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Poachers Pantry

431 Nanima Road
Hall ACT 2618
Tel : +61 2 6230 2487
Fax : +61 2 6230 2211
License: Fully Licensed (no BYO)
Price Range: $$$$
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Poachers Pantry, home of some of Australia’s best smoked goods, is nestled in the Hall Hills, just outside Canberra. The property produces a wide variety of smoked meats, poultry, game and vegetables, which are cured and smoked using traditional methods. Produce is available from the Farm Shop or head to the cellar door for Poachers Pantry’s own line of cold climate wine. Visitors can also drop into the Smokehouse Cafe, a quaint weatherboard farmhouse that serves contemporary Australian dishes using the property’s smoked meats and other locally sourced fare.

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Hall is a 15 minute drive north of the Canberra CBD.

The Smokehouse Café is a unique rural venue designed to cater for smaller and more special corporate functions. Whether you choose to confer over lunch or spread the word in the “Engine Room” we have a spot to meet the moment.

Poachers staff will give you personalised and attentive service and with the relaxed rural setting (with only sheep & cockatoos to disturb the peace!) your delegates’ creativity is sure to be inspired.

Poachers Pantry offers you the perfect venue for a country wedding. The lawns around the café and the terrace overlooking the old slab woolshed are beautiful in the early evening light. This provides an ideal spot for a twilight wedding ceremony followed by drinks and canapés on the terrace.

THE SMOKEHOUSE CAFE'S flexible space and design enables smart casual to formal themeing. The Café can seat up to 100 guests, larger weddings can be accommodated in a marquee. As Poachers Pantry and the Smokehouse Café are built around gourmet food and the love of good eating we can promise a meal that all will remember.

The Smokehouse Café is an ideal location for celebrations and functions no matter what the occasion. In winter guests are warmed by a roaring pot belly stove and in summer the tables and chairs spill out onto the paved terrace. Its versatile sunlit space provides a wide range of options for both small and large conferences and events.

The stunning unique rural setting provides guests with limitless space and is perfect for marquees and larger events. This exclusive setting, combined with gourmet food, fine wine and friendly flexible service sets it apart as an outstanding venue.
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We visit Canberra at least twice a year (my brother and his family live there; we love visiting the galleries, etc.) and we always make time on the trip home to visit The Poachers Pantry, for lunch or brunch, and to buy some goodies to have at home. Some items are available from providores near home - they just seem more special if bought from the  11/10/2011

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Function for 100-300
Function for 50-100
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