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Meet the Chef

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Kieren Smith

Head Chef Kieren Smith has spent many years in commercial kitchens, working across the globe in many top restaurants. His unique, fresh and seasonal approach to food and menu planning has been the driving force behind the many delightful dishes at The Stinking Bishops over the past 4 years.

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dined on Wed, 28 Aug 2019

This place is a gem! The selection of meats and cheese are to the die for. Asked for a recommendation and got some of the tastiest cheeses! Thank you!

dined on Sat, 27 Jul 2019

Just a great place and unique because it is simply meat, cheese and wine. Luv this place. Best for 2 to 4 people max.

dined on Fri, 5 Jul 2019

The staff are really friendly & know their cheeses. Fantastic selection of cheeses & the pork pie when it’s on the menu is a favourite. Would strongly recommend you book as it’s a small place & it fills up fast.

dined on Sat, 29 Jun 2019

Loved the cheese selection - lots of international options. Great atmosphere.

dined on Tue, 25 Jun 2019

Nice little place with heaps of wine and cheese however other menu items are a bit lacking. Good service and excellent atmosphere!

dined on Fri, 7 Jun 2019

Great experience....something very different for a night out...

dined on Wed, 29 May 2019

We had a fantastic time at Stinking Bishops! The waitress was so helpful with helping us order. The cheese we had was absolutely delicious!

dined on Tue, 14 May 2019

Delicious selection of cheeses and wines. My friend and I had a great evening out

dined on Sat, 11 May 2019

Good selection of smallgoods and cheeses. Make sure you ask for advice as each palate varies significantly.
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About The Stinking Bishops

Cheesy goodness Wine & Cheese. The two go hand in hand. And Sydney’s food scene is taking note. Fromageries, wine bars and hybrids of the two are popping up in pockets all over town. The Stinking Bishops is a Newtown cheesemonger-cum-wine bar. Named after a British washed rind cheese, legendary for its hefty pong you won’t find great big glass displays of cheese here. What you will find is a wall of Australian and imported cheese and staff willing to have a chat about them. The eat in menu showcases the cheese products in exciting ways. Take for example their spin on a croque monsieur, made with Gruyere, Barossa Valley smoked wagyu, house-made pickles and horseradish mayonnaise or the the slow-cooked beef cheeks with manchego and creamed corn. More simple options such as cheese and charcuterie boards are also part of the mix. Match these with local wines and you’re in for one perfect cheesy evening. This place is like Willy Wonka’s factory, but for cheese lovers - and it will make all of your fromage dreams come true. Best dish: mushroom 'Mr Crispy' sandwich - field mushrooms, enoki, thyme mayo and taleggio Cheese



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