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Kokomo’s serving up tropical treats (and Boy George)

Kokomo’s is ambitious. From its size (it can hold up to 450) to its theme of bringing the tropics to Canberra – this place can’t be categorised as a restaurant, bar or club. It’s a mix of all three. And this week’s announcement that the Harrington brothers have managed to secure eighties icon and The […]

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Pulp Kitchen’s second coming

Welcome back Pulp Kitchen! You’ve been missed. And now that we can have a good look at you, we see you have had some subtle work done. You look fresher and more beautiful than before. But you are still a familiar face. And that is reassuring when you are a favourite haunt—and maybe a lesson […]

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First look: Sanya Bar

Canberra’s food scene has matured a lot over the past few years. But is it ready for a different take on Chinese food? This was the question JJ Chen asked herself before deciding to open Sanya Bar, Lonsdale Street’s newest resident. Like many of us, JJ was a public servant for a number of years. […]

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Cosy Canberra: Where to warm up this autumn

It might be blue skies at the moment but we all know that as soon as ANZAC Day hits, the weather goes downhill. Catch ups with friends, family outings and date nights are starting the move indoors as the leaves fall. Avoid an accidentally chilly catch up at these cosy Canberra spots. Parlour Wine Room […]

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Just Some Cafe

The sleepy streets of Collector are a long way from the fjords of Scandinavia and the Yorkshire Moors.  However, for the globetrotting Oliver Chiswell and his UK-born partner Lucy Stevens, the lure of the village “in the middle of nowhere but on the way to everywhere” has proven irresistible. “Family and friends brought us here,” […]

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Canberra cafes to write in

When HerCanberra reader Betsy wrote to us requesting an article on cafes to write in, we were happy to oblige!  We took to our HerCanberra writers community find out what cafes fit the bill of ‘a good writing spot’. What is a good writing spot, you may ask? We decided that potential spots might include accommodating […]

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Seven restaurants serving up amazing Thai food

Take Your Tongue On A Trip To Thailand As winter settles in, the hunt for the perfect warming Asian restaurant is on. Here are seven of our fave Thai places. Kinn Thai “Kinn” means “eat” in Thai, and that’s exactly what you’ll be doing at this popular restaurant. Kinn Thai places an emphasis on the […]

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Brunch in the Burbs

Beat the crowds, ditch the drive and stroll into one of your local suburban gems this Sunday. Little Oink – Cook This diverse menu has a very punny sense of humour and is stacked with great breakfast options for all you north siders. Located in the inner north suburb of Cook, Little Oink is ideal […]

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Satisfy your sweet tooth at these 10+ dessert spots

Everyone gets hit with the occasional dessert craving—it’s inevitable in a world full of hormones and stress. Canberra is a great place for anyone looking to overdose on chocolate, load up on milkshakes or dig into decadent pastries. To make navigating your next sweet outing a bit easier, here are 10 of our favourite sweet […]

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High Heels and High Tea at the Burbury

At HerCanberra, we know our way around a celebration.  Kids parties? We know how to coordinate a theme or two. Weddings? We have you sorted for any type of soiree you can image. But what about something low key yet special? Intimate but engaging? Delicious but refined? For the loved one on who enjoy the spread […]

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