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Poachers Pantry

Average price $55
8.5/10
363 reviews

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Restaurant menu

Average price $55 Special request

The chef recommends...

Pan-fried scamorza, heritage tomatoes, tempura zuchinni blossom, basil foam
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Snapper fillet, preserved lemon risotto, shaved fennel, green gazpacho sauce
$38
Smoked chicken breast, oakwood mushroom, sticky black barley, sautéed prosciutto & peas
$38
Tasting Menu
$65

TheFork offers

MENU Tasting Menu 65AUD

Participation recommended by the entire table Tasting Menu is available until 2:30pm Drinks not included. Available on the booked timeslot.
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Ratings & Reviews

Fabulous
8.5/10
based on 363 reviews
Only customers who have dined at the restaurant after making a booking on TheFork can leave a review.
Quality of food :8.5/10
Service :8.2/10
Setting :8.7/10
  1. Emma W.
    Emma W.
    • one review
    10/10

    What an amazing place. The gardens and service are excellent. The best smoked foods in Australia and an unforgettable dining experience. I would definitely recommend it to anyone.

  2. James L.
    James L.
    • 3 reviews
    9.5/10

    Nice location and great food. Go try it!

  3. A A.
    A A.
    • 266 reviews
    8.25/10

    Great food and service. The wines are not to bad either!

  4. Darren Y.
    Darren Y.
    • one review
    9/10

    A lovely Friday afternoon sitting on the deck eating the four course tasting menu paired with wines. The only thing I’d “criticise” is the need for more shade on the deck. It got quite hot as could have benefited with a bit more shade.

  5. A A.
    A A.
    • 261 reviews
    9.5/10

    This is a wonderful venue for brunch or lunch. Beautiful setting, excellent food and wine and friendly service.

  6. Sarah K.
    Sarah K.
    • one review
    8.5/10

    Wonderful experience, tasty food, good sized portions and choice

  7. A A.
    A A.
    • 268 reviews
    7.5/10

    Foods and drink are overpriced

  8. Danielle G.
    Danielle G.
    • one review
    9/10

    The food (duck and sirloin) were delicious. Truffle is always a nice touch. The pinot was nice however the wily trout shiraz nouveau wasn't to the same standard. Given the pantry is in the Murrumbateman region it would have been a good idea to pair wine from the region as there are some lovely wines and it supports the winemakers.

  9. Natalie  G.
    Natalie G.
    • one review
    10/10

    We got married at Poachers Pantry - it was a beautiful venue. We visited again on our 10 year wedding anniversary for lunch. The service, food and atmosphere is amazing and we can't wait to go back again!

    Poachers Pantry

    Hi Natalie We are glad you had a great time with us again. And we would love you to keep coming back on every wedding anniversary and give us the chance to serve you the best. Kind Regards

  10. James S.
    James S.
    • 9 reviews
    7/10

    Was okay. Pretty nice outlook for Lunch, food ok but not quite worth the price. Service alternated between attentive and non-existent, but the staff are great when they’re doing something. It’s good when it’s good, but lacking something when they’re a bit off. Still worth the visit and decide for yourself.

  11. Adam M.
    Adam M.
    • 2 reviews
    9.25/10

    A beautiful place to visit. Brunch was lovely and the views are amazing. A must see for visiting this area

  12. Jane G.
    Jane G.
    • 12 reviews
    9.5/10

    Beautiful location and gardens which gave the children the space they needed to enjoy themselves. The platters were delicious! Wine was great. Staff were very friendly and helpful! We had a lovely family time there!

    Poachers Pantry

    Hi Jane Thanks for visiting Poachers and I am glad that you loved the venue. We as poachers team would love to have you back and treat you the best. Thanks as always

  13. A A.
    A A.
    • 274 reviews
    9.25/10

    Excellent food showcasing Poacher's Pantry and local produce, as well as local wines on the menu, in a lovely garden/farm setting.

  14. A A.
    A A.
    • 273 reviews
    9/10

    Lovely setting and delicious brunch. The service is a bit slow (had to ask a few times for our bill, took a while for anyone to come by to take coffee orders) but overall really nice! We will be back.

  15. Aimee K.
    Aimee K.
    • 3 reviews
    10/10

    Food was delicious and service excellent! Definitely worth the trip out.

  16. Panit T.
    Panit T.
    • 7 reviews
    9.5/10

    Excellent foods and services

  17. Panit T.
    Panit T.
    • 2 reviews
    10/10

    Excellent food/service and beautiful environment. I most definitely want to visit again.

  18. A A.
    A A.
    • 290 reviews
    9.75/10

    Poachers Pantry is our favourite and special place to go and eat, often for family occasions. Service, food and location make us enjoy coming to Poachers Pantry as often as we can.

  19. A A.
    A A.
    • 279 reviews
    10/10

    Excellent night, highly recommend

  20. A A.
    A A.
    • 283 reviews
    6/10

    Entree serving is reasonable however main course lamb rack is very small serving. Also misleading information on website where it says truffle on the menu on 11/8 but actually it was not available. We drove 2.5hrs from Sydney thinking could try truffle menu.Quite disappointed

More information

How to get to the restaurant

431 Nanima Road, 2618, Springrange, Australia

About the restaurant

Are you achin’ for some bacon?

If so, look no more!

Located on the outskirts of Canberra, you will find the home to gourmet, smoked meats. Wily Trout vineyard is renowned for many things, from their cold climate shiraz and rieslings, to their rustic weatherboard farmhouse, but most importantly for Poachers Pantry Smokehouse.

The family owned grazing property has now become the perfect spot for a relaxed, country interlude, full of smokey goodness! With everything smoked on-site, share a Farmhouse charcuterie board with your special someone or bring the family because there is plenty of room to move around.

We should warn you though, make sure you leave room for the sweet stuff because the Crème brûlée with cherry sorbet is something special!

Best Dish: Smoked duck breast

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