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Barman lighting a cocktail on the bar
Couple with food and wine on tall stools by a fire place
Barman lighting a cocktail on the bar
Couple with food and wine on tall stools by a fire place

Overview

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.

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65 London Circuit, First Floor, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, AustraliaGet Directions

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

TripAdvisor ratingBased on 96 reviews

“High quality tapas and wine list. Warm friendly atmosphere”

TripAdvisor ratingReviewed 1w ago by mitchbl

Discovered this gem on an interstate visit and can’t recommend it highly enough. Upstairs you’ll find friendly staff, music and great tapas food along with a great wine and drink list. On this...

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“Such a treat”

TripAdvisor ratingReviewed 2w ago by Tessa H

5/5 for food, wine, ambiance and staff. A very memorable experience. Two of our party were running late and I really appreciate that we were made to feel this was “no problem” even on a very busy...

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“Bar Rochford”

TripAdvisor ratingReviewed 1mo ago by D3182GOchristinej

Great venue and efficient staff. Loved the beef tongue skewer. The tuna carpaccio was delicious but was overwhelmed by the spices. The lobster vol au vents were good but missing the crab taste...

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  • Between $20 and $30
  • Dinner
  • Fusion
  • Light Meals
  • Modern Australian
  • Share Plates
  • Fully licensed