Now Open | Glamorama | Fitzroy

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The team from Less Than Zero have taken over the space where Little & Olver used to be and have given it a novel makeover. And we mean ‘novel’ literarily literally: Glamorama nods towards the satirical, 90s, Bret Easton Ellis book of the same name in which models are terrorists. That explains the bar’s resident mannequins then (why are they always a bit creepy?)

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A balance of drinks, food and electro music is the aim here. Sweetwater Inn’s ex-chef will be dishing up an indefinable combination of none-too-serious comfort food plus some vegan treats. The Tim Tam Trifle and Lamington Fried Ice-Cream may prove to be our downfall after a few shared Paloma-rama jugs. But we appreciate a bar that realises that sometimes you just *need* chips and gravy and accommodates this necessity. Glamorama also makes its own house brew¬†(“Lager-rama” of course) and they reckon they have the largest range of Australian whiskies in the nation. The opening of their courtyard bar is imminent.

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This just leaves the aural offering. After the sun goes down dinner tables are cleared away to make way for a dancefloor. In collaboration with Novel touring company, disco, house and techno will be played –¬†from a Funktion-One sound system for those who are finicky about such things – so bar-goers can dance on late into the night or rather, damn early into the morn.

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Get your Glamorama on at 393 Brunswick Street, Fitzroy.

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