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Debacle is a casual joint close to the City specialising in snack-type dishes such as pizzas and tapas-style plates.
Try some of the best Modern Australian food in town. Their emphasis is on fresh produce.
Debacle is a relaxed, something-for-everyone pub which is a great draw for indecisive types who aren't sure if they want to drink, nibble or dine. Those same indecisive types may trip up ordering a drink however, as Debacle stocks more than 120 types and sizes of beer and more than a few wines.
Digress Restaurant & Lounge is situated on Akuna Street which is across the road from the Waldorf hotel. Our premise offers a unique, stylish and exotic ambience. With a menu consisting of a carefully designed fusion cuisine of Indian & Italian food, we use only the freshest of local ingredients to create a never seen before fusion in Canberra.
We have a creative list of cocktails that will tantalize your taste buds, made with the finest imported liqueurs from Europe.
We also carry a broad range of local and imported wines to choose from as well as many imported beers all from their true country of origin. Digress Restaurant & Lounge has two different elements. It has the lounge side which boasts a fusion Tapas menu alongside a fine dining restaurant. We believe Digress has the ideal atmosphere for intimate settings for small sizeable groups however can also cater for exclusive venue use for large private events.
The 20’s theme carries through to the décor with 1920's style chandeliers hanging from the high, original ceilings and vintage lounges creating warmth and old school charm.
1927 Cocktail Lounge is open now at 35 East Row, Sydney Building. Ph (02) 6247 4530.
For functions and events that require a truly unique atmosphere, Academy and CandyBar are available for function bookings 7 days a week with a variety of room configurations to fit your party size and budget.
We have four different size spaces available and our team of hospitality professionals are ready to look after you and your guests.
The Wig & Pen is a traditional brewpub and has been part of the Canberra social scene since 1994. It has ten different beers brewed on premises and regularly holds special events.
The food is traditional pub fare, with generous servings. All main meals have the brewers recommendation of the beer to match your choice of meal.
Come in for your brewery tour or just relax with your favourite pint.
Honkytonks is one of Canberra’s most hip place to be. With murals on the walls, Tom Skeehan’s stools scattered around the space and jugs of Sangria on offer, it is a breath of fresh air.
The bar serves sparking, champagne, red, white, Sangria, ciders, beer – you name it.
Take advantage of their Taco Tuesdays, by grabbing yourself two delicious tacos and a can of Tecate with a wedge of lime for $10 every Tuesday, all summer long!
It has become renowned for its friendly staff and quirky Cocktail Teapots. We pride ourselves in serving quality drinks and providing a comfortable environment to enjoy your well-earned nights out.
Mercury Bar is a perfect venue for a function. It is large enough for a serious function but small enough for an intimate party.
Mercury Bar ensure it is exclusively provided only for you for the function duration… and venue hire is FREE. Mercury Bar only requires a $300 deposit to book and confirm the date. Unfortunately we cannot guarantee the venue until the deposit is paid.
You need to know the following before booking Mercury Bar
• Mercury Bar is a licensed premises and every person in Mercury Bar must be 18+ with ID.
• Mercury Bar is a small intimate venue with a license to hold a maximum of 80 people.
The $300 deposit is redeemable on the night of the function or party in the form of a bar tab or towards food, music or security. After the $300 has been used you can top the bar tab up during the night with as much or as little as you like or even stop the bar tab after it has been spent. Mercury Bar cannot offer discounted or reduced price drinks during functions.
Set in the heart of Canberra’s rapidly evolving lakeside district, surrounded by the academic, law and finance precincts, the Uni Pub is a stylish five level venue offering something for everyone.
From after work drinks to business lunches, corporate events and birthday functions or partying well into the night in our fourth floor nightclub, The Uni Pub has all the features you could want in one venue.
Mooseheads is located in the Sydney Building, on London Circuit in the central Canberra region of Civic. Mooseheads claims to be the longest-established bar and night club in Civic.
Mooseheads was opened in September 1990, making it one of the longest-running nightclubs in Civic. The premises contains 4 levels, including one below street level. This basement level has long been a popular venue for University and ADFA students, and contains a pool table. The street level contains a pool table and several televisions, and is open every day except Sunday. During the day, the kitchen serves classic pub food including steaks, fish and chips and pizza.
The two levels above the street comprise the nightclub, and are only open on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights from 9 PM. The first floor holds the dance floor and the DJ Booth. There is a cover charge of $5 to get in to the nightclub on Saturday nights. Mooseheads is very popular with ADFA and ANU students.
