Top Choice Cafe in Canberra

Močan & Green Grout

Often awash with morning sunshine, this New Acton cafe with an open kitchen is one of Canberra's best places to start the day. Free-range-this and local-that feature on the concise seasonal menu, and an espresso and…
Top Choice Spanish in Canberra


Spanish flavours dominate at our favourite new Canberra restaurant, and the chefs are keen to demonstrate their skill with wood-fired food. Oysters come out deliciously smokey, marinated lamb partners with grilled …
Ethiopian in Canberra

Fekerte's Ethiopian Cuisine

This African gem weaves culinary magic with authentic Ethiopian cuisine along the lines of thick stews, spicy curries and moreish injera (Ethiopian flat bread). It's like comfort food, only far more interesting and …
Modern Australian in Canberra

First Floor

Overlooking Green Sq is this fine-dining, minimalist décor establishment, where the seasonal Mod Oz menus run the gamut from fish and chips to stir-fries and pasta. The desserts are truly decadent and you can s…
Malaysian in Canberra

la pasa

This Singaporean beauty woks up superb Malaysian meals including a variety of fiery laksas, chilli prawns, and beef rendang (spicy coconut-milk curry). There are several vegetarian options and good-value boxed lunch…
Spanish in Canberra


This lively Spanish restaurant is upstairs in the Capital Cinema Centre. House specialities include paella (a vegetarian version is available) and bacalao (dried salted cod), and there are lots of delicious tapas (f…
Thai in Canberra

Lemon Grass

This dependable Thai institution offers a long list of vegetarian, stir-fry, curry and seafood dishes. You can bring your own wine and beer, and if you're a fan of king prawns order the goong gratiam (garlic prawns)…
Bakery in Canberra

Silo Bakery

Sourghdough bread, pastries and tarts are perfect breakfast temptations, and filled baguettes, rustic mains and cheese platters keep diners happy at lunch. Good coffee and wines by the glass complete the package. Bo…
in Canberra

Hudsons in the Gardens

A pleasant cafe with a verdant aspect.
Malaysian in Canberra

Sammy's Kitchen

Sammy's is a long-standing local favourite serving up cheap and plentiful Chinese and Malay dishes. No frills, but lots of fun.