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Canberra Restaurants

Canberra has it all - innovative cuisine, unmatched hospitality and one-of-a-kind dining experiences - Canberra's finest restaurants consistently deliver all this and more. With so many options, deciding where to begin and what to eat can be overwhelming; beyond that, you cannot possibly exceed the culinary feast these restaurants have to offer. Prepare for a treat! We've got a list of the best restaurants in Canberra with reviews and ratings.
"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 escap...
"Readers' Choice 2020 - Pizza"
Locale Pizzeria Deakin

Locale Pizzeria Deakin

Pizza   $$$$$   Opens Tue 4:30 PM

Deakin

Celebrate WinterBook Now!Whether it's an intimate gathering or a special event celebration, let us make it memorable with our menu of handcrafted plates, pizzas & drinks. Book your table or event via our link now.
"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 l...
Dining Domes 3-course Dinner Enjoy an exclusive Dining Dome Experience at Water’s Edge Restaurant, Dine in style and comfort in your private, exclusive and warm Dining Dome or book a table of two in sharing dome where you shar...
"Readers' Choice 2019 - Japanese"
Raku Dining

Raku Dining

Japanese   $$$$$   Opens at 11:30 AM

Canberra CBD

14 Chef Hat Award Restaurant & Catering Association
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 lin...
Molto Italian

Molto Italian

Italian   $$$$$   Opens at 6:00 PM

Kingston

Restaurant & Catering Association
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 wo...
Brunello

Brunello

Italian   $$$$$   Opens at 5:30 PM

Canberra CBD

12 Chef Hat Award
The Supper Menu Early or Late? No problemThe Supper Menu is designed for those seeking a culinary experience that perfectly balances indulgence and convenience, ideal for both pre-theatre anticipation and post-performance relaxation. Avai...
Happy HoursEvery Thursday & FridayEvery Thursday and Friday, from 4:30pm to 6:30pm, indulge in half-price specials featuring expertly crafted cocktails, refreshing draft beers, select wines by the glass, and premium house spirits. ...
Braddon Merchant

Braddon Merchant

Modern Australian   $$$$$   Opens at 6:30 AM

Braddon

Express Lunch$20 Lunch SpecialsEnjoy our express lunch offering from Monday to Friday, 12pm - 3pm for only $20 per person. Choose from our delectable Steak Sandwich, Chicken Burger, or Risotto, along with a glass of house wine, ...
Courgette

Courgette

European   $$$$$   Opens at 12:00 PM

Canberra CBD

12 Chef Hat Award
Ideal for an occasion that requires everything to be perfect, head to Courgette restaurant on Marcus Clarke Street in the heart of Canberra. Owned by celebrated Chef James Mussillon, this dining de...
Looking For the Perfect Gift?Buy a Gift Card Today!Treat the people you love (or yourself!) to a taste adventure at Naadam Mongolian Restaurant! Whether it's a birthday, anniversary, or just because, our gift cards are the perfect way to share the ...
Rakkas Restaurant

Rakkas Restaurant

Turkish   $$$$$   Opens Tue 12:00 PM

Kingston

Blending the rich culinary traditions of Istanbul with the vibrant culture of Australia, head to Rakkas Restaurant on Eastlake Parade in Kingston for an unforgettable dining experience. This Canber...
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 livel...
Bunny Beans Café

Bunny Beans Café

Cafe   $$$$$   Opens at 7:00 AM

Holt

"Winter Warm-Up: Savour the Season with Our Signature Cauliflower Soup!"Winter onlyIndulge in the creamy goodness of our cauliflower soup, a winter essential packed with flavor. Perfectly crafted to beat the chill, it's a comforting bowl that promises warmth in every spoonful.
Chop Chop

Chop Chop

Japanese   $$$$$   Opens at 5:30 PM

Canberra CBD

Chop Chop is calling – dinner vibes and Asian fusion delights! Book NowGrab your people and dive into a feast with loads of dishes. Feeling carefree? The 'Feed Me' set menu is just $55pp. Want a taste of luxury? Go Zeitaku set menu for $89pp. Book now through the link...
Yakitori 38

Yakitori 38

Japanese   $$$$$   Opens Tue 5:00 PM

Canberra CBD

Inspired by the rustic, cosy bars of Osaka’s nightlife, Yakitori 38 on the Row in the heart of the city brings authentic Japanese flavours to Canberra. Following the izakaya restaurant style, this ...
Blu Ginger Canberra

Blu Ginger Canberra

Indian   $$$$$   Opens at 11:30 AM

Canberra CBD

Every Day is Curry Day!Come and EnjoyBe it a special day or a usual weekday, every day is a 'Curry Day' at Blu Ginger. Gather your friends and family and book a table at Blu Ginger and enjoy our delicious, rich, creamy and gravy-licio...
Good Brother Cafe

Good Brother Cafe

Cafe   $$$$$   Opens at 6:00 AM

Canberra CBD

Yaki Boi

Yaki Boi

Fusion   $$$$$   Opens at 12:00 PM

Braddon

Japanese-inspired fusion fare is what you'll find at Yaki Boi on Lonsdale Street in Braddon. This fun and funky restaurant is all sleek lines and Oriental artwork, fusing both culture and cuisine i...
Museum Cafe

Museum Cafe

Cafe   $$$$$   Opens at 9:00 AM

Canberra CBD