The suburb of Barton in the Australian Capital Territory has gained a reputation for its collection of fine restaurants, cafés and other places to eat. Not far from Canberra’s famous monuments and cultural gathering places, it is popular with visitors as well.
Chifley’s Bar & Grill, Lilotang Japanese, Little Bird, Hereford Prime Grill, Konoba.
Located in the historic Kurrajong Hotel, Chifley’s Bar & Grill is known for its great steaks and other Australian cuisine. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, it is proud of the dishes served to the many of Canberraés residents and business people as well as the many diplomats, politicians and bureaucrats that frequent here.
The whisky bar, named after one of Canberra’s most well known politicians, Ben Chifley, serves diverse cocktails, craft beers and Australian and imported wines.
8 National Circuit
Phone: +061 (03) 6234 4444
Serving authentic Japanese cuisine, yet served with imagination, flavour and style, the Lilotang Japanese restaurant continues to get good reviews for its tasty and easy to share dishes as well as its service.
Fresh Sashimi, Chicken Yakitori, Wagyu Beef entrées are for starters, while the dishes to share include grilled daily fish, Slow-Cooked Pork Belly and Poached Ocean Trout, just to name some.
1 Burbury Close
Phone: +061 (03) 6163 1888
With an all new menu and al fresco dining with plenty of indoor dining space as well, the Little Bird is open for breakfast and lunch. The breakfast menu caters for small bird appetites as well as the hungry looking for a substantial start to the day. Later in the day, the lunch menu sees delicious burgers made from chicken, wagyu beef or fish. They also do fresh salads.
48 Macquarie St
Reservations not needed.
You can find classic steak cuts served here, including Rib Eye on the Bone, Ribs of the Day, Rump, Eye Fillet and Fillet Mignon. Other dishes include burgers, chips as well as lighter meals for the petit eaters. Located in the RUC, you will find plenty to entertain yourself here.
The RUC (ACT Rugby Union Club)
51 Blackall St
Phone: +061 (03) 6273 1613
This lounge and bar restaurant serves Mexican Street food as well as a range of pastas, burgers and sandwiches. They also have salads and oven fired pizzas if that’s your choice, served either inside or al fresco. Located in the international Hotel Realm.
Phone: +061 (03) 6163 1802
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