Below is a list of the top and leading Australian Restaurants in Canberra. To help you find the best Australian restaurants located near you in Canberra, we put together our own list based on this rating points list.
Canberra’s Best Australian Restaurants:
The top rated Australian restaurants that offers the best quality Australian dishes are:
- Courgette Restaurant
- First Edition
- Water’s Edge Restaurant
Courgette Restaurant awarded one hat status by the Sydney Morning Herald, Courgette is one of Canberra’s most gorgeous restaurants. Owned by celebrated chef, James Mussillon, Courgette is the ideal choice for an occasion that requires everything to be perfect. Courgette is a seriously a delux restaurant known for its sophisticated ambiance. Lounge like chairs invite diners to settle in and savour both the setting and the food at their own unhurried pace. Intimate dining is available in their private rooms, The Cellar and the Boardroom. Choices of wines from across the globe are available along with professional staff to help you select the best drop for you.
Entree, Main Course Menu, Side Dishes, Dessert, Cheese Board, Wines, Scotch and Whisky
Address: 54 Marcus Clarke St, Canberra ACT 2601
Phone: (02) 6247 4042
“The nourishment is exceptional. Lounge area was fabulous. Administration on point. What’s more, I left appropriately full. Absolutely prescribe this as your unique event next stop.”-Alice Teegarden
First Edition following a recent refurbishment, Novotel Canberra welcomes its premiere dining venue, First Edition Bar & Restaurant. Located on the very first floor, this establishment has been modified into a luxurious and masculine space drawing inspiration from old world reading rooms oozing home style sophisticated charm. Dedicated to sourcing the best local produce and paying respect to those who farm it. Executive Chef, Jennie Tressler has produced a diverse seasonal all-day dining menu showcasing the vast array of fresh produce available within the nation’s capital and surrounds. For those wanting to sit back and relax, the bar serves up a curated menu of spirits and specially crafted cocktails using the finest seasonal ingredients whilst paying homage to local distilleries and tap houses. Settle in for a night of delicious meal or a seasonal tipples or in the plush surrounds of First Edition Bar & Dining.
Cocktails, Entree, Breads, Main Dishes, Side Dishes, Desserts, Champagne and Sparklings, Non- Alcoholic Drinks, Kids Meal, Private Dining, Event Venue Hire
“I had a lovely Valentine’s Day dinner last night! The food was fantastic and great service-Emily Dibden
Water’s Edge Restaurants
Water’s Edge Restaurant is one Canberra’s most respected restaurant situated in a beautiful position with water views right on the shores of Lake Burley Griffin. Water’s edge continues to flourish providing an exquisite menu to their patrons. The interior is simply luxurious executed with the restraint that accompanies the exemplary taste. The clean tones, high ceilings, plush chairs and white linen tables invite you to sit back and truly cuddle the dining experience. The comfortable level space brags a lovely water views overlooking the lake. The service is professional, friendly and unobtrusive. An extended wine list has been carefully selected to enhance the culinary style; ensuring a beautiful crafted wine and food experience. The food is exploratory Modern European-Australian, and ranges from the simplest of fare to the most challengingly complex, making Water’s edge loved equally by gourmands with a penchant for the complex and by fresh-foodophiles. The menus reflect the use of seasonal produce, both rare and familiar.
Three Course Lunch Menu, Four Course Dinner Menu, Easter Menu, Wine Menu
“Loved it! My girlfriend & I went to this beautiful restaurant for the first time for our anniversary & the food/service was perfect! Definitely worth a try! We had the degustation menu & the food was so good! Service was beyond amazing & the view is beautiful! Ambience of the restaurant is set perfectly! Thank you”-Nina Nino
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