Father’s Day Lunch in Canberra – 6 September 2016

This Father’s Day treat your dad to the perfect lunch in the nation’s capital.

If there is one thing dads have in common it’s that they love good food. We’ve sourced some of the best eating hotspots in Canberra, to help you find the perfect spot to treat dad.

Top places to take dad for lunch in Canberra



Here’s a casual joint serving up American-style BBQ meats, slow-cooked over hickory smoke fire. If that doesn’t whet your appetite, nothing will.

Address: 11 Petrie Plaza, Canberra

Website: Smoque

Vitis Eatery

Vitis Eatery

For a culinary experience that will remain on his lips long after the meal is over, turn to Vitis Eatery. The atmosphere is relaxed and organic and the food is sourced locally and ethically and designed to be shared.

Address: 1/9 Lonsdale St, Braddon

Website: Vitis Eatery



This beautiful Italian cafe/bar has everything you want from an Italian restaurant: homemade pizza, pasta and gelato, all served in a charming garden courtyard.

Address: 1/15 Edinburgh Avenue, Canberra

Website: Bicicletta



High quality pan-Asian cuisine is served up fast and hot in this stylish restaurant. Plenty of options are available for different tastes, making it ideal for large groups.

Address: 2601, 40 Bunda Street, Canberra

Website: Akiba

Barrio Collective

Barrio Collective

This funky new coffee shop is more a sport for brunch than dinner, but it has a fun, friendly atmosphere and turns out a great cup of coffee.

Address: 59/30 Lonsdale St, Braddon

Website: Barrio Collective

Capitol Bar & Grill

Capitol Bar & Grill

This chic, spacious dining room and bar serves some of the best steaks in Canberra. There is also a wide selection of classic and custom cocktails to wash that steak down.

Address: 1/1 London Circuit

Website: Capitol Bar & Grill



A trip to the library may not be what dad had in mind for Father’s Day, but this clever cafe offers great views and lunch favourites. Tip: grab a few books while you’re here.

Address: National Library of Australia, Parkes

Website: Bookplate

Father’s Day meal deals

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LivingSocial - Restaurant Deals

You can browse dozens of restaurants and find discounts on meals at Living Social.

Father’s Day gift ideas

If you want to go a step further and present your dad with the perfect gift after he’s polished off the perfect lunch, we’ve got a few ideas for that as well.

Nike Mens Satire 2 Shoes
City Beach
Artist TN100 Chromatic Clip On Guitar Turner
Artist Guitars
Personalised Mens Apron

Delivery cut-off date: 2 September 2016

Delivery cut-off date: 31 August 2016

Delivery cut-off date: 18 August 2016

Gentlemen's Hardware Bike Repair Kit
The Co-op
GoPro HD Hero4 Black Wi-Fi Camera
Wild Earth
Close Your Eyes

Delivery cut-off date: 2 September 2016

Delivery cut-off date: 2 September 2016

Delivery cut-off date: 27 August 2016

Whiskey chilling cubes
Yellow Octopus

Delivery cut-off date: 2 September 2016

Delivery cut-off date: 2 September 2016

Delivery cut-off date: 24 August 2016

iPhone Speaker
Yellow Octopus

Delivery cut-off date: 28 August 2016

Delivery cut-off date: 2 September 2016

Delivery cut-off date: 2 September 2016

Bicycle pizza cutter
Yellow Octopus
Penhaligon cleansing mask
Givenchy Gentleman

Delivery cut-off date: 2 September 2016

Delivery cut-off date: 24 August 2016

Delivery cut-off date: 24 August 2016

Father’s Day deals and sales


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Stephanie Yip

Stephanie is a journalist, avid traveller and all-round bargain hunter. If there's an online coupon code, deal or cheap flight available, she'll know about it. And she'll let you know about it, too.

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