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It's getting smokey in here! Tastes of the States - Pork Ribs

Posted by Tattersalls Club on Friday, July 12, 2019

A barbecue's aroma can elicit the most basic instincts in our DNA. Ribs are, of course, supreme proof of this; given each serving is three-quarters bone, if we didn't enjoy stripping off those sparse morsels of flavour then we would have gone the way of other less meaty cuts.

 

It's not just about texture though. Not only does meat cooked on the bone tend to be more flavourful, but in marked contrast to much modern pork, around the ribs is marbled with fat, which means it's always succulent. If you're already salivating, then you'll be glad to know that Tattersalls is smoking up barbecue pork ribs served with crunchy slaw and fries.

 

To complement this, we suggest matching with a glass of Californian Zinfandel; a red so rich and full of structure you won't know whether you want another glass or another plate of ribs.

 

 

To book in to try our monthly specials, please contact the food and beverage team at dine@tattersallsclub.org or on 9263 9216.

 

 

  

 

And we have launched...2019/20 Tattersalls Whisky Club!

Posted by Tattersalls Club on Thursday, July 04, 2019

 

For those previous Whisky Club Members; we hope you have enjoyed (and are still enjoying) your whiskies from around the world!

 

We are now moving on to the next 10 whiskies for the 2019/20 membership year. First up…. The Macallan Fine Oak Single Malt 10 years old:

 

The Macallan Fine Oak 10 Years Old forms part of the Fine Oak range and is matured for a minimum of ten years in three exceptional oak cask types. This complex combination of casks delivers a light whisky with notes of honey and fruit.

 

Colour

Pale straw.

 

Nose

Complex with a hint of fruit and heather honey.

 

Palate

Soft and malty balanced with oak and fruit.

 

Finish

Lingering with hints of oak and fruit.

 

Contact Sara on sarapeelgrane@tattersallsclub.org to arrange your Whisky Club Membership.

 

 

 

Our next Cuisine of the Quarter - we bring you the tastes of the USA!

Posted by Tattersalls Club on Friday, June 28, 2019

Nothing brings people together like good food; food is representative of a city and country’s culture. In order to really get to know a place and the people you’ve got to eat the food.

 

At Tattersalls, we seek out new experiences and when found treat our Members. We celebrate our people and incorporate this into everything we do at the Club. We introduced our cuisines of the quarter this year to celebrate the world's culinary offerings.

 

Our first quarter was Japan, thereafter due to popular demand we moved to Italy for our second quarter. For the upcoming third quarter we are entering a new continent, and bringing Members from Italy to the U.S.A (perfect timing with 04th of July just around the corner).

 

Our American themed menu will run from July to September. Menu specials as always will change monthly and will be offered for both lunch and dinner on Thursdays until sold out.

 

JULY – Kansas City Style Pork Ribs

AUGUST – New Yorker Mac 'n Cheese

SEPTEMBER – Boston Style Clam Chowder

 

Don't miss $5 Shrimp Po Boy during happy hour Wednesday to Friday until sold out.

 

To book in to try our monthly specials, please contact the food and beverage team at dine@tattersallsclub.org or on 9263 9216.

 

 

  

 

Join the Tattersalls Team for the Sutherland 2 Surf

Posted by Tattersalls Club on Friday, May 17, 2019

The first of the 3 fun runs Tattersalls is participating in is in less than 10 weeks.

 

The Sutherland to surf is an 11km fun run starting at Sutherland and finishing at Wanda Beach Cronulla.

 

A perfect distance and course for those who are new to running, or a perfect chance for those seasoned vets to blow out some cobwebs before taking on the 14km City2Surf.

 

We have been working behind the scenes to create the perfect 10 week training block program.

 

With all aspects taken care of (bar doing the training) the team have created an easy to follow running plan which will be paired perfectly with a personalized structured weight plan designed to get you to the finish line.

 

The team in the AD are taking appointments now for those who are interested in getting a training plan and assessment done to get you race ready.

 

The Tattersalls run club is also in motion, leaving from the AD desk every Tuesday at 1pm, Damian Tancred will be putting the group through their weekly paces.

 

Finally (and probably most importantly) make sure you purchase yourself a sublimated Tattersalls running singlet from the AD so we can recognise you on the day of the fun run.

 

Please contact the AD team at addesk@tattersallsclub.org or on 9263 9212 to join the team!

 

 

  

 

Our final whisky of the month all the way from Ireland

Posted by Tattersalls Club on Friday, May 17, 2019

 

Our final whisky for the 2018/19 Whisky Club year has arrived; Redbreast 12 year old single pot still Irish Whiskey.

 

For more than a century Redbreast has stayed true to the Irish Pot Still whiskey making tradition. Today it is considered to be the definitive expression of this quintessential style of Irish whiskey making - a living legacy.

 

Full of aroma and flavour, Redbreast 12 Year Old benefits from a strong contribution from distillates which have matured in Oloroso sherry casks, giving it its trademark Christmas cake character.

 

Nose

A complex spicy and fruity aroma with toasted wood notes evident.

 

Palate

Full flavoured and complex; a harmonious balance of spicy, creamy, fruity, sherry and toasted notes.

 

Finish

Satisfyingly long, the complex flavours linger on the palate.

