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The Ultimate Guide To Tasting Your Way Around Canberra


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It’s home to our politicians, the Australian War Memorial and some of the finest galleries in the land but did you know Canberra is also a mecca for food and wine lovers? Just 3 hours and 30 minutes from Sydney, Canberra is the premier destination for tasting some of Australia’s finest beer, wine and produce. Here are our top highlights every foodie needs to tick off their list when visiting the nation’s capital.



Capital Region Farmers Market

It’s often argued that the best way to experience a region’s produce is by exploring a local market and Capital Region Farmers Market is just the place. Held every Saturday, the markets are home to over 100 stalls showcasing everything from seafood to celery. The Capital Region Farmers Market truly does have something for everyone and is a great way to kick-start your Canberra food adventures.


Canberra District Wine Harvest Festival

Wine lovers unite because this one is a must for your next Canberra adventure. How does exploring a range of local wineries and tasting their internationally recognised flavours all while taking part in guided tours from cellar door to vineyard sound? The Canberra District Wine Festival is a haven for wine lovers and is also famous for a delicious spread of gourmet food and world-class cultural entertainment.

Sample some great good, chat to local producers and take in all the finer things in life that the Canberra District has to offer.

Canberra Wine

Poacher’s Pantry

This foodie hotspot is home to gourmet smoked meats, a Smokehouse Café, Wily Trout wine range, cellar door and is also a renowned wedding venue. Treating yourself to a trip to Poachers Pantry is an absolute must for all food-lovers visiting the region and wanting to experience some of the best local produce Canberra has on offer.

Canberra’s Café Scene

Canberra is quickly becoming known for its’ vibrant café scene and coffee hot-spots. Whether you are looking for a café with a view like Scope at Mount Stromlo or a hole-in-the-wall hipster haven, Canberra has something to offer all coffee connoisseurs.

Relax, catch up with friends and take in Canberra’s growing coffee culture.

Canberra Coffee

Bent Spoke Microbrewery

The Bent Spoke is the latest edition to Canberra’s growing brewery scene. Enjoy a variety of flavours while overlooking the head brewer at work on the next batch. The Bent Spoke also offers tours of the brewery and ‘meet-the-producer’ dinners for all the passionate beer-drinkers out there looking to get an insight into the art of producing a fine ale.

If you’re dreaming of sampling the best of Canberra’s culinary creations book your seat on a Greyhound today!