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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 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.

dined on Sat, 11 May 2019

Definitely coming back ASAP!!

dined on Thu, 18 Apr 2019

Loved the ambience, the service & quality of cheeses & wine. Generous & perfect for a pre-theatre nibble & vino to get in the mood. Will definitely return.
Andrea Fogarty

dined on Sat, 23 Mar 2019

Lovely staff, fast service and delicious food!

dined on Sat, 9 Mar 2019

Cheese,meat, pate and wine can't be faulted. Service was excellent. We'll be coming back.
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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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