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Bar Rochford

$$ - $$$, ,
First Fl 65 London Cct, Canberra 2601, Australia
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good20%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
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“bar scene” (3 reviews)
“visited bar” (2 reviews)
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Bar, Wine Bar, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
First Fl 65 London Cct, Canberra 2601, Australia
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We were in-between in terms of our rating, hence the score of three. If you are into a noisy bar scene and the experience is more about the drinks and the company, this is the place for you. If you are a foody that is...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 751stephenj
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Reviewed July 9, 2018

I read that someone stated "Don't bother if your not a hipster". Well, that is a bad bit of advice as we are not hipsters and if you want something with a lot of atmosphere, excellent food and service well this is a good start....More

Date of visit: July 2018
2  Thank Tahla
Reviewed November 23, 2018 via mobile

Small bar serving fabulous food. We shared Kangaroo sauscisson, carpaccio, amazing corn cobs with jalapeño and miso salsa, eggplant and the flathead special. Enjoyed with an Orange wine, mango beer and a French Sauvignon. Buzz atmosphere

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 603narelleb
Reviewed November 20, 2018 via mobile

We are in Canberra on a very short break and after visiting here tonight have started the discussion about how we will make the time to visit again! A hike up some skinny, steep stairs (blink & you’ll miss the entry!) to an eclectic collection...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank FuudTrip
Reviewed November 11, 2018

Good meeting place after work to have a glass of wine and sit by the fire. Haven’t eaten here but the atmosphere is lovely :)

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank sharongreen2018
Reviewed October 31, 2018

visited with friends from Sydney who were unexpectedly surprised with the outstanding marinated snapper with orange oil, delicious pork terrine and accompaniments (better than I tasted in the five years living in France), and the wonderful potato galette. Had great table by the window, nice...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank AlandShan
Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

Bar Rochford looked after us so well, extremely attentive staff who made us feel really welcome and relaxed. The manager Nick did everything he could to ensure our experience was pleasant and even gave us a drink on the house for returning. I would 10/10...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank isobeljones43
Reviewed September 7, 2018 via mobile

This is the jewel in Canberra’s restaurant scene. Art Deco styling enhances the atmosphere with open fires, eclectic seating and fabulous food and service. Professional and attentive staff make great recommendations for the undecided and seem to never get it wrong. Even had an old...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank GedJJF
Reviewed August 16, 2018

The lovely art-deco space has been styled just perfectly. It's very loud and noisy, with upbeat tunes, and quite the scene in many ways. But with fab Spanish tapas, interesting cocktails (plus staff that are more than happy to make a classic cocktail even if...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank melbtraveller09
Reviewed August 1, 2018 via mobile

What a great venue with an awesome customer focus and great food. Accommodating to late bookings and quick service when you need it. Favourite place on the planet.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank GedJJF
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Wine Bar, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Bar scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: First Fl 65 London Cct, Canberra 2601, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Australian Capital Territory  >  Canberra
  • Phone Number: 62306222
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