Café to add vibrancy to Lake Burley Griffin

Media Release

18 February 2021

Canberrans will soon be able to enjoy a café or dining experience right on the edge of Lake Burley Griffin at the newly transformed Regatta Point function centre, with the announcement of the Hospitality Services Licence being awarded to Grand Pacific Group (GPG). 

Assistant Minster for Regional Development and Territories, Nola Marino, announced the awarding of the licence today.

“The announcement today of GPG, a creative, leading hospitality company, partnering with the National Capital Authority will see the space at Regatta Point transform into a fabulous, sophisticated and accessible restaurant, café and function space,” said Assistant Minister Marino.

Senator for the ACT, Zed Seselja, shared his excitement for the new facility.

“I have long been a supporter of creating more opportunities to enjoy the beauty of Lake Burley Griffin for Canberrans and visitors to our great city alike,” Senator Seselja said.

“A new café and restaurant will be an extremely welcome addition that will add vibrancy to the lake front.”

Manuel Spinola, Director, GPG, has advised that there will be three key offers available to cater for visitors and locals to the precinct:

  1. Café – 7 days a week | 8 am to 5 pm (fresh, healthy, convenient) | Pax indoor 76 outside terrace 33
  2. Restaurant – 7 days a week | Lunch & High Tea (sophisticated, local produce, iconic) | Pax indoor 140 outside terrace 20
  3. Functions – 7 days a week | (venue of choice, events beyond comparison) – Pax indoor 180

It is expected these hospitality services will begin from November.