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The Museum Cafe

Baked eggs with chorizo, olive salsa, roasted tomato sauce & grilled sourdough
Chargrilled Chicken BLT Burger
Eggs Benedict w/ house hollandaise & Beechwood smoked bacon or smoked salmon (gf*)
House made falafel, ancient grains tabouleh baba ghanoush w/ grilled flat bread (vegan, gf*)
Balcony Table
Buttermilk pancakes w/ berry compote & maple mascarpone (v)
Smashed avocado & goats curd w/ poached eggs & dukkha on grilled rye toast (v, gf*, df*)
Baked eggs with chorizo, olive salsa, roasted tomato sauce & grilled sourdough
Chargrilled Chicken BLT Burger
Eggs Benedict w/ house hollandaise & Beechwood smoked bacon or smoked salmon (gf*)
House made falafel, ancient grains tabouleh baba ghanoush w/ grilled flat bread (vegan, gf*)
Balcony Table

Overview

With sweeping lake views, the Museum Cafe is the perfect location for your next breakfast, brunch or lunchtime escape. Showcase the best of what Canberra has to offer!

Bookings accepted for groups of 6 or more. Make a booking online or call on 02 6208 5179.

Located inside the National Museum of Australia.

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Lawson Crescent, Acton, Australian Capital Territory, AustraliaGet Directions

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

TripAdvisor ratingBased on 159 reviews

“A quick bite before the Ancient Greek exhibition”

TripAdvisor ratingReviewed 1mo ago by Gaigin

It seems to be always busy, but service was quick and it’s easy to find a seat even for a large group. Food was tasty and delicious. Very convenient next to the museum

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“Nice spot for lunch”

TripAdvisor ratingReviewed 2mos ago by janine w

We wanted to eat out doors, so this was the place. I have marked it was good, but the overall was more than avergae but a bit less than good.. Avo eggs good, Zucchini slice good. Zucchini fritters...

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“Great customer service”

TripAdvisor ratingReviewed 6mos ago by kaylabrand101

The restaurant is in a great location. It overlooks the lake and is directly opposite the entry of the museum so is easy to see. The food is tasty and value for money. The proportions of food was...

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  • Bar
  • Carpark
  • Entertainment
  • Family Friendly
  • Suitable for Functions
  • Gallery / Museum
  • Non Smoking
  • Online Orders
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Pet Friendly - Enquire
  • Shop / Gift Shop
  • Takeaway Available
  • Waterside Dining
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Brunch
  • Coffee
  • Gluten Free Available
  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
  • Fully licensed
  • Under $20