In Canberra city, there are some our great favourite places to eat, whether for breakfast, lunch or formal dining for dinner or a more casual affair.
Black Fire Restaurant, Kinn Thai Restaurant, Buvette, Olive at Mawson, Sage Restaurant.
The Black Fire Restaurant (Fuego Nero) is a winner of numerous food awards both for the city and nationally, driven and managed by those who love food. Open for breakfast (weekends) lunch and dinner.
Mediterranean Spanish influenced dishes and their slow roast meats and vegetables cooked in their open wood fire pit and the Asturias style wood fire oven, infused by the herbs and spices: these are recipes for great food. Their lunch menu includes specially prepared Paellas for sharing while their dinner menu has dishes like slow roaster Berkshire Pork Belly and Wagyu Rump. Dinner sharing is also encouraged, with a set menu chosen from in season ingredients.
45/38 Mort Street
Phone: +061 (03) 6230 5921
With plenty of traditional Thai food dishes, you’re sure to find here what your looking for. The Betel Leaf and the Roast Duck Pancake are a great way to start, while the Salt & Pepper Squid, Pad Cha Seafood and the Crispy Pork Belly are delicious for mains. Vegetarians are catered for as well, they also have a range of Thai salads. Curries (Panang, Green and Massamun) and Noodles are also on the menu.
125 Bunda Street
Canberra Civic 2600
Phone: +061 (03) 6247 1277
This Bistro & Wine Bar has a deep love for French cuisine and an extensive wine list that is chosen for their complement to their great food. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. You can find true classic dishes here such as Châteaubriand (to share) Beef Bourguignon (Wagyu) and Twice-baked Gruyère Cheese Soufflé, done with love and expertise.
18 National Circuit
Phone: +061 (03) 6163 1818
This award winning Mediterranean restaurant serves delicious pastas such as Butternut Pumpking Cannelloni, Linguine Chilli Prawns and Rainbow Trout. As well, they do Angus Sirloin and Duck Breast, served with root vegetables and lemon oregano potatoes.
Mawson Southlands Shopping Centre
99 Mawson Place
Phone: +061 (03) 6286 3753
Last but not least on our favourites list, is the Sage Restaurant. Serving set menus with dishes made with farm fresh herbs and other ingredients. Having won awards such as the ACT restaurant of the year and Favourite Fine Dining, they have a passion for food that includes sending their staff to work on their farm on occasion to help them connect with the food served in the restaurant.
They also have the Mint Garden Bar, a beautiful heritage garden bar serving delicious drinks and food fresh from the kitchen.
Phone: +061 (03) 6249 6050
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