pub food

Dinner @ The Meating Room

After trying the breakfast pizza at The Meating Room in Weston Creek, I couldn’t wait to head back for dinner. Mainly for the deep fried mars bar cheesecake that I keep hearing about. A friend organised dinner there one night and I was happy to tag along. I was glad that a booking had been […] Read more…

The Meating Room @ Weston Creek

I’m officially a new homeowner. Hello mortgage. Over the last week, I’ve been packing, moving and unpacking. With no time to cook, it meant a lot of take away food. One morning, I decided to get up early to try a new eatery for breakfast before continuing on with more moving and unpacking. I drove […] Read more…

Dinner @ The Dock – Kingston Foreshore

New sports bar/pub, The Dock, is the latest addition to the Kingston Foreshore whose co-owners include Brumbies and Wallabies players Scott Fardy and Ben Alexander. I headed there one weeknight to meet up with some friends, not expecting it to be so busy! All outdoor tables were full of people enjoying a drink after work […] Read more…

Dinner @ Wilbur’s Cafe

A friend and I caught up for dinner one night at Wilbur’s Cafe Bar in Hackett. Located at the Hackett shops, you get an immediate pub-vibe when walking through the door with TV screens playing the latest game in the front room. The back room is a tad dark, mainly because of the dark grey […] Read more…

Breakfast @ Walt and Burley

Walt and Burley recently introduced its weekend breakfast menu. There was talk about it opening for  breakfast after it had settled in to the Kingston Foreshore so I was super excited to try it out. Love the idea of brunch by the lakeside in Spring. The one page menu has enough to satisfy most people […] Read more…

Checking out new Braddon bar @ Hopscotch

The newest drinking spot to open in Canberra is Hopscotch located at 5 Lonsdale Street in Braddon. I could see the neon arrow pointing to the bar from Cooyong Street. Hopscotch’s name comes from the bar selling both hops (beer) and scotch (whiskey). And there is a lot of scotch whiskey in the drinks menu […] Read more…

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…

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…