Best Bars In Canberra

Whether you need to unwind, are planning a date night or simply cruisin’ for a boozin’, you're probably looking for somewhere to get a drink. And what great news then, that the capital is home to many a wicked watering hole. From snazzy rooftops that are no stranger to fine wines to quirky, themed haunts serving up adult afternoon teas, here are the best Canberra bars.

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King O’Malley’s

An Irish pub with bucketloads of charm, King O'Malley's is a fine choice for a good ol' drink. Known for pouring some of the freshest Guinness in the city, as well as holding all kinds of lively events and slinging out hearty grub, this hangout will have you staying for hours.


Warm, intimate and sultry, Molly is the Canberra bar that's got us in a tizzy. Ideal for sexy date nights and chilled-out drinks with mates, this dimly lit haunt is a haven for quirky cocktails, delicious bites and exciting live performances.

Lighthouse Pub

Looking for plenty of pub grub from your Canberra bar? Then The Lighthouse is just the place. Head to the Belconnen spot for crisp cold beers and mega plates, including schnitty, burgers, pizzas and an almighty steak.

Bar Rochford

Looking for a slick, stylish spot for your tipple tasting? Then pop over to Bar Rochford. This hidden hideout is one of the best wine bars in Canberra, boasting shelves brimming with Australian and European vinos. And if it could get any better, there's also a range of quirky, signature cocktails.