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Poachers Pantry

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Australian, Gluten Free Options
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Nanima Road, Springrange, New South Wales 2618, Australia
+61 2 6230 2487
Fri 12:00 - 17:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 17:00
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Canberra, Australia
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

While the food tastes nice, the portions are small! Most of the staff were lovely, but they all appeared to lack training. It was almost like it was their first day working there! They just seemed unsure of what they were supposed to be doing. Unfortunately I wouldn't go back as I don't like feeling ripped off!

Thank Hezdez1
Santa Barbara, California
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56 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

An easy drive from Canberra over some beautiful country. The food was very interesting, tasty and nicely presented in a wonderful setting. We shared the Chacuterie platter and ordered a side of green beans with chili and garlic, fresh from the garden. Combined with wine tasting from the Wily Trout Winery tasting room which is in the same building our... More 

1 Thank William T
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122 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very professional staff. Seem to work well together as a team. No waiting around and courses served promptly. Best dessert I've had this year! Sauvignon Blanc parfait with thin Granny Smith apple slices and other secret ingredients. Many goodies to stock up your pantry for Xmas in the tasting bar area. A pleasant half hour drive into the countryside from... More 

Thank LynnCanberra
Canberra, Australia
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Staff were really friendly and nothing was too much trouble. The food was excellent and definitely good size servings. The wine was delicious and the wiley trout chardonnay matched our food perfectly. The view from our table was also spectacular. Highly recommend this place for a couple or for friends catch up over nice wine and tasty food....we'll be back!

Thank Angelphil
Canberra, Australia
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very romantic gastronomic atmosphere. Great wine list. Never disappointed. For winter - get close to the fire! A bonus is that you can take home the smoked produce.

Thank Sharpee22
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We went mainly to check out the smoke house,but stayed for lunch & a wine tasting. Was disappointed that the only meats for purchase were already sliced and pre-packed, & the cool room was so cold it did not encourage browsing the products available. Enjoyed the Wild Trout wines & the tasting area is most attractive. An interesting menu and... More 

Thank Lynn C
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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62 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Just love this place. It's location is on the outskirts of Canberra away from the hustle and bustle and located on a rural property with a beautiful setting. Sitting outside in the sun for breakfast or lunch seems like you are miles away from a capital city. The service is good with an outstanding menu. They also sell a wonderful... More 

Thank Margaret S
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23 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Went for lunch on a Sunday with friends. Service was slow and waiting staff appeared confused with orders, bringing orders to our table that were meant for another table. I had the lamb which was very fatty and the meal overall was bordering on just being warm.

Thank SRule10200
Canberra, Australia
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101 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

The revamp has really opened up the floor. The counter and tasting area for Wild Trout wines are now a feature. The revamp allows many more table to face the glass and the sunshine while being protected from the elements. The menu read well and did deliver. It is great to be able to have a wine tasting and then... More 

Thank Loi J
Sydney, Australia
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92 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

Well here it is. An old country homestead set in the rolling hills outside the bustle of the city. You come here for the food and of course their delightful small goods but it is the delightful peaceful setting that make your day something special. Food and wine are the added bonus to complement the gardens and the views. As... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Australian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View
Open Hours
10:00 - 17:00
12:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Nanima Road, Springrange, New South Wales 2618, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Springrange
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6230 2487

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?