2021 ACT Readers' Choice Awards

Portia's Place

Portia's Place

Chinese   $$$$$   Opens at 11:30:AM

Kingston

Take in the sounds of sizzling hot pots and tantalising aromas wafting from the kitchen at Portia’s Place on Kennedy Street in Kingston. This restaurant comes alive with the consistent hum of lively c...
"Readers' Choice 2020 - Fine Dining"
Surrounded by private parkland overlooking Lake Burley Griffin, The Boat House is the ideal place to relax and enjoy award-winning dining. Escape from the city life of Canberra and enjoy stunning lake...
"Fine Food in a Nostalgic Environment"
Experience the taste of fine dining in a relaxed atmosphere at Otis Dining Hall, an establishment popular among a crowd of suave Kingston locals. Set on Jardine Street, Otis offers an ambient escape f...
"Readers' Choice 2019 - Japanese"
Raku Dining

Raku Dining

Japanese   $$$$$   Opens at 11:00:AM

Canberra CBD

12 Chef Hat Award
Tantalise tastebuds with modern Japanese fare at Raku Dining on Bunda Street in Canberra. Combining the precision of Oriental cuisine with the vibrant energy of Mod Oz dining, Raku is all sleek lines,...
Molto Italian

Molto Italian

Italian   $$$$$   Opens at 6:00:PM

Kingston

For authentic Italian run by Canberra stalwart Carlo Tosolini, look no further than Molto Italian at the Kingston Foreshore. This seaside trattoria boasts modern interiors of high ceilings, dark woode...
B One Restaurant

B One Restaurant

Asian   $$$$$   Opens at 11:30:AM

Canberra CBD

Mixing culture cuisines with a menu of Asian fusion dishes, B One Restaurant on West Row in the heart of Canberra’s CDB offers an experience you won’t forget. From the vibrant neon signage of wings on...
Black Fire Restaurant

Black Fire Restaurant

Spanish   $$$$$   Opens at 11:30:AM

Braddon

Individualistic Mediterranean fare which does not disappoint awaits Canberra diners at Black Fire Restaurant on Mort Street in Braddon. A rustic industrial fit out of exposed timber and bricks is soft...
"Readers' Choice 2019 - Asian"
Situated on Kingston Foreshore, Wild Duck Fine Asian Cuisine fuses the vibrant flavours of the Orient delivering them in warm, elegant surrounds. Using the classic elements of golden-hued lighting, wh...
Little Theo's

Little Theo's

Italian   $$$$$   Opens Tue 11:30:AM

Canberra CBD

Just a short stroll from Murrumbidgee golf course in the tranquil outskirts of Canberra, is classic pizza and burger bar Little Theo’s. An interior decorated with furniture created from wooden pallets...
Located on the picturesque outskirts of Canberra, 1882 Hall on Gladstone Street brings the best of local food, beer and wine to Hall. In a nod to when the suburb was established, 1882 is breathing new...
A comfortably quick 30-minute drive from Canberra City, perched amongst the lush greenery of country town Tharwa, resides The Barracks Espresso Bar & Eating House. Set within a working rural property,...
Silo Bakery

Silo Bakery

European   $$$$$   Opens Tue 7:00:AM

Kingston

Part Brooklyn, part Parisian – that's Silo Bakery on Giles Street in Kingston. From a room full of Australian and European cheese to freshly baked bread, this happily buzzing Canberra café is alive wi...
"Readers' Choice 2020 - Indian"
Daana

Daana

Indian   $$$$$   Opens at 5:30:PM

Curtin

A harmonious blend of traditional Indian cuisine and native Australian ingredients awaits Curtin diners at Daana on Theodore Street. Inspired by recipes handed down through generations, this family-ow...
Wandering through the ground floor of Ovolo Nishi on Edinburgh Avenue in Canberra, Monster Kitchen & Bar is preoccupied with serving local and seasonal produce prepared for sharing. Spread across four...
Les Bistronomes

Les Bistronomes

French   $$$$$   Opens Tue 12:00:PM

Campbell

12 Chef Hat Award
For a culinary journey with a distinctly French theme in Canberra, treat yourself and loved ones to a dining experience at Les Bistronomes located on Blamey Place in Campbell. Inside, this warm and up...
Morks

Morks

Thai   $$$$$   Opens Tue 6:00:PM

Kingston

12 Chef Hat Award
Teddy Picker's

Teddy Picker's

Cafe   $$$$$   Opens at 6:30:AM

Campbell

Send the senses into overload with creative café fare at Teddy Picker’s on Constitution Avenue in Campbell. This friendly, local haunt, with exposed concrete and high ceilings, blends with the world o...
Pho @ Dickson

Pho @ Dickson

Vietnamese   $$$$$   Opens at 9:00:AM

Dickson

Those craving sumptuous bowls of steaming Vietnamese delights in Canberra need only visit Pho @ Dickson restaurant on Woolley Street, to satisfy desires. This family owned and run restaurant emanates ...
Located 45 minutes’ drive south of the city at the northern end of the Australian Alps, Namadgi National Park is 105 900 hectares and makes up more than half of the ACT. It has eight peaks higher than...
An acronym for the Australian New Zealand Army Corps, the ANZACs are highly respected in Australia for their spirit of dedication, courage, mateship and sacrifice. Each year, ANZAC soldiers are commem...