ivy Pool Club, the rooftop oasis atop the lifestyle precinct, has unveiled a whole new look this month – transforming from LA Glitz to the Italian Riviera, alongside a sophisticated new menu by Uccello’s David Lovett and pizza maestro Vincenzo Biondini. La Dolce Pool Club, a five-day Italian extravaganza from 19-23 October will launch the new look Pool Club in style.
The ivy Pool Club, located on level 4 of the Ivy Complex, is the place to be seen. This open air bar is set around a centre piece of a sparkling, crystal clear pool, complete with palm trees and private cabanas.
Hosted with Havana Club, Avión Especial and Absolut Elyx, La Dolce Pool Club will feature with a long-table feast, an opulent poolside party and enviable long lunches:
You can be sure to have a blast here and with Sydney’s temperatures are set to soar, these are the events not to be missed.
Monday 19 October: Date Night with Sinatra
Guests can kick off La Dolce Pool Club festival week with an intimate date night by the pool, enjoying classic pizza and pastas from $15, a list of classic Italian cocktails and live music from the romantic, bygone era of the Rat Pack.
Entry is free and walk-ins are welcome. 5:00pm-late.
Tuesday 20 October: Mumbo Italiano
Pool Club joins forces with Uccello, the neighbouring one-hat restaurant overlooking the dreamy Italian oasis, for a sumptuous long table feast curated by David Lovett and Vincenzo Biondini. Guests can start their evening with classic Havana cocktails, before enjoying a shared banquet of authentic Italian fare and fine wine. With live music and entertainment, this is a feast for the senses not to be missed:
$65pp includes cocktail on arrival, a shared five course dinner, wine, beer and entertainment.
Reservations are available for three sittings: 6.30pm, 7pm and 7.30pm.
Wednesday 21 October: La Dolce Vita italian Showcase
Italophiles can transport themselves to the piazzas and market places of Tuscany as Pool Club serves up the best of everything that this little Italy has to offer. Stalls will showcase classic fare, including an Italian BBQ, cheese and charcuterie, pizza, and gelato – alongside live music, roving entertainment and unmissable cocktails from Avión Espresso, Absolut Elyx and Havana Club.
Entry is free but numbers are strictly limited.
Register your interest at merivale.com.au/ladolcepoolclub
Thursday 22 & Friday 23 October: Long lunches & Apertivo Hour
Mr. Wong’s incomparable Dan Hong (Thursday 22nd) and Paddington’s hotly-tipped Danielle Alvarez and Ben Greeno (Friday 23rd) get behind the grills at Pool Club, as they serve up a very special poolside BBQ feast. 12-3pm.
For those feeling thirsty after a long day in the office, city-siders can treat themselves to a pre-dinner drink, while enjoying complimentary antipasti during Aperitivo Hour (3-6pm on Thursday 22nd and Friday 23rd October).