Overview

Balla Aperitivi Bar


Italian Aperitivi Cocktails. Meander through the Tuscan vineyards before a taste of Veneto and Sicily.

It is an aperitivi bar, so mix and match your wines with some antipasti, ostriche or oysters shucked to order, primi and pasta dishes. Aperitivi is spilling over with exclusive Italian drops, and a breathtaking view of the harbour.

Watch the Italian aperitivi cocktails come alive. Check out our menu for snacks, street food and cocktails.

Location and opening/business hours

Location

Level G, Harbourside
The Star, 80 Pyrmont Street
Pyrmont NSW 2009

Hours

  • Lunch
    Tuesday to Saturday12:00pm - 2:30pm
  • Dinner
    Monday to Saturday6:00pm - 10:30pm

Menu

Balla Aperitivi Menu

Menu

Balla Aperitivi Bar Menu

Balla Aperitivi Cocktail Menu

Balla Aperitivi Cocktail Menu

Cocktails

COCKTAILS

Pomegranate Fizz $12
Pama Pomegranate and Amaro Nonino topped with Prosecco for a fruity and refreshing long drink

Balla Garden #2 $15 
Ketel One Vodka, lychee syrup with a splash of pomegranate for a sweet twist on this Balla classic 

Rhubarba $15
A sweet and sour gin martini with a delicious rhubarb finish

Grand’ Bitter $14
A classic aperitif of Cynar and vermouth with a hint of orange and finished with tonic

When In Rome $12
Aperol, squeeze of zesty lemon and a hint of cinnamon, shaken to make a beautifully feminine apértif

Passion for Montenegro $12
Silky Kettle One blended with passion fruit and pineapple, shaken with Aperol and Amaro Montenegro for a wicked amaro lovers cocktail

Jack N’ Berry $14
Apple Brandy mixed with a hint of vanilla and rich raspberries

Blood Orange Spritz $14
Feels like a Sicilian summer with Solerno liqueur and beautiful prosecco to create one zinfy refreshing spritzer

Bloody Balla $15
Our punchy housemade Vodka infused with basil & chilli mixed with the classic spicy tomato juice mix

Snacks

Roasted mixed nuts $6

Marinated olives with rosemary focaccia $9

Fried chick peas with paprika and oregano $7

Beetroot chips with goat’s curd and vincotto $10

BBQ octopus with celery salad $10

Wagyu beef skewers marinated in balsamic $12

SNACKS AND STREET FOOD

SNACKS

Roasted mixed nuts $6

Marinated olives with rosemary focaccia $9

Fried chick peas with paprika and oregano $7

Beetroot chips with goat’s curd and vincotto $10

BBQ octopus with celery salad $10

Wagyu beef skewers marinated in balsamic $12

STREET FOOD

Cecina (chickpea tart) with shaved pecorino $12

Fried calamari, school prawns and white bait with lemon and chili $14

Arancino with veal ragu and buffalo mozzarella $14

Tuna fritters with spicy mayo $12

Wood grilled lamb “arrosticini” $12

Crispy chicken nuggets “cacciatora” style $12