 

Contact Sara on sarapeelgrane@tattersallsclub.org to arrange your Whisky Club Membership.

 

 

 

That's Amore!

Posted by Tattersalls Club on Friday, May 17, 2019

As Dean Martin sang, as only the rat pack could, we are certain he envisaged our next Italian cuisine of the quarter dish; Osso Bucco.

 

Meaning "bones with holes, or hollow bones" it is no surprise the translation doesnt make it onto the menu. Slow-braised veal would sound both more appetising and accurate, and those bones (not in fact hollow at all, but full of rich, delicious marrow) are the dish's crowning glory – anyone who sends the plate back to the kitchen without investigating their interior has missed out on the best bit.

 

Chef Nathan is slow braising the veal and serving it with potato mash and steamed greens.

 

We recommend our next Italian vino to complement this dish, the Sensi Forziere Chianti Classico Reserve from Tuscany; a region best known for Chianti should be regarded as Italy's most innovative. It's certainly a fussier vine than Cabernet or Merlot, so come in and try this wine's savoury and cherry-fruit characteristics.

 

Our Osso Bucco is available every Thursday for lunch and dinner throughout May!

 

To book in to try our monthly specials, please contact the food and beverage team at dine@tattersallsclub.org or on 9263 9216.

 

 

  

 

Cotswolds English Single Malt - April's Whisky of the Month

Posted by Tattersalls Club on Friday, April 05, 2019

 

Thank you to Dan and his partner Widya who took the time to review this month's whisky of the month- Cotswolds English single malt.

 

This is the first single malt whisky ever distilled in the Cotswolds.

Cotswolds Distillery use 100% locally grown, floor-malted barley and mature the whisky in first-fill ex-Bourbon barrels and reconditioned red wine casks. Rich, fruity and sippable.

 

Colour

Dan: Rich, golden

Widya: A bit light- amber/gold

 

Nose

Dan: Sweet- vanilla, chocolate, orange peel

Widya: Sweet note with a vanilla hint

 

Palate

Dan: Light and fruity

Widya: Sweet, light and not oaky – no complex flavour

 

Water

Dan: Enhances flavour

Widya: Enhances the flavour- more depth and more aromatic

 

Finish

Dan: No bite, chocolate after taste

Widya: Easy to drink, fruity after taste

 

Contact Sara on sarapeelgrane@tattersallsclub.org to arrange your Whisky Club Membership.

 

 

 

 

Benvenuto! Delizioso Mesi! Tastes of Italy

Posted by Tattersalls Club on Thursday, March 28, 2019

Our Italian may be rusty but Nathan and Danny's creations are delizioso!

 

In Italy, they add work and life onto food and wine. For Italians, eating has traditionally been a social affair, the enjoyment of simple yet amazing pizzas, pastas and gelato, a satisfying way of fuelling up.

 

We're kicking off Taste's of Italy Cuisine of the Quarter with our very own house-made lasagne, proven to be one of the nation's all-time favourite dishes. Chef's lasagne will be available every Thursday in April for lunch and dinner.

 

And to round off the experience, we suggest pairing this with a glass of the Sicilian wine; Feudo Arancio Nero D'avola. Despite having enough history to fill an amphitheatre, this wine had not until recently lived up to its heritage and expectations. With vineyards stretching more than 5 times that of Australia's, most of its wine is anonymous, yet the best can be excellent.

 

In recognition of the value of Sicilian wine to the nation, it's an open secret that vast quantities miraculously find their way into bottles on mainland Italy, and we have managed to snare a few at Tattersalls Club.

 

We farewell our happy hour Gyozas this week and replace them with a delicious antipasto polpette alla napolitana (Italian meatballs) for $5. Available Wednesday to Friday during happy hour (17:00-18:00) until sold out.

 

Here is what's to come throughout the next quarter:

APRIL - LASAGNA - EVERY THURSDAY

MAY - OSSO BUCCO - EVERY THURSDAY

JUNE - GNOCCHI - EVERY THURSDAY

 

To book in to try our monthly specials, please contact the food and beverage team at dine@tattersallsclub.org or on 9263 9216.

 

 

  

 

Tattersalls Club Family Membership

Posted by Tattersalls Club on Wednesday, March 20, 2019

 

Invite your loved ones to share in your Club!

 

Any full member of the Club is entitled to 2 family memberships. Family memberships can be passed on to immediate family members (parent, spouse/partner, child or son/daughter in law) whose membership subscriptions will be subsidised by the Club such that their dues are 50% of their full membership.

 

For your child (over 18) a full Athletic Department membership begins from as little as $885 per annum.

 

This is a fantastic way to build on our already strong and vibrant family ties, and we enjoy welcoming your family members to our strong Tattersalls Club family.

 

Please contact Sara at sarapeelgrane@tattersallsclub.org or on 9263 9202 for more details.

 

  

 

 

Whisky of the Month for March - Old Sport

Posted by Tattersalls Club on Friday, March 08, 2019

 

Our Whisky Club Members are an elegant and refined bunch and their reviews are worthy of print!

 

This month Ketki Madane and her guest Shane Cooper review our latest whisky; Old Sport rare Highland malt.

