Pouring once again from 22nd October!

Now taking only dinner bookings with our $55 bistro pre-fixed menu that's sure to dazzle with complimentary sparkling on arrival.

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Dear Prudence,
won’t you come out to play?

Tucked in the centre of Canberra, Prudence offers a list of global wines and local undiscovered bottles served with a delicious prefixed bistro menu. A playful place to visit from afternoon to late evening.

Beverages of the European kind

Curated by sommeliers Chester Mok and Benito Drovandi, our drinks list is considered and welcoming.

On the menu

Drops you’ve likely never tasted before

See Wine List

Indoor or al-fresco wine and dine

Outdoor tables amongst the Plane trees with views of bustling Alinga street provide a front row ticket for people-watching. Inside, distressed walls and arched window forms speak to the building’s history. When the sun goes down and the warm candlelight glimmers on your wine glass time will – even for just a moment – seem to stand still.

To eat

Bistro menu $55  
Butter beans escabeche, olives & saucisson
Pork & prune terrine, salad frisée
Truffle cacio en pepe
Panna cotta, marsala pears & cardamom
Olives 4  
Pickles 4  
Crackers 4  
Sydney Building
100 Alinga Street,
Canberra ACT 2601
  • Thursday to Saturday 6pm – Late
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All bookings only available for timings at 6pm & 8pm for $55 bistro menu & complimentary sparkling.

Dear Prudence is part of a larger food precinct which includes our neighbour, Brew Nation and our Northbourne Avenue cousin Verity Lane Market.