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Planning lunch or dinner out with friends? Canberra has some of the best dining options including restaurants that offer everything from fine dining to cheap casual lunches with a glass of wine. Choose from some of the best venues in Canberra via location, cuisine or features.
Happy's Cihinese Restaurant
Located right in the heart of Canberra city, Happy’s Chinese Restaurant has been serving traditional Cantonese cuisine since 1962. Family owned for three generations, Happy’s Chinese Restaurant promises a true family friendly environment, and welcomes bookings large or small. Six Banquet menus are available, catering for functions and gatherings of five or more people with ease. Our fully licensed restaurant can easily cater to people with special dietary needs, including a great selection of vegetarian meals. Open for lunch and dinner seven days a week, Happy’s Chinese Restaurant is ready to take your booking now.
The Deck at Regatta Point
The Deck at Regatta Point is Canberra’s most picturesque café and function venue. Located on Barrine Drive in Parkes the Deck overlooks Lake Burley Griffin, The National Gallery, Parliament House and the Great Dividing Range. The Deck offers a relaxed café experience during the day and is available for private functions during the evening. Overlooking Lake Burley Griffin and Commonwealth Park, The Deck at Regatta Point is Canberra’s most picturesque venue. It boasts Canberra’s most amazing views and comprises both an indoor and outdoor aspects, complimented by floor to ceiling glass that literally fills the venue with natural light. It‘s the perfect space for weddings and corporate events alike, with stunning lakeside sunsets creating the perfect backdrop. The Deck offers modern surrounds and versatility when it comes to its capacity to handle all types of events and occasions. It is ideally suited to hosting weddings, birthday celebrations, corporate dinners and cocktail parties. The Deck is renowned for delivering personalised service, designing tailored events that always exceed client expectations and leave lasting memories.
Spicy Ginger Cuisine
We are a traditional Chinese restaurant located in the western part of Canberra city, specialising in Sichuan dishes, Yum-cha, and Dumplings, serving the Canberra community since 2006, delivering customer satisfaction through both quality and quantity of our food. Our chefs are selected from professionally trained individuals with more than 20 years of experience. They would love to hear feedback from you and they can even customize the flavour to suit your need. We serve our customers with abundant dishes and unlimited rice. No one has ever complained about the quantity. We also provide unlimited Yum-Cha at lunch time! We are also believers of technology. We make things as simple as possible for our customers. In cooperation with PotatOS technology, our new website now supports online ordering on your browser, iPad, iPhone, and all other tablet computers and smart phones. We will soon release individual apps that will bring you even better user experience!
Newly renovated water’s edge is now offering great wedding packages from 75 dollars With breath taking views and great venue, make your wedding an unforgettable day. There is always a great dining atmosphere at water edge. With mouth watering food and professional staff to tend to your every need. Whether it’s a table for two, a special occasion or a corporate event We will make it a night to remember.
“The paperback holiday novel, referred to as 'pulp fiction' for the low grade paper that it is printed on, is still able to provide a memorable reading experience. At Pulp Kitchen or focus is to source quality ingredients and to prepare them in the simple European bistro style and setting that provides an enjoyable and honest eating experience. There are two types of food in this world, good food and bad food.” Christian Hauberg
Ruby Chinese Restaurant
Established in 1982, our dishes feature traditional and modern recipes made from the freshest ingredients and prepared by master chefs trained in Hong Kong and China. Featuring traditional Cantonese cuisine, private function rooms and a fully licensed bar, Ruby is the perfect place for you next occasion.
Benchmark Wine Bar
Benchmark Wine Bar opened its doors in April 2003 with a vision of being the only true wine bar in the ACT. Since then Benchmark Wine Bar has proven to be the leader in wine knowledge. We serve over 100 wines by the glass and more than 400 by the bottle from both new and old world countries. Our philosophy for our European cuisine is to serve the best possible produce daily in a simple and unique style, where both food and wine complement each other. We have hosted, and continue to host, wine dinners with local, interstate and overseas winemakers as well as charity events, theme events and specialty dinners. Thank You! Benchmark Wine Bar is proud of its professional relationship with its customers. Our regular clientele include local, national and international guests. We would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone for their patronage and continuing support over the year.
Here at IORI, we provide an enjoyable and relaxing dining atmosphere, you will feel as if you are dining at a restaurant in Japan. Our food and service are what you would find from a restaurant in Japan. We offer a range of menu options, from traditional Japanese dishes, hot pot courses, sushi and sashimi to modern Japanese cuisine. We ensure that the freshest of produce is used to guarantee the highest quality possible with excellent service. We offer Sushi Bar, Japanese Function Area, or Ordinary table to cater for your seating preference. Set meal that are shared around the table is recommended so you can try the many different menu items. Special diet meal can be pre-ordered.
Asian Noodle House
Forged from the fusion of the various flavours of asia, the Asian Noodle House is well known in Canberra as one of the best places to get a hot n' spicy noodle soup or stirfry like no other. The founder and prior owner of the Dickson Noodle House, Abe Oudomvilay, has been the culinary brains behind the unique laksa, he has kept his chinese/laoatian heritage in tact and the food he provides authentic to the point of obsession. The Asian Noodle House is his latest venture into bringing the noodles into the 21st century.
