You ask anyone around here, we’re loved members of the community and for somebody to do this is disgusting.”. “This stuff we can rebuild but it’s the customers that really affect us.”. Every mouthful is succulent. Why not inject some Mediterranean sunshine and cuisine into your staycation, courtesy of Olive at Hawker! The thought of attending a three-hour class involving a lot of stretching would normally have me running screaming for the... Three helicopters, including an ''eye in the sky'', have arrived to help keep fire at bay in the Canberra region, The Hewitt Memorial honours a legendary Crookwell harness racing family, and the annual race will be run at Goulburn Paceway today (10 January). Olive at Hawker, Canberra: See 128 unbiased reviews of Olive at Hawker, rated 4.5 of 5 on Tripadvisor and ranked #59 of 1,459 restaurants in Canberra. A tumble of glossy black mussel shells gape out from a raised bowl that stands above the other plates on the table. Olive at Hawker is the product of restaurateurs John and Aleka Yianoulakis, who also operated the award-winning Hellenic Trattoria in Woden. Additionally, a selection of dishes from the Butcher’s Block à la … Five minutes with … who is YOUR local food hero? 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It’s my passion,” he says. Does the cycling community get a fair go in Canberra? Olive At Hawker 2/78 Hawker Place, Hawker ACT 2614. They owned the award-winning Hellenic Trattoria, creating Mediterranean cuisine for 12 years. For mains, he recommends his veal medallions and the penne Zingara. “It’s our staff we support, the community that we support, everybody suffers, people that have made pre-bookings, christenings, they all suffer because they have to find new venues, that’s what upsets us,” he said. The extensive damage caused by fire to the Olive at Hawker restaurant. 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They are open Tuesday to Sundays from 11:30 am to 3:00 pm for lunch and from 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm for dinner (they close at 9:00 pm on Sundays). Freshly stone-baked pide bread comes out first with tzatziki and olive oil. After watching their livelihoods literally go up in flames, the Yianoulakis family can finally "see the light at the end of the tunnel" with Tuesday's relaunch of Olive at Hawker. Cheesemaking for beginners in Bungendore, Hot in the City: Experience your next crepe adventure at MISU Castle, Hot in the City: Morning Dew bring the brew and a fabulous all day brunch menu to Molonglo Valley, Hot in the City: Two new Bunda street diners open in Shorty order. The dogs didn’t wake us up except Pickles did bark early this morning but that’s not unusual for her. Cavoodles are 2020’s top dogs, but what was the most pup-ular name? And does the club have a future at all? Is another labour hire licensing scheme necessary in Canberra, or is national compliance the key? “It’s shattered us,” he said. Jennifer Mitchell very sad too hear I hope they catch these nasty people , Jim Mitchell is this your restaurant where go sometimes ?. Another restaurant in the Hawker region was attacked by arsonists at approximately the same time that ”Olive” was attacked, but emerged without any serious damage, as the fire was quickly extinguished. It is spectacular! Phone: (02) 6255 2858 SMS these details to your mobile phone for free: Send We won't use your number for marketing purposes. Nestled in the Hawker Shops, the restaurant has taken over what was previously a dry cleaner and video store, so the brothers had to completely gut the space - a process that has taken close to a year. Why the cost of water in Canberra is causing so much angst in the sports community. South-side favourite Olive at Mawson has brought its Mediterranean flair to Hawker with its second venue now open at Hawker Place. An ideal venue for a smashing wood fire-kissed BBQ with family and friends. Mr Yianoulakis thanked the passerby whose efforts had saved the Hawker restaurant from more damage. Claim this listing. Jim's birthday last year-fantastic hosts and food,very memorable. Olive at Hawker, Canberra: See 128 unbiased reviews of Olive at Hawker, rated 4.5 of 5 on Tripadvisor and ranked #60 of 1,459 restaurants in Canberra. Police are treating both blazes as suspicious as investigations continue. He said the business was flourishing and the family had hoped to expand to Gungahlin but the fires had put a brake on those plans. It comes from the Peloponnese region where Aleka is from.”. 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The one at Mawson hasn't reopened yet since the fire has it? Will anyone be missing Summernats in Canberra this weekend? Chef Hat Consideration List – VOTE. Brimming with the friendly service that Canberrans have come to know and love, the new venue will bring a menu of classic Mediterranean flavours with a modern twist. "It's been a slow process," said Dimitri. Mediterranean. But everything changed for the couple on their honeymoon. Check out their online menu here and follow them on Facebook or Instagram for mouthwatering photos. Officials say the flames have spread into the trees. Helmed by Chef de Cuisine Rémy Lefebvre, Butcher’s Block has introduced a revamped à la carte menu perked up with more choices for BBQ-ed dishes, plus an all-new weekend lunch featuring tasty Tostadas, Fried Chicken and Garum Cheeseburger. Fire and Rescue had responded to emergency calls from the Mawson fire about 12.45am and took a couple of hours to bring the rapidly developing blaze belching hazardous smoke under control and prevent it … Verity Hewitt's bookshop became a Canberra institution on the site where Verity Lane Market now stands. The Olive restaurant at Hawker was damaged before a passer by helped to extinguish the fire, while the Olive restaurant at Mawson was destroyed in a blaze. Thanks for a great night everyone! He said clear CCTV footage at Hawker, which had been provided to police, showed the fire there had been deliberately lit but he had not been able to look at the Mawson footage. 