The Restaurant. A fine dining experience to remember.

Situated along the scenic banks of Lake Burley Griffin, The Boat House Restaurant is more than just a dining venue in Canberra—it delivers an unparalleled culinary journey in a setting you'll never forget.

Open for Lunch: Friday – Sunday and Dinner: Thursday – Saturday. Closed on public holidays.

The Location

For a sophisticated and unforgettable dining experience on the shores of Lake Burley Griffin in Canberra, look no further than The Boat House.

The Food

Our modern Australian menu changes daily to reflect the seasonality of produce, allowing our team to showcase the best of Australian cuisine.

The Service

Offering attending, friendly and knowledge service our experienced staff provide a warm and welcoming atmosphere for all guests.

Lakeside lunches

Lunch features an exquisite prix fixe menu with a choice of two or three courses, all while enjoying a stunning lakeside view and warm ambiance.

Iconic four-course dinner

Experience the best of The Boat House with our iconic four-course dinner menu. Begin with freshly baked bread and a tantalising snack before indulging in the modern Australian menu.

Gift Cards

Gift the experience of dining with a gift card from The Boat House. A gift card offers a sophisticated and unforgettable meal. Perfect for birthdays, anniversaries, or just to say thank you, our gift cards are a tasteful way to show you care.

Gift Cards

Gift the experience of dining with a gift card from The Boat House. A gift card offers a sophisticated and unforgettable meal. Perfect for birthdays, anniversaries, or just to say thank you, our gift cards are a tasteful way to show you care.

Private dining

Have a group above 10 people? Our private dining options at The Boat House offer a truly exclusive experience for any occasion, from corporate events to intimate gatherings with family and friends. Whether you're looking to host a small party or a large celebration, we have a range of private dining spaces to suit your needs.

Private dining

Have a group above 10 people? Our private dining options at The Boat House offer a truly exclusive experience for any occasion, from corporate events to intimate gatherings with family and friends. Whether you're looking to host a small party or a large celebration, we have a range of private dining spaces to suit your needs.

Award-winning wine list

Awarded 3 glasses from Gourmet Traveller Wine for the past three years running as well as receiving the “Best listing of ACT wines” accolade along with “Best Wine List ACT”.

A unique setting

The Boat House provides a unique setting for a range of occasions, whether it's a romantic dinner for two or a special celebration with family and friends.

It's not just about the food and wine

At The Boat House, we believe that impeccable service is just as important as the quality of the cuisine. Our highly trained staff are dedicated to providing an exceptional dining experience.

“We have been developing and fine tuning our menu to reflect the best in seasonal ingredients. We are excited to bring premium produce to the Canberra culinary scene.”

JOHN LEVERINK • CHEF​

Restaurant bookings

Open for Lunch: Friday – Sunday and Dinner: Thursday – Saturday. Closed on public holidays.

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The Boat House is the perfect venue for an intimate meal with someone special, a business discussion over a meal, or time out with friends..

Make a booking

Open for Lunch: Friday – Sunday and Dinner: Thursday – Saturday. Closed on public holidays.

Get in touch now

Contact us today to find out more about our breakfast packages available at The Boat House.