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Eating & drinking

Canberra’s food and drink scene is overflowing. We’re known internationally for our award-winning food, wine and coffee.

Foodie paradise

Our mix of dining styles suits every taste, mood and budget. We’ve got you covered, no matter what you prefer:

  • Fine dining in award-winning restaurants.
  • Burgers and beer in inner-city bars.
  • Quirky cafes tucked away in the suburbs.
  • Tantalising multicultural fare.
  • Dishes with sustainability in mind.
  • Popular food trucks and lakeside cafes.

You’ll enjoy exceptional dining experiences in the bustling streets of the CBD and inner suburbs. And in the quiet nooks of suburban shopping centres, you’ll discover a blend of modern cuisine and long-standing, much-loved, family businesses. Sample the delicious global cuisine they’ve served to loyal customers who’ve relished these dishes for decades. 

Our vineyards, baristas, bars and restaurants have swept local, national and international awards. We offer an array of cuisines and flavours in modern and traditional styles. You’ll find cool-climate wines, handcrafted beers, truffles, smoked meats, delicious sweets and more. You can relax, while passionate employees serve locally-grown produce and dishes created by talented chefs who’ve trained with the best around the world.

Explore VisitCanberra’s articles and listings for more on where to dine in Canberra.

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