Whether they are new on the block or a renewed revelation, we have control over all food and drink!
Note: We encourage you to check the site’s socials and / or website before you visit to make sure they are open
The Mile High Club
Civic’s newest nightclub, located at the top of the Zoo Bar (formerly Uni Pub), opens later this month with not one, but two opening parties.
With white and neon interiors, a garden terrace and lots of personality, we can not wait to find out what The Mile High Club has in store for Canberra.
Cnr London Circuit and University Avenue | @milehighclub_cbr
The Pop Inn
Canberra’s favorite on-the-move wine bar has recently unveiled a new look to celebrate their COVID-safe fourth birthday.
Guests located in beautiful locations around Canberra experience the perfect combination of local wine, snacks and scenery – perfect for a sunny afternoon!
With an upcoming event at Kingston’s Bowen Park on Saturday the 20th and Sunday the 21st of February, it’s a great opportunity to get to live entertainment and games with a cheeky side of wine and cheese.
Bowen Park, Kingston | thepopinn.com
Vietnam House (Woden)
If authentic Vietnamese food is what you wanted, the new Vietnam House owner Mai and her family have you covered.
Located in Westfield Woden’s dining room, the fresh menu allows you to grab and run or unwind with the full experience.
Don’t worry – all your favorites are still ready and waiting. From rice paper rolls and phò, sugar cane juice and Vietnamese iced coffee, Mai’s personal touch certainly touches something.
Woden Dining, Corinna Street Westfield Woden | @vietnam_house_woden
Super Bao (Verity Lane Market)
We definitely have some ‘super’ news … Super Bao has opened their second location on Civic’s Verity Lane Market, the only place to get your handmade bao solution!
Mouth watering, soft, airy buns full of Asian flavors are now offered in a more streamlined kitchen setup without compromising on taste or quality.
Verity Lane Mark’s unique concept is the perfect place for Super Bao to expand Canberra’s favorite street food, including Korean fried chicken wings, lobster spring roll and popcorn chicken … yes thank you!
Verity Lane Market | superbao.com.au
Brew Nation (by)
Under new management in the historic Sydney building, this beer hangout in the inner city has recently had a little spruce up, with Brew Nations’ eclectic design adorning the bar walls and our eyes!
With over 80 beers on offer – from sour to IPA, lagers to bitter, beers to lagers – you are guaranteed to find a brew (or three) that suits you. Although fully dedicated to beer culture, Brew Nation is a short walk to the ever-popular Verity Lane Market.
Whether you are a beer fanatic at heart or just looking for a good time, Brew Nation is accessible to all and provides guests with a high quality experience in an easy-going atmosphere.
102 Alinga Street, Sydney Building | brewnation.com.au
Haig Park Village Markets (Braddon)
When stable owners set up every Sunday in Braddon’s beautiful Haig Park, they get to bring a piece of farm-to-table life with lots of fresh produce, flowers and of course snacks!
Not only do you get stock of all your vegetables and craft breads for the week, but also create a place to get together as a community and catch up on all the local.
With only a few markets under their belt already, there is definitely a mix of regular and new stalls every week from 6 p.m. 8 to 14.
Lonsdale and Girrahween Streets, Braddon | haigparkvillagemarkets.com.au
Yaki Boi (Braddon)
Instead of Chaki Chaki overlooking Lonsdale Street from the top of the ORI building, Yaki Boi’s menu shows Japanese fusion food at its best – think burgers, pizza, cocktails.
Top it all off with great views of Braddon and rooftop vibes.
ORI Building, 72/30 Lonsdale Street | instagram.com/yaki.boi
Knightsbridge Penthouse (Braddon)
Knighty fans will be delighted to know that the good old favorite, the Knightsbridge Penthouse, has returned to the streets of Braddon with its signature silver panel doors and theme nights.
The familiar range of leather sofas and upholstered chairs, Edison light bulbs and colorful posters along the bathroom corridor make you feel at home while these drinks keep coming.
Continuing with that nostalgia trend, the look of DJs on Friday and Saturday nights will definitely give the same unique vibe, with all your favorites, just with a new address.
26 Mort Street, Braddon | facebook.com/knightsbridgepenthouse
Paranormal wines (Campbell)
There’s nothing scary about an abundance of organic and natural wines and experimenting beyond your usual taste buds at Campbell’s newest wine destination – Paranormal Wines, the perfect place to enjoy a good drop.
Led by the hospitality guru and wine expert Max Walker, you will definitely find something you love in this industrial setting with an elegant twist.
