Visit the Rugby Union Club (RUC) for their modern bistro, stylish decor and a great range of tap beers and wines by the glass.
The RUC has a relaxed pub-style atmosphere. It is only a short walk from Kingston and the Parliamentary triangle. Guests are always welcome.
Membership is a nominal fee valid for twelve months that entitles you to a great range of food and drink specials as well as access to the gaming room.
Watch all Brumbies games, Rugby tests, and State of Origin live on the big...
Stop by the Ainslie Football and Social Club for meals, drinks, poker machines, entertainment and internet access.
Choose your meals from their alll-weather cook your own barbeque area, the fantastic carvery or pizza oven.
Challenge your friends and family at the pool tables. Watch all the sporting action on huge screens and over 20 plasmas throughout the club.
Their internet kiosk has super-fast broadband connections. Free live entertainment Saturday nights from 10.30pm.
University bar by day, the ANU Uni Bar is one of the oldest and most respected live venues still running in Canberra.
Its central location and flexibility makes it ideal for all types of entertainment. From local indie gigs, CD launches, national and international tours to all-night raves and dance parties. Draught beer on tap, pool tables, juke box.
The National Film and Sound Archive is Australia's living archive, capturing a part of Australia's memory that can actually be experienced in 'living' vision and sound.
Arc Cinema is a state-of-the-art cinema screening film and digital formats. The program includes the best of cinema from Australia and around the world. Check the Arc Cinema calendar online for session details. The cafe is open for drinks and snacks at least one hour prior to screenings.
If you are a wine connoisseur, or just love drinking in lovely surrounds, then Benchmark Wine Bar is for you. They serve over 100 wines by the glass and more than 400 by the bottle from both new and old world countries.
Dine at Benchmark. Their menu is European based and French influenced. Try their popular tapas menu anytime of the day. Their philosophy for the cuisine you’ll enjoy is to serve the best possible produce daily in a simple and unique style, where both food and wine complement eac...
Myer and David Jones lead an outstanding collection of Australian and International fashion labels, along with a stunning range of over 260 specialty stores located in the heart of the city.
Experience local and international cuisine at Canberra Centre's North Quarter - where dining and entertainment culture thrive day and night with an array of award winning restaurants and Premium Class Dendy Cinemas.
Two Food Courts
Come down to Canberra City Bowling Club to meet Andrew and the staff at Blake's. Open for lunch and dinner from Wednesday to Saturday.
Tucked away in a quiet location just minutes from the city centre, the Canberra City Bowling Club has great facilities. Get some coaching if you're new to bowls or want to brush up your skills.
Come in between 5.30 and 6.30pm on weekdays and enjoy happy hour with 15% off bar prices. Try your hand at Karaoke on Fridays from 8pm.
Interstate visitors don't need...
Venture out of the city and discover the Canberra Irish Club.
Enjoy Karaoke on Friday nights, and bands and cheap Drinks from 1pm Every Sunday. Canberra Irish Club also host the comedy talent search Green Faces each year.
One of you will need to become a member to sign the rest of your group in. A single one year membership costs only a nominal fee. Remember to hang onto your membership card for the next time you visit.
Canberra Irish Club is located in Weston which is approximately 10 ki...
Relax on one of three top quality greens or in comfortable clubhouse surroundings.
If you want a casual bowl, you’ll need to call 6247 7838 and make a booking.
If you want some competition, call the other number to book into one of the matches listed below:
Monday; open sectional pairs at 12.30pm
Wednesday; ladies day at 10.30am
Thursday; men's pairs and triples at 12.30pm
Friday; mens, ladies and mixed pairs at 10am
Saturday; open pairs and triples at 12.30pm.
Have a drink or play the poker ...
The Canberra Raiders Sports Club has excellent bar and dining facilities, a kids area and a function room.
Kick back in Lounge 23 and enjoy music on the giant plasma screens. Check out the latest action in the Sports Bar.
