Time for a cocktail, hospitality veteran Gorge Camorra is opening a third venue in Little Malop Street
11.03.2021

Time for a cocktail, hospitality veteran Gorge Camorra is opening a third venue in Little Malop Street

From the creator of 18th Amendment Bar and Manhattan Bar, comes Non Disclosure Bar

Ok, deep breathes Geelong, ‘cause we’re just a little bit excited that the creator of two of our favourite cocktail bars is set to open another venue later this year. And in even better news for the cocktail lovers, this will be an entirely new venue in the heart of town, which means we’re about to score one more option for Saturday night adventures and weeknight drinks in the Geelong foodie hub.

We’re pumped, can you tell?

Courtesy of Australian hospitality veteran, Gorge Camorra, the brains behind Geelong’s famed 1920s Prohibition-style cocktail bar The 18th Amendment and the New York-style sister venue Manhattan Bar, comes Non Disclosure Bar.

Sharing an image to social media earlier today, we weren’t given much detail, other than the fact we can expect to see the level of service, drinks and comfort raised even higher in Geelong. Although, with Camorra’s track record – having also opened an 18th Amendment Bar in Ballarat in the midst of a pandemic – it was always going to be another world-class drinking establishment. And with news that the venue joins his two other venues on Little Malop Street, you can be sure he’s doing something right.

If you need a little refresher on Camorra’s awesome rise to fame, let us remind you.

Coined the local cocktail king, Camorra holds multiple Australian and International mixology awards under his belt. With nearly 20 years of experience in Geelong’s hospitality, nightclub and entertainment scene, Camorra is most well-known in town for the pre-drinking destination that was Cloud9 Bar on Pakington Street, and creating Geelong’s first-ever line of liqueurs Camorra Liqueurs, and opening the 1920s Prohibition-style cocktail bar The 18th Amendment – a speakeasy that celebrates cocktail culture while educating the consumer, presenting the classics with a contemporary twist. In more recent years, he opened sister venue Manhattan Bar located just metres from 18th Amendment, and he’s expanded his operation to Ballarat, as mentioned above.

Quite the resume – and that’s barely covering it.

Promising to be a welcomed addition to Little Malop Street, in true Gorge Camorra style we can expect a slew of expertly crafted cocktails, a unique interior and the very best service from some of the most talented (and kindest) bartenders in town.

Keep your eyes on their socials for future announcements. Or just trust we’ll let you know, because you can bet we’ll be checking daily.

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