice cream

Sticky Date Pudding & Caramel Sauce 15
Baked Cheese Cake topped with passionfruit 15
Flourless chocolate cake & sauceGF 15

COFFEE



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

Large / Extra Shot +.05
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 4 and more.

Under current COVID conditions we can accommodate bookings of up to 20 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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