Currently, on Friday nights, Mooseheads has live bands playing on the street level from the late afternoon, which often attracts a crowd of Canberra’s many public servants.
Come in to Kremlin Bar and Tapas for a chic, comfortable night out.
Kremlin is the perfect place for an after work drink or to indulge in one of our famous cocktails to kick off your evening.
Ask our experienced staff to mix you something special and enjoy our signature or classic cocktails.
Kremlin Bar has a range of international and Australian wines including many local varieties.
Choose from one of our craft, boutique or imported beers.
There are 4 sensational dining options including the Hellenic Bistro, Ginseng @Hellenic, the Hellenic Trattoria and the Hellenic Café which are all open for lunch and dinner seven days a week. Along with a state of the art Gaming Lounge, Sports Bar with all TAB facilities, Function Facilities, a children’s play area, 8 bars, free live entertainment, the Hellenic Club features 3 sensational outdoor areas. With member’s badge draws, great shows, raffles and other incredible giveaways this is the place to be.
Woden is the heart of the Canberra Southern Cross Club. It is where the Club was first founded and is the biggest venue of all six.
The recent addition of the state-of-the-art Events Centre has propelled it into a new league, making it a serious contender for the National Capital’s top conference and event venue. For years Woden’s main entertainment venue, Top of the Cross, has been providing the Canberra community with a constant line-up of quality, live entertainment. Woden also boasts three affordable quality restaurants, ranging from award-winning contemporary French cuisine to bistro fare and features two fantastic children’s play areas. Centrally located in the heart of Woden’s CBD, it provides members with plenty of secure, under-cover parking and a range of other great facilities.
The George Harcourt Inn (opposite Cockington Green) was built in 1980 and named after a local landowner, George Harcourt. George was a bit of a lad in his time. He was a good businessman, a keen sportsman and, generally, an all round man’s man — and an Englishman to boot.
More recently, The George was taken over by a couple of Canberra folk and as a result, underwent a face lift that has recharged this cosy meeting place for years to come.
Your hosts Gil and Colleen offer the best of live music, great food and a cool kick-back atmosphere, giving The George a unique ambiance. This fine establishment has great appeal to those who don’t want the *kachink* of pokies and the constant drone of TV screens in the background. The noise has been replaced with the sounds of cruising music as a background for good conversation and relaxation.
Located on Liardet Street, just around the corner from Cooleman Court, Raiders Weston is a great meeting place for those living in the Weston Creek area. With plenty of free parking, including 6 disabled car spaces, you'll never need to worry about finding a convenient place to park.
With our state of the art bar, espresso coffee machine, gaming lounge and full Keno facilities, there's something for everyone to enjoy. Raiders Weston is committed to upholding the principles of Responsible Service of Alcohol and Responsible Conduct of Gaming to provide a safe and enjoyable environment for all our patrons and visitors.
The Irish Club is one of the friendliest places in Canberra to relax with friends.
The Club was officially registered as an incorporated association in 1975 and in 1982 moved to its own premises at Oatley Court, Belconnen ACT. It moved to its present location at 6 Parkinson Street, Weston in 1986.
The Club has just been completely refurnished and looks great. Food Service is now done in-house and we are developing a new menu. The focus will be on pub-style food with a touch of Irish from our newly named, Molly Bloom's Kitchen, though we're also taking advantage of our Chef's expertise to include some great dishes from his Fijian homeland.
Our support of local sports and recreation groups, as well as Canberra's Irish organisations, shows our commitment to the wider community and to fostering Irish culture
Once you visit you will understand why the club is so popular. Its relaxed, welcoming atmosphere has an underlying "Irishness" which is hard to find anywhere else.
With a membership of over 6000 and growing, the club can offer great facilities and entertainment.
There's always something going on at the Canberra Irish Club.
Why not come and see for yourself.
P.J O’Reilly’s is a traditional Irish pub that prides itself on excellent service, mouth-watering cuisine and a wide variety of beverages, including our trademark beer Guinness on tap.
P.J’s has been an integral part of South Canberra’s community for over 11 years, and has built up a great regular clientele of local workers and residents.
Whether you are looking for a lunchtime or evening meal, a night out dancing or just a friendly catch up over some beers; P.J O’Reilly’s will cater for all your entertainment needs with our diverse weekly line up of events. Open 7 days, it will be hard not to find something you love about P.J’s.
