"Originally Julie, my wife, and I really wanted the room - which
was previously occupied by Toko's sushi train - to be bigger. Toko
had the sushi train right through the room, and the roof was a
metre lower than it is now. When you walked in it felt like a
"We were fortunate that we found Australian sandstone on one
wall, then convict brick on the other. When we drilled down into
the floor we found concrete right down the bottom, which we grinded
and polished. Our architect, David Boyle, assisted with the design,
and was involved early on. We also had really proactive builders.
We'll be able to seat about 36 in the space when we open.
"We're waiting on our request for a park bench out front to be
approved by the council. Our hope is that customers can sit there
while waiting for their takeaway fish and chips. In my opinion
it'll be the best fish and chips in town."