Has it already been a month? Nope. It has been two weeks. But that’s the pace that Canberra’s food scene is moving at. So, here’s the second installment of new places to eat this June.
It’s an Instagram dream this month with so many new and stunning options calling your name. Sunsets, skylines and cocktails are waiting at Leyla bar, while stunning views of Lake Burley Griffin await from the balcony of Walter café.
Get ready to feed your (Insta) feed as well as your belly.
Ramen O (Woden)
ramen wow! ramen oh! And Ramen Oh My God!
Ramen O has arrived in Woden, and you can bet the same queues that wrapped around the Belconnen store are going to do the same thing down in Woden.
The perfect meal to conquer the winter shivers, go and grab a bowl of hearty ramen with vegetarian options up for grabs it’s the perfect way to warm up this winter.
Read more about this Canberran favorite here.
35 Furzer Street, Woden | @ramen.o.japanese
Society Coffee Co (Belconnen)
It’s hard to keep up with everything opening up in Canberra but Belconnen coffee lovers have another reason to celebrate with another café now open in Grazier Lane! Open from 7 am- 3 pm every day satisfy your sweet tooth with a slice of cake and your favorite caffeinated beverage.
Grazier Lane, Belconnen | @society.coffee.co
With stunning views, scrumptious small bites and sensational drinks, Leyla is bringing it all to the table. Watch the sunset from this rooftop bar over sweeping skyline views of the leafy city, Lake Burley Griffin and beyond whilst sipping on a crafted signature cocktail. My Friday night plans just got sorted.
Learn more about Canberra’s latest rooftop bar here.
1 Burbury Close, Barton | @leylabar_
Walter Cafe (Parkes)
Walks around the lake have never looked this good with the introduction of Walter Cafe, named after Walter Burley Griffin this mid-century modeled cafe will be all the inspiration you need to finally do the bridge-to-bridge walk.
With stunning views of Lake Burley Griffin, settle in with your drink of choice, soak in the sunshine (when it’s here that is) and relax with your choice of breakfast or lunch options.
Read up on Walter Café here.
Barrine Drive, Regatta Point, Commonwealth Park, Parkes | @waltercafe.au
Tikka Booth (Braddon)
Tikka Stand is making the move, to stop being on the move. Setting up in a permanent spot in Braddon you will now be able to find their mouth-watering Indian cuisine without having to worry about where you’re going to have to drive to find it.
But don’t worry Canberra, this doesn’t mean you won’t be finding Tikka Stand at all your favorite events with a second van taking on the road to carry on the torch of the now stationary Canberran favourite.
Find out more about Tikka Stand’s move here.
15–17 Lonsdale Street, Braddon | @tikkastand
Pulp Bookcafe (Gold Creek)
Book lovers your dreams have been answered! Gold Creek’s latest edition Pulp Bookcafé is the perfect place to wait out this winter. Featuring an all-day breakfast menu, fabulous lunch options, a fire, and the perfect novel to accompany your brew of choice.
I’m sure you will be adding another book (or 10) to your TBR pile by the time you’re walking out of this cozy oasis which puts a focus on love in everything they do.
You can read more about Pulp here.
6/18 O’Hanlon Pl, Nicholls | @pulpbookcafe
Parbery Lane, Kingston
Pizza with your wine, or wine with your pizza—there truly is no better combination to kick start your weekend or relax with friends. With live music, handmade wood-fired pizzas and a small but diverse line of wine, Parbery Lane in Kingston is bringing it all to the table with the new pizza and wine bar.
Read more about it here.
10 Parbery Street, Kingston | @parberylane
Deakin and Me (Deakin)
Looking for a new café spot perfect for tucked-away brunch? Say hello to ‘Deakin and Me’ featuring a bright and airy dining space and grown-on-the-site herbs, they’re shaping it up to be an inner south fave.
7 Geils Court, Deakin | @deakinandme
Sweet Bones Scullin (Scullin)
Saving you from the drive into the city, everyone’s favorite vegan café has opened on the northside! Braddon’s Sweet Bones, a sister store can now be found in Scullin, offering up their famous Cinnabons and handcrafted vegan menu.
You can read more here.
Scullin Place, Scullin | @scullinsweetbones
From the classics to the Boujee burger there is something for everyone at one of Canberra’s latest burger joints Grillin’. Spicy Loaded Chicken Fries are the perfect way to warm up from this cold weather we’re having and if there is one thing Canberra can deliver without fail it’s a delicious burger.
Unit 5, 6 Farr Place, Isaacs | @grillin_au
Spud Bar (Belconnen)
A spud-tastic new option is coming to Westfield Belconnen offering a healthy, quick and great-value option to your lunchtime rotation. Did someone say chicken parma?
Level Three, Westfield Belconnen | @spudbarau
1919 Lanzhou Beef Noodle (Belconnen)
They just opened in the city, but 1919 Lanzhou Beef Noodles aren’t stopping there with plans to open at the Westfield Belconnen in the works. Those seeking the taste of authentic hand-pulled noodles need to look no further with this fast and tasty Chinese restaurant hitting all the right tastes.
Level Three, Westfield Belconnen | @1919lanzhoubeefnoodle
Feature image of Leyla Bar by Ash St George of Pew Pew Studio.