Alexandra Gill

Alex Gill

Age: 22

Where were you born and raised?:

Sydney, but then got shipped off to boarding school near Melbourne

How long have you been bartending?:

On and off for two years but only properly for the last 5 months or so

Where was your first bar job?:

Here in Canberra making vodka oranges and tequila sunrises

What’s your favourite cocktail to drink or make?:

To drink – a negroni, to make – an old fashioned, especially if it’s quiet, because you get to have some interesting conversations

You’ve just finished a super hectic shift and it’s finally time to sit down, what drink to you reach for?:

A big glass of water!

Which song played by our resident deejays is guaranteed to make you boogie behind the bar and forget you’re actually at work?:

Anything trashy, 90s and pop-y!

Most triumphant moment behind the bar?:

Making a $45 tip from a cocktail I had made up myself.

It was the first time I had created a cocktail and I was super nervous, so pretty stoked he liked it so much and ordered more.

Have you got a funny/irritating customer moment?:

I once served a customer who was convinced that he knew me from somewhere, but I had no idea. Turned out it was an attempt at a pick up line

as he claimed to have met me ‘in his dreams’. I just walked away…

When you’re not behind the bar, where can we find you?:

Drinking coffee, in the library cramming essays, or asleep

Hobbies/Sports/Obsessions?:

Does shopping count?

If you could have a drink with anyone in the world (dead or alive) who would it be?:

Garance Doré… I’m pretty sure we’d be best friends in all of 10 seconds!

Favourite colour?:

Blue

Where would you like to see yourself in 10 years time?:

As clichéd as it is, living some place wonderful with friends and family

Tell us something random in 50 words or less: The average female eats nearly 2kg of lipstick in her lifetime.

I still get confused spelling words with two sets of double letters.

The dot above a j is called a tittle.

#KnightySafari Birthday Documentary

It’s time to get WILD and celebrate 9th year of Knightsbridge Penthouse – Saturday June 15th 2013 from 7pm It’s time to connect with your spirit animal, spin Paul Simon’s ‘Gracelands’ record, watch some David Attenborough, reread The Origin of Species,

Knightsbridge Penthouse of Horrors

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From Tuesday to Friday, when the clock chimes five until 7pm, you can enjoy a delicious Aperitif cocktail at an enticing price! $12 NEGRONIS $10 APEROL SPRITZ $10 AMERICANOS The perfect pre-dinner drink option. What is an Aperitif? It’s an alcoholic

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The Knightsbridge Jafflehouse is here to stay!

The Knightsbridge Penthouse is proud to present the late night snack option! Just what you need when you’ve a had a couple of drinks and you’re burning fuel on the dance floor or trying your hardest to pick-up! There will

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We’ll be closed during Easter 2013

Hi all, Just a little note to let you know… We’ll be gorging ourselves on chocolate eggs and fluffy hot cross buns from Good Friday to Easter Monday. We hope you’ll be doing the same – surrounded by friends and