When you walk into Miss Kitty’s Saloon in Inglewood the first things that strikes you is the amazingly eclectic array of mismatched furniture and objet (not quite) d’art that are scattered throughout. Lounge chairs, old televisions, car seats, vinyl bars, and an incredible 1960’s hippy era round white couch – it’s hard to describe but the picture is below.

Tables and chairs, booths, communal tables, lounge chairs and very heavy bar stools at the imposing bar offer a range of seating options. We dropped in on the way back from picking up Lady FWO from our daughter’s hen’s party – so she was feeling no pain and I was hungry and without an ounce of alcohol having passed my lips. We set up in a booth with cut out denim jeans and jackets sticked to the seats, and had a look over the menu and drinks list. Miss Kitty’s has a bent towards Canadian and US fare – poutine, ribs, tostada, chicken wings, devilled eggs, corn salad, succotash – and the drinks also feature brews from that part of the world with beers including Rio Bravos from Mexico, Sierra Nevada, Brooklyn Lager, Anchor Steam and the undrinkable Bud from the US of A as well as some local drops from Eagle Bay, Little Creatures and Nail. A range of spirits includes Crown Royal from Canada, Woodford Reserve and Bookers from Kentucky as well as the wonderful collection of moonshine from local distillery Whipper Snapper. A small wine list includes Chardonnay from Barwick in Margaret River, Pinot Gris from NZ, Riesling from Bellarmine in Pemberton, Pinot from Hawkes Bay, Malbec from Argentina and Zinfandel from Margaret River. We settled on a glass of 2014 52 Stones rosé from the Ferguson Valley and a 2013 Malbec/Cabernet Sauvignon blend from Si Vintners. The red had aromas of black berries and plums, with hints of violets, was full bodied and exhibited plums, black cherries, chocolate and dusty tannins on the palate. It was smooth with a good, long finish. The rosé, made from S ...

 

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