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Sweet Copper – Café, Gallery, and Functions

Sweet Copper resides in the Old Ginninderra School House & adjoining Headmasters Residence, located in Gold Creek. Built in 1883 and authentically restored, with intimate dining rooms, covered back verandah & beautiful garden courtyard, all overlooking an acre of parkland – a true reflection of a bygone era!

Dine from our All Day Grazing Menu from Thursday to Sunday, with options for Breakfast, Brunch & Lunch available all day and there is an extensive range of tempting treats for Morning & Afternoon Tea.

The menu is inviting and food is fresh and flavoursome, with service that is both efficient & friendly, a combination that keeps you coming back for more.

Complete with warming open fires in Winter and 100 year old elms shading the Courtyard in Summer - Sweet Copper is the perfect meeting place for every occasion and we are BYO!

See the monthly changing exhibitions in the School House Gallery, join us for a Themed Dinner Event or consider us for your next boutique wedding, family gathering or corporate function and book us for your own exclusive use.

School House Gallery Exhibitions

March & April 2017

The Magic of Colour
1 March to 30 April 2017

Paintings by Maria Pfohl & Siva Nathan - A delightful selection of paintings exploring various mediums & techniques to depict the beauty of the Australian Landscape, Flowers up close and majestic Sunsets.
Find out more 

Functions & Dinner Events

Sunday 14 May 2017
Celebrate over 100 years of Mothers Day
Extravagant High Tea at Albert Hall

10:00am to 4.30pm

Including live music, performances & dancing (entertainment), sparkling wine (champagne) & an indulgent selection of sweet & savoury delights.

$65 per Adult 
$35 per child 12 to 16 yrs
$20 per child 5 to 11 yrs
Children under 5 - No Charge

Reservations required, call 62551215 or email

Brunch, Lunch, Morning & Afternoon Tea options available All Day

Open Thursday & Friday from 10am to 4pm

Saturday & Sunday from 8.30am to 4pm

Ph: 6255 1215 – to book directly with the Cafe

To find out more, please get in touch.

Sweet Copper
  • "Please allow me to take this opportunity to thank the Hudson's team for the catering provided last week in support of the ATSB ICASS conference. As always, the food was beautiful and fresh and delivered on time. Can't ask for more than that."

    Adam Charlton
  • "Thank you for a magnificent lunch today. Everybody raved about it."

    Anna Pickering
  • "Thank you so very much for the catering for the Malaysian Delegation. It was well received and beyond expectations."

    Engineers Australia
  • "The lunch yesterday was absolutely superb and the staff just lovely. We couldn't have asked for a better lunch or lovelier people to cook and serve. Thanks you so much and please pass our thanks on to them!"

    Jane D.
  • "...The food was fresh, delicious and beautifully presented – with some leftovers for us! I highly recommend anyone who needs a function to be catered brilliantly to call Hudsons. Wendy Hudson (RIP) would have been proud. Thanks so much Yvette!"

    Lindy Bryant
  • "I want to thank you for the excellent catering on 7 March - everything went beautifully and we were very pleased with both the service and the wonderful food. Our guests unanimously enjoyed the meals, and commented on the high quality. I also wanted to mention and thank Bhaskar and the Chef who were friendly and professional. Bhaskar handled everything very efficiently and smoothly.....very impressive!!!!!!."

  • "Please pass on my absolute thanks to all involved in our commencement event last night. The cheerful professionalism of the team was wonderful."

  • "I would like to thank you and your staff for an absolute great service and food selection. The function was a good event with every one very impressed by your staff, service and food. Thanks again we will definitely contact you for our next event."

    Central Security Distribution
  • "I just wanted to say thank you very much for the wonderful staff on Saturday. Bhaskar in particular was exceptional – clearly dedicated to his job and he was lovely to my kids when they were bothering him as well.
    We were also very happy with the food. The cinnamon cheesecake was a highlight. Your staff were very considerate in storing away the leftovers too."

    Rachel B.
  • "Can I first please say thank you very much for the wonderful catering and service today. It was just fantastic and the food was incredible. I had comments all day about how great it was. Special thanks to Bhaskar and Susan who both worked flat out and couldn't have been more helpful."