Owned and Operated Venues
Keystone is a lifestyle brand that celebrates the enjoyable things in life… excellent food, great drinks & good times. At Keystone we have always been passionate about building relationships with those from the precincts that we live in, and we have seen our role as integral in developing unique hospitality communities.
We boast an expertise in developing signature brands, where there is a clear identification of our customer markets and a simple communication strategy designed to keep our clientele engaged and informed.
Keystone is a company that has built a reputation of consistently delivering a product and level of service that exceeds what people expect. We are a leader in the industry in terms of innovation and professionalism, and we are proud to own and operate multiple award winning venues including bars, pubs, wine bars, clubs & restaurants.
However, Keystone does more than just run excellent venues - we are a complete hospitality service company with a division that specialises in establishing and nurturing external partnerships. Our expertise in day to day operational management, coupled with our strategic planning focus, allows us to gain a better understanding of the multi-faceted needs of our consumer and their spending habits, which in turn allows us to develop lifestyle solutions in the form of food, beverage and events which focus on the consumer.
With over 600 people working with us and growing, combined with an experienced management team and a strong industry reputation for operating successful venues; Keystone offers full or partial management services and agreements. Take advantage of our experience and expertise in operating award winning venues. We are able to assist you through our management division in a range of areas to operate your business: Event Management, Training, Financial Control & Accounts, Payroll, Stock Control, Design, Graphics & Marketing, Product & Service Offerings(including menu development), Buying power, the list goes on.
Sydney Festival, Masterchef Live, MasterChef Dining, Taste of Sydney, The Night Noodle Markets, Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia… the list goes on. We have provided bars & entertainment to festivals and events for many years. With over 200 musicians on our books as well as a huge team of bartenders & chefs, we can take our services outside our venues and replicate what we do every day.
We have also designed venues & cocktail lists for some of Australia’s best brands.
For more information on any of these services please contact us on 02 8070 2400 or email us
The Keystone Group
Group Operator of the Year (On-Premise), Australian Liquor Industry Awards (ALIA) – 2005, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010
Bartender Magazine, Bar Awards Hotel Operator of the Year 2012
Bar Operator of the Year (Multiple Venues), Bartender Magazine Australian Bar Awards – 2010
Hotelier of the Year – John Duncan, ALIA - 2012
Best Promotional Concept, NSW Australian Hotel Association (AHA) Awards – 2009, 2010 Bartender of the Year, NSW AHA Awards, Stewart Luk – 2010
theloft & Bungalow 8
Hotel of the Year, Australian Bartender Bungalow 8 & theloft 2007
Best Casual Dining Venue (City), NSW AHA Awards – 2005
Wine Bar of the Year, Bartender Magazine Australian Bar Awards – 2006, 2008, 2009 Gourmet Traveller Australia’s Wine List of the Year Awards, 2 Goblets – 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 Best Bar, Australian Liquor Industry Awards (ALIA) – 2009
Kit & Kaboodle
Nightclub of the Year, Bartender Magazine Australian Bar Awards – 2009, 2010 Best Entertainment Venue, NSW AHA Awards – 2010
Gourmet Traveller Australia’s Wine List of the Year Awards, 1 Goblet – 2010, 2011, 2012
New Bar of the Year, Bartender Magazine Australian Bar Awards – theloft 2003 Best Contemporary Cocktail / Lounge Bar, NSW AHA Awards – 2011
Best New Venue, Australian Liquor Industry Awards (ALIA) – 2010 Wine Bar of the Year, Bartender Magazine Australian Bar Awards – 2010, 2011 Gourmet Traveller Australia’s Wine List of the Year Awards, 1 Goblet –2010, 2011, 2012