Yacht Club

Mariner Place, Yarralumla

The Yacht Club Restaurant
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The Southern Cross Yacht Club, on the shores of Lake Burley Griffin, offers beautiful views and a range of dining options with extensive free parking and full bar facilities. Dine al fresco on the balcony or in the bar lounge, eat fresh fish and chips on the lawns, or enjoy relaxed fine dining with our delicious menu and stunning waterfront location at the Yacht Club Restaurant.

Opening Hours

Every day 11.30am—10pm
Phone 02 6273 1784 / Email

We encourage you to make a reservation if you join us for dine in. We have introduced measures to ensure the health and safety of our Members and team.

View our Menus

Yacht Club Set Menu  /  Kid’s Menu  /  Bar Snack Menu  /  Beverage List

Book a Table – Yacht Club

Book a table for lunch or dinner, or call us on 6273 1784.

A credit card booking guarantee of $5 per person is required. Funds will be verified, but not charged, to your card at this time.

Please note, while we try our best to accommodate all customer requests, on some occasions we cannot guarantee specific tables.

The Canberra Southern Cross Club is a licensed venue and all ACT residents must be a Member, or be signed in by a Member, in order to dine at the Club.

Yacht Club Restuarant

Yacht Club Restaurant

Enjoy fine dining in our glass-fronted restaurant with a terrace, with Modern Australian dishes and a view of the lake.

Lunch 12pm—2pm every day
Dinner 5.30pm—9pm every day

Yacht Club Bar

Yacht Club Bar

Enjoy something from our special snack menu catering for small and large bites, and a range of delicious sweet treats.

11.30am—9pm every day

Snapper on the Lake

Snapper on the Lake

The Yacht Club is also home to Snapper on the Lake. Voted by locals as Canberra’s best fish and chippery, Snapper on the Lake offers fresh fish and chips along with tranquil lake views and a relaxed family atmosphere. Enjoy fresh grilled or battered fish and chips, as well as our signature crumbed snapper and chips. Family packs and kid sized ‘whipper snapper’ meals are also available. Takeaway is also available at Snapper on the Lake.

MV Southern Cross

MV Southern Cross

The Yacht Club is home to the MV Southern Cross — cruise the capital and see the landmarks from Canberra’s Lake Burley Griffin aboard the MV Southern Cross. We offer weekend sightseeing tours as well as weekly lunch and dinner cruises, and our boat can be chartered for special events. See our cruise schedules and make your booking online or call us on 6273 1784.

Functions and Events

Functions and Events

The Yacht Club on the shores of Lake Burley Griffin offers a beautiful setting for any event. Book the Lotus Room or Wardroom for your next event, or take the team for a chartered cruise aboard the MV Southern Cross.  Contact our Events team to see how they can help make your event one to remember.


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A great atmosphere out on the lawn near the water. Great seafood/fish and chips with a few salad options. The upstairs dinning with balcony is a great place to enjoy an evening meal with good company and watching a sunset.
Joel, March 2021

Great location views over Lake Burley Griffin. Excellent food.
Bill, March 2021