bar food

Lunch @ Pheast Manuka

Pheast recently opened in Manuka replacing what was Charlie Blacks. There are specials written up outside on the bi-fold glass doors – 2 for 1 dinners on Mondays and Tuesdays as well as $10 lunch specials look like good bargains. Located on the corner of Furneaux and Franklin Street, the fit out is pretty much […] Read more…

Lunch @ Capitol Bar and Grill

Capitol Bar and Grill is part of the new QT Hotel in Canberra, replacing the old Rydges Lakeside Hotel. I’ve heard good things about the place and headed there for weekend lunch with my partner. Entrance from the back of the hotel We walked in from the back of the hotel to a very large […] Read more…

Walt & Burley now open @ Kingston Foreshore

Being a Kingston local, I’ve been excitedly trying out all the new restaurants and cafes that have opened up on the Foreshore. I’ve been eagerly awaiting the opening of the latest addition to the Foreshore, Walt & Burley, since I found out about it in December last year. A couple of weeks ago, I noticed […] Read more…

Visiting the Monster @ Monster Kitchen and Bar

Newly named restaurant in Hotel Hotel, Monster Kitchen and Bar, recently opened its full fledged restaurant. My first visit here was back in March before a name was given to the hotel’s bar and lounge area. You may know that Hotel Hotel recently got voted Best Boutique Hotel in Australia by Gourmet Traveller in its […] Read more…

Opening night @ Bentspoke Brewing Company

The highly anticipated double-storey microbrewery, Bentspoke Brewing Company, had its opening yesterday at 11am. Co-owned by former head brewer at the Wig and Pen, Richard Watkins, a crowd of Canberra beer lovers were there for opening day/night. Located in the Habitat apartment complex in Braddon, I could see a queue outside at 5.30pm as I […] Read more…

Discovering Canberra’s best kept secret @ Molly

Have you been to one of Canberra’s best bars yet? Hidden speakeasy, Molly, opened up in February this year. There’s no phone number or address on its website, only GPS coordinates. Click on the coordinates and it takes you to googlemaps where it points you to the courtyard of Hobart Place. That’s all you get. […] Read more…

First time @ Hotel Hotel’s bar and lounge

I’d heard about a new bar/lounge inside Hotel Hotel in New Acton that opened up late last year. On a Friday night, a few friends and I wandered over to check it out. Raw timber slats are the main feature in this hotel – on the stairs, along the walls and ceilings. Looks pretty impressive […] Read more…

Dinner @ Zierholz Premium Brewery

I went to a birthday dinner at Zierholz Premium Brewery in Fyshwick. Since I don’t drink, the brewery was never high on my list of places to visit until I had a closer look at the menu. Zierholz offers German foods such as pork knuckle, pork belly, sausages and schnitty with sides of sauerkraut and […] Read more…

Pintxos/tapas @ The Rum Bar

The Rum Bar opened up last Friday and I only knew about it when I walked past after having some $1 oysters at C Dine Bar. The place was packed out and when I walked inside to look at a menu, I noticed there were complimentary tapas that night – a foodie’s dream! However, the […] Read more…

Lunch @ Little Brooklyn

I’ve walked through Green Square in Kingston the last couple of months wondering what would open up in the building being renovated there. I think quite a bit of work went into the building’s facade. After reading Canberra Time article, I was excited to read that Little Brooklyn would be a New York inspired bar […] Read more…