Come in to Kremlin Bar and Tapas for a chic, comfortable night out. Kremlin is the perfect place for an after work drink or to indulge in one of our famous cocktails to kick off your evening. Ask our experienced staff to mix you something special and enjoy our signature or classic cocktails. Kremlin Bar has a range of international and Australian wines including many local varieties. Choose from one of our craft, boutique or imported beers. Browse the tapas menu for a tasty accompaniment to your night at Kremlin and enjoy the sounds of our resident DJ every Friday and Saturday evening. Book an area or hire the venue exclusively for any occasion.
Canberra Rex Hotel
The newly renovated Canberra Rex Hotel boasts a spectacular range of impeccably appointed event spaces. Offering event spaces and package choices like no other venue, have your day, your way at the Canberra Rex Hotel. Whether you’re dreaming of an intimate gathering of 20 or a party of 600 guests, there is a perfect event space at the Canberra Rex Hotel for your reception. Each event space incorporates subtle detailing and showcases high ceilings and a state-of-the-art coloured lighting system to match your reception colour scheme. There is also access to your own private bar and foyer, all helping to create your perfect wedding reception. The Canberra Rex Hotel boasts a spectacular range of conference venues, and with the development of innovative and exciting state-of-the-art conference facilities, Canberra Rex Hotel is the ideal venue to hold your next event.
The Boat House
The Location Offering a unique opportunity to host a truly exceptional wedding reception, the Boat House was recently announced the Best Wedding Venue in the ACT in the Restaurant and Catering Awards. You can rest assured knowing your special day will be the best it can be. In an enchanting atmosphere situated in its own private parklands, The Boat House boasts absolute waterfront views of the lake. Watch the beautiful sunset over the lake as the day’s colourful palettes fade away to reveal the lights of the Kingston Foreshore dancing across the water. Minutes from the city but miles from the world. The Service Owner James Souter will work personally with you to design a day that reflects you and the memorable experience you would like to provide for your loved ones. On the day, you and your guests will enjoy our tradition of outstanding service, and the warmth and professionalism of our team. We love the joy of weddings, and your happiness is our benchmark of success. The Food Perfectly executed excellence. Our sophisticated cuisine draws on the best available seasonal produce to create sumptuous and interesting dishes. Your menu will reflect the creativity and class of our award winning fine dining restaurant. Head Chef John Leverink and his team promise to inspire and delight your guests with exciting aesthetics and flavours.
Silo is also a café serving breakfast and lunch, and was the 2006 Restaurant & Catering national breakfast restaurant. The breakfast menu and lively atmosphere make Silo a destination for the local or the visitor, with favourites such as chilli jam on fried eggs and tomatoes, piperade with grilled chorizo or asparagus bruschetta (spring only). Breakfast pastries or the rhubarb confit on brioche pudding (winter only) provide a sweet alternative. The highly innovative lunch menu reflects fresh seasonal produce, the bakers oven and the cheeseroom. Slow braised meats, tarte flamiche (a pastry with leeks and washed rind cheese) and soups dominate the winter menus, while the warmer months give rise to Mediterranean-inspired lighter food although still with strong flavours, such as Toulouse sausage with oysters. Three types of pizza are also available such as the mushroom pizza with salsa di noci and blue cheese (autumn and winter only). For a more casual lunch, antipasto, vegetable pates or cheese plates are served with bread. The lunch menu changes monthly.
Onred began with siblings Jodie and Ben Johnson teaming up in the iconic location atop of Red Hill over looking the beautiful city of Canberra. Built in 1964 the Red Hill Lookout Restaurant is elevated 175 metres above the Canberra city, giving it an amazing vantage point of Canberra’s many national icons and stunning landscape. This outlook is enhanced by an innovative menu and a revived dining room which reflects on both Jodie and Ben’s concept of a solid dining experience.
The Lobby Restaurant
The Lobby is centrally located in the heart of Canberra's cultural establishments within the National Rose Gardens and within walking distance to Canberra's iconic Australian National Gallery, Museum of Democracy, Questacon and the National Portrait Gallery. The Lobby restaurant is framed by floor-to-ceiling glass and nestled under beautiful old trees, surrounded by ferns and bamboo. The Lobby Restaurant caters for corporate events such as conferences, planning days, presentation dinners and cocktail receptions through to and family celebrations for birthday parties and anniversary dinners. Our seasonal menus offer you a diverse selection of meals using locally grown produce. We are also a favourite for couples about to be wed. Our very romantic atmosphere certainly helps with this, and you can imagine what it would be like to get married amidst the colourful flowers of the National Rose Garden. Our chefs will whip up a range of delectable dishes for the newlywed couple as well as their guests so that everyone can enjoy the occasion on a full stomach. As far as function rooms Canberra go, we offer one of the best reception venues in the country. Our team of catering staff knows exactly what to do to please all of your guests and we can supply all of the equipment that you need to let the occasion go past as smoothly as possible. Add to this a location that is romantic and very unique and you have yourself somewhere to host any sort of event. From a small workplace convention to a large wedding reception, we can certainly handle it all and will do our very best to make the occasion a success.