Canberrans are a diverse, well-travelled group, with discerning pallets who love to immerse themselves in different cultures and discover new flavours. With over 40 dining options at Canberra Centre you’ll find diverse flavours to satisfy your international food cravings.
Transport yourself to the Italian Riviera with a visit to L’americano. Featuring an Expresso Bar, Campari Bar and modern Italian trattoria restaurant, it’s the perfect place to have a mid-shopping break, enjoy a delicious wood fired pizza, or an afternoon cocktail. Located on Bunda Street, L’Americano is the talk of Canberran foodies as a must visit spot.
Multi-Award Winning Japanese restaurant, Raku offers dishes designed to be shared with friends and family, and a sleek modern design. Raku combines the precision and artfulness of Japanese culinary history, with the vibrant energy of modern Australian dishes.
The newest restaurants in Tiger Lane, Taki and Inari will absolutely satisfy any Japanese food cravings. With two distinct dining areas serving up Canberra’s best selection of Shabu Shabu and Yakiniku, discover the legend of Taki, through a bespoke dining experience, chosen by you. The second restaurant to open in Tiger Lane is Inari, an authentic Japanese restaurant that will pay homage to Japanese 1960s retrofuturism.
A classic family favourite meal option is to order a selection of delicious fresh sushi. You’ll find a wide range of sushi retailers to pick from in centre including Sushi Sushi, Sushi Musa, and Hero Sushi.
After a healthy bowl of delicious Japanese food, Hanaichi is the perfect spot! Our favourite item is the delicious and warming Katsu curry – who could say no?
The Japanese/Peruvian food on offer at Inka is sure to satisfy your cravings. Inka is a truly transformative food experience that specialises in modern Japanese and Peruvian fusion, with Michelin chef Michael Muir leading the kitchen. With standout menu item the 5+ Wagyu Chargrilled Ranger Valley Sirloin one you don’t want to miss.
Vietnamese food is known for is its brilliant balance of aromatics, sweetness, heat, sourness, and fish-sauciness. To get the ultimate Vietnamese fix, Roll’d is your one stop shop! Located in both the Lower Ground Foodcourt, and on Ground Level opposite Coles, they serve up incredible authentic Vietnamese meals. You can’t go to a Vietnamese restaurant and not try a pho, so make sure to add this to your order and tuck into a warming bowl of noodle soup. They also offer a wide range of fresh dishes such as their crunchy Banh Mi rolls, or their rice paper rolls bursting with fresh veggies.
Packed full of flavour and spice, Indian cuisine is a definite crowd-pleaser. A Canberra Centre favourite is Touch of India located in the Lower Ground food court. Catering to both meat eaters and vegetarians alike, they offer a range of mouth-watering meals rich in flavour. Perfect for lunch, you can pick up delicious Indian dishes such as a warming tandoori chicken, the exotic goat curry, and the classic favourite butter chicken. Don’t forget to add a crunchy popadam to accompany your dish.
Nothing quite satisfies comfort food cravings like crunchy fried Korean chicken. Gami Chicken & Beer is a must visit if your comfort food cravings hit. Located on Bunda street, the team cooks up irresistible fried chicken delivering the savoury flavour of Korean spiciness, sweetness and sourness. This is the perfect spot for long overdue catch-ups with friends.
We all wish we were laying on the beaches of Thailand drinking a mojito, right? Whilst we may not be there just yet, we can get our fix by tucking into some incredible Thai cuisine. Thai food is known for its perfectly balanced flavours—spice mixed with the perfect blend of sweet and sour.
Kinn Thai at Canberra Centre is your one-stop shop for all your Thai favourites. They serve the classics like Pad Thai, alongside their must try specialty dish soft shell crab with chilli jam. So don’t worry about the picky eaters in the family, there will be something for everyone to enjoy! You can find Kinn Thai located on Bunda Street.
Guzman Y Gomez is a Canberra favourite, and it’s no surprise as to why with their delicious range of spicy, flavourful fast food. A fan favourite is the classic burrito – enjoy a generous combination of delectable fillings including fresh guacamole and pico de gallo (a fresh chopped tomato salsa) hand wrapped in a soft tortilla. Make sure to give Guzman Y Gomez a try next time you’re in centre—you won’t regret it!
Another go-to Mexican feast is the crowd favourite Mad Mex. They cook up fresh and flavourful Baja Mexican, which is loved for its big bold flavour. Their range of salsas are authentic and fresh and a must add to your next Mad Mex order. Mad Mex is located at the Lower Ground Foodcourt.
Visit Killiney Kopitam to taste their famously flavourful Singapore Street Food. With delicious must try dishes of delicious seafood laksa, spicy nasi lemak or tender satay chicken. Located on Bunda Street, this spot is a must try for fans of delicious classic Singaporean street food.
From feasting on classics such as dumplings, chili beef, decadent seafood, Sichuan style crispy chicken and more, there’s plenty of delicious Chinese dining options on offer at Canberra Centre retailers sure to satisfy.
For a bustling atmosphere head directly to CBD Dumpling House. With their open kitchen you can watch the skilled staff preparing fresh dumplings. Mix and match from a delicious array of dumplings, which pair wonderfully with hand-made noodles, or their signature Peking duck.
Biang Biang offers offers a range of authentic food and flavours from Xi'an, China. A must order is their hand pulled noodles with a delicious coating of sauce and flecks of chilli. Their warming dishes are also available in vegan options.
For the perfect Chinese takeaway visit the Lower Ground Foodcourt and pop into Hokka Hokka. Offering a wide selection of delicious dishes including sweet & sour chicken & Mongolian beef. Next make a pit stop for a delicious serving of handmade dumplings from Dumplings & Co. Freshly made daily these delectable soup dumplings are a must try.
For an authentic and delicious Malaysian dish, you must pay a visit to Pappa Rich. A must try on their menu is the Wat Tan Hor! This noodle dish in a silky egg-based sauce is topped with generous portions of chicken, prawns, fish cakes, and veggies - no wonder it’s a crowd favourite. Plus don't forget to order a side of their buttery extra flakey roti!