What’s open Easter weekend in Canberra?

Easter opening hours for restaurants, bars, cafes and shopping centres in Canberra.

It’s a four-day weekend. We’re all thinking about it. What can we do? Where can we go? What is open?

Need answers? We’ve got them because we know that you shouldn’t waste a four-day weekend cleaning the house or working hours that you will not be paid for. Instead, you should spend time exploring a new city or relaxing because you really do deserve the break.

If Canberra is on the cards for a long weekend getaway or you’re a local who plans to swan around your city catching up with mates and enjoying life, then these are the shops and eating hotspots that are keeping their doors open just for you.

Happy Easter.

Easter weekend opening hours for shops in Canberra

Shopping centreGood FridaySaturdayEaster SundayEaster Monday
Canberra Outlet CentreClosed10am-6pm10am-6pm10am-6pm
Erindale Shopping CentreClosed9am-5pm10am-4pm10am-4pm
Majura Park Shopping CentreClosed9am-5pm10am-4pm10am-4pm
Westfield WodenClosed9am-5pm10am-4pm10am-4pm

Easter weekend opening hours for restaurants, cafes and bars in Canberra

VenueTypeGood FridaySaturdayEaster SaturdayEaster SundaySuburb
2 Sisters Lao Thai CuisineRestaurant12:00pm - 9:30pm6:00pm - 9:30pm6:00pm - 9:30pm12:00pm - 9:30pmCBD
7 Village Indian RestaurantRestaurant2:00pm - 9:30pm11:30am - 9:30pm11:30am - 9:30pm2:00pm - 9:30pmDickson
A. BakerRestaurantClosed8:00am - 9:15pm8:00am - 1:45pm7:00am - 1:45pmCBD
AgostinisRestaurant12:00pm - 9:30pm12:00pm - 9:30pm12:00pm - 9:30pm12:00pm - 9:30pmKingston
AKIBABar, Restaurant11:30am-2am11:30am-2am11:30am-12am11:30am-12amCBD
Arbre Bar and PantryRestaurant, Bar6:00pm - 9:30pm6:00pm - 9:30pm6:00pm - 9:30pm6:00pm - 9:30pmCBD
B-One Korean RestaurantRestaurant11:30am - 8:00pm11:30am - 8:00pm11:30am - 8:00pm11:30am - 8:00pmCBD
Bar RochfordBar12:00pm - 9:30pm5:00pm - 9:30pmClosedClosedCBD
Barbeque NationRestaurant12:00pm - 9:30pm12:00pm - 9:30pm12:00pm - 9:30pm12:00pm - 9:30pmWanniassa
Betti Bravo'sRestaurant12:00pm - 10:00pm8:00am - 10:00pm8:00am - 10:00pmClosedKingston
Bicicletta RestaurantRestaurant7:00am - 9:30pm7:00am - 9:00pm7:00am - 9:30pm7:00am - 9:30pmCBD
Blu GingerRestaurant11:30am - 10:00pm11:30am - 10:00pm11:30am - 10:00pm11:30am - 10:00pmCity
Bollywood MasalaRestaurant12:00pm - 8:30pm6:00pm - 8:30pm6:00pm - 8:30pm6:00pm - 8:30pmKingston
Breizh CafeCafe9:00am - 2:15pm9:00am - 8:30pm9:00am - 2:15pmClosedAinslie
Burger HeroRestaurant12:00pm - 9:30pm12:00pm - 9:30pm12:00pm - 9:30pm12:00pm - 9:30pmBraddon
Chalisa Indian RestaurantRestaurant11:30am - 9:15pm5:30pm - 9:15pm5:30pm - 9:15pm11:30am - 9:15pmGreenway
Charlie's Sala Thai RestaurantRestaurant11:00am - 8:30pm5:00pm - 8:30pmClosed11:00am - 8:30pmTuggeranong