 

Colour

Ketki: Caramel

Shane: Azure sun (ie: golden honey)

 

Nose

Ketki: Sweet and very mild on the nose

Shane: A British cigar room (ie: sweet and light with a caramel finish)

 

Palate

Ketki: Caramel, oak, a hint of honey?

Shane: Like a Malteser-sweet but you can taste the malt (ie: honey, caramel with a sharp finish)

 

Water

Ketki: Sweet with a longer finish

Shane: Like a Jack Russell-all bark and no bite (ie: reduces the bite to enhance caramel flavour)

 

Finish

Ketki: Short; perfect for Winter but a little heavy

Shane: 5ft 3 inches (ie: short)

 

Thank you Ketki and Shane for your fantastic reviews!

 

From the distiller:

 

This Scotch Whisky was created for the legendary ‘Old Sport’. He required a Scotch that was smooth enough for his daily tipple, yet powerful and refined for his many guests. He chose only the finest Cognac to finish his blend and impart a unique and irresistible flavour profile.

 

The malts are carefully chosen from a selection of Scotland’s finest distilleries, then are delicately combined to produce a smooth, sumptuous and delectable blend reminiscent of old Scotch Whiskies.

 

The whisky is aged in whisky casks and then in specially imported XO Cognac barrels. The resulting whisky is smooth, fruity and nutty with both power and finesse and a hint of tropical fruit.

 

Contact Sara on sarapeelgrane@tattersallsclub.org to arrange your Whisky Club Membership.

 

 

 

 

2019's first whisky of the month - The Deveron 12 Years

Posted by Tattersalls Club on Wednesday, February 06, 2019

 

Thank you to Member Rob Woodford who brought his friend Matthew Swinney along to review our first Whisky Club tipple for 2019 - The Deveron Highland single malt 12 year old.

 

Rob’s review:

Colour: Autumn leaves in Connecticut

Nose: Initially searing then rapidly softening

Palate: Fulsome, well balanced with lingering butter

Water: Moderate with water

Finish: Unmistakeable but not overbearing

 

Matthew’s review:

Colour: An Autumn evening (soft amber)

Nose: Unferocious

Palate: Frontal sparkle but synonymous dive to back of throat

Water: Bulbous, light

Finish: Instant cockle warmer, upward journey

 

From the distiller:

This was another whisky released in 2015 by John Dewar & Sons as part of their ‘Last Great Malts of Scotland’ campaign. It is a Highland whisky produced at the MacDuff distillery on the eastern shore of the Deveron River. Distilled in pot stills from 100% malted barley, then aged in barrels.

 

TASTING NOTES:

Nose: Sweet baking spice, toffee apples and ginger.

Palate: A core of butterscotch with waxy malt and apple pie.

Finish: Wood spice, vanilla and soft oakiness.

Overall: A new-look core expression for a single malt that's rightly getting more attention.

 

Contact Sara on sarapeelgrane@tattersallsclub.org to arrange your Whisky Club Membership.

 

 

 

 

Be coached by a former world number 1 - squash with Michelle Martin!

Posted by Tattersalls Club on Friday, January 25, 2019

 

Michelle Martin is an Australian former professional squash player who was one of the game's leading players in the 1990's. She was ranked number one in the world from 1993 to 1996 and again in 1998 and 1999, and won three World Open titles, six British Open titles and seven Australian Open titles, plus 2 gold medals at the 1998 Kuala Lumpur Commonwealth Games

 

Please note the following dates for coaching: 12 sessions (2 every week).

 

Monday 4th March

Monday 11th March

Monday 18th March

Monday 25th March

Monday 1st April

Monday 8th April

 

The sessions will run from 18:00-19:00 and also 19:00-20:00 and attendees may come to one or both sessions. Cost is $80 per person which entitles you to ALL 12 sessions, so under $7 a session if you attend all!

 

To RSVP please contact Sara Peelgrane at sarapeelgrane@tattersallsclub.org or on 9263 9202.

 

  

 

 

Itadakimasu! Thursdays - Tastes of Japan

Posted by Tattersalls Club on Friday, January 25, 2019

 

Inspired by Mario’s recent trip to Japan, reimagined by Nathan & paired by Esmond, you are invited to join us every Thursday this quarter for our Tastes of Japan.

 

JANUARY - SOFT SHELL CRAB – EVERY THURSDAY

FEBRUARY - MISO BARRA - EVERY THURSDAY

JANUARY - PORK RAMEN - EVERY THURSDAY

 

On offer for both lunch & dinner until sold out!!

 

Can’t make it on Thursdays? Happy hour at Tattersalls Club is full of tradition, celebration and a tremendous flavour.

 

$1 Gyoza (until sold out) and $5 beer/wine during Happy Hour 17.00 – 18.00 every Wednesday to Friday.

 

To book in to try our monthly specials, please contact the food and beverage team at dine@tattersallsclub.org or on 9263 9216.

 

 

  

 

Tattersalls Golf for 2019 Confirmed!

Posted by Tattersalls Club on Friday, December 21, 2018

 

With another year under our belts and a record number of golfers enjoying the four Tattersalls golf days throughout the year, we have been busy planning for 2019.

 

We are pleased to announce all courses have been locked in for the new year:

 

ORANGE WEEKEND – Friday 29th to Sunday 31st March.

