The Boat House

The Boat House

Please note, while restrictions put in place to respond to COVID-19 are easing, there may be some changes to business-as-usual to keep workers and visitors safe. Please contact the business for the most up to date information, including opening times and social distancing measures.

The Boat House has been the go-to spot for waterfront dining in Canberra for the last couple of decades. It remains a premier dining experience.

Chef John Leverink delivers impeccably plated modern Australian dishes with the freshest ingredients in elegant surroundings. Our iconic four course menu operates in the evening with a two or three course lunch offering during COVID. A front of house team keeps the floor running efficiently with an emphasis on friendly, professional, knowledgeable service.

The three private dining rooms are superbly presented with crisp white linen, crystal glassware and direct access to a lakeside deck and gardens. The atmosphere is further enhanced by floor to ceiling windows and a crackling open fire in the West End Room during the winter months.

The extensive wine list features a sizeable selection of Canberra region wines, great labels from Australia's best regions and an impressive list of French champagnes.
  • Sunset over the lake
    Sunset from The Boat House
  • Views of Kingston at night
    Views across the lake
  • Kingston Foreshore
    Kingston Foreshore
  • The Boat House in Autmun
    The Boat House in Autmun
  • Dish
  • Dining Room
  • Dessert
  • Dining Room
  • Dessert

DETAILS

OPENING HOURS

Monday to Saturday 6.30pm - 9pm. Closed on Public Holidays

TYPE OF SERVICE

  • Dinner

LIQUOR LICENSING

Guests can bring their own wine

ACCESSIBILITY

Disabled access available, contact operator for details

Location

The Boat House

Grevillea Park, Menindee Drive, Barton, Australian Capital Territory, Australia

Features

Non Smoking Establishment

Outdoor Dining Area

Reviews

TripAdvisor traveller rating

BASED ON 288 REVIEWS

Ranked #20 of 1,494 Places to Eat in Canberra on TripAdvisor

Awards

  • Travelers Choice 2020

“Great food - fantastic views”

Reviewed on 31/12/2020

Celebrated mum's birthday here for lunch.

Everyone was happy with their menu choices - dishes were inventive and tasty.

Servers were friendly and helpful with explaining things.

Book for lunch or...

Review by

ChickenParmagianno

“Solid Fine Dining”

Reviewed on 23/11/2020

Easily one of the best meals on our trip to Canberra, the boat house offers high quality fine dining food and an interesting wine list. Everypiece of food came out quickly and was well presented...

Review by

holmestanya

“room with a view and what a view”

Reviewed on 05/10/2020

Having dined at the The Boat House previously we had high expectations of our evening on the town and whilst the view and the service were there the food was disappointing on this occasion with the...

Review by

angelaw732

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