Guild – Canberra’s new board game restaurant and bar

Are you looking for a place to kick back with some mates and play a couple of your favorite boardgames? Well look no further then Guild, Canberra’s newest board game restaurant and bar. Offering a large selection of boards games, including well known games like Risk,  Carcassonne to the Game of Thrones board game and the story-telling card game Dixit, you will be able to find something.
The Guild food menu has been carefully crafted so that its easy to eat and doesn’t get in the way of gaming. It offerswood-fired pizzas, arancini and mezze platters to share. Not to mention a fully stocked bar to help wash it all down.
So next time you want to organise a gaming night why not try out Guild located in Bailey’s Arcade, 150 London Cct, Canberra City.

Rock the Cot

Rose cottage is hosting a huge three day live music carnival between 13 to 15 November 2015. Rock the Cot will be a weekend filled with fantastic local artists with fun for the whole family

The line up includes:

  • The Cottage Collective
  • Dale Huddleston
  • Third Party
  • Nightfall
  • FTG
  • MLC
  • Top Shelf
  • Jimmy Bear
  • Col Finley

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Where to watch the State of Origin’s Game 3 decider

The State of Origin’s Game 3 decider is on this Wednesday 8 July 2015. The big question is where to watch it. Well you could invite a few mates over to your house or you could head out to one of Canberra’s many great venues.

To make your decision easier we have compiled a quick list of the pubs and clubs you can go:


PJ O’Reilly’s Civic
Uni Pub
Civic Pub
Inner North
Edgar’s Inn
Olim’s Bar and Bistro
PJ O’Reilly’s
Rose Cottage
Inner South
Little Brooklyn
The Kingo
Walt & Burley
Weston Creek
Western Basement


Ainslie Football Club, Gungahlin Lakes, The Hellenic Club(City and Woden), Viking Clubs (Tuggeranong),  or the Canberra Labor Club’s

Do you know any other great places to not in the list? Why not let us know in the comments below.

Whisky Live 2015

To all you Whisky drinkers out there, I would like to remind you that Whisky Live is coming to Canberra on Saturday 30th and Sunday 31st May 2015 at The Refectory which is located at the University of Canberra in Bruce.

Whisky Live 2015 has over 100 whiskies available for tasting so you can discover some of the great flavours and diversity that whisky has to offer. If you would like to learn more about whiskey and expand your knowledge on the different brands, then you can attend one of the whisky seminars running throughout the day.  The old and rare whisky bar will also be open to give the experienced whisky drinkers and chance to try some whiskys that most people never get to experience.

Tickets are $99 and includes an assortment of food, whisky glass and samples of whiskies on tasting. However, the Rare & Old Bar whiskies are not included.

Saturday 30th and Sunday 31st May 2015
The Refectory, University of Canberra, Bruce, Canberra
$99 available at

Transit Bar Birthday Week

Transit Bar is turning 9 this week and are celebrating with a whole heap of live acts.

Tuesday 12 May 2015
#‎KaraokeLove‬ Grand Final – Eliza, Benji, Nancy, Vince, Joice, Chris, Tasha and Tom battle for the $1000 cash grand prize!

Wednesday 13 May 2015
The Funkoars / DJ Total Eclipse / Mathas / Eloji / Semantix 8pm, presale

Thursday 14 May 2015
Hard-Ons – Official / Super Best Friends / Yoko Oh No 8pm, presale

Friday 15 May 2015
Foreign Kings / The Ansah Brothers / Mondecreen / Keech / Paryce 8pm, free entry before 9pm / $10 after

Saturday 16 May 2015
D’Opus & Roshambo / The Barren Spinsters / Jacqueline & Michael / Moochers Inc. / Marianne and Jonathan 8pm, free entry before 9pm / $10 after

Sunday 17 May 2015
Adalita Official / Suzie Higgie (Falling Joys) / Alice Cottee (No Hausfrau) 6pm, presale

 Venue: Transit Bar

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