Canberra - Bars & Nightlife
Canberra has a reputation of being a bit staid and conservative, but underneath there is a strong party atmosphere especially among the younger inhabitants. A large university population helps to fuel a busy night scene.
Academy and Candy Bar
Stylish nightspot drawing a young dance crowd. Candy Bar, upstairs, serves great cocktails in lounge-bar setting.
Live bands and DJ’s help create a buzzing atmosphere at this popular inner city pub/restaurant.
ICBM and Insomnia
Two-in-one venue that has a party lounge downstairs and rocks to the latest dance beats upstairs.
40 gaming tables with roulette, blackjack, poker and keno in a relaxed atmosphere. Two excellent bars.
King O’Malley’s Irish Pub
Wide selection of Australian and international beers accompanied by great pub food in a busy, noisy but convivial pub atmosphere.
All Bar Nun
This popular watering hole is an excellent place to relax after a day of sightseeing. There is also an excellent restaurant part of the complex.
Hippo Bar Lounge
Upstairs location overlooking busy Garema Place. Cool venue for the younger crowd.