Article Archive

July 30, 2014

Win the Ultimate Truffle Experience for Two!

14/07/2014 by OutInCanberra

How would you like to win a weekend for two enjoying the best of The Truffle Festival: Canberra and Capital Region? Read on for your chance to indulge in for a Winter escape complete with all the trimmings to experience the amazing world of truffles. You might have noticed that we’ve gone a bit crazy over truffles of late. Well, that’s because of two very good reasons. 1. The Truffle Festival: Canberra and Capital region continues to go from strength to strength, engaging some of the best local restaurants and retailers in promoting our exceptional truffle industry.

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All Day Special - Waldorf on London

11/07/2014 by OutInCanberra

The Waldorf on London has been a feature of Canberra’s inner-city life for 15 years. With a consistent trade and friendly professional service, it’s little wonder then that their dining room has been busy all that time. And with good reason; The Waldorf, as a bar/café and restaurant that also services the always-busy apartments upstairs, has a finely tuned menu designed to ensure the best experience no matter what time of day you might choose to dine.

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Calibre Cafe - The Perfect Break

04/07/2014 by OutInCanberra

Calibre Café has become a favourite feature of Woden’s Bradley Street dining strip. Set on the edge of Westfield shopping centre, the café is the perfect place to stop off for a breather, or to enjoy a meal with friends and family. The menu has plenty of traditional café favourites, along with a distinctly Italian flair. The presence of pizzas and pastas on the front page of the lunch and dinner menu may be more than a slight give-away, but the Roman influence creeps through in other areas.

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Nice and Easy - PJ O'Reilly's in Canberra City

04/07/2014 by OutInCanberra

You have to be impressed with a pub that manages to combine inner city formality with a relaxed feel that makes everyone feel like they belong. That’s what PJ O’Reilly’s in the City manages to do with ease – provide a comfortable space where Tradies stand next to Suits and often engage in the same conversations.

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Dinner with the Locals at Western Basement

17/06/2014 by OutInCanberra

The Western Basement could be the perfect place to eat. Pitched as a ‘gasto-pub’, it’s a bar that certainly takes its food seriously. However, this is not to suggest that anyone should be intimidated by the offerings across the menu, rather that the options are incredibly extensive for a local pub with a focus on being friendly and comfortable.

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Cool, Calm and Collected at Wilbur's Cafe Bar

17/06/2014 by OutInCanberra

Take a journey to a world of relaxed and warm calm at Wilbur’s Café Bar in Hackett. A wonderfully cool, calm and collected little café, there is a world of offerings that can cover your mood any time of day or night. For breakfast, why not try the Hackett Baked Beans? Homemade and served on sourdough and an accompanying Parmesan-encrusted tomato, Just slightly spicy, the plate presents an impressive portion that will leave even the most famished diners well and truly satisfied. It’s a wonderfully warming dish that sets up your day perfectly.

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Three Courses at Trilogy Cafe and Bar

17/06/2014 by Yen Vi

Trilogy Café and Bar is located in the heart of Woden on the outside of the Westfield shopping centre. On the first cooler night of the year, (a Tuesday) the café was packed - with only one spare table left inside. It’s the sign they’re doing something right, and the café buzzed with diners happily chatting away and enjoying their meals. Trilogy offers modern Australian cuisine with a range of items to satisfy from pizza and pasta, to salad and steaks. The specials menu is also regularly updated.

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Dessert Castle - A Delicious Preview

15/06/2014 by Yen Vi

Hear ye, hear ye! All Canberrans can now enter Dessert Castle to satisfy the sweetest of cravings.

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Old Favourite, New Look - La Rustica by the Lake

10/06/2014 by Yen Vi

La Rustica recently relocated to the Kingston Foreshore as La Rustica by the Lake. An updated fit out of the new restaurant includes imported wood and iron chandeliers from Italy, a plant wall where fresh herbs are grown, and clever use of timber panelling to maintain the restaurant’s classic rustic feel. The open kitchen allows diners to peek in and see the pizza chef spinning the pizza dough and baking a range of pizzas in the large pizza oven. The illuminated bar is another prominent feature that continues to provide diners with delicious wine and beer options.

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From the Inner South to Istanbul - Dining at Harem Turkish

03/06/2014 by OutInCanberra

It’s amazing how a simple walk up a flight of stairs can transport you to another world. This is a fact well-known to diners at Harem Turkish in Kingston’s Green Square who for 23 years have taken a culinary journey to explore the best of Turkish cuisine.

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