The Courtyard RestaurantThe Courtyard Restaurant will make the hustle and bustle of the day disappear as you eat dinner overlooking the beautiful internal courtyard and gardens. Offering a modern Australian menu that changes as the seasons do, the Courtyard Restaurant is sure to please one and all. The restaurant's surroundings offer the perfect place for a cool drink in summer or a warming wine near the fireplace in winter.
Olims Bar and BistroOlims Bar and Bistro is ideally located on the ground floor of Mercure Canberra, on Limestone Avenue with a large heated beer garden overlooking Mount Ainslie. Enjoy a weekly special or get the family together for free trivia on Thursday nights. Olims offers a classic bistro menu, including our best selling chicken schnitzel. Come in and check out our daily blackboard specials. The kids won’t be disappointed with a great selection of kids’ meals, including their own mini sized chicken schnitzel. Olims Bar and Bistro offers TAB, gaming machines and bottle shop facilities are also available.
SageWith food that is 'art on a plate', Sage has attracted rave reviews form many quarters. The leafy, suburban mirage of the restaurant is nestled into the heart of Gorman House Arts Centre. It's Sage's mission to provide extraordinary experiences. Their award winning chefs showcase the region's best produce and grow much of their unique produce on their own 600 acre farm minutes from the restaurant door. They also work closely with neighbouring producers. The adjacent outdoor courtyard is home to Mint Garden Bar; a great location for a quiet drink and tapas after work with friends.
Poppy's CafeEnjoy outstanding views across to the Australian War Memorial from Poppy's Cafe. See ANZAC Parade and across Lake Burley Griffin to Canberra attractions and Parliament House. Start your day with sustenance and views. You'll have plenty of time for a leisurely breakfast before the Memorial or Canberra's other attractions open. Poppy's Cafe is ideal for a light lunch, or coffee and cake throughout the day. Choose from their comprehensive daily a la carte menu. Free WiFi.
Civic PubIf you're after pub culture and pub grub, head to the Civic Pub in Braddon. They're only a few minutes walk from the city centre. Civic Pub has developed a menu of mouth-watering favourites, crafted to create an offering of delicious food fare and famous pub-grub for all. Meal options include steaks, burgers, schnitzel, calamari, salads, risotto and even quesadillas. Vegetarian and gluten free options available. The bar has unique selections on tap and a massive variety of local and imported beers.
Sweet BonesSweet Bones is a husband and wife duo who believe in organic, plant based, whole foods. With a wide menu ranging from Green Smoothies, boneyard burritos, to coconut bacon Cheeze Burgers, and tasty salads there's something for everyone, vego or not. This all vegan cafe (except for cows milk in the coffee station) is famous around town for their cupcakes, banana bread, muffins, cinnabuns, and brownies. Sweet Bones has a punk rock, eclectic feel from the reclaimed wood tables, hand painted saws and skull table numbers, to the succulents and sugar skulls.
EightysixIf a caramel popcorn sundae with peanut brittle, rich popcorn ice cream and a broken waffle cone sounds right up your alley, then you’ll love eightysix – a vibrant, modern restaurant located in the Canberra inner-city suburb of Braddon. This eatery was named after the act of crossing off or '86-ing' a dish from the menu when they’ve sold out. Its buzzing atmosphere and sensational food have earned it a reputation as a must-do on the Canberra restaurant circuit. Rated one hat in the 2017 SMH Good Food Guide.
Grill'd Healthy Burgers - Canberra CentreWe're all about burgers done good. But more than that, we challenge ourselves, our staff, and our customers to be good, do good and feel good. Every day. We care about everything that goes into your burger, from the bun to the filling: fresh, local ingredients, RSPCA Approved chicken and Australian grass-fed beef and lamb. We make sure taste is our top priority. No cages. No nasties. No added hormones. No exceptions. Produce farmed locally: from paddock to plate, to your fussy or not so fussy palate.
RizlaRizla is all about good times and seriously good food and wine. Headed by Andy Day the team delivers a relaxed experience that makes drinking wine fun, with the focus on Riesling and matching share-plates designed specifically to pair with the wine list. Featuring Canberra’s best new vintage and cellared Rieslings, side by side with iconic Australian and international producers, Rizla also proudly features many of the region’s other top red and white varietals. Situated on the corner of Lonsdale & Eloura streets in the heart of Braddon,
Vapiano Canberra CentreThe home of delicious Italian inspired dishes. Each dish is made fresh to order using housemade pasta, fresh pizza dough or hand-tossed salads; so whether you're visiting with family, friends or colleagues you'll find something for everyone!
RamenticRamentic is a ramen bar located on Lonsdale Street, Braddon, thriving to provide high quality authentic Japanese ramen and dumplings. Their limited menu makes choosing a breeze, with the harumaki and dry noodle dishes stand out favourites.
Assembly The People's PubAssembly is the modern pub experience. Owned and managed by a young and energetic team, assembly delivers exceptional dining with knowledgeable, friendly and unpretentious service. You can enjoy a delicious breakfast or an upmarket pub dinner, catch up with friends over a coffee or a cocktail (or two), watch the footy or have a late-night boogie - assembly has it all. There’s room for everyone, with a bistro area, sports bar, leather booths, high tables and of course canberra’s best beer garden - all available to book for small or large events.
Lonsdale Street RoastersLonsdale Street Roasters serve quality coffee to the nations capital. The cafe roast their own delicious coffee onsite. Pick up a tasty panini, delicious pastry or some friendly banter to accompany your caffeine hit or buy a bag of freshly roasted beans to take home. Lonsdale Street Roasters started out as a simple idea: source quality coffee, roast it, pour it; all under the same roof, right in the heart of Canberra. It's a winner. So much so that you can now check out their Lonsdale Street Eatery just up the road at #23.
BacaroBacaro offers a sleek, sexy space to enjoy a quick dinner, carefully-sourced regional Italian wine, or authentic snacks. This intimate 50-seat wine bar is tucked behind Italian and Sons' restaurant. The wine list offers each Italian region's best, local house pours from Mount Majura and a wide range of magnums. Honest, authentic Italian fare blends beautifully with Canberra's regional produce. Feast on house-made pasta, wood-fired pizza, imported Italian formaggi and house-made cured meats. Other highlights include wood-fired erbazzone (spinach pie), fried Yass Valley rabbit, oxtail ragu alla vaccinara and semolina gnocchi romano.
Lazy-SuFrom the streets, little laneways and city arcades comes a new kind of Asian flavour; Lazy-Su. Distinctly Asian, it's fast, loud, rebellious, upbeat and confident. Inspired from a mashup of retro 60's to 80's American-Japanese-Korean pop culture, Asian eating houses and hawker vendors, food and drink are served up express and designed to be shared. It's loud, quirky, cheeky, brash, melodic and absolute fun.
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