 

Each year our cyclists venture to Orange for their annual ‘Tour de Orange’ weekend of cycling. This year we invite other sub clubs to join in the fun.

Friday 29th March – Duntryleague Golf Club – 1pm tee off.

Sunday 31st March – Wentworth Golf Club – 8am tee off.

This weekend away will include other activities and dinners out!

 

ELANORA GOLF CLUB – Monday 6th May – 1pm tee off.

 

THE AUSTRALIAN GOLF CLUB – Thursday 20th June – 8am tee off.

 

BONNIE DOON GOLF CLUB – Thursday 5th September – 12:30pm tee off.

 

ST MICHAEL GOLF CLUB – Monday 11th November – 12pm tee off.

 

To enquire about Tattersalls Golf please contact Sara at sarapeelgrane@tattersallsclub.org or on 9263 9202.

 

 

  

 

 

Pre-plan your 2019 event now!

Posted by Tattersalls Club on Thursday, December 20, 2018

 

We’ve had an incredible year showcasing the refreshed Members Bar and Dining Room space as well as trial testing our shiny new audio visual screens and tools. The new AV system gives us the opportunity to host coinciding events in both the Members Bar and Dining Room areas, using both AV screens and microphones at the same time without disruption to either event.

 

It’s exciting to see Members and clients already locking in events for 2019 to ensure they secure the Clubhouse space and date of preference for their special occasion or work function.

 

Members have gathered both loved ones and peers inside the Clubhouse walls to celebrate an array of events; from 21st’s to 80th birthday parties, 40/50/60 year school reunions, engagement parties, pre wedding lunches, anniversaries, Christmas parties and much more.

 

One Member who recently organised and celebrated a hugely successful 40yr school reunion in which we managed to squeeze 110 guests into the dining room to celebrate the occasion, recaps his experience below:

 

"It was a wonderful occasion and I have received so many texts, emails and phone calls of thanks. The reunion attendances suggest that it must have been one of the best.

 

The event was extraordinary - the support I received from Tattersalls was amazing. What a dependable organisation. The Club is extraordinary and very special to me but as we know it’s the people that make the Club.

 

I feel that I can communicate telepathically with Mario and Esmond but the reality is that they are always one step ahead of me. Problems just disappear with those two around.

 

The final result of the night was that there was so much warmth and goodwill in the room and the Club created the opportunity to host us and keep us together. Many people left that night with huge smiles on their faces and great memories, and the staff at Tattersalls should take great pride in creating that environment and supporting us with exceptional food, drinks and best of all, service.

 

Tattersalls Club is uniquely positioned to host a function, like a reunion, where tradition is important to the attendees.

 

Thanks you so much."

 

Let’s pre plan together and get started on your 2019 calendar to avoid disappointment.

 

For more information please contact Rose at rosecadden@tattersallsclub.org or phone 9263 9217.

 

 

 

  

 

 

Accommodation Offers Exclusive to Members and Reciprocal Guests

Posted by Tattersalls Club on Wednesday, December 19, 2018

 

As part of our ongoing development we are now able to offer specially negotiated tariffs at two hotels in the heart of Sydney and only steps from Tattersalls Club as well as a superb city fringe boutique residence.

 

The Castlereagh Boutique Hotel

 

A charming, elegantly restored, heritage-listed 4 star boutique hotel, it has 83 quality hotel rooms and is conveniently located directly behind Tattersalls Club. Its stunning art deco architecture is accentuated by the elegant and luxurious furnishings.

 

The Sheraton Grand Sydney Hyde Park

 

Next door to Tattersalls Club, sharing our views of Hyde Park is one of Sydney’s finest hotels. It has 558 guest rooms including 48 suites combining the classic with the contemporary for a stylish, comfortable feel.

 

Spicers Potts Point

 

A short walk from one of Sydney’s vibrant inner city suburbs, Spicers is a wonderful, private and elegant boutique hotel. 16 stylish rooms and 4 luxury and spacious suites provide everything you need for a relaxing and comfortable stay. Enjoy luxury amenities, including complimentary Wi-Fi, in room mini bar, gourmet breakfast, off street parking (charges apply) and complimentary evening canapes.

 

All of these options are within steps or a short walk of the Club's entrance and we are excited to be able to offer exclusive discounts to Members and Reciprocal guests.

 

For more information please contact Sara at sarapeelgrane@tattersallsclub.org or phone 9263 9202.

 

 

 

  

 

 

Tattersalls Group Membership

Posted by Tattersalls Club on Friday, December 14, 2018

 

Further to the ongoing success of our Family Membership initiative, and after many conversations with members, we are excited to announce Tattersalls Group Membership.

 

This is a fantastic way to build on our already strong and important business and community ties.

 

The Club will subsidise membership subscriptions of each member of a group by 15% for 10-15 people and 20% for 16 or more people.

 

The ‘group’ must have a demonstrable connection to qualify for this membership. This could be for example, work colleagues employed by the same company, members of the same sporting team or club, barristers at the same chambers.

 

For more information on this or any membership please contact Sara at sarapeelgrane@tattersallsclub.org or phone 9263 9202.

 

 

 

  

 

 

Complimentary Fitness Assessments and Programming for Members

Posted by Tattersalls Club on Monday, December 03, 2018

 

Complimentary fitness assessments are available to all Members, with ongoing programming available to Athletic Department Members.

