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The Durham Castle Arms

Traditional English style pub in the heart of Canberra
Traditional English style pub in the heart of Canberra


One of Canberra's longest-established pubs, offering a rotating selection of Australian and international craft beers, together with staples of the domestic and foreign beer markets.

Their kitchen also serves up some of the best steaks, burgers and parmas in Canberra, with lunch deals from Monday to Friday, and daily specials throughout the week.

Request your favourite sport to be put on the big screens including AFL, NRL, cricket and Premier League Football.

If you're in need of a mid afternoon sugar hit, choose from a selection of our house made cakes and desserts.

The Durham has a regular Happy Hour daily, with schooners of House beer, house wine and house spirits, together with a pound of wings!

Map of the venue locationMap of the venue location
52 Jardine Street, Kingston, Australian Capital Territory, AustraliaGet Directions

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

TripAdvisor ratingBased on 138 reviews

“A Proper Pub, with character and good beers.”

TripAdvisor ratingReviewed 5mos ago by ShaunScotland

One of my favorite bars of all time. Good food, Classic beers with plenty of Ales on tap. Nice banter from staff, lovely area to sit outside and enjoy a nice cool beer. Please come to Brisbane and...

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“Please open a similar bar in Brisbane”

TripAdvisor ratingReviewed 1yr ago by ShaunScotland

Had 3 days in Canberra and spent every night here for drinks and nibbles. A little bit of UK in a proper bar. Had some lovely dark beers and Tennents Stout on draught. It brought a tear to my eye and...

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“Pleasant place for imbibing”

TripAdvisor ratingReviewed 1yr ago by Rotiman1

We were caught in a sudden shower of rain so retreated to the Durham which we thought looked welcoming when we’d walked by earlier. The English decor suited the weather. Good range of beers on tap...

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  • Bar
  • Entertainment
  • Between $20 and $30
  • Classic Australian
  • Pub
  • Dinner
  • Lunch