Inside an old building at 330 6th St. S is the newest (and perhaps smallest) restaurant in St. Pete and wine cellar.
Opened in downtown St. Pete yesterday, Wednesday, November 16, Bin 6 South wine bar and cellar. The space of about 330 square meters offers a table with six people, six dining areas and seasonal food. and wine cellars to match.
A quick scroll through Bin 6 South’s gallery reveals elegant and colorful small plates from chefs Freddie Gentile and David Canady, both of whom have experience working in Michelin-starred restaurants. The rotating and seasonal menu will change frequently, always complimenting the specially selected wines and sakes.
Food prices are not listed on their website, but food – such as braised chickens ravioli with basil and fennel brulee and white wine sauce— between $25-27, while sandwiches cost about $13. While the wine and sake offerings in St. Pete’s Bin 6 South, average glasses can cost $10-$19 each.
During the soft opening phase, there will be soups, salads and buffets throughout the day, with Bin 6 South featuring two sandwich options for lunch and two different menus for dinner. Wine director Danielle McCoy told Creative Loafing Tampa Bay that eventually the intimate restaurant will offer special tasting menus with wine pairings on weekends, along with a normal meal that can be done on a daily basis.
McCoy also said that residents of St. Every Pete will get 10% off a bottle of wine, as long as you subscribe to the Bin 6 South mailing list.
This restaurant claims to have sourced everything from its produce to its local table. The St. Pete Greens n’ Things helps supply the specials, potter Carlee Pecen makes her plates, bowls, ramekins, and David Bradford, a woodworker in Gulfport, makes the wooden table and his tasting bar.
According to St. Pete Rising, Bin 6 South is the brainchild of Executive Chef and owner Bren K. Ankrum, who has extensive experience in the food and beverage industry. “I invite you to explore the wine cellar at Bin 6 South and see the wines and culinary creations selected by our team for presentation,” he wrote on the Bin 6 South website.
Seating in the hot tub at this intimate restaurant is on a first-come, first-served basis
11:30am-10pm Tuesday-Saturday. During lunch time—that is, from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on those days only—regular tables are also on a first-come, first-served basis. But after 3:30 p.m., reservations are required for the regular table of six people.
The retail side of Bin 6 South, where bottles can be purchased, is open from 11:30am to 6pm Tuesday-Saturday 11:30am to 6pm wine with sake.
Although there is no social media page for this restaurant yet, go to bin6south.com to make a reservation and find out more about this newly opened restaurant concept and wine cellar.