Beef & Barley


With a prime position on Lake Burley Griffin in Kingston, ACT, Beef & Barley is the burger joint that's fronting indoor space, a garden room, and waterfront areas. It's a top choice for casual catch-ups, weekend celebrations, hen dos, bucks' parties and more.

Whether you came for the burger high tea or a prime cut of meat, you're guaranteed a gourmet selection of beef, chicken, pork, vegan options, sharing plates, and choices for the little ones. As for drinks, expect a superb range of beers, wines, sangria and spirits, with a strong focus on local brewers, wine markers, and distillers. Fancy a cocktail? You'll be treated to classics with a modern touch. 


  • Happily Affordable $$
  • Taking Bookings
  • Wheelchair Access, Disabled Toilets


Day Open Close Notes
Monday 17:00 21:00
Tuesday 11:00 20:30 Open for lunch 1130-1400 Closed 1400-1700 Open for dinner 1700-2030
Wednesday 11:00 20:30 Open for lunch 1130-1400 Closed 1400-1700 Open for dinner 1700-2030
Thursday 11:00 20:30 Open for lunch 1130-1400 Closed 1400-1700 Open for dinner 1700-2030 Trivia every second Thursday - check website for dates or phone (02) 6199 3366
Friday 11:00 22:00
Saturday 10:00 22:30
Sunday 10:00 21:00



Beef & Barley, Element Unit 157, 45 Eastlake Parade, ACT 2604

Private Hire

Name Type Capacity
Cost Min spend
Min spend
Garden Room Private Room 33 0 - NA NA

Suitable for groups up to 33 (under COVID restrictions) but can accommodate up to 41 (under COVID restrictions) with the heated waterfront area. A mixture of table sizes ranging from small bar tables for 6 through to larger tables seating 8 and a large table for 12 can be configured to meet your needs in the garden room, a heated indoor/outdoor space with automated blinds to accommodate the changing seasons.

Waterfront al fresco Outdoor Space 6 0 - NA NA

Two bistro tables seating up to 4 each right on the waterfront, like being on the banks of the Seine!

Waterfront Outdoor Space 20 0 - NA NA

Heated and covered but open air facing Lake Burley Griffin, our Waterfront Space offers you protection from the elements but the best of the views across the lake to Mount Pleasant and a great spot to watch the world go by. Capacity depends on prevailing COVID restrictions and bookings in the garden room so please check with us and we'll sort something that works for you!

Indoor 35 0 - NA NA

Indoor seating in a light filled, open, airy environment, with tables offering dining for 2 through to groups of 10+ and we can configure as you need. COVID restrictions currently apply to overall numbers so please check on (02) 6199 3366 or

* The minimum spends are a guideline only and vary according to the day and time of the year.

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