Closed for Ekka Day

Just a heads up we will be CLOSED next Wednesday (10th Aug) for the Ekka Public holiday – see you again from 8am Thursday 🙂

Latin American Dinner theme for Friday nights in August!

This Friday night will be a FIRST for BBS as we embark on a Latin-themed month for our Friday night dinners 🙂 For those who don’t already know, our new head chef Simon previously headed up former South Bank Argentinian restaurant – Che Asado – so this menu is destined to be an AWESOME month for those of you in the Western suburbs keen for a local Latin hit!
See below for the full menu:

~ Ceviche of white fish, watermelon, white corn, sweet potato and tiger milk
~ Pickled baby corn, avocado, queso fresco, fried blue tortilla and green mole
~ Locro-Argentinian soup of smoked pork, chorizo, pumpkin, white beans and corn

~Grilled grassfed beef steak, handcut organic chips, burnt tomatoes, chimmichurri sauce
~ Peruvian roasted Chicken, plancha potato, sweet corn puree, pebre salsa
~ Twice cooked pork belly, caramelised morcilla, apple puree, charred onion, smoked pepper and parsley mojo

~ Flan, toasted almonds, honeycomb, dulce de leche, cocoa sorbet
~ Helados sundae, macadamia nuts, toffee, shortbread, double cream

Entrée/Main for $46 per person
Main/Dessert or Entrée/Dessert for $40 per person
Entrée/Main/Dessert for $58 per person

Treat Mum this Mother’s Day!

We’ll be taking limited bookings for groups of 6 or more this Mother’s Day for the following times:

8am (off by 9.45am), 10am (off by 11.45am), 12pm (off by 1.45pm) and 2pm.

All of our tables do turn over quite quickly so if we don’t have one straight away, you’ll often only be waiting 5 or 10 minutes, so we encourage you to take a seat at the counter around the edge and enjoy a coffee while we wait to seat you.

Please note we will be offering a reduced menu of all your favourites on the day, which you can find below or by clicking the following link: Mothers Day 2016

Mother’s Day – 8 May 2016


French toast with maple and bacon $16

Vanilla crepes with orange blossom scented ricotta, caramel poached

banana, and a lime, coconut and palm sugar sauce $16

‘Bare Bones Eggs’ on sourdough with bacon: Fried or poached $14.5 or scrambled $16.50

Smashed avocado on sourdough toast with Danish feta and aged balsamic $14

‘The Big Brekky’: Bacon, tomato, two fried eggs, avocado, hashbrowns, mushrooms, chorizo, Wellauer’s English sausage, on sourdough $24

Breakfast burger with double smoked bacon, chorizo, fried egg, hashbrown, mayo, smokey BBQ sauce and cos on a brioche bun $16.50

Corn and chive fritter, smashed avo, bacon, haloumi and tomato relish $19

Roasted and pickled baby heirloom carrot and beetroot salad, baby shoots, salad hearts and cranberries with activated seeds and nuts, pomegranite and lemon oil dressing (vegan & GF) $18

Coconut juice poached chicken breast with tea-smoked ocean trout salad, lychee and green mango, and a kaffir lime, roasted shallot and chilli dressing  (GF & dairy free) $18

200g Byron Bay grass-fed free range beef burger with smokey bacon, caramelised onion, American cheddar and dijonnaise, served on a sesame seed brioche bun and pickles $16

Roasted pumpkin and chickpea burger with beetroot relish, tzatziki and haloumi, served with sweet potato chips $18.5

‘Cheesy fries’: Bowl of beer battered chips with crispy bacon and grated Parmesan $10

Bowl of beer battered chip: Side $2.5 / Bowl 6.5

Bowl of sweet potato chips (GF): Side $5 / Bowl $10

Sides ($4.5 each)

Hasbrowns, avocado, sauteed mushrooms, Nindigully free range eggs (2), Wellauer’s house-smoked bacon or sausage, roasted heirloom cherry tomatoes



We’re feeling a little bit French…

Fillet of local Angus beef

This Friday April 1st welcomes a new month, which means a new Friday night dinner theme, and we think it’s high time we went a little bit French…

See below for the full menu and as usual if you’ve ANY dietary requirements we’re happy to cater – just let us know when you book in! x

Consommé of caramelised onion, thyme and local mushrooms
with sautéed mushrooms on sourdough with grilled
triple cream brie and smoked salt
Double baked soufflé of roquefort cheese, peppered caramelised
walnuts, Sauternes poached pears and truffle vinaigrette
Poached egg on asparagus with a hazelnut beurre noisette and shaved parmesan with toasted brioche crumbs