2.3K likes. The fires, which police believed were deliberately lit, left the Yianoulakis family devastated as their source of income and pride went up in smoke. It’s 5:00 pm and at Olive at Hawker, staff members are busy preparing to welcome diners to their slice of the Mediterranean. Olive at Mawson had been open about six years while the Hawker restaurant had been going for more than two years. Daniel suggests that groups orders lots of small dishes to share. Entering the ‘nightmare-ish’ world of the horse owner, Tough times bring out the best and worst in all of us, Self-improvement is a myth we should all bust for good. Why do Canberra speed limits change so often? We miss Olive at Mawson soooo much! Great local place to support. I really hope that they come down hard, it’s not just this, it’s numerous cars [set alight] all around Canberra. Olive at Hawker – a hint of the Mediterranean in Belconnen. Maree Jones Looks nice, we might have to Johnathon Motbey. Entering the ‘nightmare-ish’ world of the horse owner, Tough times bring out the best and worst in all of us, Self-improvement is a myth we should all bust for good. Cavoodles are 2020’s top dogs, but what was the most pup-ular name? Save room for dessert. Will Easts return to the John I Dent Cup? The best gift is you, Ten years in conflict resolution provides unparalleled expertise for Canberra families, Five Minutes with Kurt Neumann, Grazing at Gundaroo, Meet the makers: Whey to go! Thoughts going out to the family . “We’re not stopping, we were expanding , we weren’t going backwards, we were going forward,” he said. Firefighters in breathing apparatus took a couple of hours to bring the rapidly developing blaze belching hazardous smoke under control and prevent it spreading to nearby businesses. We had dinner last night at Olive at Hawker. We enjoyed a fabulous family breakfast there on Sunday, absolutely delicious, with amazingly friendly service from Mama. Olive at Hawker, Canberra: See 126 unbiased reviews of Olive at Hawker, rated 4.5 of 5 on Tripadvisor and ranked #63 of 1,439 restaurants in Canberra. Is ‘self-care’ just another way to say ‘selfish’? 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The food is not amazing or awesome; actually most of it is fairly basic Mediterranean fare. He actually alerted the fire brigade and use a bucket or a hose to put out the fire at the back of the restaurant which saved a lot of damage,” he said. Fire gutted the Olive at Mawson restaurant early today, and is being treated as suspicious. Mr Yianoulakis hoped the authorities came down hard on the perpetrators, pointing to other acts of arson across Canberra. Head chef Daniel has worked alongside the family since 2011. “It isn’t just cooking – it is life for me. But why was ASIO so interested in her? 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Emanuel Margaronis they have one at Mawson too, great food. It’s disgusting, something needs to be done,” he said. We were the first to arrive and waited for 45 mins for my meal (moussaka) and my partner's meal (Trout dish) didn't arrive for another 15 mins. It says the fire is not contained and that it was caused by lightning. Had a lovely meal, great hosts that spoiled our kids. Ashley Rose no, but Olivia worked there. Residents at Ivy evacuated at midnight after lift catches fire, Teenager’s fearless rescue saves bunny and chickens from house fire, New aerial fire appliances finally on way after contracts signed, Resident ignites plea for community fire units in Eurobodalla, Christmas in July on hold as Cobargo rebuilds, Two new fire stations to be built in Molonglo Valley and City. Date of visit: January 2017. Fire completely destroyed the family-owned Olive at Mawson at Southlands Shopping Centre while the other Olive eatery at Hawker is reported to have about $100,000 damage. Verity Hewitt's bookshop became a Canberra institution on the site where Verity Lane Market now stands. 2,760 Followers, 548 Following, 118 Posts - See Instagram photos and videos from Olive at Hawker (@oliveathawker) Fire and Rescue had responded to 000 calls from the Mawson fire about 12.45am with four pumpers, an aerial appliance, and a hazmat vehicle. 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Olive at Hawker, Canberra: answers to questions about Olive at Hawker: See 127 unbiased reviews of Olive at Hawker, rated 4.5 of 5 on Tripadvisor and ranked #59 of 1,449 restaurants in Canberra. It was such a nice restaurant! Bookmark. Head Chef Daniel and with Yiorgos, co-owner and restaurant manager. OliveTeam, Owner at Olive at Hawker, responded to this review Responded February … Their lamb shoulder is to die for, I can’t wait to have it again. Web. Ask AnneE1141 about Olive at Hawker. The firm wheat rusk base has soaked up fragrant cinnamon-infused syrup.