About Pialligo Estate

Discover Canberra's favourite estate, featuring two dining venues, a bar, smokehouse, function spaces and more.

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The People of Pialligo Estate: The man behind the bacon
Food & Wine
Pialligo Estate Smokehouse manager, Alex Petryk, becomes emotional as he starts talking about the absolute devotion the people of the Canberra region have to his bacon, a product that has virtually developed its own identity. In particular, when the Smokehouse at Hume burned down in 2016, local businesses kept an empty space in their display cases for eight weeks waiting...
The People of Pialligo Estate: Head gardener John Sanderson
After almost forty years in horticulture and civil construction, Pialligo Estate head gardener John Sanderson says he is finally working in his dream job. It’s a role that for the first time in his career essentially brings together every facet of his broad experience. John’s experience is integral to Pialligo Estate’s ‘Paddock to Plate’ philosophy, where most of the natural...