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Best restaurants in Canberra

Shopping Mall
“City center has everything you need including retail outlets, supermarkets, cinema, cafe & restaurants.”
  • 17 locals recommend
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“Great Asian fusion place down near Canberra centre. Stays open longer than most. ”
  • 21 locals recommend
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“Monster Bar has become the poster child of Canberra ‘cool’. The main dining area is worth a visit. The menu is mostly share plates of local produce. Try to get a table near the fireplace. Reservations highly recommended”
  • 25 locals recommend
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“Bottom of Marcus Clarke St, New Acton (Look for the Modern Man sculpture out the front – you’ll know it when you see it) Crowded, quirky and friendly. Mostly local produce. *Our favourites: Porridge or the Ricotta & Honey Toast 7 am Monday to Saturday, 8 am on Sundays. Dinner from 6pm Tuesday – Saturday. ”
  • 19 locals recommend
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“Kendall Lane. Their lunch special $20 for meal & wine is a bargain. On Friday afternoon and weekends make sure you reserve a table”
  • 12 locals recommend
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“Because why wouldn’t you name a Mexico styled bar Honkytonks? Sangria jugs and tacos on tap.c”
  • 6 locals recommend
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“Casino Canberra is a casino located in the Central Business District of Canberra, the capital city of Australia. It was the first legal casino to open in the Australian Capital Territory, built on land excised from Glebe Park under a 99-year lease agreement between the casino licensee and the territory government”
  • 3 locals recommend
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“Inside Peppers Hotel on Edinburgh Ave. Traditional Italian and Wine Bar *Our favourites: Campagnola pizza, red wine & whiskey sours. Hint: ask for a table in the bar area, the restaurant gets noisy. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
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“Drinks and food, turns into a nightclub later in the evening with great dj's”
  • 8 locals recommend
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  • 3 locals recommend
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“It’s place to relax after work, or to wait for your table with some olives and nuts…but with a voyeuristic one-way glass window into the commercial bakery, it’s a fun way to pass the time. And with a good list of Australian spirits like Tasmanian whiskies, a nice plump list of local wines and a reserve list that goes a bit further afield, you won’t go thirsty either.”
  • 12 locals recommend
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“A gorgeous little restaurant with a range of share plates and wonderful wine. You can see it from the bedroom!”
  • 4 locals recommend
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“A great place to enjoy Tapas and Cocktails in the middle of the city. A nice and quiet place for families, or a great spot for an office Christmas party.”
  • 5 locals recommend
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“Stylish locale serving modern Australian dishes. The outdoor bar is great for a cocktail in summer, too.c”
  • 4 locals recommend
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“Getting loose at the Moose is a tradition. Good dance music, and a fun place to party for the young at heart. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
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“Hearty dining in a splashy steakhouse and bar with exposed concrete walls and leather banquettes.”
  • 6 locals recommend