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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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View from the rooftop Leyla bar in Canberra's National Triangle and Parliament House as the sun sets outside the windows. | © Romello Pereira

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A man pouring red wine into a woman's glass as they look out over Lerida Estate Winery.

Cycle between Murrumbateman's wineries

Browse places to eat and drink

Plate of mixed entrees

Rama’s Restaurant

TripAdvisor rating279 reviews
Pearce, ACT
Between $20 and $30
Asian dish

Abell's Kopi Tiam

TripAdvisor rating278 reviews
Manuka, ACT
Between $20 and $30
Interior at Knox

The Knox Made in Watson

TripAdvisor rating277 reviews
Watson, ACT
Not specified
Brunch

Muse - Food, Wine & Books

TripAdvisor rating276 reviews
Griffith, ACT
Between $20 and $30
Views of the lake, the hills and Telstra Tower

Southern Cross Yacht Club

TripAdvisor rating273 reviews
Yarralumla, ACT
Between $20 and $30
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Hibernian Hotel

TripAdvisor rating265 reviews
Goulburn, NSW
Not specified
Family Hotel

Lotts Family Hotel

TripAdvisor rating236 reviews
Wagga Wagga & Riverina, NSW
Not specified
Barista making coffee

Ona Coffee House

TripAdvisor rating227 reviews
Fyshwick, ACT
Under $20
Display cabinet of elaborate sweet treats

Space Kitchen

TripAdvisor rating223 reviews
Phillip, ACT
Not specified
The Coffee Pedaler

The Coffee Pedaler

TripAdvisor rating223 reviews
Wagga Wagga & Riverina, NSW
Not specified
Front counter of the Albion Cafe

The Albion Cafe Braidwood

TripAdvisor rating221 reviews
Queanbeyan, NSW
Between $20 and $30
A family having a picnic on green grass in front of a lake

Snapper & Co.

TripAdvisor rating216 reviews
Yarralumla, ACT
Between $20 and $30
Royal Hotel Queanbeyan

Royal Hotel Queanbeyan

TripAdvisor rating215 reviews
Queanbeyan, NSW
Between $20 and $30
Two women enjoy glasses of wine indoors

Vincent

TripAdvisor rating207 reviews
Barton, ACT
Between $20 and $30
Portrait Cafe

Portrait Cafe

TripAdvisor rating201 reviews
Parkes, ACT
Under $20
Food & Drink

Eighty/Twenty Food

TripAdvisor rating198 reviews
Braddon, ACT
Between $20 and $30
Coffee

Cafe Dolcetto

TripAdvisor rating193 reviews
Yass, NSW
Under $20
Pub interior

Civic Pub

TripAdvisor rating192 reviews
Braddon, ACT
Between $20 and $30
Photo of The Keller Bar

Harmonie German Club

TripAdvisor rating185 reviews
Narrabundah, ACT
Between $20 and $30
Dining table with a variety of food dishes in front of diners

Taj Agra Dickson

TripAdvisor rating184 reviews
Dickson, ACT
Not specified
Canberra's First Neapolitan Pizzeria

Trecento Restaurant

TripAdvisor rating184 reviews
Manuka, ACT
Between $20 and $30
People dining at Inka

Inka

TripAdvisor rating183 reviews
Canberra, ACT
Not specified
Burger and chips

Soldiers Club Bistro

TripAdvisor rating180 reviews
Yass, NSW
Between $20 and $30
Breakfast at Fox and Bow

Fox and Bow Farrer

TripAdvisor rating161 reviews
Farrer, ACT
Not specified
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