Our newly established reputation guarantees quality of service and entertainment to all patrons, with a family friendly atmosphere and dynamic bar staff.
At Zierholz Premium Brewery we’re dedicated to creating the freshest, most flavoursome beer you’ve ever tasted.
Our beer is handcrafted in Canberra using traditional brewing techniques to enhance its distinctive fresh taste.
Each brew is nurtured with care and attention to create a satisfying balance of aroma and flavour.
Because it’s locally made, it’s as fresh as you can get.
We only use the finest local and imported ingredients to create a great range of beers to cater for anyone’s tastes. Our beers are simply made with Malt, Hops, Water and Yeast in accordance with the famous German Reinheitsgebot, the “Beer Purity Law”.
You won’t encounter any preservatives or chemicals in our beers.
The Belgian Beer Cafe, Little Brussels is a welcome addition to Kingston, it is also one of Canberra’s most unique venues offering Belgian fare and over 40 Belgian beers.
Since being taken over by Chef/owner Alex Denham in April 2010, Little Brussels has once again become popular with locals and visitors alike.
Reflective of its authenticity, Little Brussels serves up a menu unlike anything else in Canberra.
The Belgian Beer Café, Little Brussels is popular with corporate events, lunches, dinners, after work drinks and functions.
There's something so agreeable about being able to unwind in a bar that resides in the heart of a suburb.
Located at the leafy Ainslie shops, Edgar's Inn is the perfect location for a relaxing drink, hearty dinner, low key lunch or catch-up coffee.
In a large art-deco inspired corner building, Sub-Urban fashionably dominates the inner north suburb of Dickson, bringing flair and a metropolitan feel to the suburb.
Sub-Urban encompasses the best of an Aussie pub, the sophistication of a wine bar and the functionality of iconic Italian Restaurant Belluci’s’ inside.
Situated far enough from the city block to set it apart, but close enough to make it more than easy to get to, Trinity bar’s reputation precedes it. Accessible and extensive cocktails are delivered in a relaxed setting throughout the day, and then drank with gusto at night accompanied by tunes from some of the biggest national and international dj’s around.
Ideally suited for anything from birthday functions to after work drinks, and every night in between, Trinity’s ability to bring together anyone with an interest in delicious drinks or good musicsets it apart in its own little corner of Canberra.
With plenty of old fashioned wooden booths and nostalgia, Tilley’s offers a relaxing venue to dine in and sip your favourite beverage and enjoy the world gently passing by. With plenty of seats inside and outside it’s the perfect place for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Locally owned and operated since 1984, Tilley’s is an internationally acclaimed live music venue and is considered a true Canberra icon.
The Ainslie Football & Social Club has played a vital role in the Canberra community for 80 years. The Ainslie Football Club is a leading and major club in the Canberra region. Our primary objective is to foster Australian Rules Football and Sport.
Always committed to sport and its value, the Club is dedicated to helping in its development, offering support to a large range of sporting organisations.
The Duxton is the perfect venue for your next function. We have large and small spaces to cater for corporate events, birthday parties and special occasions. Our functions team can work with you to design a menu to fit your requirements.
With free parking and a convenient central location, why not make Duxton the venue for your next function or party.
Head to the Tradies in Dickson for a great value experience.
Enjoy drinks and food at excellent prices.
Their giant schitnzels are legendary!
Play the pokies, or check out the latest sports on the big screen televisions.
The beer garden is great year round.
Hear live bands every Friday and Saturday night.
The Olympic outdoor pool is ideal for keeping cool in the hot summer months.
It's covered and heated in winter so you can swim whatever the season.
A minimum of two swimming lanes are open to the general public at all times.
Toddler and dive pools are open during Summer.
Their Health Club is great for all levels of fitness and abilities.
Make use of pin-loaded strength equipment, free weights and Olympic bars.
The Cardio Theatre is decked out with all the machines you'll need to get hot and sweaty: treadmills, bikes, cross trainers, steppers, rowers and more!
North of the city centre, Gungahlin Lakes is one of Canberra’s newest courses and presents a challenge to golfers of all levels with lakes, ponds and water carriers on most holes.
The golf course offers corporate golf facilities, spike bar and pro shop.
Course facilities include a bar and lounge, function area, restaurant and pokie lounge.
Gungahlin Lakes offers great hospitality facilities including the renowned Lakes Restaurant which offers fantastic value and variety.
