Private dining at Beta

26 Oct 2016

Alpha's private dining experience is now available at Beta, on level one. 

For lunches only, Beta bar can accommodate 20-40 people, while bookings of 40-60 can be hosted in the spectacular gallery. 

Guests will dine on Alpha's $85pp or $95pp private dining menus, created by Executive Chef Peter Conistis. 

Beverage packages and beverages on consumption can be arranged. 

Bookings are available from 12pm, and tables will need to be vacated by 4pm. 

For more information, click here.

To book your private dining experience, call (02) 9098 1111 or email

Hellenic Youth Club Sydney Launches at Beta

28 Sep 2016

Join the HYCS as they celebrate their launch at one of Sydney's hottest bars, Beta Bar and Gallery. 

Date: Wednesday 28 September

Time: 6:30pm - late

Venue: Beta, level one, 238 Castlereagh Street Sydney

Ticket cost: $10 (price includes HYCS membership for one year)

Dress: Cocktail 

Please note the HYCS membership is only available to persons between the age of 18 and 30. Anyone over 30 is welcome to purchase full membership to the Hellenic Club Pty Ltd. Details on obtaining full membership can be found on the Hellenic Club website

For further membership enquiries, pelase email HYCS.

To purchase tickets, click here.

Alpha Restaurant celebrates Melbourne Cup

01 Nov 2016

Alpha Restaurant is a sure bet this Melbourne Cup with a set menu lunch for $99 per person and a glass of bubbles on arrival. 

Enjoy a four-course Greek feast on November 1st with all the action broadcast live. 

To book, call (02) 9098 1111 or email  

Alpha's Peter Conistis' Breakfast on The Morning Show

26 Jul 2016

Showing The Morning Show hosts Larry Emdur and Kylie Gillies how it's done, Alpha's Peter Conistis created a delicious baked yoghurt breakfast with figs, live on air. 

To view the video, click here

Beta Launches On Level One Above Alpha

28 Jun 2016

Beta, a bar and gallery, will boast a menu of authentic Greek dishes with an added dash of Peter Conistis' signature flair, while the drinks menu will feature inventive Greek twists on classic cocktails.

Drawing on the elegant Victorian architecture of 238 Castlereagh Street, the bar will create a modern installation within the classic space with raw and natural interiors complemented with contemporary furniture and design.

Alpha's Chef Peter Conistis on The Morning Show

29 Apr 2016

Cooking lamb souvlaki with Greek coffee rub, fetta pesto and pomegranate tzatziki for Greek Orthodox Easter, Executive Chef Peter Conistis appeared on Channel 7's The Morning Show. 

To see the full segment, see the video below.

View the recipe here


Evzones Presidential Guard Visit Highlights

28 Apr 2016

Visiting Australia from April 16 to April 27, the Evzones commemorated the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Crete with appearances at key memorials and landmarks across Sydney. 

Commencing with a visit to ANZAC Memorial in Hyde Park on the 16th, the Evzones participated in a wreath laying ceremony at Martin Place Cenotaph in the presence of the Governor of New South Wales and representatives from the Australian armed forces and Greek community organisations. 

On April 17, they visited the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese in Redfern followed by a demonstration at St Basil's Homes in Lakemba on April 18. A visit to the Estia Foundation in Gladesville on April 19 was proceeded by an open forum discussion in Greek on current challenges for Greece in South East Europe alongside Hellenic Club members at the Hellenic Club Sydney. On April 24 the Evzones visited All Saints Belmore church. 

The guards participated in the ANZAC Day march with the Greek RSL Sub-Branch, including a wreath laying ceremony at Martin Place Cenotaph. 

Sydneysiders were also able to observe the Evzones perfmorming a changing of the guard ceremony from April 20-22. 

On their final day in Sydney, the Evzones delighted local school children with their attendance at Sans Souci, Bexley and Earlwood public schools. 

For press coverage of the Evzones visit, see our Press page. 





SBS Radio attend Battle of Crete Ceremony

SBS Radio attended the Battle of Crete ceremony at the Martin Place Cenotaph to report on the event and the 'Evzones' guards visit to Sydney. 

To hear the feature, click here.


Photo credit: SBS

Battle of Crete commemorated in NSW

'The Martin Place Cenotaph on Saturday 16 April played host to a thousand members of the Greek and broader community who came to pay their respects and to remember one of the legendary campaigns in modern history, 75 years ago.'

To read more, click here

UPDATE: Greek Presidential Guard visit Sydney

Six soldiers of the Greek Presidential Guard are visiting Sydney for the first time to mark the 75th Anniversary of the Battle of Crete. As part of the visit, the 'Evzones' will take part in a ceremony at the Martin Place Cenotaph on the 20th, 21st and 22nd April. 

The guards will appear at the Cenotaph at the following times: 

20th April - 12.30-1.30pm

21st April: 12.30-1.30pm

22nd April: 9.00-10.00am