Interstate members can sign in as temporary members. Temporary memberships cost 50 cents and last 30 days.
Canberra Repertory Society produce pro-amateur shows at Theatre 3. Founded in 1932, they are one of the oldest continuously operating theatre companies in Australia.
Many repertory performers move into the professional field of entertainment. See one of their six dramatic productions performed each year.
Enjoy one of their shows in a great local atmosphere. Ticket prices are very reasonable and can be purchased online.
Experience world class performing arts and entertainment from around Australia and overseas here at Canberra's premier performing arts venue.
Choose from shows at the Canberra Theatre, The Playhouse or The Courtyard Studio. Enjoy performances by The Bell Shakespeare Company, The Australian Ballet and other respected theatre, dance and music companies.
Check their web site for a full list of performances and ticketing information.
Head to the Tradies in Dickson for a great value experience. Enjoy drinks and food at excellent prices. Their giant schitnzels are legendary!
Play the pokies, or check out the latest sports on the big screen televisions. The beer garden is great year round.
Hear live bands every Friday and Saturday night.
Chill out after hours at Capital Funland Amusements in the city. Try your hand at all kinds of games.
Go driving, drumming or dancing. Play air hockey or children's games. Use one of their seven pool tables, or try scoring a prize from one of the prize machines.
Do it all to the tunes from the old juke box. Refresh yourself with cold drinks, coffee or snacks available for sale from the counter.
Private sessions can be arranged for groups of twenty or less.
Have a flutter at Casino Canberra. Experience excellent service, stylish ambience and world-class facilities. Play Blackjack, Roulette, Rapid Roulette electronic gaming, Mini-Baccarat, Poker, Money Wheel and more.
Enjoy live entertainment Friday and Saturday nights from 9pm. Relive the 70s, 80s, 90s and the naughties every Saturday night in Galaxy Club Retro Nightclub.
Satisfy your hunger pangs at The Grill Restaurant - open late with substantial snacks right through until the Casino closes ...
If you're after old-fashioned pub culture, head to the Civic Pub in Braddon. They're only a few minutes walk from the city centre.
If you want a good game of pool, the Civic Pub displays all the classic pool hall traditions.
Enjoy their two licensed bars, music and a bistro. They also have backpacker accommodation upstairs.
Cube makes for a cocktail of interest and fun – shaken not stirred. Canberra's premier gay and lesbian nightclub has regular drag shows, guest DJs and event nights.
Live it up. With the dancing poles on the centre stage, mirror balls and mirror posts, you’ll have a night to remember every time.
Cube boasts a Zero Violence Policy within the club; ensuring the safest clubbing experience possible.
Go in and enjoy the ride.
Debacle is a casual joint close to the City specialising in snack-type dishes such as pizzas and tapas-style plates.
Try some of the best Modern Australian food in town. Their emphasis is on fresh produce.
Debacle is a relaxed, something-for-everyone pub which is a great draw for indecisive types who aren't sure if they want to drink, nibble or dine. Those same indecisive types may trip up ordering a drink however, as Debacle stocks more than 120 types and sizes of beer and more than a few w...
Dendy Cinemas Canberra is located in the heart of civic and is the home of quality cinema screening the best in international film, blockbusters and family friendly films.
Dendy hosts Canberra's International Film Festival. Their Dendy Arts program showcases an array of award winning opera, ballet and theatre productions on the big screen.
Dendy features over 1100 luxurious seats with nine fully licensed auditoriums including two Premium Lounge Cinemas.
The Dendy Premium Lounge boasts an e...
Visit an indoor adventureland where your children can let off steam.
Watch them climb, crawl and slide around on a two tiered structure and a giant bouncer. Under 3's have a separate play area. Over 3's can practice their driving skills on The Fun Track on battery operated quad bikes. Catering for children's parties is available.
Sit in the cafe and keep an eye on the children.
The George is opposite Cockington Green Gardens; perfect for relaxing after playing tourist.
