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Patrons dining in an outdoor bar by the lake


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, tour the wine region in a black London cab with Van Du Vin, and discover local gin and beer makers with Dave's Tours

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Ken Helm

Helm Wines

TripAdvisor rating54 reviews
Yass, NSW
Not specified
Steak and Chips

Rashays - Casual Dining - Belconnen

TripAdvisor rating53 reviews
Belconnen, ACT
Between $20 and $30
Cellar Door 1

Capital Wines

TripAdvisor rating34 reviews
Hall, ACT
Not specified
McKellar Ridge

McKellar Ridge Wines

TripAdvisor rating22 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
Decorative bar wall


TripAdvisor rating5 reviews
Kingston, ACT
Not specified
Interior with shelf

Intra PRVN

TripAdvisor rating3 reviews
Campbell, ACT
Not specified
Prawn dish


TripAdvisor rating1731 reviews
Canberra, ACT
Under $20
Colourful dish from Black Fire Restaurant

Black Fire Restaurant

TripAdvisor rating938 reviews
Braddon, ACT
Between $20 and $30
Hiramasa Kingfish

Monster Kitchen & Bar

TripAdvisor rating930 reviews
Canberra, ACT
Not specified
Two coffee experts smelling the coffee beans

The Cupping Room

TripAdvisor rating885 reviews
Canberra City, ACT
Under $20
Butchers Board

Marble & Grain

TripAdvisor rating876 reviews
Braddon, ACT
Over $30
Les Bistronomes

Les Bistronomes

TripAdvisor rating802 reviews
Campbell, ACT
Over $30
Pomegranate main

Pomegranate Restaurant

TripAdvisor rating786 reviews
Kingston, ACT
Over $30
Bicicletta Restaurant - Food

Bicicletta Restaurant

TripAdvisor rating784 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 rating690 reviews
Braddon, ACT
Between $20 and $30
Chairman & Yip dining room

Chairman & Yip

TripAdvisor rating660 reviews
Barton, ACT
Over $30
Water's Edge canberra

Dining Domes on Lake Burley Griffin

TripAdvisor rating644 reviews
Parkes, ACT
Not specified


TripAdvisor rating599 reviews
Canberra, ACT
Between $20 and $30
Smokehouse restaurant, artisan smokehouse, restaurant in the vines winery cafe

Poachers Pantry Smokehouse Restaurant and Vineyard

TripAdvisor rating552 reviews
Yass, NSW
Over $30
Eightysix bar


TripAdvisor rating544 reviews
Braddon, ACT
Over $30
Bar and wine store

Capitol Bar & Grill

TripAdvisor rating535 reviews
Canberra, ACT
Over $30
Busy restaurant interior

CBD Dumpling House

TripAdvisor rating534 reviews
Canberra City, ACT
Under $20
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