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Kitchen Dining

Open Thursday to Monday
Lunch Service 11am to 3pm
Dinner Service Thursday - Friday 5pm to 8:30pm

There’s nothing contentious about our hospitality. With friendly local service, our Kitchen offers a warm welcome all year round. From epic lunches to Friday night specials, our Chef makes sure the food served in our kitchen is every bit as interesting as the wines behind our cellar door.

Offering a wide range of tempting fresh local produce, our menu blends traditional Italian flair with contemporary Australian dishes, chosen to complement our Canberra cool-climate wines beautifully.

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Focaccia, ocean trout and grilled figs

Cellar Door Tasting

You won’t find any better for a Canberra wine tasting. There’s a Contentious Character wine to suit everyone.

Contentious Character vintages commenced in 2015 and are a cool-climate, new world twist on old world styles.

Our Founder’s Museum and Founder’s Reserve wines are quality old vine Lambert wines from deep within the cellar. A variety of vintages and varietals, they’ve been lying low for a few years and have developed an exceptionally mature, mellow character.

We have a tasting with paired elements curated for everyone!

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Kitchen - Takeaway

Takeaway on Thursday & Friday.

Let us come to you, so you can sit back, enjoy a glass of wine while dining on our sumptuous array of kitchen treats.

We’re serving up some serious woodfired pizza for dinner over Thursday & Friday (5pm-8.30pm).

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