Fillet of local Angus beef, caramelised onion, cafe de Paris
and French fries, with watercress and parsley salad
Panfried crispy skinned salmon, écrasée of baby potatoes,
prawns and crispy pancetta, beurre rouge
Roast ballotine of free range chicken, pomme purée, fricassée
of chestnuts, mushrooms and lardons with truffle jus

Mille-feuille of chocolate mousse, ganache, creme Chantilly,
with chocolate sorbet
Caramelised lemon tartlet with fresh raspberries and mint
with lemon syrup and vanilla bean ice cream

Entrée/Main for $46 per person
Main/Dessert or Entrée/Dessert for $40 per person
Entrée/Main/Dessert for $58 per person

Easter Trading Hours

***Easter Trading Hours 2016***
For those interested, please note our trading hours for Easter this year:

Thursday 24th April – OPEN from 8am until 3.30pm (kitchen closes at 2.30pm as usual), however we are also OPEN FOR DINNER! Make sure you book in 🙂

Good Friday – CLOSED

Easter Sunday – CLOSED

Easter Monday – CLOSED

We resume trading as normal on Tuesday 29 March at 8am.

Jade & Kym

Modern Chinese AND BYO Wine for the month of March!

Week One of our Modern Chinese menu commences tomorrow night and we must say this menu looks pretty darn delicious 🙂 And it’s fair to say this ain’t no ordinary Chinese fare either and has Kym’s signature Bare Bones flare added into the mix – think ‘Flathead Drowned in Sichuan Pepper Spiced Chilli Broth with Bird’s Eye Chillies’, ‘Crispy Fried Soy Braised Pork Hock’ and ‘Pineapple and Rum Chocolate Bar with Pineapple Fritters… Click here to view this awesome menu.

Also following the popularity and terrific feedback of last month’s BYO Wine on Friday nights (for only $10 per bottle), we’ve decided to continue with this for… well, indefinitely… so YAY! Come take advantage of it. As always, dietary requirements can always be catered for if we know in advance – just say the word when you make your reservation 🙂 Ph 37155571.

Cheers x


BYO Wine to our Friday night dinners throughout February!

For the month of February we are trialling BYO Wine (only) for $10 per bottle 🙂 Make sure you book in your table for this Friday night coming as we return for 2016 with this cracking Mexican menu below!

– Local spanner crab, avocado moussiline with charred corn, tomato and coriander salsa, potato tortilla
РPotato and house smoked trout empanadas, jalape̱o sour cream and apple slaw
РJerk rubbed brisket, roast garlic and white bean puree, flamed scorched jalape̱os, on soft tacos

– Crisp whiting tostada, black bean and corn salsa, grilled avocado, and chimmi churri
– Chorizo and chicken enchilada, slow roasted spiced potatoes and black bean puree
– Mole-braised beef short ribs, creamy polenta and green beans

– Fig and sultana fritters with spiced strawberry jam, tequila lemon curd and vanilla ice cream
Lemon corn bread, caramelised mango, yoghurt sorbet and candied lime

Entrée/Main for $46 per person
Main/Dessert or Entrée/Dessert for $40 per person
Entrée/Main/Dessert for $58 per person

Ph 37155571 to book in and of course if you have any dietary issues we can always cater, just let us know when you book in 🙂

Christmas and New Year trading

Please note the following closure days over the Christmas and New Year period.

Thursday 24th to Saturday 26th December: CLOSED
Sunday 27th December: OPEN from 8am
Monday 28th December: CLOSED
Tuesday 29th – Thursday 31st: OPEN from 8am
Friday 1st December: CLOSED
Tuesday 26th January 2016: CLOSED

We will announce on our Facebook page and website when we recommence our Friday night dinners.

Our Modern French menu commences this Friday night at Bare Bones Society

We’re off to France this Friday night and would love for you to join us!  Please see below for our Modern French menu, and as usual, please just let us know of any dietaries when booking in as we’re always happy to cater. Ph 37155571.

~ Vol-au-vent of local crab and organic corn, with truffled pomme purée
~ ‘Salad nicoise’ of soused tuna with the usual accompaniments
~ Braised baby squid on celeriac remoulade with fennel, orange and olives, burnt orange dressing

Pan fried duck breast with a fricassee of chestnut, sour cherries and spring vegetables with pomme purée
~ Fillet of beef with pomme frites, roasted bone marrow and sauce bordelaise
~ Double baked soufflé of cauliflower and brie de jeux, cauliflower veloute and poached pear and hazelnut salad

~ Mille feuille of vanilla creme fruit, lemon curd and berries, strawberry coulis, berry compote
~ Tarte tatin of apple and vanilla with salted rosemary caramel and crumble ice cream

Entrée/Main for $46 per person
Main/Dessert or Entrée/Dessert for $40 per person
Entrée/Main/Dessert for $58 per person