There's plenty of room to enjoy a meal and drink with family and friends in front of their large open fire. Choose from their comprehensive pub menu, dinner menu and special kids menu.
Make the most of their large outdoor entertaining area any time of the year. It's covered to keep you cool when it's hot. Gas heaters and wood fires will keep you warm during the cooler weather.
Check their website o...
Grab an early movie and stay for a relaxing dinner or late drink.
Greater Union Manuka brings art house and independent films to the Canberra community. The cinema complex has six screens with digital surround sound and 3D digital options
Greater Union Cinemas Manuka is located approximately four kilometres from the city centre in the shopping and dining precinct of Manuka.
Enjoy numerous dining and entertainment options at the Hellenic Club in Woden.
Choose from their bistro, restaurant, trattoria and café for lunch or dinner seven days a week.
Make use of their state of the art Gaming Lounge, eight bars, free live entertainment ,TAB facilities and children's play area. The Hellenic Club has three sensational outdoor areas.
Buy a 30 day temporary membership to the club for a nominal fee. You won't need membership if you're seeing a show at the club.
Head to the Hippo Lounge Bar for cocktails, wine and groove. Relax and indulge yourself at one of Canberra’s most sophisticated drinking venues.
Their friendly and efficient staff will happily guide you through their impressive array of exotic and classic cocktails. Will you martini, muddle or champagne it on your next visit?
Enjoy some of the city’s finest eclectic live music on Wednesday and Thursday nights.
Located in Belconnen Westfield, Hoyts Belconnen is close to the food court, public transport and ample free parking.
Cinemas 5 and 6 have Cinemaxx and Stadium Seating which ensures no one blocks your view. Dreamaxx Seats give greater comfort and support and superscreens and Digital Surround Sound provide the latest sound technology featuring Dolby Digital and DTS sound formats.
Located close to restaurant and shops, Hoyts Woden is centrally located in Westfield Woden plaza.
Cinemas 3, 4, 5 and 6 are Cinemaxx and Stadium Seating ensures no one blocks your view. Dreamaxx Seats give greater comfort and support and superscreens and Digital Surround Sound provide the latest sound technology featuring Dolby Digital and DTS sound formats.
Close to the Woden Bus interchange and Babar Cafe and Lisboa cafe are a great place to grab a bit to eat before a movie.
Find a pumping dance floor with top forty, party tracks and the latest dance hits. Spend a night out with a great party atmosphere and attractive drinks prices.
Relax with friends on one of the couches, burn it up on the dance floor, or party in style upstairs in the player's bar. See you at ICBM- there's no place like it.
Do the kids have an abundance of energy? Need to take a break from the road trip? At Kid's Rampage indoor play centre, the kids can enjoy themselves whilst you relax in comfort.
The in house cafe serves hot and cold drinks, lunches and tasty snacks for mum, dad and the kids.
Situated in the southern suburbs Kid's Rampage is conveniently located adjacent to major shopping facilities with local scenic attractions close by.
Entry prices are dependant on age group. Please refer to website or con...
Eat, drink and be merry at King O'Malley's Irish Pub. Choose from over ten Irish and local beers on tap including Guinness, Kilkenny, Coopers, Stella, Cascade Light, Carlton Draught, and Bulmers Cider. Light snacks and main meals available.
Enjoy live music at least four nights a week. Thursdays is up-beat folk style. Friday and Saturdays have pub band rock'n'roll. Enjoy Irish folk music every Sunday evening. No cover charge for music nights.
King O'Malleys is based on the legendary King O'Ma...
Head south and visit Limelight Cinema. All eight cinemas have stadium seating with new, larger screens, giving you the best viewing experience available. Enjoy state of the art digital projection and sound equipment. Plush high back seats give plenty of leg room and comfort.
Everyday low pricing gives you great value for money and makes it worth the drive. Cheaper tickets again on Tuesdays. Surcharges apply for all 3D sessions.
Party the night away at this part warehouse dance club, part swanky lounge bar.