 

It's not too early to book in advance for 2019, or to fit in an assessment or program now to take you through the holiday season.

 

Book in with one of our trainers to assist you in achieving your fitness goals for 2019.

 

We encourage you to have your program updated every 6 - 8 weeks!

 

To book ask an AD staff member, email addesk@tattersallsclub.org or call 9263 9212.

 

 

 

  

 

 

A 70's Staple, the Prawn Cocktail, Re-imagined

Posted by Tattersalls Club on Thursday, November 29, 2018

 

For 30 years the prawn cocktail reigned supreme. While its glamour may have faded, it still has plenty of appeal. The prawn cocktail is hip, and it's back.

 

There have been many attempts at fancy bars and restaurants to cheer up the prawn cocktail with Thai spices, fennel fronds, chopped tomato and fresh herbs, but Chefs Nate and Danny have stuck with tradition and used a mixture of big meaty prawns and smaller sweet ones for texture and flavour; and at its simplest, the Marie Rose sauce, which is a mix of ketchup and mayonnaise. But Worcestershire sauce, tabasco, lemon juice, brandy and sherry all have their place in this late 20th century classic.

 

To celebrate the start of summer, Tattersalls Club is bringing you the Prawn Cocktail for the month of December, to be matched with our other cocktail, yes, the alcoholic kind!

 

Our twisted gin cocktail is a one-way salsa dance into the early hours of the summer morning. The tasty mix of shaken gin, blended with sweet ginger juice, lime and ginger beer is an ideal accompaniment to slate any thirst. Quick and simple - a perfect pick me up under the warmth of the summer sun.

 

This summer, we found no finer beverage to lift us than our Gin Gin Mule cocktail. With just a handful of ingredients, this is a refreshing drink that evokes summer. Next time you're in the Club, try our December cocktail and raise your glass & nod approval to the sun!

 

To book in to try our monthly specials, please contact the food and beverage team at dine@tattersallsclub.org or on 9263 9216.

 

 

  

 

December's Whisky of the Month - Clyde May's

Posted by Tattersalls Club on Thursday, November 29, 2018

 

This month's whisky, Clyde Mays Alabama style whisky, is reviewed by Members Rob and Rick below. Thank you both for your time in being our latest reviewers.

 

Colour:

Rob: A thin golden-brown with a suggestion of orange. Takes on a transparent air of amber.

Rick: Tinted orange.

 

Nose

Rob: A sharp cinnamon with a trace of sawdust.

Rick: light caramel aroma.

 

Palate

Rob: A combination of orange, cinnamon and licorice.

Rick: A sweet yet sharp finish with hints of summer fruits and cinnamon.

 

Water

Rob: Creates a smooth balance whilst retaining the lingering spice.

Rick: Enhances the flavour of the whisky leaving sweet aftertones.

 

Finish

Rob: A short finish. A good whisky for a winters evening.

Rick: A short finish. Suitable for someone looking to try something new.

 

From the distiller:

Clyde May defines ‘True Grit.’ Born to a single mother shortly before the Great Depression, Clyde was raised in a time and place that required a dose of resilience and character — traits that would become a hallmark of the man and his whiskey.

 

85 Proof. "The Original" is aged 6 to 7 years in oak barrels and finished with a hint of apple. Great over ice but a solid choice for mixing a cocktail.

 

 

Contact Sara on sarapeelgrane@tattersallsclub.org to arrange your Whisky Club Membership.

 

 

 

 

"I'm going to show you how great I am" - Muhammad Ali

Posted by Tattersalls Club on Friday, November 23, 2018

 

What’s been happening in the Athletic Department?

 

Since adding her expertise to the group class time table, Janice has made the boxing class a fun but tough workout; focusing on skill, speed and muscles that you never knew you had. Covering all forms of technique this class is designed to push you to a level that you want, as well as letting out some of the built up frustration!

 

On the timetable we have:

Boxing Friday afternoon from 12:30, although we encourage Members to get here a little earlier to warm up so you can hit the ground running!

 

Why get involved in Boxing?

Boxing is an excellent way to improve your fitness. It helps with your coordination as well as building up a strong core.

It is also a great way to rid yourself of that unwanted stress.

 

Some myths you should not worry about:

1. I’m not Muhammad Ali.

You don’t need to be! All of our classes cater for everyone and every level of experience. With a strong emphasis on technique, we make sure to get the most out of you while making sure you leave feeling better both mentally and physically than when you arrived.

2. I’m not fit enough.

We cater for all fitness levels and types, you can float like a butterfly or choose to sting like a bee; either way we guarantee you a great workout.

3. I’m scared of getting hit.

Although we do partner based workouts there is no chance of you getting hit, we provide catch mits for you to use, as well as providing training techniques to make sure you don’t get hurt.

4. I don’t like fighting.

Boxing isn’t about fighting and is actually one of the most interactive and enjoyable forms of exercise to do on a social level. It’s a fun way to interact with class mates and assist each other in improving, building self-confidence and going harder; learning how to box correctly can also equip you with self-defence skills. Boxing isn’t about having to step into the ring, it’s about educating yourself in a fun environment, the skills learned along the way are a plus, not to mention the incredible shape you will be in having included it in your routine.

