Tag Archives: Gundaroo

Cork Street Cafe, Gundaroo

8 May

Forty minutes from Canberra, Gundaroo is an historic village where there’s a lot to see, eat and drink along its main street – Cork Street. Along the street is the Gundaroo Pub and further up is Grazing and Capital Wines.

Today we’re at the the Cork Street Cafe, an institution on the site of the old police station across the road from the pub. The cafe proper is in the horse tables; a barn of stones and bricks.

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Oyster Bar at Capital Wines

9 Feb

Oysters. Wine. Gundaroo. Great company.

It’s as good as it sounds.

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Capital Wines and Robyn Rowe chocolates

13 Jun

It’s a rainy Saturday June weekend. We could stay at home. We could watch movies on the couch in our snuggies. But, when it’s raining, I think wineries are where it’s at. There are fewer people, and the old (and new) buildings of our region’s wineries come alive – rain on a tin roof, toasty fires and stone walls. Remembering how much we enjoyed our outing to Surveyor’s Hill last year under similar conditions, we hit the road.

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Hidden Gems at Grazing in Gundaroo

19 Mar

As part of the NSW Wine Festival (and in the lead up to the Canberra District Wine Harvest Festival), Grazing at Gundaroo hosts a “Hidden Gems” wine dinner. While the Canberra region is known for its riesling and its shiraz (for good reason), the dinner shows off those lesser-known but still highly regarded wines by pairing them with food. Win! We’re in.* Continue reading

T1 reviews The Bridge Between at Gundaroo Colonial Inn (Fireside Festival)

29 Aug

The ACT and surrounds’ annual Fireside Festival has always seemed to me to make the usually bleak arse-end of winter (aka August) a little more enjoyable. Frustratingly, the many enticing events have usually been well booked out by the time Iโ€™ve kicked myself into gear.ย  This year of course was no different, but by the last weekend in August there were still a few events which seemed a) decent and b) available andโ€” cruciallyโ€”c) other friends decided to go to one and organised me.

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