Enjoy the outdoor terrace and eclectic decor incorporating Asian graffiti art and retro funk.
Meche is the place to dance to the hottest tracks spun by renowned local, national and international DJs. The club features two bars, three privately draped booths, a variety of seating options and a spacious dance floor.
Monkey Mania is one of Australia's favourite indoor children's play centres for ages 1-12.
Monkey Mania Fyshwick is conveniently located inside DFO Canberra.
Monkey Mania Fyshwick includes inflatable jumping castles, a dedicated toddlers area, a gun/cannon foam ball arena, climbing structure, slides and a 'spider web' to climb. As well as having the added benefits of a café, convenient parking and air conditioning.
Monkey Mania's Drop 'n Shop service is available for parents who want to drop ...
Party on at Mooseheads.
Stay upstairs for music that's old but gold, top 40, dance, r and b, and a bit of the harder stuff.
Head downstairs for pool tables, a foozball table and the ultimate mix of rock, old and new school tunes.
Eat awesome pub grub at Mooseheads. Choose from succulent steaks, fresh crumbed schnitzels, salads, cajun chicken, superb burgers and loads more! Super specials available on Tight Ass Tuesday.
Mooseheads - make a night of it.
The National Film and Sound Archive is Australia's living archive, capturing a part of Australia's memory that can actually be experienced in 'living' vision and sound. Their aim is to enrich Australia's cultural identity by developing, preserving, promoting and interpreting a national collection of recorded historic and contemporary sound, moving image, documentation and new media, and making Australia's audiovisual heritage available to everyone.
The Arc Cinema regularly shows movies from Aus...
Head to Northbar for top class entertainment. Enjoy the stylish interior, delectable cocktails and an ambiance that can't be imitated. Relax to the sounds of djs spinning smooth house music. Northbar is an ideal place to end a long day or start your weekend. Don't leave without tasting something from the delicious tapas menu.
Palace Electric Cinema presents simply the best selection of international cinema; arthouse and quality new release films. Eight theatres with luxurious amphitheatre seating and the latest in digital projection and sound ensure a state of the art cinematic experience.
Enjoy a sophisticated drink at the Prosecco Bar or take it into the fully licensed auditoria. Coffee aficionados can enjoy fresh Lavazza coffee and gourmet tastings from the Electric Espresso Café.
Palace Electric is the host to...
Enjoy a warm friendly atmosphere, great food and drink at P.J.'s. Relax outside in their beer gardens or inside in the The Olde Bailey Room or the Harp bar.
Head on down for a cheeky pint or a meal. Watch sporting events on their widescreen televisions. Share a laugh and help them continue the party that's been raging for over ten years.
At P.J.'s you know you're keeping good company.
Get the best features of outdoor golf indoors at the Cyber Bunker. Choose from 50 international courses. Warm up on the driving range, then play the first tee and your round a golf booth.
Each holes’ image comes up on a giant screen. Various hitting mats simulate the fairway, rough, sand and green. Shots are simulated with a state-of-the-art infrared system, then measured in speed, distance, angle, direction and spin.
Play 9 or 18 holes alone or with a group.
Bring your own clubs, or hire ...
The Durham pub is in the happening suburb of Kingston, approximately five kilometres from the city centre.
Choose from an extensive selection of beers. Enjoy delicious pub style food.
The Durham has Trivia on Tuesday nights, Karaoke on Wednesday nights and a DJ playing grooves on Thursday nights.
The Durham is the perfect place to relax.
You won’t be able to miss the Giant Mushroom when you visit the Belconnen Fresh Food Markets. This six metre high pink, yellow and blue mushroom towers over a terrific adventure playground.
The mushroom’s cap diameter of 15.6 metres covers a total area of 190 square metres! It provides great sun protection for the kids, and you while you take a break from shopping.
Have a great night out full of entertainment and delicious food.
The Holy Grail is a multi-award winning entertainment venue. Enjoy live music five nights a week.
