2021 Canberra Readers' Choice Awards

Portia's Place

Portia's Place

Chinese   $$$$$   Opens at 5:00:PM

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"
The Boat House

The Boat House

Modern Australian   $$$$$   Open Now

Barton

15 Chef Hat Award
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...
Otis Dining Hall

Otis Dining Hall

Modern Australian   $$$$$   Opens at 6:00:PM

Kingston

14 Chef Hat Award
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 Sat 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...
Black Fire Restaurant

Black Fire Restaurant

Spanish   $$$$$   Opens at 5:30:PM

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...
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...
"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...
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...
Silo Bakery

Silo Bakery

European   $$$$$   Opens Sat 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...
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 at 6:00: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 at 6:00:PM

Kingston

12 Chef Hat Award
Teddy Picker's

Teddy Picker's

Cafe   $$$$$   Open Now

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...
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 ...
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...
Italian confidence with big dish energy is on the menu at Capitol Bar and Grill in Canberra. Located within QT Canberra on London Circuit, this fine diner projects a trendy power lunch persona with le...
Breizh Cafe

Breizh Cafe

French   $$$$$   Opens Sat 9:00:AM

Ainslie

Visit Breizh Café creperie and patisserie for a delectable French-style experience, loved by the locals of Ainslie and travellers exploring Canberra. Located on Edgar Street, this cheerful locale radi...
The Civic Pub

The Civic Pub

Bistro   $$$$$   Open Now

Braddon

If you are after pub culture and fare, head to The Civic Pub on Lonsdale Street in Braddon. Just a few moments' walk from the city centre, The Civic Pub boasts 15 beers on tap and a diverse range of r...