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WINE AND DINE IN THE CAPITAL

Canberra is paradise for foodies with a truly eclectic mix of dining styles, cuisines and experiences. With award-winning restaurants, vineyards and baristas, plus legendary dishes, people have been known to come to Canberra just for the delicious fare on offer.

Whether you’re after family-friendly restaurants, sweet delights, cosy local cafes, exceptional coffee or fine dining, it’s all here. The best part? Trying the superb local produce served by passionate people – be sure to taste our truffles, cool-climate wines, handcrafted beers, and smoked meats.

Discover the best new eateries and bars with our guide to Canberra's foodie scene, sip the best coffees in Canberra, feast at hatted and award winning restaurants, enjoy lunch al fresco, or listen to a gig at the capital's popular live music bars

Feast your way around the captial on a tour with the experts. Hop from one eatery to the next in Braddon with Eat Canberra Tours, explore the wine region on a private luxury tour with Van Du Vin, and discover local gin and beer makers with Dave's Tours

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"Savoring Culinary Excellence: Unforgettable Two-Hat Dining Experience at Table Canberra.

Table Canberra

TripAdvisor rating174 reviews
Greenway, ACT
Over $30
Ken Helm

Helm Wines

TripAdvisor rating54 reviews
Yass, NSW
Not specified
Cellar Door 1

Capital Wines

TripAdvisor rating34 reviews
Hall, ACT
Not specified
McKellar Ridge

McKellar Ridge Wines

TripAdvisor rating23 reviews
Yass, NSW
Not specified
Cafe stools and tables sit outside the entrance to the Collector Wines cellar door.

Collector Wines

TripAdvisor rating8 reviews
Goulburn, NSW
Under $20
Beautiful decorated bar wall and shelves

Queenies

TripAdvisor rating5 reviews
Kingston, ACT
Not specified
Interior with shelf

Intra PRVN

TripAdvisor rating4 reviews
Campbell, ACT
Not specified
Our Place

Our Place on London

TripAdvisor rating3 reviews
Canberra, ACT
Between $20 and $30
Prawn dish

AKIBA

TripAdvisor rating1738 reviews
Canberra, ACT
Under $20
Courgette interior

Courgette

TripAdvisor rating1178 reviews
Canberra, ACT
Over $30
Colourful dish from Black Fire Restaurant

Black Fire Restaurant

TripAdvisor rating941 reviews
Braddon, ACT
Between $20 and $30
Hiramasa Kingfish

Monster Kitchen & Bar

TripAdvisor rating934 reviews
Canberra, ACT
Not specified
Butchers Board

Marble & Grain

TripAdvisor rating899 reviews
Braddon, ACT
Over $30
Two coffee experts smelling the coffee beans

The Cupping Room

TripAdvisor rating886 reviews
Canberra City, ACT
Under $20
Les Bistronomes

Les Bistronomes

TripAdvisor rating806 reviews
Campbell, ACT
Over $30
Pomegranate main

Pomegranate Restaurant

TripAdvisor rating787 reviews
Kingston, ACT
Over $30
Bicicletta Restaurant - Food

Bicicletta Restaurant

TripAdvisor rating785 reviews
Canberra, ACT
Between $20 and $30
Lanterne Rooms interior

Lanterne Rooms

TripAdvisor rating748 reviews
Campbell, ACT
Over $30
BentSpoke food and drink

BentSpoke Brewing Co.

TripAdvisor rating693 reviews
Braddon, ACT
Between $20 and $30
Chairman & Yip dining room

Chairman & Yip

TripAdvisor rating662 reviews
Barton, ACT
Over $30
Water's Edge canberra

Dining Domes on Lake Burley Griffin

TripAdvisor rating646 reviews
Parkes, ACT
Not specified
Sashimi

Raku

TripAdvisor rating604 reviews
Canberra, ACT
Between $20 and $30
Smokehouse restaurant, artisan smokehouse, restaurant in the vines winery cafe

Poachers Pantry Smokehouse Restaurant and Vineyard

TripAdvisor rating553 reviews
Yass, NSW
Over $30
Eightysix bar

Eightysix North

TripAdvisor rating545 reviews
Braddon, ACT
Over $30
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