Best Known For

Pan-fried Atlantic salmon, ginger sweet potato mash, bok choy and aromatic coconut and coriander sauce.

About The Old Canberra Inn

Enjoy a piece of history in the heart of Lyneham at The Old Canberra Inn, a family friendly pub along Mouat Street, dating back to 1857. Lending old world charm, The Inn radiates warmth with lounges by two cosy fireplaces and decor from recycled railway sleepers, while three beer gardens and two equipped function rooms ensure events are well catered for. Giving pub fare a make-over, The Inn sources MSA grass fed beef, free range chicken and free range ham with ever-changing weekend specials and an inhouse smoking machine for succulent high-grade meat with a smoky flavour. Go for moreish pork belly bites with smoked apple chutney, or zucchini and corn fritters; before pairing rare pan-fried kangaroo fillet and beetroot jam, with two contemporary sides like garlic mash and mixed green salad.

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A few words from The Old Canberra Inn

The Old Canberra Inn was built in 1857 and served as a regular stopping place for the Queanbeyan-Yass mail coach. A living piece of Australian history, now a family friendly pub with great live music, fresh food sourced locally and rotating craft beer.

Location & Map

195 Mouat Street, Lyneham 2602 ACT - See Map

Opening Hours

Mon  11:30:AM - 10:00:PM
Tue  11:30:AM - 11:00:PM
Wed  11:30:AM - 11:00:PM
Thu  11:30:AM - 11:00:PM
Fri  11:30:AM - 12:00:AM
Sat  11:30:AM - 12:00:AM
Sun  11:30:AM - 10:00:PM

Groups & Functions

The Canberra Inn was built in 1857, with round timber poles and framing, clad with handmade vertical timber slabs. These are building techniques characteristic of the pioneer era, and served it well as a regular stopping place for the Queanbeyan-Yass mail coach. A visitor in 1878 reported that the Inn was “deserving of wide renown for its excellent beer” and described its fare as “first class”.The Inn’s excellent reputation lives on, now with very modern facilities for your next function.

  • Up to 120 Guests
  • Birthday Party
  • Christmas Party
  • Cocktail Party
  • Conference
  • Corporate Function
  • Engagement Party
  • Product Launch
  • Wedding
  • Buffets
  • Canapes
  • Finger Food
  • Set Menu

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