You’ve got to love the discussions that take place on a Monday during lunch hour. I overheard one of my colleagues mention that he spent his entire Saturday night at Surry Hills in a pirate ship.
At first I thought – Wow, someone had a big weekend, but after asking him where he went exactly, he told me I needed to go to Button Bar to understand.
What intrigued me was the only instruction I had been given to find this place was “Look for an unmarked wooden sliding door at the lower end of Foveaux Street in Surry Hills” – Very vague , but these cryptic messages were kind of fun.
Once we located the bar the very first thing we noticed was not only was the floor wooden, but also the walls and ceiling. The decor throughout was vintage,...