Smokehouse Restaurant
Mon & Tues: Curate your own smokehouse picnic.
Wed to Sun: Chef’s Smokehouse Snack plates from 11AM.
Thurs to Sun: Sharing Lunch Menus, 12PM.

Cellar Door
Complimentary splash tastings, 10:30 – 5:00pm, daily.

Farm Shop & Coffee
Seven Days 10:30 – 5:00pm

02 6230 2487
431 Nanima Road
Springrange NSW 2618
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In The Media

Australian Good Food Guide:  5 Restaurants to Delve into the World of Share Plate Dining

16 July 2024

Discover the art of artisanal smokehouse cooking along with estate wines at Poachers Pantry on Nanima Road in Springrange.

HerCanberra: Poachers Pantry welcomes the next generation – and the future looks delicious

6 March 2024

Weddings, celebrations, anniversaries, gourmet road trips, proposals…many a memory has been made looking out across the rolling hills from its paddock-to-plate restaurant, sipping a glass of Poachers Vineyard wine.

Now, the beloved venue is stepping into the next stage of its own story.

Australian Good Food Guide: 5 Vineyards to Taste Test Your New Favourite Drops.

22 February 2024

Discover the art of artisanal smokehouse cooking along with estate wines at Poachers Pantry on Nanima Road in Springrange. This restaurant, cellar door, farm shop and country wedding and event destination uses only traditional hand-crafted techniques and natural wood smoke to produce award-winning dishes in spectacular surrounds, whether taking in vineyard vistas from the alfresco deck or sampling wines while dining indoors at cosy table settings. Smoked meat manufacturing facility upgrade to double capacity

7 September 2023

Poachers Pantry (Poachers) smoked meats was established in 1991 by Susan and Robert Bruce on the family’s property after identifying a gap in the local market for European smallgoods. Now in the business’s 32nd year, their son, William Bruce, and his partner, Lauren Allen, are taking the reins and preparing the manufacturing facility for the next three decades.

Canberra Times: The next generation steps up at the Poachers Pantry smokehouse

30 August 2023

Will Bruce was born the year his parents Susan and Robert decided to try their hand at smoking meats on their family property on Nanima Road.

Food&Drink Business: A new era for the poachers

29 August 2023

Located on the outskirts of Canberra, family owned smoked meat producer Poachers Pantry is now in its 32nd year. As the second-generation begins taking the reins, a refurbishment will see brand new smoking equipment installed for the first time since it began. Pippa Haupt spoke to general manager Lauren Allen.

Riotact: Next generation takes the reins at iconic Poachers Pantry Smokehouse and Vineyard

3 February 2023

When Susan Bruce opened an artisan smokehouse “on a wing and a prayer” 30 years ago, she had no idea that the Poachers Pantry food and wine label would become a household name right across the country.

From humble beginnings, Susan’s foodie dream has flourished and now includes the Smokehouse Restaurant, Poachers Vineyard, farm shop and cellar door.

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