Looking for a discreet, friendly cocktail & whiskey lounge where you can relax and have a quiet chat with friends? That’s the Polit Bar for you, in the heart of Canberra's parliamentary entertainment triangle.
On your own or bored? No worries. We love a chat and have games to play. Hungry? We have food too. Drop by to say hi. Mary-Jane & Marti are always there to make you feel at home.
"If you like the idea of a deco inspired bar with table service and a real sense of hospitality, then Polit Bar is the place for you. Marti behind the bar knows his stuff, and can guide you to the right cocktail depending on your mood."
Join Marti's Masterclass @The Bar for some hands-on liquid learning & laughs. (Video courtesy of the Canberra Times.)
Celebrate every day
We at Polit Bar like to celebrate every day. Celebrate what? Whatever makes us smile.
Be our special guest
You can join our special guest list for member-only offers and invitations. It’s easy. Just sign up here.
"Did we like it? Yes, we did. It had the perfect combination...of comfortable seating, luxe fitout, a great variety of beverages, and yummy food)." HerCanberra, July 2013
Come & play?
Wednesday 4pm-12 midnight
Thursday 4 pm-1am
Fri & Saturday 4 pm-2 am
Sunday 4 pm-12 midnight
Mondays & Tuesday and day/lunchtime bookings available for private functions on request.
Silly Season Hours
We love to serve you. And we know you need a break. So do we. Here's what we have planned for the Silly Season.
Mon 23-30 Dec CLOSED
New Year's Eve OPEN - BOOKINGS ONLY
"The space is intimate and the music turned down low to allow for easier conversations. They offer table service - unusual in Australian bars these days - and a wide variety of cocktails that are handmade to taste by the amicable Marti McGregor." Canberra Times, August 2013