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Top restaurant recommendations from locals

Café
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“Cute and close cafe in Manuka (10 minutes walk away), with its famous award-winning coffee. Good for breakfast and brunch, but is packed out, so go early!”
  • 8 locals recommend
Bar
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“Vibe: Intimate post work drinks. A small bar upstairs in Manuka where low booths are sectioned off by curtains of metal chains and dangling pendants lights cast a soft glow. Look out for burlesque, trivia and "naked girls reading".”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Upmarket Japanese at the nearby Burbury Hotel. Offers a tasty lunch time bento box special.”
  • 4 locals recommend
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“Antica Ricetta is a family owned italian bistro with a fresh menu and homemade pasta and pizza. Italian wines as well as Australian are on offer.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“classic old canberra restaurant - warm, quiet and old traditional food - saw Kevin Rudd and family there one night”
  • 2 locals recommend
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  • 2 locals recommend
Indian Restaurant
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“Really the only Indian food worth eating in Canberra, unfortunately they also know this and and it isn't cheap. IF you must have a curry though, this is the only place I would recommend.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“Great location, great pizzas and food, place to be seen - interior very cool”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Sleek, airy cafe focused on wholefoods, serving inventive brunch dishes at long communal tables.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bar
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“A bar and restaurant that serves a bit of everything - burgers, pizzas, steaks, italian etc”
  • 3 locals recommend
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“A hole in the wall sushi place that serves larger than normal sushi roles. Get to take away and eat in the rose gardens at Old Parliament House. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
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Event Space
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