02 6230 2487
431 Nanima Road
PO Box 243 Hall ACT 2618
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Brunch Sat & Sun 10am – 11:30am
Lunch Fri – Sun 12pm – 3pm
Cellar door and retail sales
7 Days 10am – 5pm
Poachers Pantry, located just outside of Canberra, is a family owned and operated business led by Susan and Robert Bruce.
The business began in 1991 when Susan and Robert decided to convert the Bruce family’s grazing property into a space that was perfect for a country smokehouse.
Since then, the business has grown to include its own cool climate wine range, farm shop and cellar door, and a successful café, function space and wedding location – all set in the glorious surrounds of the original weatherboard farmhouse.
Poachers Pantry smokehouse opened with the aim of producing restaurant quality smoked goods that would be revered by home cooks and chefs alike.
Poachers Pantry smoked goods were sold direct to the public from the smokehouse door.
The Wily Trout Vineyard was planted, with the aim of complementing the growing Poachers Pantry range with a selection of top quality cool climate wines, produced by some of the Canberra District's winemakers.
Poachers Pantry Smokehouse Café was opened, bringing together the food, the wine and the stunning countryside to create the perfect venue for a relaxed country interlude.
Poachers Pantry has earned a reputation for its quality products, wonderful food and great customer service.
The Poachers Pantry range of smoked goods are now sold to Australia’s leading restaurants, enjoyed by Qantas travellers and are available to buy at a growing number of quality grocers in the ACT, NSW and Victoria.
Poachers Pantry employs locals and supports farmers and producers all over NSW and Victoria.