The Holy Grail Kingston offers an extensive wine list comprising local and imported wines. Choose from their large range of ales, a delicious selection of cocktails and other drinks.
Enjoy alfresco dining on a sunny day. Soak up the cosy atmosphere when it’s chilly outside.
The Street Theatre is Canberra's prime venue for the local performing arts and artists.
See a vibrant mix of professional and independant theatre, musicals and dance.
The Street Theatre is the place to see live theatre in Canberra all year round. The 250 seat theatre and 80 seat studio offer an intimate and friendly atmosphere.
Refreshments and ample parking available.
Thoroughbred Park Canberra Racing Club - Horse Racing in the Nations Capital
Thoroughbred Park, home of horse racing in the Capital conducts 25 meetings a year, including the Melbourne Cup Race Day in November and the Black Opal Stakes in March.
There's plenty of excitement on and off the track. Fashions on the field competitions for all ages take place throughout the year with fantastic prizes!
Enjoy the famous carvery luncheon in the Black Opal Room or relax in the comfort of the Winning Post Bar.
Use the facilities for your next function/conference. Race Day H...
Head to Tilley’s for a warm atmosphere and ambient lounge music.
Enjoy all day gourmet dining, live music, art exhibitions, licensed bar and sidewalk cafe.
Vegetarian, vegan and gluten free selections are available.
Tilleys is only a few minutes from the Canberra and Region Visitors Centre. Make them your first coffee stop!
Drive past Tilley’s coffee window on Wattle Street for an early morning brew. It’s open from 7.30 - 9am weekdays, and open from 7.30 weekdays. You’ll love their high ...
Head along to this centrally located restaurant and bar; one of Canberra's favourites. Enjoy offerings from their extensive tapas menu, along with wood-fired pizzas, burgers and a la carte mains. Match your food with a national and international wine list, along with signature molecular cocktails and both boutique tap and bottled beers.
TandG features live music and events.
Open seven days a week.
You’ll always feel warm and welcome in Trinity Bar.
This intimate venue provides the perfect setting to meet with friends for a relaxing afternoon, before becoming one of Canberra’s most popular nightspots by dark. Discover the buzzing atmosphere, top-notch cocktails and the best music from local and national artists.
Trinity Bar is your destination when you want to get out of the city. Trinity Bar is in Dickson, approximately three kilometres from centre of Canberra. Their friendly bartender...
Head to Tunzafun for hours of absolute fun!
Our Mega pack includes attractions and games, including laser tag, dodgem cars, Tornado Radio controlled cars, and all the arcade games you can handle. Packages can also include prize and ticket games.
Come and try Tunzafun for yourself at Westfield Belconnen right near the cinemas.
Wig and Pen was named the best small brewery in the country at the 2012 Australian International Beer Awards.
The Wig and Pen is a traditional brewpub. It has ten different beers all brewed on the premises. Try their international award winning beer, take a brewery tour or just relax with your favourite pint.
Enjoy generous servings of traditional pub fare for lunch or dinner at great low prices. All main meals come with a brewer's recommendation to match the best beer with your meal.
Zierholz Premium Brewery is dedicated to creating the freshest, most flavoursome beer you've ever tasted. Their beer is hand crafted in Canberra using traditional brewing techniques to enhance its distinctive fresh taste. Each brew is nurtured with care and attention to create a satisfying balance of aroma and flavour. Because it's locally made, it's as fresh as you can get. Call ahead to book a tour of the brewery. Visit Zierholz At The Brewery right next door for beer and food tasting menus.
Catch all the fun and excitement at Zone 3 once the other attractions have closed.
Zone 3 is a totally interactive, laser tag adventure. Wear a computerised vest or pack, and grab a handheld phaser. Your aim is to achieve a winning score by zapping opponent players and base stations within a playing arena or maze. This game is total fun, fitness and excitement.
Zone 3 is suitable for guys and gals aged seven years and over. It's ideal for groups from two to 27. Larger groups can be catered...