5. It’s bad for your brain.

Tips for Beginners:

1. Book a session with our personal trainers who are all punchfit qualified to work on technique and exercise.

2. Come and watch a class, boxing is on Friday afternoon from 12:30 so you can come and have a look if you still are undecided.

3. Buy the gear. If this is something you are going to commit to, we recommend buying a set of wraps and gloves- although we do provide all the equipment needed we do advise that you get your own pair of gloves that are fitted properly.

 

If you would like to try out a Tattersalls boxing class or book in for a private one on one session please contact the AD team at addesk@tattersallsclub.org or on 9263 9212

 

 

  

 

Tattersalls Member Parking Offer

Posted by Tattersalls Club on Thursday, November 22, 2018

 

Tattersalls Club Parking discount at Enacon St Marys Cathedral

 

Flat rate of $10 per visit for the following:

 

2 hours from 6.00am Monday - Friday up until 10.00am

Entry after 5.00pm Monday - Friday until 10.00pm close

Saturday and Sunday $10 per entry between 7.00am and close

 

ALL DAY PARKING $35

 

To redeem these rates please follow this process:

 

1. Members take a ticket as normal.

2. Parking is provided at the agreed rates.

3. Prior to exit - Members are to to press the intercom button on the ticket machine to request our discounted rate.

 

 

ENACON PARKING, Under St Marys Cathedral: 2 Cathedral Street, Sydney.

 

www.enacon.com.au

 

 

New York Marathon- an experience unlike any other

Posted by Tattersalls Club on Thursday, November 15, 2018

 

Member Naomi Tancred reports on her amazing Marathon effort.

 

Having done the New York Marathon two years ago I knew what I was up for. I however went into it with an expectation that I would run much faster having an extra two years of training under my belt.

 

Having trained for around 60-70km per week on the last occasion, I was convinced I needed to up the intensity and the kilometres and so I did. I maintained a base but started running around 100km per week for a period of 14 weeks which was intense and exhausting but I had only one number in my head that I wanted to achieve and that was a 3.15 marathon, having run 3.29 two years, that being my previous PB.

 

Travelling to New York solo without my husband and children was daunting. I left Sydney a bundle of nerves, travelling across with some running buddies and met up with Tatts members whilst there, namely Michael Dodd and Richard McGrath. The atmosphere in New York was amazing, everyone is so marathon focused which didn’t seem to help the nerves very much. I had five sleepless nights before the marathon ruminating about what may occur on the course. What if I can’t finish? What if I can’t run fast enough? What if I let everyone down?

 

Lots of doubt crept in but as soon as I arrived at the village on the Sunday I knew I was ready. I didn’t train this hard for nothing. I spent around two hours in the village waiting for the start as everyone had to be shuttled over to Staten Island before the race began. I had approximately five slices of bread and three bananas before the race began, sipping on water throughout and then it was time to start.

 

The American National Anthem was sung which sent goose bumps around my body and then the cannons fired and the race began. From the outset I felt euphoric. There is something to be said for a true taper (lots of pasta/rice and little running for a few weeks). Having gone out slightly too fast I backed myself and kept running at the pace hoping to maintain it. The crowds were amazing, everyone would call out your name (having your name on your t-shirt). This carried through the entire race until the finish line.

 

Having reached 30km unscathed and running up First Avenue my quads decided to send a signal they were not happy and they suddenly felt like two pieces of lead being transported along a conveyor belt but I was not giving up by any stretch of the imagination. I reached 35km with a slight drop in pace. The crowds around Central Park carried me through the last seven odd kilometres until the finish line was only 400 metres ahead. I have never sprinted so hard (it felt like a sprint, probably more a shuffle).

 

The tears flowed when I saw I had run 3.15:38. A 14 minute PB!! I was so proud of myself and realised that putting in the hard work pays off. Marathons are unpredictable and no matter how fit you are things can still fall apart on race day. The weather, the conditions and nutrition all play a part. The weather was a perfect 13 degrees with no wind. The conditions and crowd carried you through and the nutrition seemed to work although the body didn’t feel so great when taking that last step across the finish line.

 

The shuffle back to the New York Athletic Club took about one hour to cover the 1.5km and the champagne in the tap room went down a treat. A hot spa followed and then a night out drinking red wine and eating steak with Michael and Kylie Dodd, Richard McGrath and Michael’s family together with my running buddies was one of the best nights ever. We drank, we laughed and we told stories about our own experiences that day. We were all elated to finish the race. Michael, Kylie and Richard all had great races. Tattersalls brought us together.

 

The New York Marathon is a once in a lifetime opportunity and if you ever get the chance, grab it with both hands.

 

I just want to say thanks to all those closest to me for their support, mainly of course, Damian Tancred and also to Simon and Jack for massaging me (and poking me with needles) for the last however many weeks. Weekly massage is an indulgence and for a period there I felt like an elite athlete. A huge thanks to my coach, Peter Good (Athletics Easts).

 

As I was training for this marathon I thought there probably won’t be another for a while but now that I’ve finished Tokyo 2020 is sounding like a good idea! But now, it is time to relax, indulge and recover.

 

Congratulations Naomi on your amazing marathon result and good luck for Tokyo 2020!

