Best food in Canberra

Check out the top food in Canberra, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. The Dock
1. The Dock
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31 local reviews
81 Giles St, Kingston
Open · Closes 11:30 PM
+61 2 6239 6333
BarRestaurantPoint of interest
Lisa
Great bar and outdoor area - perfect for sunny days! Right on the waterfront, with great food and drinks, and…
Ann
A busy sports pub with excellent gastro pub food. Good service. Owned by 2 of the Brumbies rugby players so…
Jp
For Live Music, Drinks and good pub food. Always the place to be in Kingston!
1. The Dock
1. The Dock
host-0host-1host-2
31 local reviews
81 Giles St, Kingston
Open · Closes 11:30 PM
+61 2 6239 6333
Lisa
Lisa
Great bar and outdoor area - perfect for sunny days! Right on the waterfront, with great food and drinks, and usually playing the sports if…
Ann
Ann
A busy sports pub with excellent gastro pub food. Good service. Owned by 2 of the Brumbies rugby players so free drinks when either of…
Jp
Jp
For Live Music, Drinks and good pub food. Always the place to be in Kingston!
2. Old Bus Depot Markets
2. Old Bus Depot Markets
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33 local reviews
21 Wentworth Ave, Kingston
Closed · Opens Sunday 10:00 AM
(02) 6295 3331
Establishment
Ravinder
Lovers of fine hand crafted wares, clothing collectors, food fanatics and jewellery junkies are just a few of…
Laurie & Matt
A Canberra local treat is a freshly squeezed OJ from the juice man at the markets on a Sunday morning. Open…
Zaheen
If you want to enjoy fine craft, live music , gourmet pantry, espresso, contemporary art and multicultural…
2. Old Bus Depot Markets
2. Old Bus Depot Markets
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33 local reviews
21 Wentworth Ave, Kingston
Closed · Opens Sunday 10:00 AM
(02) 6295 3331
Ravinder
Ravinder
Lovers of fine hand crafted wares, clothing collectors, food fanatics and jewellery junkies are just a few of the people who make their way…
Laurie & Matt
Laurie & Matt
A Canberra local treat is a freshly squeezed OJ from the juice man at the markets on a Sunday morning. Open 10am to 4pm on Sundays only. A…
Zaheen
Zaheen
If you want to enjoy fine craft, live music , gourmet pantry, espresso, contemporary art and multicultural food, this is the place to be on…
3. Penny University
3. Penny University
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21 local reviews
15 Kennedy Street, Kingston
Open · Closes 3:30 PM
(02) 6162 1500
CafeFoodUniversity
Amy
A trendy spot for brunch that serves delicious fresh food, but book a table or be prepared to wait!
James
Hipster-style cafe with interesting food and good coffee
Daniel
Great decor, staff friendliness, food, and vibe
3. Penny University
3. Penny University
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21 local reviews
15 Kennedy Street, Kingston
Open · Closes 3:30 PM
(02) 6162 1500
Amy
Amy
A trendy spot for brunch that serves delicious fresh food, but book a table or be prepared to wait!
James
James
Hipster-style cafe with interesting food and good coffee
Daniel
Daniel
Great decor, staff friendliness, food, and vibe
4. BentSpoke Brewing Co.
4. BentSpoke Brewing Co.
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29 local reviews
38 Mort Street, Braddon
Open · Closes 12:00 AM (midnight)
(02) 6257 5220
BarRestaurantFood
Peter
BentSpoke has been a hive of activity since throwing its doors open in early 2015. It's not only Canberra beer…
Daniel
Your local micro-brewery is right around the corner. Sit with a pint, grab some bar food, or both. The cheese…
Harrison
Great little local microbrewery. Always packed out with a nice atmosphere, good service and good pub food as…
4. BentSpoke Brewing Co.
4. BentSpoke Brewing Co.
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29 local reviews
38 Mort Street, Braddon
Open · Closes 12:00 AM (midnight)
(02) 6257 5220
Peter
Peter
BentSpoke has been a hive of activity since throwing its doors open in early 2015. It's not only Canberra beer lovers that have been drawn…
Daniel
Daniel
Your local micro-brewery is right around the corner. Sit with a pint, grab some bar food, or both. The cheese platter isn’t bad value.
Harrison
Harrison
Great little local microbrewery. Always packed out with a nice atmosphere, good service and good pub food as well.
5. Akiba
5. Akiba
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27 local reviews
40 Bunda St, Canberra
Open · Closes in 30 minutes
+61 2 6162 0602
BarRestaurantPoint of interest
Vanessa
This pop-Asian restaurant and bar continues to be a place to see and be seen. The buzzy joint, owned by Peter…
Theresa
Inspired by East Asia cuisine, Akiba brings amazing food and drinks to Canberra. A fast-paced dining…
Daniel
Inspired by East Asia cuisine, Akiba brings amazing food and drinks to Canberra. A fast-paced dining…
5. Akiba
5. Akiba
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27 local reviews
40 Bunda St, Canberra
Open · Closes in 30 minutes
+61 2 6162 0602
Vanessa
Vanessa
This pop-Asian restaurant and bar continues to be a place to see and be seen. The buzzy joint, owned by Peter and Michael Harrington, pumps…
Theresa
Theresa
Inspired by East Asia cuisine, Akiba brings amazing food and drinks to Canberra. A fast-paced dining experience. 
Daniel
Daniel
Inspired by East Asia cuisine, Akiba brings amazing food and drinks to Canberra. A fast-paced dining experience.
