225 Glebe Point Road, Glebe Glebe, NSW 203702 9660 1417
|Opening hours||Mon-Sat noon-3pm, 5.30pm-10pm,Sun 1pm-8pm|
|Prices||Moderate (mains $20-$40)|
|Payments||eftpos, Mastercard, Visa, AMEX|
The Ancient Briton is no longer ancient; she's a snazzy set-up called the AB that is part pub, part cocktail bar, part mod-Oz diner. The dining nook features metal flowers sculpted from kitchen implements sprouting from the roof. There are themed monthly menus, a great wine list and a huge range of tap beers including own brews. Counter meals come with wine suggestions; the salt-and-pepper soft-shell crab with garlic, spring onions and chilli is well matched with the chosen sauvignon blanc, while the double-cooked duck caramelised slowly in an Asian-inspired sauce on a bed of bok choy goes well with AB, the house lager.