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December 21, 2014

Summer Days in The Garden Bar

18/12/2014 by OutInCanberra

It’s a beautiful scene. You take your cocktail from the well-dressed waiter and sit yourself by the water’s edge. Soaking up the warm sun, you run your fingers through the surface of the water feature and immediately notice the contrast in temperature to the warm summer air. Sipping from your drink, you feel cool and refreshed… the worries of the world seem a million miles away.

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High Times Harbourside at The Dock

18/12/2014 by OutInCanberra

While The Dock might be one of the latest venues to open down at Kingston Foreshore, don’t assume any sort of inexperience. This is a pub that comes with a well-oiled team that really knows how to make customers feel welcome and comfortable.

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In the Groove at Marble & Grain

16/12/2014 by OutInCanberra

After only a couple of weeks, Marble & Grain at The Avenue Hotel in Braddon has already seen amazing success. We were wondering what it might be that is bringing the crowds to the new venue. Is it just ‘the vibe of the thing’? Well, maybe… but here are a couple of other aspects that caught our eye when dining there last week. 1. The Bar

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Dining in Parisian Style at Les Bistronomes

27/10/2014 by Carly Devine

Les Bistronomes is located on Eloura Street, replacing what was once Delissio, and has quickly become part of the ‘Braddon Bunch’. Though, this French bistro boasts its own Parisian cool through a relaxed approach to dining. Head Chef and co-owner, Clement Chauvin utilises his creative cooking style to present a simple and traditional French menu; and while classic Gallic cooking is the basis for Les Bistronomes, look out for a few twists along the way.

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Barbecued Brilliance at Black Fire Braddon

01/09/2014 by OutInCanberra

BlackFire in Braddon brings a world of flavours to Mort Street. While most people will be amazed by the visual presence of meat cooking slowly on the open fire near the kitchen, in reality the style of Black Fire is much more complex. Certainly, there is a desire by owners Carolina Sanchez and Paolo Milanesi to make you feel as though you are walking into their living room as a result of their friendly and personal service.

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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 by OutInCanberra

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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