Are rum, records and ink your idea of a good time? Guilty as charged. This April 5 and 6, QT Sydney’s Gilt Lounge will host renowned tattoo artist Lauren Winzer for the first ever Gilty Ink. Located on the second level of Gowings Bar & Grill at QT Sydney, the hidden cocktail bar will transform into a tattoo parlour for two evenings of body art and revelry.


Known as the queen of ink, Winzer lists Miley Cyrus, Post Malone and Hayley Williams as clientele and is ready to add QT Sydney to the books. Whether it’s your first piece of body art or you’re already boasting an impressive gallery, Winzer has whipped up a selection of 12 pre-set designs that’ll have Post Malone wishing he booked earlier flights to Sydney.

From red painted lips to signature espresso martini glasses, each design incorporates Winzer’s signature fine lines and bursts of colour. It’ll be a game of chance for those pining for a piece of Gilty Inkmemorabilia, with enthusiasts needing to register via the QT website to be in with a chance to win one of thirty time slots in the Gilty Inkchair. There will also be five wild card time slots allocated each evening. For more information on how to register, see here.


Opening its doors from 5pm via an exclusive Market Street entrance, guests will enjoy a night of delicious cocktails courtesy of Baron Samedi. The rum experts have summoned the mixologists of QT Sydney to deliver two bespoke cocktails available across the two nights:

  • Haitian Storm, $22

Baron Samedi + Angostura Bitters + Flamin’ Ginger Beer + Lime

  • Spiced Sesame Daiquiri, $22

Baron Samedi + Pomme Verte + Sake + Ginger + Sesame Oil


For guests going under the needle, just show your newest art at the bar to receive a complimentary Baron Samedi cocktail for your efforts.


The tattoo gun won’t be the only thing buzzing with DJs playing all evening long and a delectable bar menu including Crispy Fried Chicken, Wood Fired Camembert and Cones of Kingfish Tartare.


Gilty Inkat QT Sydney. It’ll leave a lasting impression.


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