 

 

 

 

Gift the gift of Membership this Christmas

Posted by Tattersalls Club on Friday, November 09, 2018

 

Wondering what to buy your loved ones this Christmas?

 

The gift of a Membership will bring your family member health, new friends and contacts, and a sense of community.

 

Any full Member is entitled to 2 family Memberships. These Memberships may be passed to a spouse, child, parent, or son/daughter in law, and the Club subsidises their Membership by 50%.

 

Start the ball rolling now for the December new member intake being submitted 22nd November 2018. All new Member applications including family Membership must be received the week prior.

 

The perfect gift for your loved ones this Christmas!

 

For more information or to introduce your loved one to the Club please contact Sara at sarapeelgrane@tattersallsclub.org or on 9263 9202.

 

 

  

 

 

Let them eat bugs! November's dining specials are here

Posted by Tattersalls Club on Friday, November 02, 2018

 

The last Queen of France; the initially popular Marie Antoinette eventually came to be disliked, accused of being profligate & promiscuous. In November, we introduce the 'Marie Antoinette'. This complex yet comforting cocktail is as decadent, disobedient and mischievous as its namesake.

 

The scandal, the decadence, the history, all pave the way to a complex cocktail that is artisanal, small batch and delightfully delicious.

 

The cocktails champion, Gin, didn't used to be so appealing. William Hogarth’s Gin Lane (four years before the birth of poor Marie Antoinette) depicted the evils of the consumption of gin. A lot has changed for the spirit leading the craft distilling movement.

 

Tattersalls Club brings you the Marie Antoinette, made with Archie Rose Gin, Campari, & lemon juice. Don’t let its refined look fool you or it will be off with your head!

 

Speaking of decadence...well look no further, Tattersalls Club is serving the delicious Balmain bugs; a dish the Chef cites as his favourite meal to accompany this equally exquisite cocktail.

 

There’s something about bugs that place them in the higher strata of the fish world, whether it’s their lazily majestic movements, colour-changing shells or succulent flesh, we have come up with a recipe that not only looks impressive but it’s packed with flavour too.

 

For food that’s guaranteed to impress and a cocktail to die for, you can find it all here at Tattersalls Club!

 

To book in to try our monthly specials, please contact the food and beverage team at dine@tattersallsclub.org or on 9263 9216.

 

 

  

 

November's Whisky of the Month - a great story from Shackleton Blended Malt

Posted by Tattersalls Club on Friday, November 02, 2018

 

Thank you to Rob Brown and his guest Craig Allan for their colourful review below!

 

Colour:

Whilst Rob said “slightly damp straw (perhaps left outdoors in a Winter rain).” Craig thought “Light gold, like sunlight filtered through a stained glass window.”

 

Nose

“Stewed apples (with a tablespoon of brown sugar mildly caramelized)” said Rob. From Craig; “subtle hints of sweet caramel with a fruity frission.”

 

Palate

Rob: “Honey with a hint of petroleum.” Craig: “Light yet engaging, with a jolt of sweet and engaging fire that quickly fizzles out to leave a lingering feeling of warm and pleasant mediocrity.”

 

Water

Rob: “Did not impair nor detract from the palate.”

And finally, from Rob, “If this was a person, no-one would remember him or her after they left the room, but would enjoy talking to them at the time!”

 

From the distiller:

To bolster team spirit on his Antarctic expedition (Nimrod, 1907), Sir Ernest Shackleton personally ordered 25 cases of Mackinlay’s Rare Old Highland Malt Whisky.

 

In 2007, a century after the expedition, three cases of the perfectly preserved whisky were discovered, frozen into the ice beneath Shackleton’s base camp at Cape Royds. The whisky was excavated and flown to New Zealand where it was carefully thawed by the New Zealand Antarctic Heritage Trust in a purpose-built environment and public gallery at Canterbury Museum.

 

After its discovery frozen in the ice, world renowned Master Blender, Richard Paterson, carried out painstaking analysis to re-create this antique whisky, and used this as the foundation to create Shackleton – a modern Blended Malt with ice in its DNA.

 

 

Contact Sara on sarapeelgrane@tattersallsclub.org to arrange your Whisky Club Membership.

 

 

 

 

Share the Christmas feeling with our Christmas Feast

Posted by Tattersalls Club on Friday, October 19, 2018

 

Christmas, whether old-fashioned or modern, is very simple, it’s about loving others. Come to think of it, why wait until Christmas to do that? Christmas waves a magic wand over the world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful. It's the most wonderful time of the year" – Bob Hope 1903 - 2003

 

A festive lunch, dinner or tipple is once again becoming a tradition for many members and we are looking forward to delivering our extraordinary shared Christmas spreads.

 

Last year the Club looked magical and we are once again excited to dust off the tree and surround our newly refurbished Members Bar and Dining Room with the Club's festive décor.

 

Below is Head Chef Nathan’s mouth-watering creation for Christmas 2018. Reserve a spot and book your festive lunch or dinner today and let us do the rest!

