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Share you C Dining Experience Competition Winner

  • July 2, 2015

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Congratulations Facebook user Lele Ta – the winner of the C Dine Bar ”Share your C Dining Experience” promo!!!!

 

As a result of having posted the most popular photo (with over 20+ likes and shares throughout the month of June) of her favorite C Dine Bar dish, Lele has just been named the lucky winner of a FREE SEAFOOD PLATTER or DRY AGED BLACK ANGUS TOMAHAWK! Good on ‘ya, Lele! This is our way of saying Thank You for continuing to support us, and for sharing your C Dine Bar experience!

 

We would like to thank everyone who supported us and participated in the “Share Your C Dining Experience” promo, and keep an eye on our official website and Facebook page for more promotions throughout the month of July!

 

New Winter Menu

  • June 18, 2015

IMG_20150617_115734Well the wet cold weather is here for another year but don’t worry we have you covered, literally if you still want to enjoy the aspect of outdoor dining our new garden area has had a transformation and is now fully covered from the elements and heated or else our comfortable indoor seating and our great tapas bar are yours to relax in, but now on to the important stuff.

Chef Dan has been hard at work cooking up a masterpiece of a new menu – This new ground- breaking and mouth-watering menu has a very strong emphasis on the sourcing of premium sustainably fished and farmed seafood – an advocacy that Chef Dan and Shann are both extremely passionate about. Due to popular demand, we are also bringing back “THE Beef Wellington” for all you land lovers. Even our kids menu has had a change including some great healthy options.

PankoAs well the breakfast menu has also had a revamp with such things as buttery spanner crab omelette or panko crumbed eggs with wild mushrooms, truffled asparagus and braised wheat (featured photo) and perfect for the winter House baked beans with pork belly and toasted sourdough. Breakfast is served on Saturdays and Sundays from 9am

Desserts have also not been forgotten with our ever popular “Cinema” being redesigned to be even more playful and a “Rosemary Creme Brulee” (featured photo) as just some of the new dessert items.  All menus are below in the menu tab so take a look and let your mouth water.   C Dine Bar, Canberra’s Seafood and Steak Restaurant and tapas bar, something for everyone.

 

Share your C Dining Experience and Win

  • June 13, 2015

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Share a photo of your favorite C Dine Bar dish or cocktail, and you could win a free Seafood Platter or Dry Aged Black Angus “Tomahawk” (valued at $165 and $155 respectively).

The next time you come in to C Dine Bar, all you need to do is:

1) Like the C Dine Bar Facebook page.
2) Snap a photo of your favorite C Dine Bar dish or cocktail.
3) Post the photo on your timeline with a short caption about why you really love the dish / cocktail (please ensure that the privacy setting for the post is set to public).
4) Lastly, add the “#cdinebar” to your post, and don’t forget to check-in!

At the end of June, the #cdinebar post with the most likes and shares will win a Seafood Platter Or “Tomahawk” (whichever of the two is preferred). This is our way of saying thank you for continuing to support us and for sharing your C Dining experience!

* C Dine Bar reserves the right to disqualify posts that are offensive and demeaning in nature.

Christmas in July

  • June 11, 2015

C-Dine-Sashimi-250x180_0Well the cold weather is here and July is coming and C Dine Bar is getting ready for Christmas, Christmas in July that is. To celebrate C Dine Bar for every Monday and Wednesday for the 4 weeks of July will be showcasing some of the best produce available with a weekly changing 5 course degustation menu, each week focusing on different produce. So grab your scarf, jacket and gloves and head out to C Dine Bar and celebrate Christmas in July. For more information please feel free to give us a call and for menus please see below. Bookings are essential $60 per person.

Week 1 ” Oyster Celebration” 6th & 8th of July
Week 2 “Fish Fare” 13th & 15th of July
Week 3 “All about Shellfish” 20th & 22nd of July
Week 4 “Roaming the Land” 27th & 29th of July

C Dine Bar awarded ‘Best Restaurant in Canberra’

  • July 23, 2014

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C Dine Bar is the winner of Best Restaurant in Canberra for 2014, a prestigious award presented by the Australian Hotels Association. For more details and other winners see their media release. Here’s what Out in Canberra had to say:

Best Restaurant went to the brave lads who originally planted the first flag down at Kingston Foreshore. Now, more than one year later, C Dine Bar has cemented its place as a fantastic location for fine seafood and aged-steaks. With the rest of the Foreshore slowly filling up, the best days are ahead for C Dine Bar as the Waterside precinct continues to grow as a dining destination. — Out in Canberra

Awards & International Recognition

  • July 5, 2014
Australian Hotel Association AHA Awards

C Dine Bar has again nominated as a finalist for ‘Best Restaurant’ in Canberra 2015 in the AHA Restaurant Awards. Winners announced on July the 27th 2015

Savour Awards

C Dine Bar has been nominated as a finalist for ‘Best Seafood Restaurant’ and ‘Best Tourism Restaurant’ in Canberra 2015 in the Savour Restaurant Awards. Winners announced August 17th 2015

Australian Hotel Association AHA Awards

C Dine Bar has been named the winner  for ‘Best Restaurant’ in Canberra 2014 in the AHA Restaurant Awards and has gone on to be a finalist in ‘Australian Best Restaurant’ to be held in Sunny Queensland.

