Old Parliament House Cafe, Canberra

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At the moment the Old Parliament House Cafe is a great summer find open everyday except Christmas Day until 5pm, serving bargain-priced sandwiches and cakes in atmospheric heritage surroundings.

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Currently occupying an a sunny nook in the courtyard while the front of house Kitchen Cabinet is being renovated, it is just the spot for a relaxed, stylish coffee or light lunch.

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Share two warm scones with jam and cream between two for $4 or a large sandwich $8 or roll $10 with coffee and enjoy the memories of a past era.

Current specials include 4 scones and a pot of tea for $12.50 or a complimentary side of salad with your sandwich or roll.

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Other regular options for a special occasion include High Tea $39 or  Devonshire Tea $12.50.

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The indoor seating with a view of the courtyard, is cozy if it’s chilly or wet.

Visit the Beyond the Lines exhibition while you’re there and have a chuckle at the year just past.

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Stroll through the gardens (also a wonderful spot for a picnic) before you leave.

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