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Where to Dine Out in Canberra

The holiday season is quickly approaching, so here are the top eight places to eat in Canberra. The best restaurants are listed below, and you'll want to visit them again and again. Next time you're in Canberra and staying at the Deco Hotel, make sure to include at least one of these restaurants on your itinerary!

Raku Dining

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Raku Dining celebrates the artistry of Japan's culinary history while putting a modern, vibrant spin on it. Using the freshest and most nutritious ingredients sourced from one-of-a-kind suppliers to create a phenomenal dining experience with flavour bomb explosions from the meals. Raku Dining is the place to go if you're looking for a fancy restaurant in Canberra.

Location: 148 Bunda Street, Civic
Hours: Lunch - 11:30am – 2:30pm
Dinner - 5:30PM - 9:00PM

Restaurant Two14

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Dine in the warm, modern atmosphere of restaurant Two14, which serves a variety of Italian-inspired share plates and classic dishes. To add to it, this restaurant is located on the ground floor of your Canberra hotel. Two14 is ideal for a casual dinner or lunch with friends, family, or as a solo traveller.

Location: 214 Northbourne Avenue, Braddon
Hours: Monday - Sunday, 7am - 9pm


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Akiba's "New Asian" cuisine is divine. This contemporary restaurant serves creative dishes like kimchi, oyster pancakes, josper octopus, and lemon tofu cheesecake. If you're looking for an Asian BBQ-inspired meal, Akiba will not disappoint.

Location: 40 Bunda St, Canberra
Hours: Thursday - Sunday, 11:30pm - 10pm
Monday - Wednesday, 5pm - 10pm

Italian & Sons

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Only a short distance from Deco Hotel is a classic Italian restaurant, Italian & Sons. The menu is created with seasonal and local ingredients sourced from Australia's best producers. The locals highly recommend the rigatoni suckling lamb with a delicious tomato and red wine ragu.

Location: 7 Lonsdale St, Braddon
Hours: Lunch: Wednesday – Friday from 12PM
Dinner: Tuesday – Saturday from 530PM

Bar Rochford

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Bar Rochford is located in an iconic Melbourne building and focuses on fine food, exciting wine producers, and good jam. With an array of delectable dishes, it is the ideal place to enjoy a cocktail and socialise with your loved ones. Of course, we can't forget that it's one of the best wine bars in Canberra, with an extensive wine list to choose from.

Location: 1st/65 London Cct, Canberra
Hours: Tuesday - Saturday, 5pm - 12am


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In the heart of Canberra, sample the best of Asian cuisine. A delectable express lunch banquet is available, with dishes such as smoked kingfish sashimi and banana blossom salad. They also have an extensive dinner menu if you're looking for a place to eat after exploring Canberra.

Location: 1 Genge St, Canberra
Hours: Tuesday - Thursday, 5:30pm - 9:30pm
Friday - Sunday, 12pm - 2:30pm and 5:30pm - 9:30pm


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Terra is the place to go if you want delicious BBQ food! With a relaxing atmosphere ideal for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. The half chicken with Terra hot sauce is highly recommended by the locals. So, now is the time to plan a trip to Canberra and sample this delectable establishment.

Location: 40 Marcus Clarke St, City West
Hours: Breakfast - Monday - Friday, 7.30am–11am
Lunch - Monday - Sunday, 11:30am - 3pm
Dinner - Monday - Sunday, 5pm - 9pm

Marble and Grain

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We have a fantastic steakhouse that will satisfy everyone. Marble and Grain serves a carefully crafted menu featuring the best local produce and incredible steaks. To top it all off, the Deco Hotel is only a 7-minute drive or 16-minute walk away; what more could you ask for?

Location: 25 Mort St, Braddon, Canberra
Hours: Monday - Sunday, 7:00am - Late

So, now that you've decided on all of the delicious food in Canberra, it's time to book your accommodation. Deco Hotel is conveniently located near all of these restaurants and is the ideal place to stay while visiting.