Chifley's Bar & GrillBar, Restaurant12:00pm - 9:30pm12:00pm - 9:30pm12:00pm - 9:30pm12:00pm - 9:30pmBarton
Chong CoRestaurant11:00am - 9:00pm11:00am - 9:00pm11:00am - 9:00pm11:00am - 9:00pmKingston
Chong CoRestaurant11:00am - 9:30pm11:00am - 9:30pm11:00am - 9:30pm11:00am - 9:30pmBelconnen
Chong CoRestaurant11:00am - 9:00pm11:00am - 9:00pm11:00am - 9:00pm11:00am - 9:00pmGungahlin
Chong Co Thai Restaurant WodenRestaurant11:00am - 9:00pm11:00am - 9:00pm11:00am - 9:00pm11:00am - 9:00pmPhillip
CinnabarRestaurant11:30am - 9:15pm11:30am - 9:15pm11:30am - 9:15pm11:30am - 9:15pmKingston Foreshore
CocoNineRestaurant11:30am - 9:00pm11:30am - 9:00pm11:30am - 9:00pm11:30am - 9:00pmKingston
Copper ChimneyRestaurant12:00pm - 9:30pm5:30pm - 9:30pmClosed12:00pm - 9:30pmCBD
Courgette RestaurantRestaurant6:00pm - 8:30pm12:00pm - 8:30pmClosedClosedCBD
DaanaRestaurant12:00pm - 8:15pm12:00pm - 8:15pm12:00pm - 2:00pmClosedCurtin
Darbar Fine Indian Cuisine CanberraRestaurant12:00pm - 9:30pm12:00pm - 9:30pm12:00pm - 9:30pm5:00pm - 9:30pmBraddon
DecadentRestaurant10:00am - 8:30pm10:00am - 8:30pm10:00am - 2:30pmClosedGreenway
Delhi 6 Authentic Indian CuisineRestaurant11:30am - 9:30pm11:30am - 9:30pm11:30am - 9:30pm11:30am - 9:30pmCBD
Delhi 6 CafeCafe8:00am - 3:30pm8:00am - 3:30pm8:00am - 3:30pm8:00am - 3:30pmGreenway
FigtreeRestaurant6:00pm - 9:00pm6:00pm - 9:00pmClosed6:00pm - 9:00pmForrest
Gungahlin Lakes Club RestaurantRestaurant12:00pm - 8:30pm12:00pm - 8:30pm12:30pm - 8:30pm12:00pm - 8:30pmNicholls
Happys Chinese RestaurantRestaurant11:30am - 9:00pm11:30am - 9:00pm11:30am - 7:45pm11:30am - 7:45pmCBD
Harem Turkish RestaurantRestaurant12:00pm - 9:00pm6:00pm - 9:00pm6:00pm - 9:00pm6:00pm - 9:00pmKingston
Helix Bar & DiningBar, Restaurant12:00pm - 9:30pm12:00pm - 9:30pm12:00pm - 9:30pm12:00pm - 9:30pmCBD International Airport
Hopscotch BarBar11am-late11am-late11am-lateClosedBraddon
Jewel of IndiaRestaurant12:00pm - 9:30pm5:30pm - 9:30pm5:30pm - 9:30pm12:00pm - 9:30pmGriffith
Jones & CoRestaurant12:00pm - 10:15pm8:00am - 10:15pm8:15am - 10:15pm12:00pm - 10:15pmKingston
Knightsbridge PenhouseBar, Event Space5pm-late5pm-lateClosedClosedBraddon
Limestone at Ainslie Football & Social ClubRestaurant12:00pm - 8:30pm12:00pm - 8:30pm12:00pm - 8:30pm12:00pm - 8:30pmAinslie
Natural 9Restaurant5:30pm - 9:15pm5:30pm - 9:15pm5:30pm - 9:15pm5:30pm - 9:15pmCBD
Origin Nepal RestaurantRestaurant11:30am - 9:00pm11:30am - 9:00pm11:30am - 9:00pm11:30am - 9:00pmCBD
Ostani Bar and RestaurantRestaurant12:00pm - 9:00pm6:00pm - 9:00pm6:00pm - 9:00pm12:00pm - 9:00pmBarton
ParlourRestaurant12:00pm - 8:45pmClosed12:00pm - 8:45pmClosedActon
Patiala House Indian CuisineRestaurant5:00pm - 9:30pm5:00pm - 9:30pm5:00pm - 9:30pm5:00pm - 9:30pmHarrison
