One of the greatest joys of summer is alfresco dining. A lazy, relaxed meal outdoors is indulgent, but oh so very satisfying. You know, the sun dappling through the trees, the soft warm breeze that reminds you how alive you are. Luckily, Canberra dining has some great restaurants and cafés that offer top food and service with irresistible outdoor options.
Enjoy the glorious spring weather by dining alfresco in the nation's capital. Relax in a stylish café, dine with a lake view, or taste the freshest regional produce amongst the vines at a delicious winery restaurant or café. Canberra is a great destination for food lovers and with over 300 venues to choose from, the dining scene just gets better and better.
The city's premier venue for getting a dose of live culture is the Canberra Theatre Centre, which is located within a short walk of many great restaurants, cafés, bars and pubs. Don't just go see the show: make an occasion of it by meeting for dinner beforehand or enjoying a drink or three after the curtain falls. Or perhaps it's lunch you need, or a little coffee and cake? Try some of the favourite places nearby.
The ACT's Canberra, features a wining and dining scene that will come as a pleasant surprise to many visitors. For a city of its size, there is a great variety of restaurants, cafés and bars; ranging from upmarket venues catering to politicians and executives, through to cheap and cheerful establishments frequented by university students.
Canberra's new trendy strip is West Row, Civic. Attracting young executives, Touch and Chatfish serve up exquisite dishes for modern gourmets. Next door is Corvo's Wine and Oyster Bar which features an ice waterfall, a large range of imported beers and a well-heeled clientele.
If you prefer to dine with linen tablecloths, matching napkins and superior wine lists, Canberra has a lovely selection of fine dining venues. Jean-Pierre avec Fringe Benefits serves French with a modern twist and the restaurant features a walk-in wine cellar. The Chairman and Yip is famous for its Asian-inspired cuisine. The Cavalier, located at the Red Hill lookout, and the Boathouse, set on Lake Burley Griffin, lay claim to some of the best views in Canberra. Visitors will be pleased to discover that the food, ambience, and caliber of these restaurants are most certainly of an international standard.
Visiting Canberra for your next holiday will not only have your days full but your tastebuds will also be thanking you! Canberra’s dining is for everyone.... style, budget and taste! Whatever you are looking for to chase the hunger away you will find it in Canberra.