ONRED
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory

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The aptly named Onred restaurant – situated at the very top of Red Hill – has a breathtaking view of Canberra with a capital menu of modern Australian fare to match. This restaurant has certainly made a name for itself – turning heads with its stunning views and menu to match.
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General info

Address:

50 Red Hill Drive
Red Hill ACT 2603

Suburb:

Red Hill

Contact:

Cuisine:

Modern Australian

Price Range:

$$$$ ~ $$$$

License:

Fully Licensed (no BYO)

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A relative newcomer to the Canberra restaurant scene, Onred has certainly started to make a name for itself – turning heads with its stunning views and menu to match. It is certainly worth the long and winding drive which ascends Canberra's landmark Red Hill. Whether it's a business lunch on a clear sunny day or a romantic dinner with the lights of the capital sprawling below, the view is simply impressive. This is possibly one of the finest sights in Canberra, yet it does not distract from the food which is similarly impressive.

The menu is tight and well-executed, with only a handful of entrees, mains and desserts to choose from. The food succeeds at being modern Australian without succumbing to any of the pitfalls that go with such a moniker. Instead, delightful dishes with thoughtful flavours abound. Start with oysters, served with a basic but complementary mirin, soy and chive vinaigrette, or the beautifully balanced flavours of Onred's signature calf liver, char-grilled and nestled on a bed of mash, beans, macerated sultanas and onion cream. As the shadows lengthen below your feet and the lights of Canberra switch on under your gaze, the difficult choice of mains presents itself. Will it be the locally raised sirloin with onion confit, bone marrow dumplings and hot mustard coleslaw? Or perhaps the Atlantic salmon with parsley coulis, cauliflower beignets and Persian fetta? Finally, as night falls and the city is lost in the dark, finish off with a thick slice of carrot cake, served with a light orange, walnut and mint salad.

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Features

Fixed / set price available
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Suitable for Functions
Suitable for Groups of 10
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Anonymous - 11/07/2012
The portions were TINY. I mean, really tiny for the price. Guys if you want a good dining experience and want to leave feeling nourished, have a bowl of soup and bread before you dine at OnRed. We could not recommend this restaurant for any meal. The cost of the items was general price but the portions were way to small for any real blooded male with appetite. Thumbs down.