6. The Cupping Room
6. The Cupping Room
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29 local reviews
1/13 University Ave, Canberra
Open · Closes 4:00 PM
(02) 6257 6412
CafeFoodEstablishment
Arthur
Won the "best coffee world award" for an extravagant brew they offered at regular price for a week. Arguably…
Jp
Great coffee, great service and amazing food. The Cupping Room is a trendy cafe with the latest flavours…
Theresa
Great coffee, great service and amazing food. The Cupping Room is a trendy cafe with the latest flavours…
6. The Cupping Room
6. The Cupping Room
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29 local reviews
1/13 University Ave, Canberra
Open · Closes 4:00 PM
(02) 6257 6412
Arthur
Arthur
Won the "best coffee world award" for an extravagant brew they offered at regular price for a week. Arguably the best coffee in the city,…
Jp
Jp
Great coffee, great service and amazing food. The Cupping Room is a trendy cafe with the latest flavours. Really great food and value for…
Theresa
Theresa
Great coffee, great service and amazing food. The Cupping Room is a trendy cafe with the latest flavours. Really great food and value for…
7. Westfield Belconnen
7. Westfield Belconnen
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27 local reviews
Shopping mallEstablishment
Odette
It's a Westfield, everything you may need, and only walking distance away! If you need a Coles, Woolworths,…
Monika
Walking distance (3.5km) Huge variety of shops - food, clothes, stationery - TARGET, K-MART, COLES<…
Megan
Main shopping area with major stores, supermarkets, boutique stores, movie theatre and food court.
7. Westfield Belconnen
7. Westfield Belconnen
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27 local reviews
Odette
Odette
It's a Westfield, everything you may need, and only walking distance away! If you need a Coles, Woolworths, Aldi, Butcher, Health food…
Monika
Monika
Walking distance (3.5km) Huge variety of shops - food, clothes, stationery - TARGET, K-MART, COLES< WOOLWORTHS, ALDI - Fresh Fruit and…
Megan
Megan
Main shopping area with major stores, supermarkets, boutique stores, movie theatre and food court.
8. Muse - Food, Wine, Books
8. Muse - Food, Wine, Books
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8 local reviews
69 Canberra Ave, Kingston
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
(02) 6178 0024
CafeBook storeBar
Daniel
Absolutely delicious food and an awesome selection of wines to choose from
Jp
Good food, coffee and a great spot to run into politicians.
8. Muse - Food, Wine, Books
8. Muse - Food, Wine, Books
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8 local reviews
69 Canberra Ave, Kingston
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
(02) 6178 0024
Daniel
Daniel
Absolutely delicious food and an awesome selection of wines to choose from
Jp
Jp
Good food, coffee and a great spot to run into politicians.
9. Pulp Kitchen
9. Pulp Kitchen
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10 local reviews
Pulp Kitchen, Ainslie
Closed · Opens 6:00 PM
(02) 6257 4334
RestaurantFoodEstablishment
Mikeila
One of our favourite restaurants in Canberra - Great food, more towards the upper end.
Sandy
Great local food. Do your self a favour and head to this place for the sublime food.
David
Long-standing Anslie favourite. Rated One Hat by Good Food Guild 2018.
9. Pulp Kitchen
9. Pulp Kitchen
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10 local reviews
Pulp Kitchen, Ainslie
Closed · Opens 6:00 PM
(02) 6257 4334
Mikeila
Mikeila
One of our favourite restaurants in Canberra - Great food, more towards the upper end.
Sandy
Sandy
Great local food. Do your self a favour and head to this place for the sublime food.
David
David
Long-standing Anslie favourite. Rated One Hat by Good Food Guild 2018.
10. RYE Cafe and Bar
10. RYE Cafe and Bar
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11 local reviews
9 Lonsdale St, Braddon
Open · Closes 4:00 PM
(02) 6156 9694
CafeFoodPoint of interest
Kaley
A lovely place to be. Excellent food and coffee
Daniel
Cosy Scando vibes, delicious food and coffee
10. RYE Cafe and Bar
10. RYE Cafe and Bar
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11 local reviews
9 Lonsdale St, Braddon
Open · Closes 4:00 PM
(02) 6156 9694
Kaley
Kaley
A lovely place to be. Excellent food and coffee
Daniel
Daniel
Cosy Scando vibes, delicious food and coffee
11. Honkytonks
11. Honkytonks
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14 local reviews
17 Garema Pl, Canberra
Open · Closes 3:00 AM
(02) 6262 6968
BarRestaurantFood
Gemma
Whisky bars seem to be all the rage at the moment, but Honkytonks does things a little differently – here it’s…
Daniel
Laid-back bar with an outdoor area. Great atmosphere and tasty food!
11. Honkytonks
11. Honkytonks
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14 local reviews
17 Garema Pl, Canberra
Open · Closes 3:00 AM
(02) 6262 6968
Gemma
Gemma
Whisky bars seem to be all the rage at the moment, but Honkytonks does things a little differently – here it’s all about the TEQUILA! If too…
Daniel
Daniel
Laid-back bar with an outdoor area. Great atmosphere and tasty food!
12. The Duxton
12. The Duxton
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10 local reviews
Macpherson St, O'Connor
Open · Closes 12:00 AM (midnight)
(02) 6162 0799
BarRestaurantFood
Daniel
Buzzy, contemporary joint with streetside seating, for eclectic pub food, plus live music and sport.
Jp
A contemporary joint with streetside seating. Really yummy pub food, plus live music and sport.
J&J
This pub is just steps away. Serves great food and drinks and has live music most days.
12. The Duxton
12. The Duxton
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10 local reviews
Macpherson St, O'Connor
Open · Closes 12:00 AM (midnight)
(02) 6162 0799
Daniel
Daniel
Buzzy, contemporary joint with streetside seating, for eclectic pub food, plus live music and sport.
Jp
Jp
A contemporary joint with streetside seating. Really yummy pub food, plus live music and sport.
J&J
J&J
This pub is just steps away. Serves great food and drinks and has live music most days.