Being 2 hours away from the coast has never stopped our Canberrans from enjoying a drink with a waterfront view. With summertime heating up quicklywe’re here to keep you up to date with all the best spots to the capital has to offer.  

Snapper by the Lake  

Situated on Lake Burley Griffin, Snapper on the Lake is the Canberra Southern Cross Yacht Club’s fish and chip shop. Voted by locals as Canberra’s best fish and chippery, this classic location offers fresh fish and chips along with tranquil lake views and some classic drinks to take in with the summer sun.  

Walt and Burley  

Sunshine is here and Walt and Burley have to be on your summertime to-do list. Beautiful lake views mixed with a great range of drink specials to keep all palettes satisfied this summer. 

Ensure your spot with a booking today.


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Armada Outdoor Bar 

beautiful outdoor bar created for you to catch up with friends and enjoy a beverage in the summer sun. With views of Lake Burley Griffin, Armada is a staple of cool and fresh outdoor fun in the ACT.  

Bookings are recommended and taken via the website only. Limited seating is available for walk-ins and pre/post for those dining in the main restaurant. 


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With an amazing new outdoor terrace overlooking views of the water, Bookplate is an absolute must this summertime. Enjoy quality classic dining and drinks and outstanding service in a stylish setting amongst great company

Bookings highly encouraged to secure your spot.



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The Dock 

A place that’s always providing us with vibrant summer moods and a spot to relax and enjoy with friends. Make up for lost time and bring all your friends down to the Kingston foreshore, to enjoy the lovely lake views and the ice-cold drinks served up by the friendly team.  

For functions and group, bookings visit their website for more information.



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