Stop by the Ainslie Football and Social Club for meals, drinks, poker machines, entertainment and internet access.
Choose your meals from their alll-weather cook your own barbeque area, the fantastic carvery or pizza oven.
Challenge your friends and family at the pool tables.
Watch all the sporting action on huge screens and over 20 plasmas throughout the club.
Their internet kiosk has super-fast broadband connections.
Free live entertainment Saturday nights from 10.30pm.
Interstate visitors can sign in as guests.
The Canberra Club is in the Canberra CBD.
Members may enjoy facilities of the friendly club for business and private functions, fine dining, an excellent wine list, leisure and sporting activities. The Canberra Club is Canberra's first licensed club and as such, has a rich heritage and a proud tradition.
The club has two one restaurant. The Canberra Club Cafe opens Monday to Friday 12.00-2.00pm. Dinner Tue-Fri
5 versatile function rooms can accommodate all manner of functions from board meetings for 20 or cocktail parties for 300 guests. The largest space is the Molonglo which offers a dance floor and bar - ideal for weddings, large parties & corporate functions.
Gungahlin, Canberra's newest and northern most Town Centre.
Sit back and unwind in comfy modern couches while soaking up the atmosphere. The club offers all the best in sports with all the big games playing on massive screens. While the kids play you can bask in the sunshine of the unique outdoor, wooden decking areas. There is a great variety of live entertainment, with regular jazz, DJ's and bands. Check their website for the latest entertainment info.
The club has impressive and vibrant cafe area to dine with friends and family, and modern bars to chill and relax any time of day. Both bars offer an impressive array of wine, beer, spirits, ready-mixed drinks and also great coffee or tea with a delicious selection of cakes and slices available.
The club has two special facilities to make your next function a real special event. Lounge 23 is a unique venue for catering up to 85 people, and the Boardroom, created exclusively for business conferences and smaller functions can assure the smooth running of all your business arrangements.
The Lakes is set in the new northern Canberra region of Gungahlin in the suburb of Nicholls, an easy 15 minutes drive from the Canberra City CBD.
The Lakes Restaurant boasts magnificent views to the 18th hole, and is the perfect environment to relax in at any time. The menu is extensive and affordable. There are live bands on Saturday night.
The recently renovated $20m clubhouse offers unique corporate golfing facilities. The Lakes offers corporate and social groups the privacy of their very own private entertainment facilities complete with bar, BBQ facilities, adjoining shower and change room facilities and an extensive terrace that captures breathtaking views of the course.
In the heart of the south side CBD of Woden, The Hellenic Club of Canberra is just 15 minutes drive from Civic and Tuggeranong.
The Hellenic Club is the largest single site Club in Canberra and one of the most popular venues in town, famous for its giveaways, fine dining, live entertainment and community spirit. The Club has become so much more than the community hall it was first planned to be. The club offers renowned dining options, gaming, sensational outdoor areas with luscious greenery and great décor.
The Hellenic offerers many renowned dining options to its guests including the Helenic Bistro, the award winning Ginseng Chinese restaurant and the Hellenic Trattoria where you can grab a quick coffee or relax. Whether your looking for gourmet focaccias, fresh sandwiches, coffees, teas, light snacks, some of the most delectable sweets and cakes and more!
The club offers some of the most comprehensice and popular event facilities and packages in the country. There are 5 premier rooms to choose from which can cater for any need, be it a small conference of 10 people to a function of 750. With all the conference equipment available including TV and video, overhead projectors, data projectors, and white boards as well as direct dial telephone if needed,
The Club is just 5 minutes drive from Parliament House and only 10 minutes from Civic.
The National Press Club is recognised as the thinking person’s social venue. It is also a great social spot, where you can mix with people of similar sensibilities. Each Thursday and Friday night they feature some of Australia’s best live music for members and their guests, there are also regular events at the piano bar.
Thursday Night features Boogie and Blues with the best local, national and even international acts.
The award winning Column restaurant is the perfect place to impress friends, workmates or clients. As well as a delicious menu the restaurant regularly present the Chef's inspiration with the freshest produce in superb specials. Lobster specials in particular are always a big hit!
For a glittering Conferences and Events Awards Night, Romantic Wedding, Fun Party, Product Launch or Corporate Conference the National Press Club of Australia offers outstanding facilities for your event.
Up to 300 people can be accommodated in what is essentially a state of the art television studio - a venue of unparalleled prestige.