Located on Leichhardt's Norton Street, Mythos Taverna Bar is just far enough from the city to provide a party that's a little different then your typical city experience.
With its large glass window front, it's difficult not to peek inside every time you walk past it. What you see is inside never looks dull, with food being served and interactive entertainment, but it always seemed mysterious. This is the reason I was desperate to see what Mythos was about.
I got my chance when my work colleagues chose it for our work party. I've never had a night like it. Eight long tables lined the front of large room, divided by the bar. Several large groups gathered at their designated tables. Guests ranged from an 18th and 21st birthday party to our smaller work group. A delicious selection of Greek Cuisine was served for dinner shortly after arrival. At least I was assured it was delicious, for vegetarians like me there is an alternative dish, but it's limited and consists mainly of cheese. However I wasn't disappointed by the quality.
After the entrees were long gone and the main meals were halfway finished too, the real entertainment began. Loud Greek music and darkened lighting announced the arrival of a male and female belly dancer who jumped on the small stage between the tables and the bar. After a simple but impressive display they rounded up guests from their tables to join them in a dance. The laughter couldn't be stopped as friends and colleagues were convinced to join in the festivities and competitions that continued for quite some time, perhaps a little too long, but so did the drinking so it never became dull.
Slowly guests began to head for the door, except for a few stragglers keen to keep the party going. A dance floor and DJ called from behind the bar, just waiting for the first half of the night to be over. As soon as the dancers were finished, the place turned into a simple yet typical nightclub.
If you're looking for somewhere just a little different for your next event, I defiantly suggest giving Mythos Taverna Bar a try. For bookings visit their website.