The menu expands its selection of gourmet staples to enhance your experience with a selection of local and foreign spices, breads, cold cuts, cheeses and you guessed it, more wine! There is even a shop attached.
27/6 Provan Street, Campbell | paranormalwines.com
Al Manoosh (Mawson)
Mawson is known as the home of excellent food on the south side — and its latest offerings are no exception.
Al Manoosh offers authentic Lebanese cuisine – especially of the baked variety – breakfast, good food and takeaway. Delicious.
47 Mawson Place, Mawson | @al_manoosh_
Stepping into the spotlight and replacing Lola’s on Bunda Street, Bootleg is the ideal place for the little pick-up. Known for its delicious cocktails and bar snacks, you may just be tempted to try it …
The dark interior and mood lighting definitely give a speakeasy feeling with a side of southern charm – perfect for the special date or girls night out.
50 Bunda Street, Canberra | bootlegcanberra.com.au
Stone House (Amaroo)
Located within the comforts of the suburbs, you will find the family-friendly tavern atmosphere you have been looking for.
With plenty of your pub favorites and plenty of beer on tap, there is definitely something on the menu for everyone.
Whether you are sitting inside or out among the green surroundings, there is a healthy atmosphere that fascinates everyone who visits.
12 Pioneer Street, Amaroo | facebook.com/StonehouseAmaroo
Asian Taste (Mawson)
Malaysian delicacy awaits you at Asian Taste X, with basic dishes like Nasi Lemak, Hainan Chicken Rice and Kuala Lumpur pan noodles.
Do not want to leave the couch? They make delivery in the house.
118 Mawson Place, Mawson | @asiantastecanberra
If the beautiful pastel interior and plants do not catch your attention, the full menu of great cocktails and pub classics will definitely do.
Sitting directly next to the sister room Bootleg – instead of the good old Shortys – is your newest place to check out on a sunny Sunday arvo for a refreshing cocktail and chicken perm … what more could you want?
50 Bunda Street, By | dollyscanberra.com.au
Flock at Carrington (Bungendore)
Bungendore is often a pit stop for those traveling to the south coast, and is home to the historic Carrington Inn, which has been recently renovated into a central meeting, eating and drinking spot.
With the restaurant ‘Flock at the Carrington’, bar and beer garden and ‘Nest at the Carrington’ boutique shop, it definitely has something for everyone with old-fashioned hospitality, nick-nacks for the shopper inside and plenty of room for your furry friends to running around.
In a place where you are encouraged to stay for a while, the wide range of food and beer and wine on tap, you might just roll out of there eventually!
21 Malbon Street (Kings Highway), Bungendore | flocktothecarrington.com and nestatthecarrington.com
You may have noticed the huge makeover that took place on the corner of London Circuit and Constitution Avenue that balanced a concept of work, play, style and food. Located among offices, you will find Canberra’s newest Redbrick Coffee place, ARC.
The brewery flows well and thoroughly in this creative space, which shows local creators and has an eclectic decor and choice of furniture. You live your best artistic life at ARC.
Whether you work hard at the offices above, stay at the A by Adina hotel or stuff your stuff out of the Saloon Blow Dry Bar, there’s always time to stop in for a good cup of joe.
Shop 1/1 Constitution Avenue, Civic | @ redbrick.coffee
SuperSweet pastry (Isaacs)
Never fear, we’ve found a little piece of Paris right here in Canberra. Super Sweet Pastry is already winning over the locals on the south side with their healthy offerings of buttery treats like croissants, Mille crepe cakes and more!
Each creation is handmade every day on site with only the best ingredients, making it the perfect companion with a cup of Kingswood coffee from the barista.
Tucked away at Isaacs Shops, it’s the perfect stopover while taking advantage of the surrounding bike and hiking trails amidst the lush lighthouse and panoramic views.
Shop 3/6 Farr Place, Isaacs | @supersweetpastry
Civic’s new Sichuan restaurant has a single goal – to bring authentic spicy noodles from Chongqing to Canberrans.
BaShan’s combination of culinary goodness and modern interiors filled with natural light creates an intimate atmosphere, so get your chopsticks ready to get stuck in dry noodles, fried dumplings or their signature noodle soup. You will be sure to be transported to a Chinese city we cannot quite visit in this COVID world.
Located in the heart of the city of Canberra, BaShan is a perfectly relaxed dining experience that is all about taste and authenticity.
G09, 39 London Circuit, Civic | @bashan_canberra