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.
TRIPADVISOR TRAVELER RATING
Ranked #81 of 671 Places to Eat in Canberra on TripAdvisor
Certificate of Excellence 2015
TRIPADVISOR TRAVELER REVIEWS
I found this place a bit of an oasis of reality in a sea of pretentiousness that is Canberra. It was warm (on a cold night), plenty of seating and fast service. As much of a real 'pub' atmosphere as...
Great chicken schnitty and salad and chips. The great size portions. Staff are friendly and it's a great pub to visit if your staying close by. No frills. Lots of pool tables out the back. Big screen...
Probably the best and only place in Civic to play a game of pool these days. Easily over 14 pool tables available to use, one or two were out of order on Sturday though, but still we didn't have to...
- Access Without Assistance for the Disabled
- Conference/Convention Facilities
- First aid equipment
- Non Smoking Establishment
- Public Toilet
- Restaurant - Licensed
- Shaded Area