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One of the most popular rooms in Parliament House, the Strangers’ Restaurant features intricate parquetry floors and stunning period details, such as early Australian cedar yoke-back chairs. The high ceilings and large floor space make this a perfect setting for dinner receptions, gala events and wedding receptions.

Capacity and Menus

Available for exclusive hire, minimum numbers apply.

Group Dining/Exclusive Hire
Banquet event seating


View our menus available


  • Original fixtures 
  • Curved restaurant bar
  • Complimentary hire of Lucinda Bar for exclusive hire bookings, for pre-dinner arrival beverages
  • Parliament’s collection landscape artworks on display
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The Strangers’ Restaurant is one of the largest rooms in Parliament House, containing many of its original late nineteenth century furnishings, fittings and robustly detailed plasterwork.

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