With Summer in full swing, it’s no wonder Canberra’s restaurant scene is seeing a lot of new additions. From the relaxed street food style joints, to the more sophisticated sit down options, Canberra’s foodie scene is being revitalized once again. We’ve taken the liberty of narrowing down our top 5 new Canberra restaurants to try this year, enjoy!
Avenue C Wine Co.
Nestled amongst the elusive suburb of Campbell, Avenue C has rapidly made its way to wine lovers’ must-try list. Avenue C is the brainchild of Peter and Rachel Bell. Peter’s extensive experience as a well-known Canberra sommelier, combined with Rachel’s hospitality and training skills have brought the venue to become very successful within its first few months of establishment.
Avenue C is open from 10am – 11pm, serving coffees and sandwiches as well as offering post work wines and charcuterie in the evening.
55/65 Constitution Avenue,
Ph: (02) 6247 5991
With humble beginnings as a street van at Braddon’s Hamlet, Binnys Kathitto has now expanded into its very own store to cater to the overwhelming demand.
The authentic South Indian cuisine has attracted a strong following by Canberra locals; serving favourites like Masala Dosa, Mutton Biriyani, and Chicken Tikka. The restaurant is open Tuesday-Sunday, for lunch from 11:30 – 2:30pm and dinner from 5:30 – 10:30pm.
5 Lonsdale St,
Ph: 02 5100 2044
The development of the new Casey shopping complex saw Casey Jones take centre stage as the new foodie hub of Gungahlin. The gastropub opened its doors to the public on July 23rd 2016, and has proven to be very popular amongst the locals.
The enticing menu is a far cry from the existing Gungahlin restaurant landscape, with dishes like Soft Shell Crab, and Duck 2 Ways amongst the mouth-watering menu.
The cocktails are also to die for, with everything from the classic Espresso Martini to their very own concoctions, it is the perfect place for evening drinks.
Casey Jones is open from 11am – 10pm on weekdays, and 8am – 12am on Saturdays and 8am – 10pm on Sundays.
15 Kingsland Parade, Casey ACT 2913
Ph: (02) 6253 8961
No. 10 Restaurant + Bar
Providing a relaxed, yet contemporary menu focusing on showcasing the very best Australian produce, beer and wine, No. 10 Restaurant + Bar have created a menu that is informal, versatile, modern and fun.
No. 10 Restaurant + Bar is the perfect place if looking for a quick glass of wine and an item off the all-day snack menu while sat on the deck, or a multiple course dinner with paired wines in
the intimate dining room.
Enjoy a glass of local Canberra wine from their extensive selection whilst delving into one of the many exciting dishes on their menu like the Chicken + Waffles or the Jalapeno and Jamon Jaffle with Manchego cheese.
10 Bowes St,
Woden ACT 2606
(02) 6108 4958
The Black Sheep Bar & Grill
If you’re not one to follow the beaten trail, The Black Sheep bar and Grill is the restaurant for you. The restaurant boasts a series of unique dishes including Bulgogi beef sliders, crispy soft shell crab, and Braised Pork Brulée.
Located in the heart of Braddon, this restaurant is a must-try for the experimental foodie.
The Black Sheep Bar & Grill is open for lunch and dinner weekdays from 11am – late, and on weekends from 8am.
134/24 Lonsdale St,
Braddon ACT 2614
(02) 6257 8990