The Boat House – Barton, ACT

The Client

Situated in private parkland on the absolute water lapping edge of Lake Burley Griffin, The Boat House offers the best lake view the capital has to offer. The stunning views are matched by outstanding modern cuisine, friendly and attentive service, and a great atmosphere.

Minutes from the city yet set in its own gardens on the absolute lakefront, The Boat House offers the ideal venue for your corporate function or private celebration. The stunning water views, award winning kitchen and sophisticated atmosphere are sure to make your event one to remember.

The three dining rooms are superbly presented with crisp white linen, crystal glassware and direct access to a lakeside deck and gardens. The atmosphere is further enhanced by floor to ceiling windows and a crackling open fire in the West End Room during the winter months.

The Boat House can accommodate small or large groups of up to 180 seated guests, with ample free parking on the doorstep.

You will find the Boat House at: Grevillea Park, Menindee Dr, Barton ACT 2600

Book a table or a function at the Boat House by visiting: https://theboathouse.restaurant/

The Suburb

Barton is a suburb of Canberra, Australian Capital Territory. Barton is adjacent to Capital Hill. It contains the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet, Attorney-General’s Department, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and several other Commonwealth government departments.

The boundary of Barton runs along Telopea Park East in the south east. On the east side it surrounds the East Basin of Lake Burley Griffin. In the north east the boundary is Morshead Drive. The boundary continues along Kings Avenue all the way to State Circle. State Circle forms the boundary with Capital Hill to the west. The boundary then extends along the centre of Sydney Avenue, and finally along New South Wales Crescent back to Telopea Park.

Settlement of Barton began in 1922. The first stage of the heritage-listed Barton Housing Precinct began in 1926 and 1927. It was named after Sir Edmund Barton, Australia’s first Prime Minister in 1928. Streets in Barton are named after Governors.

Parks in Barton include Telopea Park, York Park, Bowen Park which is on the south shore of Lake Burley Griffin, and Grevillea Park on the north side of the lake.  It is in Grevillea Park that you will find the Boat House.

What We Did

To provide comfort to the patrons of the Boat House, Nextrend was engaged to supply Corio MK2 Chairs.  The simple styling matched with upholstered seats and chrome legs provide an elegant appeal.

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