Down in Double Bay there’s a distinctly Balkan allure settling on Goldman Lane. The astute team at Village Grill have spotted a gap in the market for a restaurant with a distinctly Serbian and Balkan lilt, with a particular emphasis on the food from the Mediterranean coast of this corner of Southeast Europe. Village Grill, as the name suggests, is a friendly neighbourhood home in a beautiful part of Sydney introducing locals to a unique brand of cuisine from the Balkan Peninsula: traditional soups, barbecue and grilled meaty goods, and delectable sweets and desserts.
The team at Double Bay’s Village Grill are bringing Balkan cuisine to Sydney. Adventurous foodies will thrill to the opportunity to explore less well-travelled dishes like Serbian pasulj, a traditional bean soup, Serbian-style apple strudel, and Balkan cevapcici on offer. This specifically Balkan selection of Southeastern European cuisine is inflected with a healthy dose of options from the Mediterranean coast to give the heartier offering a little counterbalance. Sydney’s Village Grill, tucked down Goldman Lane, is a restaurant like no other in the city.
There’s no doubt that Village Grill are offering something unique from their menu by choosing to focus on Balkan and Serbian cuisine. Sydney’s Double Bay is far enough from the CBD that it feels that bit more chilled, but diners at the Village Grill are likely to feel vibes more of the Mediterranean coast of Southeast Europe’s Balkan Peninsula than the Australian seaside. That’s no bad thing – diners are heading there to luxuriate in the restaurant’s celebration of all things Balkan on Goldman Lane.