Braddon BYO guide

Tony, our amazing fellow over in Canberra, has put together a little list of spots to visit and what to BYO around the area. It’s filled with super suggestions and tip-top wine matches for a range of different cuisines. So, next time you’re in Braddon (or Canberra in general), pop on in for a visit and pick up something delicious!

PIZZA GUSTO (Great pizza, and you can sit outside with your BYO drop, eat pizza out of the box, and watch the street alive!)

What to eat & drink:

  • Gusto – tomato, bocconcini, prosciutto & rocket
    • 2016 Maretti Barbera Nebbiolo Blend, $22
    • Sensi Virto Vino Rosso, $10
  • Margherita – tomato, mozzarella, bocconcini, basil
    • Gate Series Chardonnay, $14
    • 2016 Terra Viva Marche Pinot Grigio $24
  • Boscaiolo – tomato, mozzarella, Calabrese, mushroom, olive
    • 2017 La Ficelle St Pourcain Gamay, $26
    • 2018 Ochota Barrels Green Room Grenache Syrah, $38

YAT BUN TONG DUMPLING HOUSE (Because who doesn’t like dumplings? The ultimate comfort food!)

What to eat & drink:

  • Pan fried pork dumplings (with a bit of chilli oil, of course!)
    • 2017 Hugel Gentil White Blend, $25
    • 2017 Von Hovel Saar Kabinett Riesling, $48
  • Duck pancakes
    • 2018 Wickhams Road Gippsland Pinot Noir $20
    • 2017 Pooley Cooinda Vale Pinot Noir, $64
  • Steamed vegetarian buns (light, fluffy, and so flavoursome!)
    • 2017 Hoddles Creek Chardonnay, $24
    • NV Bele Casel Asolo Superiore Extra DRY Prosecco, $28

THE MANDALAY BUS (An absolute institution serving up Burmese, Chinese, and Spanish ‘gourmet fast food’ in Haig Park, with chairs and tables – or bring your own blanket and find a sweet spot at the park)

What to eat & drink:

  • Chilli chicken wings – this will wake you up with a chilli slap!
    • Philter XPA 6pk, $22
    • Trumer Pils 6pk, $22
  • Satay chicken – succulent in Roti bread, crispy fried onions, and kewpi mayo
    • 2018 Corymbia Chenin Blanc, $32
    • 2018 Delinquente Tuff-Nutt Bianco D’Alessano Pet Nat, $24
  • Burmese style Green Bean Salad – coriander, peanuts, tamarind dressing
    • 2017 Stift Goettweig Grüner Veltliner, $26
    • 2017 Hoddles Creek 1er Pinot Blanc, $55