Food and Drink
Posted by Dan Kuseta
04. Aug, 2011
2011 will surely be remembered as the Year of the Pop Up. Every week a new cafe, gallery or collective seems to be springing up before disappearing in puff of smoke akin to a giant version of Whack the Mole.
The latest to follow this trending trend is roofPOP!, a new champagne bar from the Rooftop Bar and Cinema folk. Sitting pretty on Level 6 of Curtin House, Melbourne’s newest bar occupies the space where The Thousands used to lurk.
It’s obvious architects Fitt De Felice have had fun with the design – a gold lined entrance mimics a champagne cork’s foil wrapping, while inside vibrant green walls are lined with thousands of tiny plastic cups resembling bubbles, giving the effect of shrinking like Alice and entering a champagne bottle (an effect doubly effective after a few glasses of bubbly).
Planned to run over the summer, roofPOP! pops its cork this Friday night. Catch it while you can.
L6, Curtin House
252 Swanston Street
Melbourne VIC 3000
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