Lazy Su, Canberra

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Lazy Su, Canberra

The popular cultures of America, Japan, and Korea collide at riotous Canberra dine and drink spot, Lazy Su...

‘Discover first, ask questions later’ is the brand ethos for Canberra’s newest rebel, an all-day dining venue where retro-inspired ’80s and ’90s American-Japanese-Korean pop culture, urban influences and flavours collide spectacularly to create Lazy Su; a culture riot in the Braddon neighbourhood.

Lazy Su Canberra Braddon Restaurant Designed by BrandWorks Melbourne

Filling a void in Canberra’s dining and bar scene, Lazy Su is distinctly asian — from the neon lighting to the music, the food and drink to the attitude, Su’s is the place to come for lunch and hang out for a little while before later meeting with friends; sharing tapas; and lubricating yourself with sake and cocktails.

The mouthwatering menu is comprehensive. Char siu pork belly, steamed line-caught snapper and Hainan chicken make up the bigger dishes; alongside noodle salads, soups and rice offerings; whilst oysters and tuna tataki can be shared in the company of a variety of baos, skewers and smaller dishes — all ready to be washed down with those sakes and cocktails, along with a fine selection of beers, wines and ‘scorpion bowls’ (an alcoholic concoction typically found in Thailand).

Melbourne-based creative studio BrandWorks — in charge of both branding and interior design — used a range of materials commonly used in Japan: from wood panels and batons, exposed brickwork, concrete sheeting, lenticular mirrors and hand-painted denim cloth. All screech along in unison like a K-pop princess — bringing each of Su’s individual areas alive. With counter-side tables, a long bar and layout reminiscent of a traditional izakaya, Lazy Su is a blistering bundle of pop culture joy.

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Lazy Su, Canberra
Lazy Su, Canberra
Lazy Su Canberra Braddon Restaurant Designed by BrandWorks Melbourne
Lazy Su, Canberra
Lazy Su, Canberra
Lazy Su, Canberra
Lazy Su, Canberra

Photography, Rohan Thomson

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