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The Bearded Tit can only be described as a hot mess. The bar equally resembles a theatre storage room, school disco, barber shop, thrift store and your Great Aunt’s apartment all in one. Kitschy decor is scattered throughout: to your left might be a lei-wearing hog bust with a trumpet in its mouth. To your right, fake fruit propped next to misplaced undies. After passing through the entryway (featuring a sublime mural of the sky), the bar is surrounded by framed paintings of the ocean, stacked and angled like a Tetris game. All the while, 80s prom ballads play on loop. Head out the back to explore an open caravan, but not before exploring the hearty drink menu and food selections from neighbouring kitchens. The Bearded Tit is a safe space with gender neutral bathrooms and marriage equality promotions. Their menu captions the bar as ‘a sensual social experience.’ It’s a true, inner-west masterpiece.

183 Regent St, Redfern. 8283 4082. thebeardedtit.com/art/

By Millie Roberts