Pizza GustoRestaurant5:30pm-9pm5:30pm-9pm5:30pm-9pmClosedBraddon
Polit BarBar5pm-2am5pm-2amClosedClosedGriffith
SaffronRestaurant12:00pm - 8:30pm12:00pm - 8:30pm12:00pm - 8:30pm12:00pm - 8:30pmKingston
Sage RestaurantRestaurantlunch: 12-2pm; dinner: 6-9pmlunch: 12-2pm; dinner: 6-9pmClosedClosedBraddon
Seven by the LakeRestaurant12:00pm - 9:00pm12:00pm - 9:00pm12:00pm - 9:00pm12:00pm - 9:00pmKingston
Soi-8 Thai On GriffithRestaurant12:30pm - 9:30pm5:30pm - 9:30pm5:30pm - 9:30pmGriffith
Stock Kitchen & BarBar, Restaurant6:30am - 9:45pm6:30am - 9:45pm6:30am - 9:45am6:30am - 9:45pmBraddon
Tasting ChinaRestaurant11:30am - 9:00pm11:30am - 9:00pm11:30am - 9:00pmClosedCBD
The Conservatory RestaurantRestaurant12:00pm - 1:30pm8:00am - 1:30pm8:00am - 1:30pm12:00pm - 1:30pmWeston Creek
The Green Herring RestaurantRestaurant6:00pm - 8:00pm6:00pm - 8:00pmClosedClosedNicholls
The Hungry BuddhaRestaurant5:00pm - 8:30pm5:00pm - 8:30pm5:00pm - 8:30pm5:00pm - 8:30pmCurtin
The Hungry BuddhaRestaurant5:00pm - 8:30pm5:00pm - 8:30pm5:00pm - 8:30pm5:00pm - 8:30pmBelconnen
The Knox Made in WatsonCafeClosed7:30am-10pm7:30am-3:30pm7:30am-4:30pmCBD
The Wild SpiceRestaurant12:00pm - 9:30pm5:30pm - 9:30pm5:30pm - 9:30pmClosedDickson
The Yacht ClubRestaurant12:00pm - 8:00pm12:00pm - 8:00pm12:15pm - 8:00pm12:00pm - 8:00pmYarralumla
ThirstRestaurant12:00pm - 9:30pm5:00pm - 9:30pmClosed5:00pm - 9:30pmCity
Tipsy BullRestaurant12:00pm - 9:00pm12:00pm - 9:00pm12:00pm - 9:00pmClosedBraddon
Walt & BurleyRestaurant11:00am - 9:30pm8:00am - 9:30pm8:00am - 9:30pm11:00am - 9:30pmKingston
Waters EdgeRestaurant12:00pm - 8:30pm12:00pm - 8:30pm12:00pm - 8:30pmClosedParkes

What to do over Easter in Canberra

Hot activities and experiences to fill your Easter break in Canberra.


  • Catch a game. The Giants will be versing Port Adelaide at Manuka Oval and the Raiders will take on the New Zealand Warriors at Gio Stadium on 15 April 2017. All you have to decide is which game to catch.
  • Make your own glass egg. In the spirit of Easter, Canberra Glassworks is hosting a make your own glass egg workshop so you can really get into the Easter spirit. 14-15 April 2017, Canberra Glassworks (featured image)
  • Old Bus Depot Markets. The iconic markets will be open on Easter Sunday and it is sure to showcase some Easter themed local arts and crafts. 16 April 2017, Old Bus Depot Markets
  • National Folk Festival. For lovers of music, the annual National Folk Festival is fun for the whole family. 13-17 April 2017, Exhibition Park
  • Versailles: Treasures from the Palace. Easter marks the last days of this arresting exhibit which features treasures from the Palace of Versailles, France. Until 17 April 2017, National Gallery of Australia

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