There are some things you don’t want to have to search for, like alcohol at your brother’s roommate’s art show. But other times, the search is part of the fun. Love Tilly Devine is hidden down an alleyway in the backstreets of Darlinghurst and you’ll feel both accomplished and in-the-know once you find it. This split-level wine cellar - full of hanging plants, and tables for two - has a huge drinks list with over 300 wines (by-the-glass options as well as bottles), cocktails, and local beers. And while the food menu is small, everything pairs well with a drink, like duck liver pate and a glass of Chablis or a hearty piece of lasagne and a bottle of Burgundy.
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