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September 2, 2014

Hot, Long and Slow - Smoque in the City

22/08/2014 by Carly Devine

Located in the heart of the City is the Southern American charm of Smoque. When the restaurant opened in late 2012, even the name had us intrigued and so, it seemed was the rest of Canberra. Before we knew it, tables were booked back-to-back and the city was hooked on the barbecue-style menu and casual atmosphere.

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Hang Out with Little Brother

18/08/2014 by OutInCanberra

From high up on Red Hill, your worries can feel a million miles away. This is just one reason why Little Brother is the perfect place to enjoy time with friends and family while caring a lot less about the daily grind of the city below. The younger sibling to the smart and sophisticated Onred Restaurant upstairs, Little Brother pays the same attention to detail as its more formal elder, and provides a range of dining options that are as easy to take in as the amazing view.

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On Top with Onred Restaurant

12/08/2014 by OutInCanberra

Feel like drinking in a fabulous wine while drinking in the view? Then go no further than Onred Restaurant, a fantastic dining destination that combines extraordinary views over Canberra – from the airport and across the lake and all the way around to The Brindabellas, that provides a quality of service and product that pays respect to the legacy of the Griffins and their enduring cityscape.

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Fresh and Light - Dining at Cream Cafe & Bar

12/08/2014

Bunda Street is the heart of Civic’s food and wine precinct, but for over a decade, Cream Café & Bar has, quite literally, stood at the crossroads of this busy strip and set the standard for contemporary cuisine. Recently, Cream debuted a revised interior, as well as a comprehensive new menu to match. For the large and loyal clientele of this popular venue, it brings a fresh feel across the board, while retaining all the key elements that have made it such a favourite.

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Skip and Jump Down to Hopscotch

09/08/2014 by OutInCanberra

Hopscotch Bar is here, and you only have to stick your head over the simple little fence to see how quickly this has become Braddon’s favourite playground. With a gentle sense of fun, as well as some serious attention for food and drinks, there’s plenty of reason to stop in and take advantage of the light and airy interior, or the sun-filled beer garden out the front.

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All the Pieces in Place - Red Brick Espresso

05/08/2014 by OutInCanberra

Some people like their coffee. Other people loooove their coffee. What kind of café would cover both of these? Where could you go for a casual cup while sitting in the sun with a magazine, or spend time pouring over the bouquets, tastes and flavours of the brew? Red Brick Espresso in Curtin, that’s where. History and philosophy

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Are You a Stella Fella?

22/07/2014 by OutInCanberra

What kind of guy wouldn’t want to be thought of as a Stella Fella? The good news is that it’s easy – all you need to do is grab a bow tie and dress up for a night of fine food and drinks at The Loft @ Duxton on Thursday 14 August. So, what’s it all about?

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Dipping in to Chocolateria San Churro

16/07/2014 by OutInCanberra

For those who know their history, the story of chocolate is a fascinating one – but a key point was when Hernan Cortes brought chocolate from South America to Spain. Now San Churro brings the black gold back to the New World with the opening of San Churro in Woden, and there is a whole world of discovery here for those who can’t resist it’s silky sweet charms.

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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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