Savour Awards

C Dine Bar has been nominated as a finalist for ‘Best New Restaurant’ in Canberra 2014 in the Savour Restaurant Awards.

USA Today Ultimate Travel Guide

C Dine Bar has been mentioned in USA Today’s ‘Ultimate Travel Guide’ as the recommended restaurant in ACT

I Love Food Award Winners

C Dine Bar has been awarded ‘Best Modern Australian Restaurant’ in the ACT by Lifestyle Channel in the I Love Food Awards.

Enjoy Moet Imperial Ice by the foreshore

  • July 5, 2014

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Moet and Chandon have selected C Dine Bar as a distributor for Moet Imperial Ice.

It is the first (and only) champagne designed to be enjoyed over ice. Served with fresh fruit, it is the perfect accompaniment to the fresh seafood C Dine Bar has to offer.

A new champagne experience combining fun, fresh and free sensations while remaining true to the Moët & Chandon style, a style distinguished by its bright fruitiness, its seductive palate and its elegant maturity. — Moet & Chandon

Whats on

 

Cocktail and Tapas Hour

Saturdays from4-6 the lounge bar will be serving $10 selected cocktails and bucket of 6 coronas for $30 and delicious hot mulled  apple cider to take away the winter chill

 Christmas in July

Winter has come and with that Christmas in July so why not celebrate it in style. C Dine Bar will be hosting a 5 course degustation menu for the weeks of July.  Each week C Dine Bar will focus the degustation menu on a different product. The Christmas in July menus will be available on Monday and Wednesday evenings and bookings are essential. See below for the menus

 

 The Gin and Tapas Lounge is open

With over 25 Gins to choose from, comfy relaxed lounge seating, tapas,  and cocktails to die for what could be a better way to relax. The lounge bar is open from 5pm Monday to Wednesday and from 12pm Friday to Sunday. You can even book out the lounge for your function.

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Buck a Shuck

Buck a Shuck is back. What better way to spend a well deserved Friday afternoon than indulging in $1 natural and mignonette, fresh shucked oyster’s and a glass of vino by the lake. Friday’s from 5pm-6pm

The $30 two course dinner

From 5pm to 7pm, Mondays to Thursdays, $30 per person. See the menu below.

Express Lunch

From 12pm to 2pm, Mondays to Thursdays, $25 per person. See our Express Lunch menu below.

 

About

A little insight into C Dine Bar
Located on the shores of Canberra’s Lake Burley Griffin, C Dine Bar provides an elegant yet casual atmosphere with views across the lake – making it easy to forget your day and just relax.

From our softly furnished chairs to the recycled timber and dark tones, C Dine Bar is designed to capture the essence of relaxation in a casual environment. Whether you’re here for a relaxing night out with friends or after work drinks, you’ll be looked after and made to feel welcome by our friendly staff.

“We saw a hole in the market for this type of venue in Canberra and think the Kingston Foreshore is the best place for it” — Shann Howman

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Our Philosophy

Our aim is to captivate both the palate and eye by delivering the taste of sea and land right to your table. We are passionate about our perfectly prepared seafood and our Black Angus Beef — showcased in our dry aged meat cabinet.

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Sourced from Riverina, NSW our Black Angus Beef is dry aged for 36 days in a controlled environment. The ageing process increases the tenderness of the meat by slowly breaking down muscle fibres.  We believe ageing our beef enhances flavour and improves the quality of the cut. And now we have the Tomahawk at 1.5kg perfect to share.

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Quality Local Produce

Fresh seafood in Canberra can be difficult to source, however we have established relationships with fresh seafood suppliers, sourcing fresh seafood and oysters daily. We believe oysters should be enjoyed on any occasion, so we give our customers the chance to do so with our ‘Buck a Shuck’ Friday’s in summer. All our oysters are shucked to order.

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Our dishes are created around the natural and fresh flavours of the seafood and Angus Beef to enhance the natural tastes of the produce, from the whole fish to a 450gram Angus Rib Eye you know that you will be getting the best and freshest quality available with fun friendly service.

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Progressive Canvas

A revolving canvas of local art.
Canberra is a great place full of great local talent, and we are proud to offer a space for local artists to showcase their talent. Our progressive canvas is designed so that the artist can show the development of their work from start to finish.

Giving back to the community, and supporting local tourism and art, is something that C Dine Bar feels strongly about. — Daniel Keogh

If you would like to purchase any of the art work, our friendly staff will be able to help you. C Dine Bar takes no commission from the sale of any art work nor do we charge for the use of the space.

John Voir

We are pleased to have displayed work from local artist John Voir. VOIR is a talented local artist showing his new collection for the first time at C Dine Bar. VOIR is a Melbourne grown, Canberra based indapendent artist specialising in aerosol art works, large scale murals and eye popping canvases. For more than 20 years Voir’s work has been found in the streets, galleries and homes of Australia and all the way to Europe.

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This new collection of works explores repetition and order in digital landscapes, drawing the viewer into intricate detail comprising vibrant colour and texture, challenging traditional perspectives.

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Contact

Get in Touch with C Dine Bar

For all bookings please use our “Dimmi” Online Booking service. For  general inquiries please use the form below.

We hope to see you soon at C Dine Bar!