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Best pub lunch within a 2 hour drive of Civic?

By barbiekini - 20 April 2011 19

We are having visitors from interstate soon, and want to take them on a bit of a drive and stop somewhere for lunch along the way. 

Does anybody have any suggestions?

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Best pub lunch within a 2 hour drive of Civic?
Holden Caulfield 2:31 pm 20 Apr 11

notdingers said :

Grazing in Gundaroo is pretty good

http://www.grazing.com.au

Or Poachers Pantry has the most awesome smoked lamb cutlets when I went there for a wedding. Some nights I still wake in a cold sweat thinking about them.

http://www.poacherspantry.com.au

Awesome, what beers do they have on tap?

montezuma 2:11 pm 20 Apr 11

Loaded Dog pub in Tarago

Keijidosha 12:50 pm 20 Apr 11

dorrie said :

There is a place called Grandmas Little Bakery located on 5796 Federal Highway, Currawang NSW
(02) 4848 0240. Perched on a hill overlooking olive groves. http://www.grandmasbakery.com.au

I’ve been burned twice by this place and their big signs on the highway declaring that they’re open. On both occasions I have turned off the highway and driven to the bakery to find they are closed.

Flint in the Vines at Murrumbateman is very nice, and ditto for Scope at Mt Stromlo. Neither are “pub” lunches, but offer delicious food.

KB1971 12:21 pm 20 Apr 11

colourful sydney racing identity said :

KB1971 said :

The Alpine Hotel in Cooma has an awesome bistro.

Is it child friendly?

Yep, its out the back away from the main bar area, it is the old fasioned pub with a hallway down to the back room. Great food & service for a pub.

johnboy 11:49 am 20 Apr 11

I’d recommend Braidwood in general.

jasmine 11:46 am 20 Apr 11

Lots of good pubs and cafes in Braidwood. We like the pub on the corner near the park but I have forgotten it’s name.

There is also the Braidwood Hotel.

http://www.braidwoodhotel.com.au/

daddy 11:26 am 20 Apr 11

Captains Flat

http://www.outsidercafe.netfirms.com/

A little quirky but have never had a bad meal there

Grrrr 11:18 am 20 Apr 11

M0les said :

Collector pub always used to be pretty good.

The Bushranger Hotel @ Collector has been closed. Went there about a year ago, was thinking about going again a couple of days ago .. no luck.

fernandof 10:18 am 20 Apr 11

dorrie said :

There is a place called Grandmas Little Bakery located on 5796 Federal Highway, Currawang NSW
(02) 4848 0240. Perched on a hill overlooking olive groves. http://www.grandmasbakery.com.au

That looks like a really nice place! Do you have a price ballpark for 4 adults?

colourful sydney rac 10:13 am 20 Apr 11

KB1971 said :

The Alpine Hotel in Cooma has an awesome bistro.

Is it child friendly?

KB1971 9:59 am 20 Apr 11

The Alpine Hotel in Cooma has an awesome bistro.

dorrie 9:40 am 20 Apr 11

There is a place called Grandmas Little Bakery located on 5796 Federal Highway, Currawang NSW
(02) 4848 0240. Perched on a hill overlooking olive groves. http://www.grandmasbakery.com.au

notdingers 9:30 am 20 Apr 11

Grazing in Gundaroo is pretty good

http://www.grazing.com.au

Or Poachers Pantry has the most awesome smoked lamb cutlets when I went there for a wedding. Some nights I still wake in a cold sweat thinking about them.

http://www.poacherspantry.com.au

M0les 9:26 am 20 Apr 11

Collector pub always used to be pretty good.
Murrumbateman likewise (Plus lots of wineries there)

fernandof 9:24 am 20 Apr 11

Not really a 2h drive, nor a pub actually, but this place in Gundaroo serves good food and their Pizza is an absolute delight: http://www.corkstreetcafe.com/

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