bar food

Half price mussels @ Belgian Beer Cafe

Tuesdays is half-price mussel night at the Belgian Beer Cafe in Kingston. A whole kilo of mussels with Belgian frites and mayo (usually $30-32) for less than $16. The cafe is fitted out with dark chocolate wooden panels against the walls, and wooden tables and benches. It has a really laidback vibe with people enjoying […] Read more…

Lunch @ the Soul Bar

The Soul Bar in Woden is close to my work and I’ve been here a few times for after-work drinks or other work functions. The food was never particularly good. I went back for a farewell lunch organised by some work colleagues who mentioned the food had gotten much better. The Soul Bar has the […] Read more…

Peanut butter baklava @ Public

My partner and I headed to Public in Manuka for dinner on Saturday night. With no reservation, we easily got a table outside under the heaters. Let’s go straight to my favourite part of any meal – DESSERT! A friend recommended I try out the peanut butter baklava ($12) for dessert, mentioning that it was […] Read more…

Brunch @ Gryphons Caffe and Bar

Waking up early on a Saturday morning, my partner and I decided to head into Griffith for brunch at Gryphons caffe and bar. I do like the Griffith shops. It has restaurants Aubergine and Rubicon located there, as well as an organic fruit and vegetable shop, Greek wholefoods store, a butcher and a massage centre. […] Read more…

Lunch @ Alchemy Bar & Restaurant

I checked out Alchemy Bar & Restaurant in Manuka with a fellow foodie during the first few weeks of its opening. There are quite a few nice things on the menu so I was excited to try it out. The first thing you notice upon entering the restaurant is all the space. There aren’t that […] Read more…

Lunch @ Shorty’s Bar and Restaurant

Replacing Milk & Honey in civic is Shorty‘s – restaurant and bar. They offer bar food, finger food, mains, desserts and drinks. The fit out inside is pretty funky. They’ve kept the two levels and it now has a lounge/bar feel to it with limited outdoor dining. I’ve been here on 2 separate occasions so […] Read more…