 

Mains:

Atlantic Salmon baked with lemon and herbs

Honey baked ham

Turkey breast served with cranberries and nuts

Slow roasted lamb shoulder

 

Sides:

Fresh garden salad

Spiced pumpkin mash

Baked carrots with almonds

Roasted potatoes with rosemary and garlic

Roasted brussel sprouts with bacon and cranberries

 

Desserts:

Pavlova with fresh cream and summer fruits

House made Christmas pudding with brandy custard

Baked camembert with nuts, honey and white wine

Selection of cheese with lavosh and quince paste

 

$70 per person* Or

$90 per person* with fresh prawns and oysters for entrees

*Based on the selection of two shared mains and two desserts. Minimum of 10 guests.

 

To book in for our Christmas feast, please contact the food and beverage team at dine@tattersallsclub.org or on 9263 9216.

 

 

  

 

October's Whisky of the Month - Crown Royal Reserve, Canadian Blended Whisky

Posted by Tattersalls Club on Thursday, October 04, 2018

 

We thank Members Ben Griffiths and William Yeo for your time in reviewing this month’s whisky below!

 

Ben:

 

Colour: A glowing amber.

Nose: Honey and dried fruit with hints of rye.

Water: Once water is added, it took the spice away, leaving a smooth and velvety blend.

Finish: Surprisingly sweet with slight undertones of vanilla and chocolate that leaves a long finish

 

William

 

Colour: A light bronze.

Nose: A mixture of syrup and fruit make up a warm aroma that is not too overwhelming.

Palate: On the palate it was quite smoky with a hint of distinctive spice.

Water: The inclusion of water opens the flavours and seems to enhance the warmth and fruity tastes that were prevalent prior.

Finish: I found a warm finish and enjoyable blend; however on conclusion the only palate that matters is your own.

 

From the distiller:

Master Whisky Blenders have hand selected the whiskies with the body and taste that were necessary for achieving the exceptional depth of Crown Royal Reserve. The end result is their gift to Crown Royal enthusiasts: a creamy, rich, reserve-grade blend, flush with sharp clove, and cinnamon top points of rye.

 

 

Contact Sara on sarapeelgrane@tattersallsclub.org to arrange your Whisky Club Membership.

 

 

 

 

An Asian twist for your October specials

Posted by Tattersalls Club on Thursday, October 04, 2018

 

Release your inner 'chee' this spring!

 

The lychee fruit has an illustrious history that dates back almost a thousand years, and this delectably juicy fruit has long been considered a symbol of both royalty and love in ancient China. For the month of October, Mario has executed a drink to reflect this heritage, the Lychee Martini. This cocktail needs no posh twist nor any addition of bittersweet notes from other fruits; we simply use the classic combination of vodka, Paraiso and fresh lychee juice to make the perfect 'instagrammable' cocktail.

 

This is the utter drool-worthy accompaniment to our $1 dumplings.

 

$1 dumplings are your new doughy delights!

 

The English fancy themselves the kings of dumplings, proud lordlings of a doughy fiefdom. The Suffolk Spartans favour a yeast-free version; in Derbyshire, they add oatmeal, and Dorset dumplings are sometimes known as "doughboys", conceivably because they float in the stock like the buoys around the coast. The word 'dumplings' emerged in the early 1600s but, of course, a name must already have existed for a lump of dough cooked in stock or stew, a recipe that's surely been around as long as bread.

 

So here at the Club, we thought we'd follow the Norfolks and offer you dumplings - bread dough thrown into a simmering pot: half-boiling and half-steaming, they expand into a slippery and comforting chew.

 

Enjoy your dumplings for lunch Monday to Friday and Dinner Wednesday to Friday during the month of October, to coincide with the Good Food Month’s Night Noodle Markets over in Hyde Park, all in the comfort of your Members Bar.

 

To book in to try our monthly specials, please contact the food and beverage team at dine@tattersallsclub.org or on 9263 9216.

 

 

  

 

September's Whisky of the Month - Dobson's Old Reliable

Posted by Tattersalls Club on Thursday, September 06, 2018

 

Members Alex and Sean Obern review this month's Whisky: Dobson's Old Reliable Triple Distilled Whisky.

 

“An Australian whisky with Highlands inspiration, I was first stricken by the alcohol in the nose and my amateur whisky tasting abilities, (at 47% don’t take a straight whiff!). I noticed the colour of warm amber with a sweet floral nose and hints of strawberry. Upon tasting I first noticed the light smokey flavour typical of a Highlands whisky but upon the finish found some sweet chocolate notes with a medium finish. After adding a drop of water, the chocolate became stronger with almost a hint of liquorice and the finish became significantly shorter.”

Alex Obern

 

“Old Dobson's was a treat with a light caramel taste and a light smokey aftertaste. A little bit of water further enhanced the sweetness. We were both surprised when the bottle was revealed to be from NSW. Great drop!"

Sean Obern

 

Thank you to Alex and Sean for taking the time to review this month’s whisky!

 

From the distiller:

Old Reliable is a lighter style triple distilled whisky. At 40% abv it is very lightly peated and aged over French shiraz oak, a very approachable and smooth whisky. This style is easy drinking neat or on the rocks. It is made in small batches and is released every six months or when the gods of oak determine that the required balance of smoothness and flavour has been achieved. Grains used are 'golden promise' and 'bairds peated' malt barley.

 

 

Contact Sara on sarapeelgrane@tattersallsclub.org to arrange your Whisky Club Membership.

 

 

 

 



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