Multi-award winning gin distillery in the heart of Forster.
Five more awards for Wharf Street gin
Huge congratulations to Wharf Street Distillery for their success at the 2023 Australian Distilled Spirits Awards in Melbourne. The Foster distillery collected five medals from five entries!
- Oyster Shell Gin - Gold
- Citrus Gin - Silver
- Pigface Gin - Silver
- Navy Gin - Bronze
- Barrel Aged - Bronze
With 975 entries, this is Australia's largest and most prestigious distilled spirits award. To be recognised at this level is an exceptional achievement... congratulations to Tim Cooke, Jesse Roche and the team at Wharf Street Distillery! 🏆
Move over London, Wharf Street Distillery is coming through.
The world’s best gins have been announced, and our very own Wharf Street has claimed its place with five awards at the prestigious 2023 San Francisco World Spirits Competition.
Their gin securing two Double Gold and three Silver medals across its range of boutique gins, with its $86 Citrus Gin selected as a finalist for Best in Class at the major competition.
Founded by the Tasting Alliance in America, the San Francisco World Spirits Competition is the country’s oldest competition of its kind. This year, sixty-five judges came together to taste more than 5,500 different spirits from across the globe. This year’s gin entries were the broadest assortment of international gins ever seen in the competition. Only 33 gins won a coveted Double Gold medal - with two going to Wharf St. Distillery.
Wharf Street Distillery & Restaurant is a two-level restaurant, bar an distillery located on the pristine shores of Wallis Lake, Forster. It's a place you can come and meet friends, drink our signature gin, relax over a long brunch or hang out at the bar until dinner rolls around.
What did others have to say?
2 months ago
We had a wonderful lunch here today. My husband had the cheese burger and I had the miso eggplant. I just wanted a vegan meal and expected this option to be a token half baked gesture to cover vegans BUT this meal was the most delicious, well designed meal I have had in forever!! My husband loved his meal too (no photo as he demolished it so fast). The meals came out fast and the wine I had was perfect. I think I will rave about this lunch for a long time. Thank you.
a month ago
Great place! Food was delicious and well presented, and a nice variety of choices. Gin tasting plate was my wife’s favourite but all the drinks we had were amazing. And the Sticky Date pudding to finish off was so fresh and tasty! Staff attentive and helpful. A wonderful evening out.
6 months ago
Weird but good place. Service was profesh. Drinks are interesting, food is top notch and vibe is cool. This place stands up and defs would come back weekly if I was a local. They closed the kitchen before 8:30pm and we didn't get a main. Shame really we had a great time. No food and can't order anywhere?!? really? on a Friday night! We had to pay to go to McDonalds... Even though the place wasn't due to close for a while longer the staff shooed about 30 paying customers well before closing time out by walking around with bags of trash, mops, brooms and dustpans. It was strange and unwelcoming. If wasn't even close to closing time!
2 months ago
Really enjoyed the gin tasting paddle. Only ate fries to accompany but were very fresh/hot and had a great lemon mayo with them.
5 months ago
We were up in Forster a few weeks ago, this venue was definitely a highlight of our stay. We enjoyed a gin tasting and I had the absolute best lamb rendang hawker roll ever. Still thinking about it.