Bar Rochford

Bar Rochford

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.

Bar Rochford, winner of Gourmet Traveller’s 2018 Bar of the Year, is hidden upstairs in one of the capital’s oldest buildings – the Melbourne Building. They're all about fine food, exciting wine producers and good jams. They pull records, sharp spirits and love good service.

With a menu that's constantly changing you'll never tire of the offerings here.

Bar Rochford takes dinner reservations for tables of four or more. Please email or call them with your request.

  • Barman lighting a cocktail on the bar
    Bar Rochford has been awarded the ACT's Best Cocktail Bar in 2017!
  • Couple with food and wine on tall stools by a fire place
    Bar Rochford

DETAILS

OPENING HOURS

Tuesday to Thursday: 5 pm–late, Friday: 3 pm - 2 am; Saturday: 5 pm–2 am

TYPE OF SERVICE

  • Dinner

LIQUOR LICENSING

Fully licensed

ACCESSIBILITY

Disabled access available, contact operator for details

Location

Bar Rochford

65 London Circuit, First Floor, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia

Reviews

TripAdvisor traveller rating

BASED ON 81 REVIEWS

Ranked #105 of 1,508 Places to Eat in Canberra on TripAdvisor

Awards

  • Travelers Choice 2020

“Bar Rochford should be compulsory on a Canberra visit”

Reviewed on 06/03/2021

We have tried to get here several times before but haven't made it. Bar Rochford hardly missed a beat with the decor, the staff, the wine list, the music or the food. It was seriously good in a...

Review by

RossY415

“Canberra's best wine bar”

Reviewed on 26/09/2020

Rochford has a long interesting wine list and a creative food menu. The staff are always friendly and helpful and keen to offer a taste of wine bottles (thankfully as some of the natural wines are...

Review by

Jenni_liu

“Absolutely must go”

Reviewed on 24/07/2020

We came here on a friends recommendation and were absolutely blown away by the amazing food, wine selection, and service. We chose the set menu and particuarly loved the smoked eel blini, chestnut...

Review by

AlixSylvester

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