About The Forgotten Cask

Rooftop Cocktail & Specialist Rum Bar in Waterloo.

The Forgotten Cask Cocktail & Rum Bar is an intimate rooftop bar, decked out in pirate-loving, Caribbean, island-inspired decor, perched on top of the Cauliflower Hotel in Waterloo.

It is named after the St. Luician Chairman’s Reserve Range “The Forgotten Casks”.

Ideal for one-on-ones, groups, parties & functions, this is not only fast becoming one of the hottest spots in inner-Sydney’s suburb of Waterloo, but with several spaces available to fit any requirements, this is also your next ideal location for your next function.

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At 123 Botany Road, in the iconic suburb of Waterloo, stand The Forgotten Cask and The Cauliflower Hotel.

The 1838 built hotel underwent a two-stage restoration, by husband-and-wife team Justin Drew and Pippi Drew, for over a year before launching the specialist rooftop gin, rum and cocktail bar and kitchen in 2015-2016; The Forgotten Cask.

On the ground floor, The Cauliflower Hotel has drawn inspiration from an indoor/outdoor garden bistro & a rock-inspired bar where patrons enjoy fantastic food and drink. Alternatively, patrons can enjoy a beer with friends while watching live sports on one of the many large screens.

The menu at both The Forgotten Cask and The Cauliflower Hotel offers a selection Mediterranean, and Mexican inspired foods such as burrito bowls, tacos, souvlaki, mezze and traditional pub favourites, with many dishes available with gluten-free options.

Upstairs is The Forgotten Cask, a specialised Rum and Cocktail rooftop bar and kitchen. The Forgotten Cask bar boasts a fun, laid-back, St Lucian–style, rum focused cocktail bar with a Caribbean theme. From the palms and grass on the roof to the vintage rum posters on the walls, this bar will have patrons relaxing with a signature cocktail and dreaming themselves to St Lucia.

This specialist rum bar offers rums handpicked worldwide, including the Caribbean, such as St Lucia Distillery’s Forgotten Casks, hence the inspired name of the bar name The Forgotten Cask.

Pippi and Justin also own Big Island Wholesalers, exclusive distribution rights of the Chairman’s Reserve & Clement Rhum ranges, which means that some of the rums available at The Forgotten Cask are unavailable elsewhere.

The Specialist Rum & Cocktail Bar boasts over a hundred rums and spirits worldwide, inspiring exotic signature cocktails, all accompanied by a food menu that takes a modern inspired twists from Mediterranean and Mexican flavours accompanied with your traditional pub classics.

The cocktail bar extends to The Lounge Deck and further out to the Tropic inspired Rooftop Terrace.

With a space to suit just about any occasion and any weather scenario, The Cauliflower Hotel and The Forgotten Cask Rooftop Bar should be on everyone’s radar.